Bret Michaels Planning a Stop in Altoona


Tracy Zimmerman

Bret Michaels, multi platinum global superstar, is coming to Prairie Meadows. Bret rose to fame as the front man of Poison, one of rock’s most iconic and enduring bands. Their massive success includes selling more than 30 million records worldwide and numerous hit singles like “Every Rose Has It’s Thorn.”

Bret’s solo career has been equally successful, with his own chart-topping albums. His album, “Custom Built,” reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock list. Bret’s newest album “Bret Michaels: Jammin’ with Friends” features a myriad of legendary artists such as Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Loretta Lynn, Jimmy Buffett, Ace Frehley (KISS), Michael Anthony (Van Halen), and members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, just to name a few.

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The concert on Friday, March 22nd is set to start at 8pm in The Meadows Events Center. All concertgoers must be 21 or older to attend.

There will be an opening act: Bad Authority. They will play for 40 minutes then there will be a 20 minute break with Bret coming on at 9:00pm and playing for 90 minutes.

Tickets go on sale at 10am on February 1st.

Tickets will be Standing Room Only. Ticket prices are $39 + tax and a $5 facility fee thru March 21, ticket prices day of show will be $45 + tax and facility fee

VIP Experience – There are 2 levels of VIP pricing $59 and $50 + tax and $5 facility fee (only 200 available) The VIP tables will be on the side as always. The $59 seat is the front part of the room, while the $50 seat is the back part of the room on the same side.
Package will include the following:
o Private Bar
o VIP Lanyard
o Special Seating