Kid Rock to headline NHL All-Star Game in Tampa

Rapper and singer Kid Rock performs at Stagecoach Music Festival in Indio, Calif. on Sunday, April 26, 2009. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The NHL has announced Kid Rock will be headlining the 2018 NHL All-Star Game at AMALIE Arena later this month.

According to, part of the second intermission featuring Kid Rock will be televised on NBC as part of the All-Star Game broadcast.

Kid Rock recently announced his “American Rock n Roll Tour 2018,” which kicks off one week before the All-Star Game.

All-Star Weekend kicks off on Friday, Jan. 26 with a free Fitz and the Tantrums concert at Curtis Hixon Park.

Flo Rida will perform at AMALIE Arena on Sunday during the All-Star Skills Competition. He will perform again later at the Tampa Convention Center during a private league party.

The NHL says more All-Star Weekend performers will be announced in the coming days.

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