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May 31, 2005

Geldof unveils Live 8 show plans

Will Smith, Bon Jovi, Stevie Wonder and Maroon 5 are among the performers who will play the US city's Cradle of America venue.

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May 28, 2005


RICHIE NEWS: ROCKIN' THE CORPS! (Friday, May 27, 2005) http://www.bigscreenconcerts.com/welcome.asp?Richie_1
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Posted by riesambo at 06:36 PM |

May 27, 2005


Featuring Performances by Destiny's Child, Godsmack, Hootie and the Blowfish, Kiss, Richie Sambora, Ted Nugent, host Cedric the Entertainer, and Comedians Jay Mohr and Louie Anderson

One Night, Monday, June 27, 2005 at 132 Regal Entertainment Group Movie Theatres in 74 Markets Nationwide

A Portion of Proceeds Will Be Donated To Support Marine Corps Families

Tickets on sale May 27th

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Posted by riesambo at 11:44 AM |

May 26, 2005

Party bands

$850,000-$1 million
He's the perfect antidote for "Bad Medicine."
There's a high likelihood your girlfriend will rekindle her high school crush on Jon.
Is it worth it?
Yes, especially if he brings groupies.
(FYI: JBJ by himself will play for $400,000 or so less, but it's not a party until Richie Sambora shows up.)

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Posted by riesambo at 10:37 AM |

May 24, 2005


Mon, 23 May 2005

KTLA Morning News: Richie Sambora; Randy Jackson; L.A. firefighter bachelors; skateboard moms. Hosts Carlos Amezcua, Sam Rubin, Mark Kriski and Michaela Pereira. 7 a.m. KTLA (Channel 5).
8-8:30PM STILL STANDING (CBS) But, apparently, not rocking. Richie Sambora channels Jon Bon Jovi and goes actor on us.
“Still Standing” – After hearing about the details of the wedding and meeting the best man (Richie Sambora), Bill and Judy have second thoughts about Linda’s upcoming nuptials. 8 p.m. on CBS.

Posted by riesambo at 03:30 PM |

May 21, 2005



(Friday, May 20, 2005)

The BON JOVI gang headed up to BOSTON, Massachussetts yesterday (Thursday, MAY 19) for a private show (for a software company called SAP.) The concert was at the Agganis Arena, the brand new hockey venue built at Boston University. The band flew up in the afternoon and weren't in the building more than an hour before their friends in the sports world joined them backstage and to watch soundcheck. DOUG FLUTIE was on hand, as was DAVID WELLS. The band took the stage around 9:00pm and were joined by BOBBY BANDIERA on guitar and JEFF KAZEE on additional keyboards (7 guys playing on stage!) During the show, New England Patriots Head Coach BILL BELICHICK entered the building to watch his friend on stage. The band had sports royalty cheering them on. The set list was as follows:

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Posted by riesambo at 12:39 PM |

Universities honor role models

- Richie Sambora, the guitarist for Bon Jovi, was awarded a doctorate of humane letters last year by Kean University in New Jersey.
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Posted by riesambo at 11:30 AM |

May 19, 2005

An Afternoon with Jon Bon Jovi

Posted: 05-18-05

Elements the lounge…


An Afternoon with Jon Bon Jovi

Hosted By:

Backstage with Jon Bon Jovi

On Sunday June 12th 2005 you can be the first in the world to hear the much anticipated Bon Jovi record due out this fall.

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Posted by riesambo at 12:10 PM |

May 18, 2005

To love and marry in L.A

The wilder the rocker, the shakier the marriage. Bad boys are attractive, but some women eventually come to their senses – like Heather Locklear who left wildman Tommy Lee for more stable Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora (another nice guy, I know, from interviewing him) with whom she seems very secure and happy. That Renee traded her rocky romance for a country singer could spell similar success, since country singers are generally by nature more heart-centered in their tunes about love and broken hearts.

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Posted by riesambo at 01:29 PM |

May 14, 2005


KIBBLES AND BITS...(Friday, May 13, 2005)

Most of this has been announced before but we hoped to put a current reminder here on the news page for you all now that what was 'in the future' is now 'just around the corner' --

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Posted by riesambo at 07:09 PM |

AS OF MAY 13, 2005

AS OF MAY 13, 2005(Friday, May 13, 2005)

Good morning cherubs!!! So nice to see you visiting our site here at www.bonjovi.com -- just wanted to share the very latest in Bon Jovi updates with you all. Gather round! As of now, there is still no official release date determined for the forthcoming BON JOVI record - nothing confirmed and nothing we're at liberty to discuss with you all. We understand people are genuinely excited (we are too!!!!) and we understand that it can be relentlessly confusing when band members or third parties are mentioning information that may or may not come to pass... so, since this site is the Official Bon Jovi site it makes no sense to toss around speculations. When there is a confirmed released date and we get the greenlight from the band and their managers, we'll be able to announce it officially. We promise, we're not trying to keep any secrets from you - but loose lips sink ships and if we're not allowed to share info, we're not allowed to share info. We're sure you all understand completely.

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PLEASE STAND BY (Friday, May 13, 2005)

... as www.bonjovi.com heads into a phase where many elements of the site will be overhauled. As the band moves into an album promotion/release and touring phase, you might notice elements of this site changing over the next several months. While most of the changes will be behind the scenes, some may be obvious to the casual visitor (i.e. new 'testimonial' format for easier viewing - yes! more testimonials will continue to be added! - and the cessation of the Q&A function.) We can confirm however, the basic look and feel of the site will not be changing. We hope you'll bear with us and our staff as the site continues to move foward.

