Poison’s Bret Michaels, best known for “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” will perform at Allen Event Center on Friday, May 4.
Seats: Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com), charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or at Allen Event Center Box Office.
TV: Michaels starred in the “Rock of Love” television series, which became one of the most successful in VH1’s history. VH1 and Bret Michaels teamed up again for his 2010 docu-series “Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It.”
Playing Trump: Michaels also appeared on Donald Trump’s “Celebrity Apprentice” and went on to “Trump” the competition with his Trop-A-Rocka Snapple drink.
Music sales: Michaels and Poison produced eight studio albums, four live albums and sold more than 30 million records worldwide and 16.5 million records in the United States.
Ten of their hits made the Top 40 on Billboard’s Hot 100, including the number-one single, “Every Rose Has Its Thorn.”
Michaels’ solo career created a solo album, “Custom Built,” released in July of 2010. That album made No. 1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock list. He has a new one in the works – “Get Your Rock On.” Michaels serves as a spokeman for the American Diabetes Association.
Review of his Houston show: