Meticulously recreating the sound and concert experience of BON JOVI
Talented bunch of musicians who were spot on to all of the Bon Jovi hits! The energy that these guys generated on stage carried into the crowd from the very first song to the last one! Not a soul in thr club that wasn't singing or dancing with them! Bon Jovi would be proud of this tribute band! I can't wait for more fun shows with these guys!
Caught the show Malden Sept 26th and was blown away by this band. My girlfriend was dancing from the moment the band started to the end of the night! The band played flawless and the lights and sound were just awesome!!
Amazing set! Unsurpassed vocals! Both musically and vocally from the first note, total balls out, just an amazing experience! If you closed your eyes you would think you were at a live BJ show!!!
For all you Bonjovi fans Wanted D.O.A is a MUST see cover band! Not only is the lead singer as hot as John Bonjovi but his voice is spot on! The band members rocked, energy was high and the crowd was pumped. The set list was perfectly planed, it felt like a true Bonjovi concert! LOVED IT
Wanted DOA are the best Bon Jovi tribute band! They play all the hits with such perfection, you would think you were watching Bon Jovi themselves. They sound great and are super entertaining -- had the whole crowd up on their feet and singing along. An amazing show! Will definitely go see them again.
Price Range: $3000 and up
Gig Length: 90 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
A true Bon Jovi concert experience
The sentiment of Bon Jovi's music hits home and no matter the age group, their music is iconic and recognizable to masses. As one of history's most successful music acts with over 130 million RIAA certified sales and countless awards, it's no wonder there are countless acts looking to pay tribute to this legendary group. However, there is only one who truly captures the authenticity of what Bon Jovi's music is all about and what their fans demand; Wanted DOA.
This is the part that we are supposed to tell you how great we are, and state all the awesome things we have done individually in the past. Well it's not about us, it is about Bon Jovi! As musicians, we have had varying degrees of success in our careers but the one thing we have in common, and the one thing that makes this tribute act work, is that we love and connect with the music. The group first formed in 2015 with the goal of capturing both the studio and live aspects of the songs and to really hone in on the essence of Bon Jovi. First and foremost it is all about the music. So that means working the vocal harmonies, guitar and keyboard sounds, and most importantly the lead vocals. To be a good Bon Jovi tribute you need to sound as much like Jon as possible! A pretty tough feat....
Next...The live show! Our goal is to put on a performance reminiscent of the rock shows from days long gone. Sound, lights and to engage the crowd, getting them on their feet while screaming for one more. Yes, our lead singer looks a little like Jon, and our guitarist (in a cowboy hat) could pass for Ritchie... But we are not trying look like the band, so you will not see us in wigs, trying to imitate the 80's era group. For us, it is a celebration of the music while, at the same time, trying to deliver an authentic experience to all the other fans of Bon Jovi. Please Join us...
Additional Booking Notes
FRONT OF HOUSE CONSOLE: (required)
• Digidesign D-Show/Venue/Profile/SC48 Soundcraft Vi3000 or Vi6, Allen & Heath iLive, Midas Pro Series
• Digital Console (if any of these digital consoles are available, the noise gates, compressors and reverbs
• listed below can be omitted).
• If NO digital console is available, the following will be required:
• 8 - Channels of insertable noise gates (BSS, Drawmer , Klark)
• 8 - Channels of compression (Dbx 160x )
• 2- Empirical Labs EL-8’s or ADL,, or Summit Audio Comp’s
• 1 – iPod Line with or without digital console
• 2- Yamaha Spx 990 or 1000(NO EXCEPTIONS)
• 1- EvenTide H-3000 or higher
• 1 - TC Electronics 2290 delay
• 1 - TC Electronics D-2 Delay
FRONT OF HOUSE SPEAKER SYSTEM: (required)
Sound system should be of the highest quality and be in perfect working condition. Sound system
should also be “ flown “ when available. Sound system should be able to achieve a clean, undistorted full-range sound at a decibel reading of 118db at FOH, every seat and viewing area in the venue. We will not be at 118db during performance but the headroom is required for clean transients. Acceptable systems should include enough cabinets to completely cover the entire performance area.
7 –Separate monitor mixes (see stage plot) (5x wedges 2x IEM)
Drive: System EQ should be of the highest quality and be in stereo, acceptable units are Klark Teknik
DN-360, Klark Teknik 3600 with remote, BSS 960.
5 – Professional like new functioning Wedge Monitors equipped with at least (1) 10” or 12” or 15” speaker and 2” horn. See stage plot for placement
2 – Mix output from Monitor console to supplied IEM system for lead singer and bass player.
