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Brett Michaels to Headline 2014 Milford Oysterfest

The 40th annual Milford Oyster Festival committee has announced the slate for this year's entertainment headliners.

The 40th Annual Milford Oyster Festival will host Bret Michaels at the Festival Main Stage on Saturday, August 16th.
The 40th Annual Milford Oyster Festival will host Bret Michaels at the Festival Main Stage on Saturday, August 16th.
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The 40th Annual Milford Oyster Festival will host Bret Michaels at the Festival Main Stage on Saturday, August 16th.

The committee wanted a special performer to celebrate of 40th year of the festival and Bret Michaels fits the bill.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for fans to enjoy a free outdoor concert in our beautiful downtown harbor area,” said Paula Smith, Festival president.

Bret Michaels is a multiplatinum global superstar who has turned his passion for music into a multi faceted brand that encompasses record breaking touring sales, Reality TV stardom, legendary songs that have sold over 32 million records, product endorsements as well as being a devoted philanthropist, all supported and followed by three generations of loyal fans.

Bret was born in the small town of Butler PA on March 15, 1963.

Rising to fame as the front man of Poison, one of rockʼs most iconic and enduring bands, he helped define the rock n roll scene on the Sunset Strip.

Their massive success includes selling over30 million records worldwide and numerous hit singles.

Equally as successful, Bretʼs solo career has charted its own course with multiple solo albums. His last album, Custom Built, topped the charts, reaching #1 on Billboards Hard Rock list.

His new cd, Bret Michaels: Good Songs and Great Friends is set to be released June of this year and features a myriad of legendary artists, who just happen to be great friends of Bret's.

The album contributors is a whoʼs who list including Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Loretta Lynn, Jimmy Buffett, Ace Frehely (Kiss), Michael Anthony (Van Halen) and members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, to name a few.

The 40th Annual Milford Oyster Festival will be held, rain or shine,on Saturday, August 16th, 10:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m.

In addition to the Main Stage entertainment and live local bands, the event includes the Childrenʼs Stage at Fowler Pavilion, the HarborStage and Festival Car Show at Lisman Landing, Armory Square Big Toys, 200 Arts & Crafts vendors on the green, amusement rides, schooner cruises, canoe & kayak race, and 20,000 oysters from the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association.

Oyster Eve, the Festival kick-off event, will be held on Friday, August 15th, from 6:00 p.m. till 10 p.m. at Lisman Landing.

The featured band will be “BEATLES FAUX SALE” , a musical tribute to live Beatle concerts. They will also play on Saturday afternoon.

Beer, wine, oysters, and pizza will be available on Oyster Eve.

For more information please visit our website atwww.milfordoysterfestival.org
Tmc May 13, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Finally, a band to rock out to! Haven't has anything like this since Joan Jett many years ago. Looking forward to it!

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