Tickets for Kid Rock’s “$20 Best Night Ever” Summer Tour Go on Sale Feb. 24


Tickets for Kid Rock’s 35-date summer tour are set to go on sale Feb. 24, the same day his new album, First Kiss, hits iTunes and stores nationwide. The tour will be promoted by Live Nation, which has an office in Novi.

The “$20 Best Night Ever” tour, featuring special guest Foreigner, will kick off June 24 in Hartford, Conn., with six stops at Clarkston’s DTE Energy Music Theater on Aug. 7-8, 11-12, and 14-15.

Tickets from the second row to the lawn will be $20, with reduced parking and service fees keeping prices at or below $30. The first row of seats for every show will be held back and given as free upgrades for lucky fans, say event officials.

Kid Rock Fan Club members will be able to purchase tickets beginning Thursday, and fans who pre-order the First Kiss album through will be eligible for a special pre-sale beginning on Friday. In addition, fans can purchase $20 all-in tickets (including parking, at participating Wal-Mart stores and at venue box offices.

And in a first for the artist, Kid Rock is going experiment with a new technology called “Twitter” on Thursday, when he takes over the iTunes Twitter handle at 5 p.m. (EST) to answer fans’ questions.

IN RELATED NEWS, Kid Rock will perform at the Daytona 500 on Sunday. The performance will air at 12:15 p.m. on FOX. He also will appear on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Feb. 23, The Today Show on Feb. 24, followed by a talk with Howard Stern on Feb. 25.

The summer tour schedule includes:

June 24

Hartford, Conn.

The Xfinity Theatre

June 25

Mansfield, Mass.

Xfinity Center

June 27

Scranton, Pa.

The Pavilion at Montage Mountain

June 28

Burgettstown, Pa.

First Niagara Pavilion

June 30

Holmdel, N.J.

PNC Bank Arts Center

July 2

Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

July 3

Bethel, N.Y.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

July 7

Camden, N.J.

Susquehanna Bank Center

July 8

Bristow, Va.

Jiffy Lube Live

July 10

Virginia Beach, Va.

Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach

July 11

Raleigh, N.C.

Walnut Creek Amphitheatre

July 14

Charlotte, N.C.

PNC Music Pavilion

July 16

West Palm Beach, Fla.

Coral Sky Amphitheatre

July 18

Tampa, Fla.

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

July 19

Atlanta, Ga.

Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood

July 22

Woodlands, Texas

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

July 23

Dallas, Texas

Gexa Energy Pavilion

July 25

Maryland Heights, Mo.

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

July 26

Tinley Park, Ill.

First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

July 30

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Blossom Music Center

Aug. 1

Noblesville, Ind.

Klipsch Music Center

Aug. 2

Cincinnati, Ohio

Riverbend Music Center

Aug. 4

Darien, N.Y.

Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

Aug. 7


DTE Energy Music Theater

Aug. 8


DTE Energy Music Theater

Aug. 11


DTE Energy Music Theater

Aug. 12


DTE Energy Music Theater

Aug. 14


DTE Energy Music Theater

Aug. 15


DTE Energy Music Theater

Aug. 26

Phoenix, Ariz.

Ak-Chin Pavilion

Aug. 27

Irvine, Calif.

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

Aug. 29

San Bernadino, Calif.

San Manuel Amphitheater

Aug. 30

Mountain View, Calif.

Shoreline Amphitheatre

Sept. 2

Marysville, Calif.

Sleep Train Amphitheatre

Sept. 4

Ridgefield, Wash.

Amphitheater Northwest

Sept. 5

Auburn, Wash.

White River Amphitheatre