jon bon jovi robbed gi Jon Bon Jovi, alive and well, performs at NJ Hope ConcertProving once and for all that he is alive, well, and as great a performer as ever, Jon Bon Jovi hit the stage in Asbury Park, New Jersey Monday night (Dec. 19) for Hope Concert V, a benefit show that raised money for the Cancer Institute of NJ.

According to, Bon Jovi played covers like The Box Tops’ “The Letter,” The Showstoppers’ “Ain’t Nothin’ But a House Party,” Elvis’ “Blue Christmas” and Chuck Berry’s “Run Rudolph Run.”

Don’t worry, he also played his own hits, including “Wanted Dead or Alive,” “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” and “Born to Follow.”

Other performers included benefit organizer and Jersey music legend Bobby Bandiera, Nicole Atkins, Gary U.S. Bonds, Southside Johnny, Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon and Tim McLoone, and the Shirleys.

Posted by:Jean Bentley