DETROIT — After a full day of racing action, the
excitement will kick into high gear on Saturday, June 1 at the Chevrolet
Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix.
Michaels will rock the MotorCity Casino Hotel Entertainment Stage to
liven up the Saturday night activities
at the Grand Prix. Michaels, lead singer of the band Poison, reality TV
star and avid philanthropist, will take to the stage at approximately 6
p.m. ET on June 1.
Michaels leading the way, Poison was one of the most popular rock bands
of the 1980’s with
hits such as “Every Rose Has Its Thorn,” “Talk Dirty to Me” and “Nothin’
but a Good Time.” Michaels, an admitted “car guy,” has had a
successful solo career as well with four studio albums released. His
latest CD, Good Songs and Great Friends, was just released
last month. His solo hits include, “All I Ever Needed,” “Nothing to
Lose” and “Get Your Rock On.” In recent years, Michaels has also
established himself as a reality television personality starring in such
hit shows as “Rock of Love with Bret Michaels” and
“Celebrity Apprentice.” He is sure to have more success with his new
show "Bret Michaels Rock My RV" coming in May to the Travel Channel.
Michaels is a tremendous talent and we are excited to watch him perform
Saturday night on the MotorCity
Casino Hotel Entertainment Stage at the Grand Prix,” said Bud Denker,
Chairman of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. “We know Bret
will put on a great show for our fans and this will be a perfect way to
put an exclamation point on an exciting Saturday
at Belle Isle.”
concert will highlight a full day off the track as acts will perform
throughout the day and all weekend
long on the MotorCity Casino Hotel Entertainment Stage. On the track,
the action will be just as thrilling with three great races on Saturday.
The Pirelli World Challenge will host the first of two weekend races
while the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series will
also battle wheel to wheel on June 1. The IZOD IndyCar Series will then
close it out with the first of two weekend races at the Chevrolet Indy
Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans.
“With all of that terrific racing action and Bret Michaels in concert, Saturday is going to be one incredible
day at the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix,” said Denker.
the coming weeks, event officials will announce additional headline
music acts that will also perform on
the MotorCity Casino Hotel Entertainment Stage on race weekend. For a
complete entertainment listing updated frequently as the Grand Prix
approaches, continue to visit www.DetroitGP.com.