Poison frontman Bret Michaels has postponed two tour dates to be with his ailing father. Wally Sychak was rushed to the emergency room after going into cardiac arrest and is currently on life support.

Michaels is currently touring across North America, but this family emergency has postponed tonight’s (Aug. 2) show in Orlando to Aug. 23 and tomorrow’s South Carolina gig to Aug. 24.

Bret Michaels broke the news about his father on his website and via social media:

Bret Michaels’ father Wally Sychak, has suffered cardiac arrest. After being rushed to the emergency room and being resuscitated twice today, he is currently on a ventilator and is being kept alive by life support.

Wally is a veteran, a fighter and survivor whom Bret rushed to be by his side and will be with him through this difficult time.

This happened just 48 hours after Bret had spent the week with his father who recently joined his son at his record-breaking performance in Sunbury, Pennsylvania at Spyglass Ampitheater.

The promoters for the sold out Bret Michaels shows this weekend have announced the immediate rescheduling (not cancellation) of the following Bret Michaels Shows:

Friday August, 2nd at Hard Rock Hotel in Orlando, Florida for our annual Velvet Sessions performance. Rescheduled date will now be Friday August, 23rd

Saturday August, 3rd at the Old Town Amphitheatre in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Rescheduled date will now be Saturday August, 24th.
All current tickets will be honored.

Back in 2010, Wally Sychak would relay information to Michaels’ fans after the Poison musician suffered a brain hemorrhage. Michaels made a full recovery.

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