OK, pretty boy, let's see what you got

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Bon_jovi Jon Bon Jovi -- singer, actor, part own of an Arena Football team. Nah, none of these titles do him justice. Can we just agree that you also have to throw in words like "heart-throb" or "pretty boy?"

Tonight, Pretty Boy Jon plays Tampa's St. Pete Times Forum, and I'll be there to catch my first-ever Bon Jovi show. I gotta confess: I'm going in there with a bit of a chip on my shoulder. Last night, I caught a re-run of VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the 80s, and "Livin' On A Prayer" was the top song.

Are you kidding me? It sends me into a rage every time. I want to cry "Fix!" and hunt down the warped computer hackers in Jersey who concocted this crime.

I'll get over it by the 7:30 start time. If you tune into the blog tonight, I'll try to blog some from the show. Maybe even include a photo of me and Ritchie Sambora sharing a beer bong or two.

In the meantime, here's the set list that the band was playing earlier this month:

1. “Lost Highway”
2. “Born to be My Baby”
3. “You Give Love a Bad Name”
4. “Complicated”
5. “Runaway”
6. “I Love This Town”
7. “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead”
8. “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door”
9. “Blaze of Glory”
10. “Welcome to Wherever You Are”
11. “Someday I’ll Be Saturday Night”
12. “We Got It Going On”
13. “It’s My Life”
14. “Bad Medicine” (with partial version of “Shout”)
15. “I’ll Be There For You”
16. “You Want to (Make a Memory)”
17. “Bed of Roses”
18. “Who Says You Can’t Go Home”
19. “Have a Nice Day”
20. “Keep the Faith”

Encore:
21. “Livin’ on a Prayer’
22. “Last Man Standing”
23. “Wanted Dead or Alive”

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