Bret Michaels just can't seem to stop himself. Already one of the most prominent survivors of the "hair metal" decade as lead vocalist with Poison, Michaels is now also a revered "reality television" star, a spokesman for the American Diabetes Association and a solo artist. He'll be marking Poison's 25th anniversary this summer with a co-headlining tour alongside Motley Crue, but it's not like Michaels to sit around dormant until that tour commences. He's got some time to fill, so naturally, the road beckons.

Michaels and his band will appear at the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls) at 7 p.m. Thursday. Buffalo's own Hit and Run will open the all-ages show. Tickets are $37.75 (box office,

-- Jeff Miers