Bon Jovi took to the stage last night (February 24) at First Niagara Center and instantly brought tens of thousands of screaming women back to their twenties. On the Buffalo stop of the 'Because We Can' tour, just like all other shows, there is no opening act. You came to see Bon Jovi, and that is who you are going to see.

Opening with "You Give Love A Bad Name", Jon Bon Jovi and company cranked out song after song after song, with many of their newer tracks in the middle of the set. The show was closed out with not one but two encores, which included "Have A Nice Day", "Runaway" and "Livin' On A Prayer," which, as always, turns into a singalong with 18,000 fans. Twenty-six songs over two and a half hours -- if you weren't a fan before, you are now.