Poison, Cheap Trick ‘Nothin’ But a Good Time’ Tour

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Classic rock band Poison, with all original members, announced on Feb. 6 their “Poison…Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018” tour. The group will be joined by Cheap Trick and Pop Evil on the U.S. tour, produced by Live Nation.

Tickets are on sale here and here.

In the tour announcement, Poison’s lead singer Bret Michaels, Poison lead singer said: “It’s going to be a mega concert and party combined. C.C., Bobby, Rikki and myself together will bring NOTHING BUT A GOOD TIME!!!”

Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen added: “Another Poison/Cheap Trick Tour!!! It’s always been FUN with these guys!”

Watch the trailer produced for the tour

Poison, fronted by reality TV star Michaels (lead vocals/guitar), Bobby Dall (bass), Rikki Rockett (drums), and CC Deville (guitars), is known for their high energy live show. They have sold a reported 40+ million albums and DVDs worldwide. They’ve released seven studio albums, four live albums, and five compilation albums. They’ve charted 12 singles on the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100, including six Top 10 singles “Nothin’ But A Good Time,” “Talk Dirty To Me,” “Unskinny Bop,” and “Something To Believe In,” as well as the #1 smash hit, “Every Rose Has Its Thorn.”

Their breakthrough debut album, the multi-Platinum Look What the Cat Dragged In, was released in 1986 and they hit their peak with the second album, Open Up and Say… Ahh!, which became the band’s most successful album, being certified five times Platinum in the U.S. The popularity continued into the new decade with their third consecutive multi-Platinum selling album, Flesh & Blood.

Since the ’70s, Cheap Trick–Robin Zander (vocals, rhythm guitar), Nielsen (lead guitar) and Tom Petersson (bass guitar)–have offered their unique union of massive melodies and razorblade riffs, their own special brand of mischievous pop wit and rock ‘n’ roll. With timeless classics such as “I Want You to Want Me” and “Surrender,” the band, now with drummer Daxx Nielsen, continue to tour relentlessly and in 2016 they earned induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Related: Our inside story on Cheap Trick’s rise

Pop Evil–Leigh Kakaty (vocals), Dave Grahs (rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Nick Fuelling (lead guitar, backing vocals), Matt DiRito (bass, backing vocals), Hayley Cramer (drums)—will release their fifth album Feb. 16 on Entertainment One. The announcement described the release as incorporating metal, alternative, hard rock and even some electronic music.

Nothin’ But a Good Time 2018 Tour

5/18 – Irvine, CA – Five Points Amphitheatre
5/19 – Las Vegas, NV – The Joint*
5/20 – Reno, NV – Grand Sierra Resort*
5/22 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
5/23 – Denver, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
5/25 – Kansas City, KS – Sprint Center
5/26 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre*
5/31 – Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheatre
6/2 – Dallas, TX – Toyota Pavilion at Irving Music Factory*
6/3 – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion*
6/5 – Atlanta, GA – Verizon Amphitheatre*
6/7 – Indianapolis, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
6/8 – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre*
6/9 – Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre*
6/10 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center*
6/12 – Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center*
6/13 – Syracuse, NY – Lakeview Amphitheatre
6/14 – Hartford, CT – Xfinity Theatre
6/15 – Gilford, NH – Bank of NH Pavilion
6/17 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live*
6/19 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
6/21 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach*
6/22 – Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
6/23 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center*
6/24 – Allentown, PA – PPL Center

* Poison, Cheap Trick, to be announced

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