Tour News: Poison plans "Live, Raw & Uncut Summer 2008" schedule

Poison will hit more than 40 U.S. cities on its 2008 summer tour, and Dokken and Sebastian Bach are coming along for the ride.

Poison’s CD/DVD collection, Poison: Live, Raw & Uncut, is slated for release in June 2008 via Koch Records. The compilation features all of the band’s multiplatinum greatest hits performed live, including "Nothin’ But A Good Time," "Look What The Cat Dragged In" and "Every Rose Has Its Thorn."

Dokken is on the road to support its first new album in four years, Lightning Strikes Again, which was released May 13 by Rhino.

Tour dates, cities and venues for the "Live, Raw & Uncut Summer Tour 2008" include:

July 3: Salt Lake City, Energy Solutions Arena
July 5: Greeley, Colo., Greeley Stampede
July 8: Nashville, Tenn., Sommet Center
July 9: Kansas City, Mo., Starlight Theatre
July 11: Walker, Minn., Moondance Jam 17
July 12: Madison, Wis., Willow Island
July 13: Columbus, Ohio, Schottenstein Center
July 15: Peoria, Ill., Peoria Civic Center
July 17: Cadott, Wis., Rockfest
July 18: Morton, Minn., Jackpot Junction Casino
July 19: Rockford, Ill., MetroCentre
July 20: Pikeville, Ky., Eastern Kentucky Expo Center
July 22: Tampa, Fla., Ford Amphitheater
July 23: West Palm Beach, Fla., Cruzan Amphitheater
July 25: Kinder, La., Coushatta Casino
July 26: Birmingham, Ala., Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 27: Atlanta, Lakewood Amphitheatre
July 29: Uncasvaille, Conn., Mohegan Sun
July 30: Wantagh, N.Y., Nikon @ Jones Beach
July 31: Washington, D.C., Nissan Pavilion
Aug. 2: Greenville, Wis., Greenville Lions Park
Aug. 3: Chicago, FMB Pavilion
Aug. 5: Bethlehem, Pa., Musikfest
Aug. 7: Boston, Bank of America Pavilion
Aug. 8: Hershey, Pa., Hershey Park Pavilion
Aug. 9: Detroit, Mich., Freedom Hill
Aug. 10: Pittsburgh, Post Gazette Pavilion
Aug. 12: Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 13: Richmond, Va., Innsbrook Pavilion
Aug. 14: Cleveland, Blossom Music Center
Aug. 15: Indianapolis, Verizon Wireless Music Center
Aug. 16: Cincinnati, Riverbend Music Center
Aug. 17: St. Louis, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Aug. 22: Las Vegas, The Pearl
Aug. 23: Los Angeles, Gibson Amphitheatre
Aug. 24: Phoenix, Dodge Theater
Aug. 27: Lancaster, Calif., Antelope Valley Fair
Aug. 28: Pala, Calif., Pala Casino
Aug. 29: Kelseyville, Calif., Konocti Harbor
Aug. 30: Salem, Ore., Oregon State Fair
Aug. 31: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Boulevard Casino
Sept. 4: Blackfoot, Idaho, Eastern Idaho State Fair
Sept. 5: Grand Junction, Colo., Rock Jam
Sept. 6: Denver, Colo., Coors Amphitheatre
Sept. 7: Hutchinson, Kan., Kansas State Fair

For more information, visit www.poisonweb.com and www.myspace.com/poison for the Poison’s latest news and links to related Web sites.

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