Rock band Poison is heading out on the road and bringing a little variety to their summer tour. The Poison…Nothin’ But a Good Thing 2018 tour will include Cheap Trick and Pop Evil in select cities.

The tour will kick off on May 18 at Five Points Amphitheatre in Irvine, California and run until June 24 when the groups play PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The tour will hit major cities in North America including Las Vegas, Denver, Nashville, Atlanta, and Toronto.


“The all original Poison is headlining again this summer. It’s going to be a mega concert and party combined,” Brett Michaels of Poison said in a release. “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, Motley Crue, 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, fronted by reality TV superstar Bret Michaels (lead vocals/guitar), Bobby Dall (bass), Rikki Rockett (drums), CC DeVille (guitars) is known around the world for their high energy, big hits, live show and is one of America’s legendary Rock bands. They have sold over 40 million albums and DVDs worldwide and have sold over 15 million records in the United States alone.

“Poison is just a great American Rock and Roll Band,” declares Bob Roux, President of U.S. Concerts, Live Nation in a release. “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.”

Cheap Trick’s lead guitarist Rick Nielsen proclaimed in a statement, “Another Poison/Cheap Trick Tour!!! It’s always been FUN with these guys!”

Tickets for various cities will go on sale starting Friday (Feb. 9) and Saturday (Feb. 10). Each band will be offering their own exclusive VIP packages and meet & greet opportunities beginning Feb. 6 at 12pm local time. Poison will be offering direct-to-fan access to the best seats in the house via their own exclusive pre-sales at 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 Pop Evil will also be offering VIP meet & greets at For more information about the Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018 tour, visit

Check out the “Poison…Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018” tour at any of the following stops.

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

* POISON, CHEAP TRICK, to be announced