Kidd Kraddick's Legacy
With holidays on its mind, radio station 106.1 KISS FM has announced the lineup for Jingle Ball ’13. The annual holiday concert takes place this year on Monday, December 2, at 7:30 pm at American Airlines Center.
Like much of what happens with KISS FM, the annual Jingle Ball leaves an enduring connection to radio personality Kidd Kraddick, who died in July. This year's event will benefit Kidd's Kids, the charity he founded years ago.
As for the performers, they include Robin Thicke, Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, Flo Rida, Selena Gomez, Enrique Iglesias, Jason Derulo, Fifth Harmony and One Republic.
The Dallas event kicks off a national Jingle Ball 2013 Tour, which will also hit Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis, Atlanta, New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Tampa and Miami.
The ticket sale situation involve a few tiers:
- Tickets will be sold exclusively to 106.1 KISS FM’s Facebook fans via Ticketmaster outlets starting Tuesday, October 15, at 5 pm until Wednesday, October 16, at 4:59 pm. Listeners can register for free to become a 106.1 KISS FM fan by logging on to www.1061kissfm.com.
- Following, JPMorgan Chase & Co. debit and credit cardholders can take advantage of the Chase early on-sale using their Chase card through Ticketmaster from Wednesday, October 16, at 5 pm until Friday, October 18, at 5 pm by visiting iHeartRadio.com/chase.
- Any remaining tickets will be available to the public starting Saturday, October 19, at noon via ticketmaster.com.
For each ticket sold, $1 will be donated to the Kidd's Kids program of the Kraddick Foundation.
“We are honored to be the official charity partner for 106.1 KISS FM’s Jingle Ball 2013,” said Derrick Brown of the Kraddick Foundation. “For over 20 years, Kidd Kraddick dedicated his life to strengthen the connection between 106.1 KISS FM and its hometown with a cause so close to his heart.
“We are thrilled that the community is continuing to honor his legacy during such a monumental event we know he’d love to be part of.”