Posted by riesambo at 07:03 PM |

May 12, 2005

AS OF MAY 12, 2005

AS OF MAY 12, 2005(Thursday, May 12, 2005)

There is no official release date determined for the forthcoming BON JOVI record. When there is, the BAND will share it on this site.

There is no official title for the forthcoming BON JOVI record. When there is, the BAND will share it on this site.

There is artwork, no tracklisting, no further information to share on the forthcoming album either -- when there is, it will be officiall announced on the band's official website in due time.

There is no official information on forthcoming tour plans - when there is official, confirmed information the band is ready to share in detail, they will do so.

There is no need to submit any questions to the Q&A section of this site; is has been indefinitely suspended.

Posted by riesambo at 11:40 PM |

May 11, 2005

Today in Entertainment History : May 10

_ In 1986, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee married actress Heather Locklear. They later divorced. Lee married actress Pamela Lee, and Locklear married guitarist Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi.

Posted by riesambo at 08:53 PM |

May 08, 2005

Celebrity Golf Event Telecast

Friday May 6, 5:18 pm ET

What: Telecast of the seventh annual Michael Douglas & Friends
Presented by Lexus celebrity golf event

When: Sunday, May 15, 4-6 p.m. EDT on NBC Sports

Who: Celebrity golfers included Michael Douglas, Alice Cooper, Kenny
G, Andy Garcia, Teri Hatcher, Matt Lauer, Heather Locklear,
William Petersen, Richie Sambora, Martin Sheen, James Woods and
Catherine Zeta-Jones. Joining the celebrities were renowned
golf coaches Butch Harmon, Jim McLean and Dean Reinmuth.

Why: Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Motion Picture &
Television Fund, a non-profit organization that provides health
and social services to people working in the entertainment

Event: The tournament took place on May 1 at the Cascata Golf Club in
Las Vegas, and was taped for exclusive airing on NBC Sports.
The celebrities were divided into three teams and played a
9-hole game. Prior to the game, the celebrities participated
in the Lexus Celebrity Putting Challenge.

Auction: May 9-19 on eBay will be an auction featuring items from the
golf tournament signed by the celebrities, as well as VIP
trips, celebrity experiences and the all-new 2006 Lexus RX 400h
(hybrid) SUV.

CONTACT: Steve Honig
The Honig Company, Inc.

Posted by riesambo at 08:51 AM |

May 07, 2005

Bon Jovi Eyes September Release

Bon Jovi Eyes September Release
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Posted by riesambo at 11:00 PM |

May 05, 2005

Bon Jovi Bring the Rock

Upcoming album is heavy on the guitars
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Posted by riesambo at 10:57 PM |

May 04, 2005

another pix from CELEBRITY GOLF



Posted by riesambo at 11:32 PM |

May 03, 2005

Top-secret sound check

From the top-secret sound check to the star-studded red carpet, "Extra" has your all-access pass as Jon Bon Jovi rocks Sin City with a head-banging concert for the Hard Rock Hotel's 10th anniversary birthday bash.

"This is fun for us tonight," Bon Jovi told us.

The Hard Rock show was only the second time in two years the legendary Jersey band has played live. "We couldn't play in the club because the VIP list alone was more than the club held, so they built a make-shift stage in their parking lot," Bon Jovi explained.

The band has a new album and a tour planned for next fall, but lately Jon's been focusing on his day job: the football fanatic is the owner of an arena football team, The Philadelphia Soul.

"I've fallen in love with it because not only do I get football 12 months a year, but we've made such a difference in the community," Bon Jovi told us.

That's right, the rock-star-turned-Robin-Hood raised $.5 million for charities last year through the team, and he's using appearances like his Hard Rock show to get famous friends to sign on for a good cause.

But the rocker revealed that managing a team and time in the office is a lot harder than working the crowd with that mic. "It's like having an honest to God job," he laughed. "I've never had a job."

Posted by riesambo at 11:49 PM |

Yahoo! News Photo

In this photo made available by Lexus, Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora gives his wife Heather Locklear a kiss after her final round of golf at the Michael Douglas and Friends Presented By Lexus celebrity golf tournament, Sunday, May 1, 2005, in Las Vegas, Nev. The event is held annually to raise money for the Motion Picture and Television Fund and will be broadcast May 15 on NBC. (AP Photo/Lexus, Rene Macura)

Posted by riesambo at 11:08 PM |

reviewjournal.com -- News

Bon Jovi, Nine Inch Nails help venue mark anniversary

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Posted by riesambo at 08:18 PM |

May 02, 2005


Amidst the roar of people on a casino floor and the kerplinging of quarters from slot machines, here's the message we received to pass along...

BON JOVI KICKED ASS in the desert Saturday night, April 30th. They performed on an outdoor stage erected in the parking lot outside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

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Posted by riesambo at 09:39 AM |

May 01, 2005

Hard Rock in Las Vegas

Guitarist Richie Sambora of U.S. rock group Bon Jovi performs during a sold-out show at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas, Nevada April 30, 2005. The show is part of the hotel and casino's 10th-anniversary celebration. REUTERS/Ethan Miller

Posted by riesambo at 11:31 PM |