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Bon Jovi Bring Hit Parade to New Meadowlands Stadium 28 May 2010
Rolling Stone article

Source: Rolling Stone

Back in October of last year, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band committed the old Giants Stadium to the mercy of the wrecking ball with an epic farewell party. Eight months later, it’s only fitting that Bon Jovi, the Garden State’s second most-famous sons, were on hand to christen the New Meadowlands Stadium, delivering a two-hour-plus hit parade for 55,000 fans.

"New Meadowlands Stadium: I like, I like, I like," frontman Jon Bon Jovi said as he greeted fans in his new back yard. He was right: the new arena is far superior to the old one. The seats are comfier, the lines are shorter and, as the band began their set, the PA system sounded infinitely crisper than the previous one, which frequently reduced most performers to a blaring, messy noise. However, Bon Jovi did run into one snafu when the sound gave out completely about 45 minutes in to the set. And while the band seemed oblivious to the deafening silence heard through the rest of the stadium, fans rallied quickly to show their support, turning the group's 1984 breakthrough hit "Runaway" into a jubilant sing-along.


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