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Former Poison frontman Bret Michaels and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to perform at Belterra
Thursday, February 13, 2014 10:00 AM
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
If you're looking for nothin' but a good time, how can you resist former Poison frontman Bret Michaels who will be performing at Belterra Resort & Casino on Saturday.
Michaels will play at 7 p.m. in the Center Stage Showroom. He will be performing several of his classic hits, including "Unskinny Bop" and "Every Rose has its Thorn."
Michaels is credited as a singer-songwriter, musician, actor, director, screenwriter, producer and reality television personality.
He rose to fame as the lead vocalist of Poison, an 80's metal band that has sold more than 30 million records worldwide. The band has 10 singles that made the Billboard Hot 100, including six Top 10 singles and the number-one single "Every Rose Has Its Thorn."
Michaels has had several solo albums and a soundtrack album to "A Letter from Death Row," which he starred in, wrote and directed in 1998. Michaels has appeared in several movies and television shows.
Michaels became a hit online due in part to his dating reality television show, "Rock of Love." He was the winning contestant on the NBC reality show "Celebrity Apprentice 3."
He became a topic of conversation again at the 2009 Tony Awards when he was hit by a piece of the set as it was lowered into place.
The day before Michaels' show, Belterra will play host to Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. The contemporary swing band from southern California will play at 8 p.m. Friday.
Tickets are available at Belterra or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets are also available by visiting Ticketmaster online. Anyone wishing to see the show must be at least 21 years old.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is known for their hits such as "Go Daddy-O" and "Mr. Pinstripe Suit." The group has been around since 1989, and even performed during the Super Bowl in 1999.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has played pops programs with symphony orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
They wrote a new song for the movie "The Wild," and recorded a song for Disney's "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation Special."
They've also performed on "Dancing with the Stars" and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." They also have been performing at EPCOT for the annual Food and Wine Festival since 2008.
The band is comprised of the following members: Scotty Morris, lead vocals and guitar; Kurt Sodergren, drums and percussion; Dirk Shumaker, double bass and vocals; Andy Rowley, baritone saxophone and vocals; Glen Marhevka, trumpet; Karl Hunter, saxophones and clarinet; Joshua Levy, piano and arranger. Touring members include Tony Bonsera, trumpet, and Alex "Crazy Legs" Henderson, trombone.
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