Uncle Kracker To Appear In 'Drew Carey Show,' Big Screen Concert

Kid Rock's pal busy with big and small screen projects, soundtracks.

Move over Kid Rock, Uncle Kracker has a new partner.

Kracker will team up with comedian Drew Carey in the fall when he appears in

an episode of the ABC sitcom "The Drew Carey Show." The show will be taped

August 20 and aired later in the season, Kracker's Atlantic Records

spokesperson said.

Before he makes it to the tube, Kracker will hit the big screen. Aside from

appearing in "Osmosis Jones" and lending a song to that film's soundtrack

(see "Kid Rock, St. Lunatics, Uncle Kracker Do 'Osmosis Jones'") and one to

"American Pie 2" (see "3 Doors Down, Sum41, Green Day On 'Pie 2'

Soundtrack"), he will also appear in a groundbreaking live concert in

theaters nationwide.

On August 15, Cinema Presents will launch their new digital in-cinema

network with a live broadcast of a Sugar Ray and Uncle Kracker concert in 44

theatres in 21 states across North America, from Fayetteville, Arkansas, to

Waukesha, Wisconsin.

The concert will be taped at the Tabernacle in Atlanta and broadcast

in SurroundSound. It will also include backstage interviews.

Cinema Presents plans to bring other live concerts and sporting events to

theaters across the country following the Sugar Ray and Uncle Kracker debut.

Uncle Kracker's album Double Wide recently went platinum on

the strength of the hit single "Follow Me."