June 03, 2017

25 summer concerts you won't want to miss in metro Detroit

Zac Brown Band Thursday, 6/8 Get ready to put your toes in the sand, or grass of the DTE Energy Music Theatre hill. Zac Brown Band will be returning to play at DTE on their “Welcome Home” tour. Listen to hits from the band and songs from their recently released album at this country show. 7 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; only resale tickets available. Train: Play That Song Tour Sunday, 6/25 Train will be making a stop in Michigan along with O.A.R. and Natasha Bedingfield on their “Play That Song” tour. This tour will be following the release of their newest album, “a girl a bottle a boat.” 7 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $21. Lady Antebellum: You Look Good Tour 2017 Friday, 6/30 Lady Antebellum will be one of the headlining bands at the 35th annual 99.5 WYCD Hoedown. Other performances include Kelsea Ballerini, Brett Young, Trent Harmon, Seth Ennis, Midland, Kristian Bush, Russell Dickerson and Gunnar & the Grizzly Boys. 3:30 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $28. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band Tuesday, 7/11 Listen to classic hits by Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band during his “I Don’t Know Tour” this summer. With the hot July sun and endless drinks, this concert will make you feel like you are wasted away again in Margaritaville. 8 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $145. (Photo courtesy of Facebook) I Love the 90’s: The Party Continues Tour Sunday, 8/6 TLC, Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath, Naughty by Nature, Blackstreet, Biz Markie, Montell Jordan, All 4 One, Snap!, and C&C Music Factory with Freedom Williams are some of the artists on the line-up this year. If you know every word to “Waterfalls” or “No Diggity,” this is the tour for you. 7:30 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $23.50. (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock) John Mayer Friday, 9/1 Following the release of “The Search for Everything: Wave One” in January, 2017 and the release of “Wave Two” about a month later, John Mayer has recently announced his North American summer leg of the “Search for Everything” tour with a stop in Detroit on the first day of September. 7 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $37. Goo Goo Dolls: Long Way Home Summer Tour with Phillip Phillips Thursday, 8/3 Get a chance to listen to classic hits by the Goo Goo Dolls along with their recently released EP at their tour this summer. Special guest Phillip Phillips, who won the eleventh season of American Idol, will be joining them. 7:30 p.m.; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, Rochester Hills, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $25. (Photo courtesy of Facebook) WNIC - Jay’s 80s Summer Bash Friday, 8/4 Jay’s 80s Summer Bash features Howard Jones, English Beat, Men Without Hats, Modern English, Paul Young and Katrina. This is sure to be a jam packed night with throwback hits from the 80s. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, Rochester Hills, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $25. (Photo courtesy of Facebook) AMP LIVE 2017 Sunday, 6/25 This annual summer concert presented by 98.7 AMP Radio is looking to be a star-studded night of performances as Jon Bellion, Niall Horan, Hey Violet and Noah Cyrus are set to take the stage. Jon Bellion debuted his first album in 2016 with his first single “All Time Low” reaching the top of the charts. Niall Horan, former member of One Direction, debuted his first single “This Town” in 2016 and recently released his second song “Slow Hands.” Hey Violet’s new album is set to release in 2017 and Noah Cyrus has released two songs herself, “Make Me (Cry)” and “Stay Together.” This is a concert you do not want to miss. 7:30 p.m.; Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, Sterling Heights, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $19. 89X Birthday Bash presents Young the Giant: Home of the Strange Tour Thursday 8/3 Young the Giant will be headlining this year’s 89X Birthday Bash along with Cold War Kids and Joywave. Young the Giant released their album “Home of the Strange” last August and Cold War Kids released their album “L.A. Divine” in April 2017. Joywave is also set to debut new music at the end of July, which will hopefully make an appearance at the 89X Birthday Bash. Come out and celebrate another year of 89X with this amazing line-up of artists. 7 p.m.; Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, Sterling Heights, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $16. Brantley Gilbert The Devil Don’t Sleep Tour Sunday, 8/13 With special guests Tucker Beathard and Luke Combs, Brantley Gilbert will be taking over DTE Energy Music Theatre in the middle of August. Gilbert’s album “The Devil Don’t Sleep,” which was released a few months ago, is nothing like what we have seen before. