Paul Rodgers & Bad Company are offering fans an exclusive experience when the rockers reunite to perform at the 2010 L.A. County Fair October 2 benefitting the Kids Rock Free program at the Fender Center.
Twelve lucky fans will meet the band, receive an autographed Fender guitar, have their photos taken with the band, and enjoy the concert from premium seating. Additionally, they will receive a personal stage-worn item of Rodgers from that night’s performance.
A major supporter of Kids Rock Free and the Fender Center, and longtime advocate for music education, Rodgers has personally invested his time and resources in Kids Rock Free music education programs by performing several fundraising benefits at the Fender Center, a museum and education facility located in Corona, Calif.
"With so many schools deleting music from their curriculum, the Fender Center is filling a huge void making music accessible and affordable," said Rodgers. "It is absolutely fantastic that youth have an affordable place to study all types of music from rock to classical. Without music in my life as a kid, I may have taken a wrong turn."
"Given the current social and economic strains on schools and families, our students wishing to participate in Kids Rock Free are in need of scholarships," said Debbie Shuck, executive director of the Fender Center. "With supportive artists such as Paul Rodgers, we get to stay true to our non-profit mission and keep our ‘open door’ policy for every young child with interest and talent for music, regardless of their parents’ ability to pay for lessons."