Bret Michaels Set To Tour With Lynyrd Skynyrd
March 22, 2010
Kings of southern rock Lynyrd Skynyrd join with King of Reality TV BretMichaels for 2010 concert tour! Tickets go on sale beginning March 26th at LiveNation.com.
“There is no doubt that Lynyrd Skynyrd is one of my all time favoriterock and roll bands. I have been friends with them a long time, so Iam honored that Skynyrd has asked me to join them on their tour thissummer” says Bret Michaels. “I will have a chance to play all thePoison greatest hits, plus all the new solo hits including “Nothing toLose” (featuring Miley Cyrus), songs from “Rock of Love,” “CelebrityApprentice” and the new solo CD “Custom Built.” The Lynyrd Skynyrd /Bret Michaels tour will be a summer concert celebration of awesomemusic, amazing fans and most important a kick ass night of rock androll. To sum it up Lynyrd Skynyrd / Bret Michaels is a nothing but agood time summer party that will rock your world.”
Confirmed tour dates include:
Thu Jun 10 West Palm Beach, FL – Cruzan Amphitheatre
Sun Jun 13 Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Thu Jun 17 Birmingham, AL – Verizon Wireless Music Center
Fri Jun 18 Raleigh, NC – Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
Sat Jun 19 Charlotte, NC – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Sun Jun 20 Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Amphitheater
Thu Jun 24 Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
Fri Jun 25 Chicago, IL* – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Sat Jun 26 St. Louis, MO – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Sun Jun 27 Indianapolis, IN – Verizon Wireless Music Center
Thu Jul 01 Boston, MA – Comcast Center
Fri Jul 02 Holmdel, NJ – P.N.C Bank Arts Centre
Sat Jul 03 Buffalo, NY – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Thu Jul 08 Cleveland – Blossom Music Center
Fri Jul 09 Washington, DC – Jiffy Lube Live
Sat Jul 10 Hartford, CT – Comcast Theatre
Sun Jul 11 Pittsburgh, PA – First Niagara Pavilion
About Lynyrd Skynyrd: The band has enjoyed continued success andvisibility in the past few years including a Rock & Roll Hall of Fameinduction. Their American rock anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” has passedthe 2 million mark in downloaded ringtones. With the release of theirGod & Guns cd last fall, the band once again climbed the Rock Chartswith the single “Still Unbroken”. High profile appearances, includingthe show closer at VH1 Fashion Rocks helped to expose the band to ayounger audience. With a catalog of over 60 albums and sales beyond 30million, Lynyrd Skynyrd remains a major cultural icon that appeals toall generations.
About Bret Michaels: Bret Michaels, front man of the legendary rockband Poison and hit reality shows, Nashville Star, Rock of Love, andnow Celebrity Apprentice is currently promoting his new hit single”Nothing to Lose”, featuring Miley Cyrus. Bret has sold over 25million records and has scored an amazing 15 chartbusting Top 40singles including “Talk Dirty to Me,” “Nothing But a Good Time” andthe timeless #1 smash “Every Rose Has Its Thorn.” Rock of Love withBret Michaels has been an enormous ratings winner for VH1. The serieshas became the highest rated show on VH1 and has consistently won itstime slot when aired, including multiple airings. He also is workingon his autobiography with Simon and Shuster called “Roses andThorns.”
About 38 Special: Formed by neighborhood friends Don Barnes and DonnieVan Zant in 1975 in Jacksonville, Florida. By the early 1980s, 38Special began amalgamating southern rock and arena rock in theirmusic, thereby kicking off a string of successful albums and singles.Their first high-charting song was “Hold On Loosely” (1981); “CaughtUp In You” (1982) and “If I’d Been The One” (1983) both hit #1 onBillboard magazine’s Album Rock Tracks chart. “Back Where YouBelong” (1984) continued the annual sequence of radio favorites, and”Second Chance” (1989), a #1 hit on Billboard’s adult contemporarychart, was sung by former Specialist Max Carl. The current lineupconsists of Barnes, Van Zant, guitarist Danny Chauncey, bassist LarryJunstrom, keyboardist Bobby Capps and drummer Gary Moffatt.
*38 Special will not be part of the Chicago show.