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to listen to some country tunes to wrap up the summer. 7:30 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $25. Mary J. Blige: Strength of a Woman Tour Tuesday, 8/1 With her first album since 2014, Mary J. Blige has released a collection of songs sure to impress. Featuring collaborations with DJ Khaled, and Missy Elliot and Quavo, this latest album is not something you want to miss on the “Strength of a Woman” tour. 8 p.m.; Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, Sterling Heights, MI; ; tickets start at $26. Bruno Mars: 24K Magic World Tour Saturday, 8/12 Bruno Mars’ latest tour is sure to be magical. Get ready for an energetic show and be prepared to dance all night along to chart topping hits such as “24K Magic” and “Uptown Funk.” 8 p.m.; The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI; palacenet.com; only platinum and resale tickets available. Kendrick Lamar: The DAMN. Tour with Travis Scott & D.R.A.M. Wednesday, 7/26 Kendrick Lamar has recently released his much anticipated album “DAMN.” at the beginning of April which features collaborations with Rihanna and U2. Tickets for this concert with Travis Scott and D.R.A.M. seem to be in high demand. 7:30 p.m.; The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $79.50. Royal Blood Friday, 6/9 Royal Blood will be headlining a show at Saint Andrew’s Hall at the beginning of June. Don’t miss out on the chance to listen to this British rock duo at this intimate concert venue in the heart of downtown Detroit. This concert is a few weeks before the release of their next album “How Did We Get So Dark?” Maybe they will debut a few songs at the show! 7 p.m.; Saint Andrew’s Hall, Detroit, MI; saintandrewsdetroit.com; only resale tickets available. Sam Hunt 15 In A 30 Tour Friday, 6/16 DTE will be one of the first stops on Sam Hunt’s tour this year and it is a great country concert to kick off the summer with. With music released in the new year and his newest single “Body Like a Back Road,” Sam Hunt’s country vibes are sure to keep you dancing into the night. 7 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; only resale tickets available. 2017 Honda Civic Tour featuring OneRepublic Wednesday,7/19 The 2017 Honda Civic Tour features OneRepublic, Fitz & The Tantrums and James Arthur. With all three artists having released music in 2016 and OneRepublic releasing their latest single “No Vacancy” in April, 2017, this show is a must see for this summer. 7:00 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $21.00. Flogging Molly Saturday, 6/3 This Celtic punk band is definitely something you haven’t seen before. With the release of their new album only a day before they play in Detroit, this show is a great way to start out the summer with new music and new concerts. 7 p.m.; The Fillmore Detroit, Detroit, MI; thefillmoredetroit.com; tickets start at $25. Sublime with Rome & The Offspring Saturday, 9/9 Co-headliners Sublime with Rome and The Offspring are starting the North American leg of their tour in July. For more 90s hits, this is another great throwback concert to add to the list for this summer. 7 p.m.; Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, Sterling Heights, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $25.50. John Legend Friday, 6/16 With the different sounds from John Legend’s recent album “Darkness and Light,” this concert is sure to bring you a mix of upbeat and deep music. With hits such as “All of Me” and “Love Me Now,” Legend will have you crying and dancing in your seat by the end of the night. 8 p.m.; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, Rochester Hills, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $33. Mo Pop Festival Saturday, 7/29- Sunday, 7/30 The 2017 line-up of the annual Mo Pop Festival in Detroit includes artists you do not want to miss. This two day music festival includes performances from Foster the People, Run the Jewels, Phantogram, ALT-J, Solange, Tyler the Creator, Vance Joy and more! The festival also offer a food truck alley and a Riverside Biergarten where you can choose from a wide selection of food and grab a cold beer on your way to the next performance. Doors open at 1 p.m. both days; West Riverfront Park, Detroit, MI; mopopfestival.com; single day tickets start at $75, day of show $90; weekend tickets start at $109.50. Bleachers Sunday, 6/25 This concert is a great way to listen to Bleachers’ new album set to release on June 2 in addition to all of their other hits. Saint Andrews Hall is an intimate venue that will give you an up close and personal experience with the band and surely make it a concert to remember. 