Bon Jovi (Bon Joivi)
Bon Jovie was created in 2005, although some of its members have performed with one Bon Jovi tribute or another since 1999. Bon Jovie tribute band members have a wealth of experience as performers, having shared a stage with well known chart topping bands, toured throughout the UK, in Europe, and as far as the middle east. The band’s tongue in cheek show is delivered with a truckload of humour.
The band’s frontman, widely regarded as the best JBJ sound-a-like, first performed a tribute to the New Jersey rock legends on national TV show ‘Stars in Their Eyes’ in 1996. The connection with Bon Jovi has continued over the years to even include recording an album of original songs, which was produced by JBJ’s cousin, producer Tony Bongiovi. A performance on “Garden State Of mind”, an album paying tribute to New Jersey music artists, prompted American producer Nick Clemente to comment “a note for note take on Bon Jovi’s anthemic Livin’ on a Prayer.”
This Bon Jovi tribute band boasts a high standard of musicianship, partly earned from many years of gigging experience. Most Bon Jovi tribute bands on the tribute band scene take themselves a litle too seriously. They all claim to be the universe’s “no 1 Bon Jovi tribute band.” Bon Jovie simply sweat blood on stage to do the most important thing a Bon Jovi tribute band should do……..entertain!
The band perform a wide variety of songs, including all the classic hits such as ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ and ‘Always’ as well as some album tracks and fan favourites. A huge effort is made to set the scene and provide the audience with a good atmosphere. The band use some professionally made stage clothes and even some of the same instruments as used by the real band.