Kid Rock — whose been battling Nashville civic authorities and activists in current weeks over his political beliefs and the signal for his Big Ass Honky Tonk Rock N' Roll Steakhouse — joined Bob Seger and his Silver Bullet Band at Bridgestone Arena on Friday night time (Jan. 11).
Seger advised the gang that "I've identified (Rock) since he began in music," whereas Rock mentioned that it was "an honor to be right here tonight, becoming a member of my buddy and absolute musical hero right here… Over 50 years, probably the greatest singer-songwriters in American historical past. Maybe his final time in Nashville. I positive hope not."
Rock joined the headliner for a finale rendition of "Rock N' Roll Never Forgets," the opening observe from Seger's 1976 album Night Moves.
Seger and Rock each hail from Detroit however have ties to Nashville; Rock owns residences in and round city, whereas Seger has carried out quite a lot of recording there, together with for his 2017 album I Knew You When.
Social mates away from music, Seger and Rock have a protracted historical past of becoming a member of one another on stage relationship again to February of 2006, when Seger, then on a hiatus from touring, performed "Rock and Roll Never Forgets" with Rock and his Twisted Brown Trucker band throughout Super Bowl XL weekend reveals at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena. Rock then joined Seger and the Silver Bullets on the Orlando Calling pageant throughout November of 2011, and the 2 performed a pair of reveals on the identical invoice in Minneapolis and Fargo, N.D., throughout March of 2013.
Seger additionally joined Rock onstage on the DTE Energy Music Theatre on Aug. 20, 2013, when Rock tied Seger's report with eight sold-out nights on the venue (Rock broke it with 10 reveals two years later).
Seger has Final Tour dates booked into May however is anticipated to stretch his farewell trek into the summer time and maybe past, although no formal bulletins have been made.