Born on January 17, 1971, Robert James Ritchie, better known by his stage name Kid Rock, is an American rapper and singer-songwriter who became famous in 1998 with his first hit record “Devil Without a Cause”. This album sold 11 million copies and encompassed hit singles “Bawitdaba,” “Cowboy,” and “Only God Knows Why.” He then released the album “The History of Rock” in 2000 with the hit single “American Bad Ass,” followed by the album “Cocky” in 2001 with hit single “Picture” featuring Sheryl Crow. He has sold 22 million albums to date in the U.S., which currently ranks him as the 99th best selling music artist of all time in the United States.
Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd went on their Rock and Rebels Tour from June 26, 2009 to August 2, 2009. Kid Rock, backed by his 11-piece Twister Brown Trucker Band supported his hit record, “Rock N Roll Jesus,” which topped the Billboard 200 following its release in October of 2007. The band suffered the loss of their longtime keyboardist Billy Powell in early 2009, who died at the age of 56. The group recently signed a new record deal and will produce a new album in late 2009.
Summary by Erica LaCentra, TicketNews Staff “The Grand Tour”, the final scheduled appearances of George Jones’s career, came to an abrupt end following the singers death on April 26. However, the final concert of the tour, which was set for November 22nd, will still be occurring now as a... Read more
Summary by Brian Dei Dolori, TicketNews Staff: In an unparalleled move, Kid Rock has announced he will take a pay cut and lower prices to all seats for his upcoming summer tour. Rock says he wants to provide an opportunity for everyone to enjoy his show and promises the... Read more
Tickets for the upcoming Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow tour, as well as tickets to Elton John’s upcoming Million Dollar Piano concert series in Las Vegas are on sale throughout the weekend ending April 25 as compiled by TicketNews. First up, tickets for two upcoming shows on the joint... Read more
Kid Rock will get a little help from a friend on the upcoming leg of his Born Free Tour. Nearly 30 dates have been lined up for summer headline tour with Sheryl Crow on the bill a special guest. The country-infused rockers will set out together July 2 at... Read more
Tickets for the joint tour from Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow, as well as tickets to several upcoming concert dates from Taylor Swift are on sale throughout the weekend ending April 11 as compiled by TicketNews. Starting off this week’s onsales are tickets to multiple upcoming concerts from current... Read more
(This story was updated at 6:43 p.m. EST on Wednesday, January 19, 2010, to include information about an arrest of a possible suspect in the case.) By most accounts, the January 15 40th birthday concert in Detroit by rocker Kid Rock was a smashing success, except for an unknown... Read more
Tickets for Sarah McLachlan’s upcoming Canadian tour, as well as tickets to upcoming shows from Kid Rock are on sale throughout the weekend ending November 29 as compiled by TicketNews. This post-holiday weekend is a bit light on upcoming onsales, but there are still several upcoming tickets sales of... Read more
Rock-country crossover artist Kid Rock is hitting the road again in 2011 for a fresh batch of headlining dates to promote his just-released album, “Born Free.” The first leg of the Born Free Tour kicks off January 15 at Ford Field in Detroit, MI & mdash; an event that... Read more
Ticket sales wind down for major events like Kid Rock & Lynyrd Skynyrd and Green Day’s latest tours during the week ending August 31, as compiled by TicketNews. Veteran punk act Green Day is closing its summer-long North American tour over the weekend. The venture, which launched July 3... Read more
Tickets for upcoming concerts from Kid Rock as well as tickets for upcoming tour stops from Brand New are on sale throughout the weekend ending August 10 as compiled by Ticket News. The weekend onsales begin this morning with tickets to catch Katy Perry live in concert. The pop... Read more