Bloggy Goodness: Kid Rock’s Stimulus

Say what you will about the classic-rock cribbing Kid Rock, but the one-time Phish collaborator will indirectly be responsible for creating 400 new jobs in his home state of Michigan. The Michigan Brewery announced yesterday that they had been granted a state tax credit to produce a new line of craft beer for the musician, who came up with the idea. The brewery is expecting their new Kid Rock branded beer to hit shelves by mid-springtime. The beer’s name, style and pricing are yet to be decided.

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Finally, in what may be one of the odder “super-groups” of all-time former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha, Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos, Hanson keyboardist Taylor Hanson and Fountains Of Wayne bassist Adam Schlesinger have formed a band together called Tinted Windows. The group will make their live debut at Billboard’s SXSW Showcase and have already recorded their debut album, which will hit shelves on April 21.

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  1. now he has a beer,I just spent a hour trying to find afforadable tickets to see his concert in NC ,I am from Mi and used to be in the same circle of friends durin the “danceopolis”days,then i married a Marine ,i always said to my husband if he comes we are going to the concert,he is so down to earth stiill,well after trying to get a decent seat,all of the tickets are bout then resold for 3 times the price which we cant afford,you have to pay to leave a comment on his web site,when my husband comes home from leave we are better off sitting in the yard and we deff will not be drinking his beer geese did i ever think wrong,all this time i thought he supported the millitary and a Maine can not even buy a concert ticket or see his my space page with out paying a fan fare! thank you for listining,Jamey smith,Jacksonville NC Camp Lejeune

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