Demand Hot For Kid Rock Birthday Concert Tickets

Kid Rock performs onstage during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2010 live show at La Caja Magica in Madrid, Spain, on November 7, 2010 Kid Rock performs onstage during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2010 live show at La Caja Magica in Madrid, Spain, on November 7, 2010

Kid Rock always has been a hot ticket in the Detroit area, but sales for an upcoming concert show the country rocker with hip-hop roots is on fire.

The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press report Friday that more than 45,000 tickets for his 40th birthday bash Jan. 15 at Ford Field sold out in only 19 minutes.

A limited number of VIP packages remain at a cost of $300.

A show representative told the Free Press that a second Ford Field date will not be added.

Kid Rock’s real name is Robert Ritchie. He grew up in northern Macomb County’s Romeo and now lives in Oakland County’s Clarkston.

He has sold more than 180,000 tickets over the past 14 months for shows in the Detroit area.

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