VH1 Classic and Live Nation Present Poison's National Concert Tour With Cinderella

04/05/2006
'20 Years of Rock World Tour' to Reach 50 Plus Cities Across North America

LOS ANGELES, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that Poison, one of hard rock's most iconic and controversial bands, and Cinderella, one of rock's most popular bands, will celebrate their 20 Year Anniversaries on the road this summer with the "20 Years of Rock Tour." Kicking off on June 13 at the Midwest Wireless Center in Mankato, MN and culminating on Labor Day weekend, "20 Years of Rock" will visit over 50 cities across the United States and Canada. The tour is being presented by VH1 Classic and Live Nation.

Both bands are commemorating 20 years of making rock history with releases that celebrate their important musical legacies. Poison, who have sold more than 25 Million records worldwide to date, is releasing today a new hits CD, The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock. Then on May 23, an expanded, limited edition CD/DVD, The Best Of Poison 20 Years of Rock -- Deluxe Tour Edition will be released just as the band is preparing for their summer trek.

On April 25, Cinderella will release Cinderella: Gold, a 2-CD set of the band's hits, which highlights the strength of the band's three multi-platinum albums, illustrating to rock fans everywhere of their undeniable place in rock history.

"Poison is bringing the kind of the kind of summer tour package that rock fans have been waiting for," said Live Nation Senior Vice President of Touring, Bruce Kapp. "We are so happy that both Poison and Cinderella decided to spend their 20th birthdays on the road -- it's a terrific tour at a great price." To coincide with the bands' 20th anniversaries, and keeping with Poison's tradition of staying loyal to their music and their fans, lawn tickets for each of the outdoor amphitheatre dates will be priced at $20 or under.

Joining the two bands on a majority of the dates is the Sacramento-based active rock quartet EndeverAfter who have been described as the new wave of Hard Rock 'n' Roll. Newly signed to Sony Music, the band is honored to be on tour with musicians that inspired their sound.

                            20 YEARS OF ROCK TOUR
                   Presented by VH1 Classic and Live Nation
     DATE      CITY, STATE              VENUE
    Jun 13     Mankato, MN              Midwest Wireless Center*
    Jun 14     Burlington, IA           Burlington Steamboat Days*
    Jun 16     St. Louis, MO            UMB Bank Pavilion
    Jun 17     Des Moines, IA           Waterworks Park*
    Jun 18     Sioux Falls, IA          Arena*
    Jun 20     Green Bay, WI            Oneida Bing & Casino*
    Jun 21     Chicago, IL              Tweeter Center
    Jun 23     Newtown, ND              Four Bears Casino*
    Jun 24     Fargo, ND                Red River Valley Fair*
    Jun 25     Rapid City, SD           Rushmore Arena*
    Jun 27     Salt Lake City, UT       USANA Amphitheatre
    Jun 29     Lemoore, CA              Tachi Casino*
    Jun 30     Concord, CA              Chronicle Pavilion
    Jul 01     San Bernardino, CA       Hyundai Pavilion
    Jul 02     Phoenix, AZ              Cricket Pavilion
    Jul 04     Las Vegas                The Joint
    Jul 06     Oklahoma City, OK        Zoo Amphitheatre*
    Jul 07     Dallas, TX               Smirnoff Music Centre*
    Jul 08     San Antonio, TX          Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
    Jul 09     Houston, TX              Verizon Wireless Theater
    Jul 11     Nashville, TN            Starwood Amphitheatre
    Jul 12     Lansing, MI              Common Ground Music Festival
    Jul 13     Cincinnati, OH           Riverbend Music Center
    Jul 15     Comstock, NE             Comstock Rock Festival*
    Jul 16     Denver, CO               Coors Amphitheatre*
    Jul 18     Indianapolis, IN         Verizon Wireless Music Center
    Jul 19     Cleveland, OH            Blossom Music Center*
    Jul 20     Pittsburgh, PA           Post Gazette Pavilion
    Jul 22     Kansas City, MO          Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
    Jul 23     Cadot, WI                Rock Fest/Chippewa Valley Music*
    Jul 25     Scranton, PA             Toyota Pavilion
    Jul 26     Washington, DC           Nissan Pavilion
    Jul 28     Detroit, MI              DTE Energy Music Theatre
    Jul 29     West Bend, WI            Washington County Fair Park*
    Jul 30     Columbus, OH             Germain Amphitheater
    Aug 01     Toronto                  Molson Amphitheatre*
    Aug 02     Buffalo, NY              Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
    Aug 04     Clearfield, PA           Clearfield County Fair*
    Aug 05     Boston, MA               Tweeter Center
    Aug 06     Holmdel, NJ              PNC Bank Arts Center
    Aug 08     Wantagh, NY              Jones Beach Theater
    Aug 09     Hartford, CT             Dodge Music Center
    Aug 11     Hershey, PA              Hershey Park Star Pavilion
    Aug 12     Virginia Beach, VA       Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
    Aug 13     Wildwood, NJ             Wildwood Convention Center
    Aug 15     Raleigh, NC              Alltel Pavilion at Walnut Creek
    Aug 16     Charlotte, NC            Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
    Aug 18     Birmingham, AL           Verizon Wireless Music Center
    Aug 19     St. Petersburg, FL       Times Forum*
    Aug 20     West Palm Beach, FL      Sound Advice Amphitheatre
    Aug 22     Orlando, FL              Hard Rock Live
    Aug 23     Myrtle Beach, FL         Hard Rock Live*
    Aug 25     Atlanta, GA              Hi Fi Buys Amphitheatre


    *Not Live Nation Events
    All dates, cities and ticket prices subject to change.
SOURCE  Live Nation
    -0-                             04/05/2006
    /CONTACT:  Jean Sievers, jsievers@lippingroup.com, or Paki Newell,
pnewell@lippingroup.com, both of The Lippin Group, +1-323-965-1990, for
Poison; or Jennifer Ballantyne of EMI Music Catalog Marketing,
+1-323-871-5494, jennifer.ballantyne@emicap.com, for Poison; or Shannon Herber
of UMe, +1-310-865-9804, Shannon.herber@umusic.com, for Cinderella; or John
Vlautin of Live Nation, +1-310-867-7127, johnvlautin@livenation.com/
    (LYV)

CO:  Live Nation; VH1 Classic
ST:  California, Minnesota
IN:  ENT MUS
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