Tickets for the Florida stadium shows with Motley Crue, Poison, Def Leppard and Joan Jett go on sale Friday, December 13. But if you want to skip the line and live it up like an ’80s music video rock star, Bret Michaels has your personal invite backstage. Back in the 80s, to get backstage at a Poison concert, you needed to look the part and seduce a roadie. Now you just need a credit card. Funny how that works. Bret tweeted today that meet and greets with Poison WILL happen during the stadium tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, and Joan Jett in Orlando and Miami.
Meet and greets are often pretty sterile, stale experiences. Many think you go backstage and throw back a few with the band and reminisce over old times. In actuality, you wait a lot and then get ushered in cattle call style to snap a quick pic and just before you get to tell the artist why you’re such a big fan, they move you to an exit. The Bret Michaels website promises a better time backstage, calling it “the most fun, personable meet and greets in the world of music.”
The question is… how much are you willing to spend? For the “Nothin’ But A Good Time” package, you’ll get a ticket in the first 15 rows, you’ll meet the band and get a photo with them. They’ll toss in some merch they say is exclusive to those who buy one of these packages including a commemorative meet & greet laminate. Don’t need to meet the band? The “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” package has just a “P1 ticket,” the merch and laminate. You can Photoshop yourself into someone else’s meet and greet.
So… how much will these VIP packages cost? They’re not saying yet how much this will set you back. We’ll find that out Monday when they go on sale at BretMichaels.com. If you missed it, the bands got together in Hollywood for the official tour announcement. Check out these pics our photographers got. It’s a Class of 1989 30th reunion.