Music fans wanting a little variety with their summer tour package will get that very thing with the "Poison…Nothin' But A Good Time 2018" tour. Iconic rock band POISON, with all original members, will be joined by CHEAP TRICK and POP EVIL on its trek across the U.S. this summer. The tour is set to launch May 18 in Irvine, California at Five Points Amphitheatre. A video trailer can be found below.
Produced by Live Nation, tickets for various cities will go on sale starting Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10. Each band will be offering their own exclusive VIP packages and meet-and-greet opportunities beginning February 6 at 12 p.m. local time. POISON will be offering direct-to-fan access to the best seats in the house via their own exclusive pre-sales at PoisonOfficial.com for access to exclusive content, ticket pre-sales and VIP packages. VIP Packages for CHEAP TRICK will be available for all dates, details for which can be found at CheapTrick.com. POP EVIL will also be offering VIP meet-and-greets at PopEvilVIP.com.
The bands are fired up to make the journey across the U.S. together. Bret Michaels, POISONlead singer and noted philanthropist, says: "The all-original POISON is headlining again this summer. It's going to be a mega concert and party combined. We will be playing all the hits and bringing high-energy rock and roll good times. I promise this will be awesome. My friends CHEAP TRICK and POP EVIL will be joining us as well as some special guests on select dates. Again, I know all the bands with all the hits will be giving 1000%!!! Over the last years, POISON has got to co-headline with some great bands: DEF LEPPARD, MÖTLEY CRÜE, KISS, LYNYRD SKYNYRD, to name a few, but I promise again, C.C., Bobby, Rikki and myself together will bring NOTHING BUT A GOOD TIME!!!"
"POISON is a just great American rock and roll band," declares Bob Roux, president of U.S. Concerts, Live Nation. "Along with CHEAP TRICK, this show is going to be Nothing But A Good Time - The Full Tilt Party of the Summer. POISON and CHEAP TRICK always deliver the goods."
Rick Nielsen, CHEAP TRICK guitarist, proclaims: "Another POISON/CHEAP TRICK tour!!! It's always been FUN with these guys!"
POP EVIL singer Leigh Kakaty says: "This summer is going to be an exciting one for POP EVIL, that's for sure! What a fantastic opportunity to bring our live show across the country on the big stage with such legends like POISON and CHEAP TRICK."
May 18 - Irvine, CA - Five Points Amphitheatre
May 19 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint *
May 20 - Reno, NV - Grand Sierra Resort *
May 22 - Salt Lake City, UT - USANA Amphitheatre
May 23 - Denver, CO - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
May 25 - Kansas City, KS - Sprint Center
May 26 - St. Louis, MO - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre *
May 31 - Nashville, TN - Ascend Amphitheatre
Jun. 02 - Dallas, TX - Toyota Pavilion at Irving Music Factory *
Jun. 03 - Houston, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion *
Jun. 05 - Atlanta, GA - Verizon Amphitheatre *
Jun. 07 - Indianapolis, IN - Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Jun. 08 - Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre *
Jun. 09 - Chicago, IL - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre *
Jun. 10 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center *
Jun. 12 - Cleveland, OH - Blossom Music Center *
Jun. 13 - Syracuse, NY - Lakeview Amphitheatre
Jun. 14 - Hartford, CT - The Xfinity Theatre
Jun. 15 - Gilford, NH - Bank of NH Pavilion
Jun. 17 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live *
Jun. 19 - Toronto, ON - The Budweiser Stage
Jun. 21 - Wantagh, NY - Northwell Health at Jones Beach *
Jun. 22 - Bethel, NY - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Jun. 23 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center *
Jun. 24 - Allentown, PA - PPL Center
* POISON, CHEAP TRICK, to be announced