Fresh off the release of his album “Born Free,” Kid Rock will bring the “Born Free” tour to the UCF Arena on Saturday, March 5, 2011.
Backed by his own excellent Twisted Brown Trucker Band, the headlining tour will also feature special guest Jamey Johnson, whose new album “The Guitar Song” has been drawing rave reviews from fans and critics alike.
Tickets priced at $27.50, $37.50, $47.50, and $87.50 go on sale Saturday, December 4 at 10 a.m. exclusively through www.Ticketmaster.com, by calling, 1-800-745-3000, or at the UCF Arena Box Office. Additional taxes and fees may apply.
A documentary entitled “Kid Rock: Born Free” started airing across the MTV, Vh1, and CMT on November 16th, adding to the huge visibility leading up to the “Born Free” album release. The album, which will not be available via iTunes, will be available for purchase at all major retailers including Target, Wal-Mart, Meijers, Amazon, and FYE, as well as, for the first time ever, non-traditional retailers Little Caesars, Radio Shack, and Boot Barn, as well as on KidRock.com.
Kid Rock’s last album “Rock ‘N Roll Jesus,” released in 2007, debuted at #1 and stayed in the charts for 100 weeks, becoming the biggest selling Rock album of 2008. His hit single “All Summer Long” hit #1 in 8 countries and provided Kid Rock the opportunity to expand his huge touring base outside of America. Kid Rock has a unique ability to genre-hop, marking his territory everywhere. He hosted last years CMT Awards (whose ratings rose 19% over the previous year) and performed at events ranging from the Grammy’s to the VMA’s, EMA’s and CMA’s to the Hip Hop Honors. He has performed for and visited troops overseas numerous times, and remains one of entertainments most vocal supporters of our soldiers abroad. In the past year he has entered into a unique partnership with Jim Beam, while at the same time expanding his philanthropic efforts through his own Kid Rock Foundation.
The Global Spectrum-managed UCF Arena is home to the UCF Men’s and Women’s basketball programs, as well as concerts, family shows, and other attractions for the Central Florida area. More information can be found by visiting www.UCFarena.com.