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Daughtry perform acoustic set following Milwaukee Wave opening night victory

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Chris Daughtry acoustic show following Milwaukee Wave game at U.S. Cellular Arena


Riding high on their fourth studio release, "Baptized," half of Daughtry flew into Milwaukee to perform an acoustic show on December 7 at U.S. Cellular Arena following the Milwaukee Wave's season opener. The show was promoted by FM 99.1 and presented as a Tribute to the Armed Forces on Pearl Harbor Day.

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Fans were treated to a fantastic soccer match as the hometown Wave defeated the Baltimore Blast in a come-from-behind victory with a go-ahead score within the final 30 seconds of the game, winning 12-10. A stage was quickly set up in the corner of the field for an abbreviated set featuring the former American Idol, Chris Daughtry. Joining Chris were guitarist Brian Craddock and Elvio Fernades on keys and backing vocals. Bassist Josh Paul, guitarist Josh Steely and drummer Robin Diaz did not make the trip.

While only half of the band was present, fans witnessed a rare acoustic performance that showcased Chris' solid vocals in a stripped down presentation in a relaxed setting. Opening with "Feels Like Tonight" from their debut album, Chris sat at center stage and quickly demonstrated his vocal talent. They followed with a trio of songs from the new album--"Battleships," "Waiting for Superman" and "Baptized"--to solid response from the gathered mass who could be heard singing behind Chris. The three were all smiles given to notable sing-along considering the album was released just a few weeks ago.

Chris frequently joked between songs, even breaking into laughter when a male fan shouted, "I want to have your children." Chris composed himself, smiled and said, "I've heard that before, just never from a dude." He also showed appreciation for the crowd's reaction to "Baptized" and stated it was one of his favorites from the new album.

The remainder of their 40-minute set included older hits "It's Not Over" and "September" before they performed a stellar cover of "Radioactive" by Grammy-nominated Imagine Dragons. Though Chris provided lead vocals, Fernandes did a great job on harmonies, adding considerable depth to the show. Chris also contributed guitar alongside Craddock for many of the songs. They closed the show with fan-favorite "Home" after Chris noted they were being "cutoff."

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