Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Kid Rock nabbed at nibby club

(file this under He Ain't No New Messiah, but close enough for rock and roll)

Police Arrest Kid Rock

First on Metro Police arrested musician Kid Rock who was accused of assaulting a DJ at a Nashville strip club early Wednesday morning.

An arrest warrant was issued for Robert Ritchie, 34, who’s better known as rock singer Kid Rock, after a scuffle broke out at Christie’s Cabaret, located on 8th Avenue South, around 3 a.m.

The fight with the club’s DJ was over the music the DJ was playing, police said. The DJ, Jay Campos, was punched in the face, police said. He had a red mark on his face and his glasses were broken.

Kid Rock was booked through night court and his bond was set at $3,000. He asked reporters there to cover the story if his hair looked okay.

He posted bond and was released. As he left he said, "Everything is wonderful. It was a beautiful night."

Kid Rock was in Nashville to attend the funeral services of Merle Kilgore. Kid Rock performed at the funeral.

This story was first reported online on


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