Kid Rock and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will try to raise $1 million at at their May 12 concert at the Fox Theatre -- but they won't be the only stars in attendance that evening.
The DSO and Kid Rock have teamed up to offer 10 premium tickets to U.S. combat veterans and their families, all members of the Michigan chapter of Voice of Warriors, a nonprofit based in Midland and Saginaw.
All the veterans attending the concert have suffered 70% or more service-connected disabilities from their service in Iraq and Afghanistan. Many of them are Purple Heart recipients.
They'll watch Kid Rock's historic collaboration with Leonard Slatkin, "America's Music Director," and the members of Detroit's symphony, from VIP seats at the Fox Theatre. The vets also will make a red carpet entrance at the concert's afterglow event at the Fillmore Detroit, where organizers have reserved them a private lounge.
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