INCLUDE FOLLOWING PRO-AUDIO GEAR: (required)
***Please reference Input List & Stage Plot***
Boom Mic Stands, (Mini-Mic stands as seen on input list & stage plot)
5x BETA 58 or comparable professional grade vocal Mics (5)
1x Shure SM 57 or Sennheiser e609 or E609
1x Shure 57 mic for talk box (guitar)
1x Shure Beta 52 or e609 or e906 for Bass cab
3x Shure 81 or KM 184 for overhead drum mics
Drum Mics for Snare, 2 toms, 2 floor toms, 1 kick drum, 2 Overheads, High-hat, 1 Guitar & bass cab
2x professional quality stereo Direct Boxes
3x professional quality mono Direct box
At least 8 SEPARATE/DEDICATED AC POWER OULETS
Enough EXTENSIONS CHORDS (black) to appropriately distribute power sources seen in “STAGE PLOT/INPUT LIST”
Downstage – Front Lighting
10 x LED Par, either 18 x 3w or 7 x 10w fixtures or better are acceptable
6 x Ellipsoidal, 575w or 750w conventional fixture or 190w LED fixtures are acceptable
1 x front of house follow spot w/operator and comm to lighting console
Upstage – Back Lighting
10-12 x LED Par, either 18 x 3w or 7 x 10w fixtures or better are acceptable
4 or more hard edge moving lights, if conventional lamp at least 700w, if LED 1 x 60w or 7 x 10w fixtures or better acceptable
4 or more moving wash lights, if conventional lamp at least 700w, if LED 1 x 60w or 7 x 10w fixtures or better acceptable
6 x LED Par, either 18 x 3w or 7 x 10w fixtures or better are acceptable
1 x water based hazer
If the house pars are conventional and not LED there must be enough for upstage washes of at least red-blue-amber-magenta-green-white and downstage for red-blue-amber washes.
1 LARGE PROJECTOR SCREEN.
1 SHORT THROW PROJECTOR (Minimum 3000 lumens)
4 CIRCULATOR FANS (If playing in hot or humid weather)
• There will be lighting focused on every member of the band. If lighting is not focused on every member of the band, ‘‘promoter’’ is responsible for re-focusing lighting during sound check.
• There must be at least 8 true power outlets onstage.
• Band will have access to the stage at least 4 hours before performing.
• Band will be able to line check all instruments, backing tracks, and vocals before performance.
• Set-up and line-check will be finished so that sound check may start at least 2 HOUR before performing.
• Band will be allowed to sound check AS A WHOLE, (bass, drums, keyboards, vocals, and guitar), at FULL VOLUME, for at least 1 ½ hour
INPUT LIST AND STAGE PLOT RIDER
Channel Mic / DI Stand Position FOH Insert
kick N/A Placed inside drum Gate 1
Snare (top) Clip on Gate 2/Comp 1/reverb
Snare (bottom) small boom
hi-hat small boom
Rack 1 clip on Gate 3/ Reverb
Rack 2 Clip on Gate 4/ Reverb
Floor 1 Clip on Gate 5/ Reverb
Floor 2 Clip on Gate 6/ Reverb
Overhead 1 Shure 81 or KM84 Tall Boom N/A
Overhead 2 Shure 81 or KM84 Tall Boom N/A
Drum Octopad DI N/A
Bass Di N/A Stage right Comp 2
Bass Beta 52 small boom Stage right Comp 3
Guitar Cab Mic SM 57 or Sennheiser E609 small boom Stage left N/A
Guitar Direct Out Direct Line N/A guitar pedal board N/A
Acoustic DI N/A Drum riser Comp 4 / Reverb
Ambiant Mic for IEM KM84 Tall Boom between drum & Key N/A
Key 1 DI Stereo L N/A Stage right N/A
Key 1 DI Stereo R N/A Stage right N/A
Key 2 DI Stereo L N/A Stage right N/A
Key 2 DI Stereo R N/A Stage right N/A
Vox 1 Talk Box SM 57 Tall Boom Stage left Comp 5 / Reverb
Vox 2 Guitar vocal Beta 58 Tall Boom Stage left Comp 6 / Reverb
Vox 3 Lead vocal Wireless Beta 58 Straight Stand Center Stage Comp 7 / Reverb
Vox 4 Bass vocal Beta 58 Tall Boom Stage right Comp 8 / Reverb
Vox 5 Drum vocal Head Set N/A Center Stage Comp 9 / Reverb
Vox 6 Keys vocal Beta 58 Tall Boom Stage right Comp 10 / Reverb
LET IT ROCK
IT'S MY LIFE
I'D DIE FOR YOU
KEEP THE FAITH
NEVER SAY GOODBYE
SOMETHING FOR THE PAIN
LIVING ON A PRAYER ACOUSTIC
IN AND OUT OF LOVE
HAVE A NICE DAY
LAY YOUR HANDS ON ME
BORN TO BE MY BABY
I'LL BE THERE FOR YOU
BLAZE OF GLORY
WE WEREN'T BORN TO FOLLOW
SHE DON'T KNOW ME
WILD IN THE STREETS
RAISE YOUR HAND
WHO SAYS YOU CANT GO HOME
WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE
THANK YOU FOR LOVING ME
WE GOT IT GOING ON
YOU GIVE LOVE A BAD NAME
BED OF ROSES
IN THESE ARMS
LIVING ON A PRAYER
I'LL SLEEP WHEN I'M DEAD
STICK TO YOUR GUNS
THANK YOU FOR LOVING ME
RIDE COWBOY RIDE
Influences & Inspiration
STAGE • The MINUMUM dimensions of the stage will be at least 24' WIDE by 16' DEEP • There will be 2 safe and sturdy carpeted (with out bounce) risers that be at least 8' by 8' where the drums & keyboards will be placed.
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