Kid Rock en Bill to legalize scalping splits Michigan venues, brokers <p>LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Repealing Michigan's rarely enforced ban against scalping tickets is, on its face, an effort to help out the average customer looking to sell a few unused tickets to a game or concert.<br /><br />But it's also a high-stakes financial tussle - one between venue owners like pro sports teams and brokers who resell their tickets on the Internet. So far, the brokers are winning in Lansing.<br /><br />The Republican-led House voted this week to legalize ticket scalping. Entertainment venues are hoping to block the bill in the GOP-controlled Senate.<br /> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 19:07:00 +0000 The Associated Press 16670 at Bill to legalize scalping splits Michigan venues, brokers DSO hosts Kid Rock Saturday <p>The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will accompany Kid Rock in a benefit concert. The orchestra is carrying a 54-million dollar debt. The goal of the event is to raise 1-million dollars for the orchestra. That money will be used for community outreach and education efforts. The concert will be at the Fox Theater Saturday night. Paul Hogle is the Executive Vice President of the DSO. He says while the DSO has faced struggles, he&#39;s optimistic of the orchestra&#39;s future.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 19:19:27 +0000 Mercedes Mejia 7437 at DSO hosts Kid Rock Saturday Kid Rock to headline benefit concert for Detroit Symphony Orchestra <p>An unlikely musical guest will headline a one-night-only concert in May to benefit the <a href="">Detroit Symphony Orchestra</a>.</p><p>Michigan musician and rapper <a href="">Kid Rock</a> will headline the fundraising concert. The goal is to raise $1 million for the DSO; the orchestra faces a deficit of more than a $2 million this year.</p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 21:22:41 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 6390 at Kid Rock to headline benefit concert for Detroit Symphony Orchestra Mitt Romney picks Kid Rock's "Born Free" as campaign theme song <p><a href="">Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney</a> went back to his Michigan roots to choose a campaign theme song.</p><p>&ldquo;Born Free&rdquo; by Michigan native <a href="">Kid Rock</a> has been chosen as Romney&#39;s official campaign theme. A Romney staffer confirmed the music selection with Michigan Radio this afternoon.</p><p></p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 22:33:53 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 5295 at