Students get backstage pass for Bon Jovi set up

March 8, 2011 4:47:25 PM PST
Some University of Illinois students went behind the scenes with Bon Jovi's crew Tuesday.

The lucky students gathered at Chicago's United Center for an insider's look as the tour loaded its equipment and built the stage from the ground up.

The opportunity gave students a chance to learn about careers related to music tour production, such as lighting, set design and video.

Bon Jovi performs Tuesday and Wednesday at the United Center. On Wednesday Chicago band "The West Side Winders" will open for the rock band.