PICS: Bon Jovi at Viejas Arena

Jon Bon Jovi was all hands and smiles as Bon Jovi took the Viejas Arena stage on Sunday, March 5.

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Jersey's arena rock champions, Bon Jovi, are still as fun as ever.
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Namesake, Jon Bon Jovi, started the band in 1983 in Sayreville, New Jersey.
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Their career really took off with the release of 1986's "Slippery When Wet."
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It's been all hands and smiles ever since.
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The band originally consisted of Bon Jovi, guitarist Richie Sambora, bassist Alec John Such, Keyboardist David Bryan and drummer Tico Torres.
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In the early '90s, the band parted ways with Such, replacing him with Hugh McDonald.
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In 2013, Sambora was replaced by Phil X.
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Somehow, they've managed to edge their way into contemporary rock.
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In 2000, for example, they made a comeback with their hit single, "It's My Life."
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In 2009, Bon Jovi and Sambora were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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In 2006, the band was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame.
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The band navigates through a mix of hard rock, glam metal, arena rock, pop rock and even country.
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On Nov. 4, 2016, Bon Jovi released their 13th studio album, "This House is Not for Sale."
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They may be going gray, but there's no stopping these guys.
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De La Torre were lucky enough to open for Bon Jovi.
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Like Bon Jovi, De La Torre is the last name of the lead singer, Anthony De La Torre.
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A Bon Jovi in the making?
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