Kid Kentucky & the American Bad Ass Band – A Kid Rock Tribute
Kid Kentucky & the American Bad Ass Band
Kid Kentucky is a Kid Rock lookalike, branded by name, from a Kid Rock fan-site after interacting as a fan himself. The fans of Kid Rock couldn’t believe how much Don Suiters favored the REAL KID ROCK and essentially came up with the name for him (Kid Kentucky) based on his look, and also living in the Kentucky area.
When Suiters (aka. Kid Kentucky) attends any Kid Rock event and concert as a fan of Kid Rock, many in the audience get excited with tons of picture requests. Suiters was such a big hit as Kid Kentucky for example, that the Tropicana Riverboat asked him to perform, following the Kid Rock concert in Evansville, Indiana. A fan attending the concert subsequently, sent his Kid Kentucky pictures to the 92.5 WBKR radio doppelganger contest.
Experiencing for himself, and knowing that Suiters looked nearly identical to Kid Rock, the radio station jock then contacted Suiters, asking him to join their live broadcast as they interviewed him about his amazing likeness to Kid Rock. The radio host and many others on-site couldn’t stunned by Don’s uncanny resemblance, thereafter, penned an article on Suiters titled Does Kid Rock Live in Kentucky. The Owensboro radio station piece caught the attention of many, including the Clarksville, TN Police department. No, he wasn’t in trouble – instead, they requested Kid Kentucky to appear in their new Police video challenge for YouTube. The video and article spawned more requests and Don (Kid Kentucky) has since made many video and event appearances, as a Kid Rock impersonator.
In 2018 Suiters attended a record release party, highlighting an up and coming Nashville recording artist. The record label and promoter soon contacted Kid Kentucky to sign with Astarnow Promotions, “The Midwest Entertainment leaders,” specializing in producing and booking National acts such as Jason Aldean, Big & Rich, Gretchen Wilson, Hairball, and many more. Kid Kentucky would be their first tribute act, booking stages across Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana.
Soon thereafter, an opportunity arose for a movie roll (which was originally intended for Robert Ritchie, the REAL Kid Rock), in a remake of Smokey and the Bandit. Ritchie declined the lead part as Bandit. The Short-film movie Producer found out about Kid Kentucky after he volunteered to help the local Police department in the YouTube lip-sync challenge. The Bandit Never Fades movie Producer Patrick Laughlin contacted Don (Kid Kentucky) for lead part in which he accepted. Unfortunately, the movie didn’t publish due to permits at the time of shooting the film.
Suiters then decided he would focus on his Kid Kentucky persona and build a band to perform his Kid Rock songs. Kid Kentucky was now a tribute artist playing a role as Kid Rock in a tribute band, taking his Kid Rock tribute show to the next level launching a dedicated webpage and playing venues such as White House on Fire, Mercury Ballroom, Songbirds South Chattanooga, Rising Star Casino and many other great venues. The 2020 season is also shaping up with a New Year kickoff in Georgia (MAdLife) and an NFL pre-show booking at Lucas Oil Stadium in 2020, when the TN Titans visit the Indianapolis Colts.
Kid Kentucky and his American Badass Band are working hard to provide the best Kid Rock tribute show in the Nation, entertaining a growing fan base and growing praise from many Kid Rock audience attendees. Even some official recognition is falling from on high, from real Kid Rock affiliates, crew and band members. Some of Kid Rock close and personal friends have even commented that Kid Kentucky does a great job, producing honorable and respectable on-stage Kid Rock impersonation with Suiters’ look, mannerism and stage performance.
All ticket holders are able to order food and drinks during the event. Standing Room Ticket holders generally place their orders with the venue bar staff. Main Floor Reserved Table and VIP Balcony Table ticket holders are served by MadLife’s friendly wait staff throughout the event.
Refer to the seating map below for a layout of the venue for this show. Please note the table arrangement is subject to change and not all tables may be available.
If You Wish To Select A Specific Reserved Table:
Holders of VIP Balcony and Main Floor Reserved Table tickets have the ability to select any available reserved table from the moment their tickets are purchased, up until 30 minutes BEFORE doors open to the event (i.e. if doors are at 6:30, cutoff time for selecting a reserved table would be at 6:00). Tables can be selected EITHER at the Box Office or by contacting the Box Office during its hours of operation at (678) 384-2363 ext. 1. Please note that tables cannot be selected online for this show and if you do not select a table, MadLife will select one for you. Selecting a table is not required, but is an option available.
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