Apparently recovered from his recent bout with COVID-19, Jon Bon Jovi made a guest appearance with The Wallflowers at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park. Nov. 12. He sang and played guitar on one of the show’s encores: a cover of “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding,” the Nick Lowe-written song popularized by Elvis Costello & the Attractions.
You can watch the performance below, in a video shot by Marty Jablow and posted to YouTube.
The Wallflowers released their first album in nine years, Exit Wounds, in July. Their current tour will last about one more week, but they are scheduled to return to New Jersey next summer, opening for Matchbox Twenty at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, July 16; and the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, July 17.
Jon Bon Jovi made a guest appearance with The Wallflowers all the way back in 1997, at Tradewinds in Sea Bright (as did Bruce Springsteen). And Wallflowers frontman Jakob Dylan’s son, Levi, appeared in the Bon Jovi band’s 2016 video for “Labor of Love,” a single from its This House Is Not for Sale album.
You can watch that below, as well, along with another video from the Stone Pony, of the Exit Wounds single, “Roots and Wings.”
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