Packway Handle Band, opener for Kid Rock, on 'The Nine'

The Packway Handle Band is opening the entire KID ROCK FIRST KISS: CHEAP DATE tour, including all the shows at the DTE Energy Music Theatre August 7-22. Packway's unique roots-grass styling first caught Kid Rock's eye when the band played his annual 'Chillin the Most' cruise in 2014. His interest was piqued, and he brought them back on the cruise in 2015 and subsequently added them to the 2015 summer tour.

VIDEO: Get a feel for Packway's sound during their live performance on 'The Nine'

Packway Handle Band formed in Athens, GA, in 2003 and includes Andrew Heaton (vox, fiddle), Josh Erwin (vox, guitars), Michael Paynter (vox, mandolin), Tom Baker (vox, banjo) and Zach McCoy (vox, bass). You can learn more about the band at

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