Kid Rock is definitely a guy that has had his fair share of controversy, but he’s also always been a guy that’s willing to open up his wallet for a good cause.
And for the next few days, he’s going to be opening up his wallet yet again for the hardworking musicians on Broadway. The ones that are out of a job since Coronavirus shut down every bar in America.
Along with Steve Smith, the owner of Tootsie’s, Rippy’s, Honky Tonk Central, and The Diner, Kid Rock’s Bar will be matching all of tips made to the Honky Tonk School virtual tip jar for the next 72 hours.
“Just like playing in the clubs, our musicians make their living from the tips they received from our patrons so we are encouraging people to tip them during these performances,” says Steve Smith. “These musicians love to perform and entertain, so just like the rest of America, they are going stir crazy not being able to perform for the people. This is just a way to get them performing again and hopefully bringing some happiness into the homes of those that would rather be on Broadway during this time.”
“Like most of us, I am a big supporter of all musicians and especially for those who work hard for the Honky Tonk Godfather and myself,” says Kid Rock. “These guys and gals work for us everyday. A lot of them you know. So listen, any tips you donate during the live stream are appreciated, but over the next 72 hours will be matched by my Big Ass Honky Tonk, Tootsies Orchid Lounge, Rippy’s and Honky Tonk Central. Thank you and stay safe.”
And if you don’t have the time to tune into the live stream, you can tip HERE.