I just learned that Bon Jovi will be playing a free concert on Central Park's Great Lawn July 12th. Nice of him to bring the show to me.
For New Jersey workingman's rock with a touch of bombast, I prefer Springsteen, but Bon Jovi is fun to listen to (and watch), and chances are I won't be able to avoid it anyway.
I interviewed Jon once, when we were both much younger and hadn't been on nearly as many world tours. It was entertaining and just a tad flirty, and afterward he told his publicist I was a "muffin," which apparently was a high compliment.
Right back atcha, dude.