Michaels first rose to fame as the frontman of Poison. As one of rock’s most iconic and enduring bands, Poison defined the fast, gritty, and glamorous rock ‘n’ roll scene. Bret Michaels’ solo career has been equally successful: his most recent solo album, “Custom Built,” released in July of 2010, topped the charts, reaching #1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock list. His current solo tour, “Get Your Rock On” is selling out arenas across the country.

Bret Michaels will rock the Dodge County Fair on Friday, August 19th at 8pm. There will be no reserved seating arrangements or advance single tickets.  All general admission seats are served on a first come, first served basis. Free parking, concerts and family-friendly shows available upon payment of an general admission fee at the gate.

Concerts are FREE with paid Gate Admission of $7 before 2pm or $10 after 2pm. Age 9 and under FREE. Pay only $5.40 a day with purchase of a season pass, $27 before August 17th and $35 there after at the gate. Tickets will be available starting July 11th and can be purchased at most Dodge County Banks, Recheks Food Pride, Beaver Dam Piggly Wiggly or at the Fairgrounds Office.

An unstoppable showman, Bret has toured as a solo artist for 15 years, breaking attendance records at venues with sell out crowds. Bret’s touring schedule is one of the largest of any current artist. Due to Bret’s extreme media exposure, including his hit Reality TV shows and appearances, unlike most artists who appeal to a limited demographic reach, his fan base encompasses three generations of loyal fans that span from age 10 to 80. His multi genre albums that span from rock to country, enables Bret to reach almost every demographic, which fuels his immense draw to shows.

Even though music is Bret’s first passion, the multi-talented performer continues to challenge himself to take on new projects in music, business and beyond. Teaming with Vh1, he starred in a string of reality shows including “Rock of Love,” which is one of the most successful in Vh1’s history followed by the docu-series “Life As I Know It.” In 2010, Bret competed in Donald Trump’s NBC hit, “Celebrity Apprentice,” ultimately winning the title.

Bret Michaels is a multi-platinum global superstar who has turned his passion for music into a 26 plus year career that encompasses legendary songs with over 32 million records sold, packed-to-capacity shows and sold out tours along with song collaborations with the biggest artists in the industry.

Rising to fame as the front man of Poison, one of rock’s most iconic and enduring bands, he helped define the rock ‘n’ roll scene. Poison’s massive success includes releasing eight studio albums, four live albums as well as selling over 30 million records worldwide. Charting 10 singles in he Top 40 of Billboards Top 100, including the number-one single “Every Rose Has It’s Thorn,” the band has been touring together for over 25 years and continues to tour, consistently selling out venues across the country.

Giving 1000% on stage, Bret has earned the respect of fellow artists and is one of the most respected entertainers in the business.