WATCH: Yes, Tucker Carlson Opened for Kid Rock

Kid Rock's and Jason Aldean's Rock the Country Tour kicked off at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in La., with a surprise opener, Tucker Carlson, who admitted he wasn't sure why he was there. Carlson explained that Kid Rock convinced him to open the show during a dinner together. Despite starting off shaky, Carlson found inspiration in the excited fans, describing them as a reflection of the true America, full of love and patriotism. He praised Kid Rock as a real American and called for a celebration of freedom in the last free country. The tour will continue to cities across the U.S., featuring Kid Rock and Aldean as constants. Prior to the tour, Kid Rock appeared on Fox News, expressing his views on various topics.

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