Memorializing the life of David "Kidd" Kraddick -- 1959-2013

Public Memorial Event Scheduled for Kidd Kraddick

Kidd's daughter Caroline, Tim Halperin, Ben Folds and the Jonas Brothers among those paying tribute

By Greg Janda
|  Thursday, Aug 15, 2013  |  Updated 11:14 PM CDT
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Kidd Kraddick died nearly three weeks ago at a golf tournament benefiting his children's charity Kidd's Kids. On Thursday, the public got a chance to honor Kraddick's legacy.

Omar Villafranca, NBC 5 News

Kidd Kraddick died nearly three weeks ago at a golf tournament benefiting his children's charity Kidd's Kids. On Thursday, the public got a chance to honor Kraddick's legacy.

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Kidd Kraddick died nearly three weeks ago at a golf tournament benefiting his children's charity Kidd's Kids. On Thursday, the public got a chance to honor Kraddick's legacy.

A Tribute to Kidd

Hundreds of fans will gather outside the American Airlines Center in Dallas to remember beloved radio host Kidd Kraddick.
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Hundreds gathered for a public memorial and concert Thursday for popular Dallas DJ David "Kidd" Kraddick.

Kraddick, host of the nationally-syndicated "Kidd Kraddick in the Morning," died suddenly in New Orleans in July.

The public event entitled "Tribute to Kidd" celebrated Kraddick's life and his charitable work with his Kidd's Kids foundation.

The event Thursday afternoon was held in the AT&T Plaza at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.

Kraddick's daughter Caroline was present and sang at the public event, which will also featured musical performances from Ben Folds and the Jonas Brothers.

The "Kidd Kraddick in the Morning" team also took to the stage to share their favorite memories with the crowd while videos showed on the big screens in the plaza.

The tribute took place before the Concert for Kidd's Kids, which started at 7 p.m. at the House of Blues. The concert features the Jonas Brothers, Jason Derulo, Andy Grammer, Cimorelli and Tim Halperin.

Guests at the memorial event were invited to stay in the AT&T Plaza to watch a video feed of the concert.

Video of the event will be streamed free on KiddTV.com (CLICK HERE).

More: Kidd Kraddic Memorial Facebook page | Kidd Kraddick Facebook pageKiddTV.com

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