Nothing But a Good Time Tour

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Nothing But a Good Time Tour
Tour by Poison
Start dateMay 18, 2018 (2018-05-18)
End dateJuly 1, 2018 (2018-07-01)
No. of shows30
Poison concert chronology
  • 30th Anniversary Tour
  • Nothing But a Good Time Tour
  • The Stadium Tour

The Nothing But a Good Time Tour was a concert tour headlined by the American glam metal band Poison. Cheap Trick and Pop Evil provided support throughout the tour. [1] [2] The tour began May 18, 2018 at Five Points Amphitheatre in Irvine, California [3] and ended July 1, 2018 at the Hard Rock Events Center in Hollywood, Florida.



The following setlists were taken from the June 30, 2018 tour date at the Daily's Place Amphitheater in Jacksonville, Florida and may not be representative of all dates on the tour:

Pop Evil setlist

  1. Boss's Daughter
  2. Ex Machina
  3. Deal With the Devil
  4. Be Legendary
  5. 100 in a 55
  6. Take It All
  7. Footsteps
  8. Waking Lions
  9. Trenches

Cheap Trick setlist

  1. Hello There
  2. You Got It Going On
  3. Big Eyes
  4. California Man (The Move cover)
  5. Blood Red Lips
  6. Southern Girls
  7. The Summer Looks Good On You
  8. Bass solo
  9. I'm Waiting for the Man (The Velvet Underground cover)
  10. The Flame
  11. I Want You To Want Me
  12. Dream Police
  13. Never Had a Lot to Lose
  14. Surrender
  15. Goodnight Now

Poison setlist

  1. Look What the Cat Dragged In
  2. I Want Action
  3. Ride the Wind
  4. Talk Dirty to Me
  5. Something to Believe In
  6. Your Mama Don't Dance (Loggins & Messina cover)
  7. Guitar solo
  8. Fallen Angel
  9. Unskinny Bop
  10. Drum solo
  11. Bass solo
  12. Every Rose Has Its Thorn
  13. Nothin' but a Good Time


  1. Rock and Roll All Nite (Kiss cover)

Tour dates


May 18, 2018 Irvine United States Five Points Amphitheatre
May 19, 2018 Paradise The Joint
May 20, 2018 Reno Grand Sierra Resort
May 22, 2018 West Valley City USANA Amphitheatre
May 23, 2018 Greenwood Village Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
May 25, 2018 Kansas City Sprint Center
May 26, 2018 Maryland Heights Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
May 27, 2018 Pryor Creek Rocklahoma
June 2, 2018 Irving Toyota Music Factory
June 3, 2018 The Woodlands Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
June 5, 2018 Alpharetta Verizon Amphitheatre
June 7, 2018 Noblesville Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
June 8, 2018 Clarkston DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 9, 2018 Tinley Park Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
June 10, 2018 Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center
June 12, 2018 Cuyahoga Falls Blossom Music Center
June 13, 2018 Syrcause St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
June 14, 2018 Hartford Xfinity Theatre
June 15, 2018 Gilford Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
June 17, 2018 Bristow Jiffy Lube Live
June 19, 2018 Toronto Canada Budweiser Stage
June 21, 2018 Wantagh United States Jones Beach Theater
June 22, 2018 Bethel Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
June 23, 2018 Holmdel PNC Bank Arts Center
June 24, 2018 Allentown PPL Center
June 26, 2018 Darien Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
June 28, 2018 Nashville Ascend Amphitheater
June 29, 2018 St. Petersburg Al Lang Stadium
June 30, 2018 Jacksonville Daily's Place
July 1, 2018 Hollywood Hard Rock Live

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