Power pop vets Cheap Trick are hitting the road in spring/summer 2018, and they're opening for... hair metal vets Poison. If that seems odd to you, it's perhaps worth noting that it's not the first time these bands have toured together. Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen says, "Another Poison/Cheap Trick Tour!!! It’s always been FUN with these guys!" Bret Michaels also assures us, "We will be playing all the hits and bringing high energy rock and roll good times. I promise this will be awesome." Hey, if he promises.

The tour also includes support from Pop Evil and it hits Long Island's Northwell Health at Jones Beach on June 21, Bethel, NY's Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on June 22, and NJ's PNC Bank Arts Center on June 23. Tickets for those shows go on sale Saturday (2/10) at 10 AM with various presales starting beforehand. All dates are listed below.

Before this tour, Cheap Trick will play the annual "Love Rocks NYC!" benefit at Beacon Theatre in March.

Poison / Cheap Trick -- 2018 Tour Dates
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