7 p.m.; Saint Andrew’s Hall, Detroit, MI; saintandrewsdetroit.com; tickets start at $30.50. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Tuesday, 7/18 Catch Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in July on their 40th Anniversary Tour. For fans of hits such as “Free Fallin’,” “Rockin’ Around (With You),” and “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” this one is for you. This concert is sure to take you back to the peak of the 70s and 80s. 7:30 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; platinum tickets available for $325. Gorillaz Monday, 9/18 With the much anticipated release of their new album “Humanz,” the Gorillaz will be embarking on their next tour starting in June. With a high demand for tickets, there are few seats left to the band’s show in Detroit. Make sure you snag one before they are completely gone! This is a great show to end the summer with. 7:00 p.m.; Fox Theatre Detroit, Detroit, MI; olympiaentertainment.com; only VIP and resale tickets available. Paramore - Tour Two Friday, 9/15 After a few years of silence, Paramore has returned with the debut of their new album “After Laughter.” Jam out to new and old hits from the band with a stop in Detroit in September. 8 p.m.; Fox Theatre Detroit, Detroit, MI; olympiaentertainment.com; public onsale starts Wednesday, 5/24 at 10 a.m. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)

Need a concert to go to? Or maybe a new artist to listen to? Check out this list of totally awesome shows coming to the Detroit area that you should add to your bucket list this summer.

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Flogging Molly
Saturday, 6/3
This Celtic punk band is definitely something you haven’t seen before. With the release of their new album only a day before they play in Detroit, this show is a great way to start out the summer with new music and new concerts. 
7 p.m.; The Fillmore Detroit, Detroit, MI; thefillmoredetroit.com; tickets start at $25.
(Photo courtesy of IG user @snh001)
Flogging Molly
Saturday, 6/3
This Celtic punk band is definitely something you haven’t seen before. With the release of their new album only a day before they play in Detroit, this show is a great way to start out the summer with new music and new concerts.
7 p.m.; The Fillmore Detroit, Detroit, MI; thefillmoredetroit.com; tickets start at $25.
(Photo courtesy of IG user @snh001)
Zac Brown Band
Thursday, 6/8
Get ready to put your toes in the sand, or grass of the DTE Energy Music Theatre hill. Zac Brown Band will be returning to play at DTE on their “Welcome Home” tour. Listen to hits from the band and songs from their recently released album at this country show. 
7 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; only resale tickets available.
(Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Zac Brown Band
Thursday, 6/8
Get ready to put your toes in the sand, or grass of the DTE Energy Music Theatre hill. Zac Brown Band will be returning to play at DTE on their “Welcome Home” tour. Listen to hits from the band and songs from their recently released album at this country show.
7 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; only resale tickets available.
(Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Royal Blood
Friday, 6/9
Royal Blood will be headlining a show at Saint Andrew’s Hall at the beginning of June. Don’t miss out on the chance to listen to this British rock duo at this intimate concert venue in the heart of downtown Detroit. This concert is a few weeks before the release of their next album “How Did We Get So Dark?” Maybe they will debut a few songs at the show!
7 p.m.; Saint Andrew’s Hall, Detroit, MI; saintandrewsdetroit.com; only resale tickets available.
(Photo courtesy of IG user @danreidphoto)
Royal Blood
Friday, 6/9
Royal Blood will be headlining a show at Saint Andrew’s Hall at the beginning of June. Don’t miss out on the chance to listen to this British rock duo at this intimate concert venue in the heart of downtown Detroit. This concert is a few weeks before the release of their next album “How Did We Get So Dark?” Maybe they will debut a few songs at the show!
7 p.m.; Saint Andrew’s Hall, Detroit, MI; saintandrewsdetroit.com; only resale tickets available.
(Photo courtesy of IG user @danreidphoto)
Sam Hunt 15 In A 30 Tour
Friday, 6/16
DTE will be one of the first stops on Sam Hunt’s tour this year and it is a great country concert to kick off the summer with. With music released in the new year and his newest single “Body Like a Back Road,” Sam Hunt’s country vibes are sure to keep you dancing into the night.
7 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; only resale tickets available.
(Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Sam Hunt 15 In A 30 Tour
Friday, 6/16
DTE will be one of the first stops on Sam Hunt’s tour this year and it is a great country concert to kick off the summer with. With music released in the new year and his newest single “Body Like a Back Road,” Sam Hunt’s country vibes are sure to keep you dancing into the night.
7 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; only resale tickets available.
(Photo courtesy of Facebook)
John Legend
Friday, 6/16
With the different sounds from John Legend’s recent album “Darkness and Light,” this concert is sure to bring you a mix of upbeat and deep music. With hits such as “All of Me” and “Love Me Now,” Legend will have you crying and dancing in your seat by the end of the night.
8 p.m.; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, Rochester Hills, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $33.
(Photo courtesy of Shutterstock)
John Legend
Friday, 6/16
With the different sounds from John Legend’s recent album “Darkness and Light,” this concert is sure to bring you a mix of upbeat and deep music. With hits such as “All of Me” and “Love Me Now,” Legend will have you crying and dancing in your seat by the end of the night.
8 p.m.; Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, Rochester Hills, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $33.
(Photo courtesy of Shutterstock)
Train: Play That Song Tour
Sunday, 6/25
Train will be making a stop in Michigan along with O.A.R. and Natasha Bedingfield on their “Play That Song” tour. This tour will be following the release of their newest album, “a girl a bottle a boat.” 
7 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $21.
(Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Train: Play That Song Tour
Sunday, 6/25
Train will be making a stop in Michigan along with O.A.R. and Natasha Bedingfield on their “Play That Song” tour. This tour will be following the release of their newest album, “a girl a bottle a boat.”
7 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $21.
(Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Bleachers
Sunday, 6/25
This concert is a great way to listen to Bleachers’ new album set to release on June 2 in addition to all of their other hits. Saint Andrews Hall is an intimate venue that will give you an up close and personal experience with the band and surely make it a concert to remember.
7 p.m.; Saint Andrew’s Hall, Detroit, MI; saintandrewsdetroit.com; tickets start at $30.50.
(Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Bleachers
Sunday, 6/25
This concert is a great way to listen to Bleachers’ new album set to release on June 2 in addition to all of their other hits. Saint Andrews Hall is an intimate venue that will give you an up close and personal experience with the band and surely make it a concert to remember. 7 p.m.; Saint Andrew’s Hall, Detroit, MI; saintandrewsdetroit.com; tickets start at $30.50.
(Photo courtesy of Facebook)
AMP LIVE 2017
Sunday, 6/25
This annual summer concert presented by 98.7 AMP Radio is looking to be a star-studded night of performances as Jon Bellion, Niall Horan, Hey Violet and Noah Cyrus are set to take the stage. Jon Bellion debuted his first album in 2016 with his first single “All Time Low” reaching the top of the charts. Niall Horan, former member of One Direction, debuted his first single “This Town” in 2016 and recently released his second song “Slow Hands.” Hey Violet’s new album is set to release in 2017 and Noah Cyrus has released two songs herself, “Make Me (Cry)” and “Stay Together.” This is a concert you do not want to miss.
7:30 p.m.; Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, Sterling Heights, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $19.
(Photo courtesy of Shutterstock)
AMP LIVE 2017
Sunday, 6/25
This annual summer concert presented by 98.7 AMP Radio is looking to be a star-studded night of performances as Jon Bellion, Niall Horan, Hey Violet and Noah Cyrus are set to take the stage. Jon Bellion debuted his first album in 2016 with his first single “All Time Low” reaching the top of the charts. Niall Horan, former member of One Direction, debuted his first single “This Town” in 2016 and recently released his second song “Slow Hands.” Hey Violet’s new album is set to release in 2017 and Noah Cyrus has released two songs herself, “Make Me (Cry)” and “Stay Together.” This is a concert you do not want to miss. 7:30 p.m.; Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, Sterling Heights, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $19.
(Photo courtesy of Shutterstock)
Lady Antebellum: You Look Good Tour 2017
Friday, 6/30
Lady Antebellum will be one of the headlining bands at the 35th annual 99.5 WYCD Hoedown. Other performances include Kelsea Ballerini, Brett Young, Trent Harmon, Seth Ennis, Midland, Kristian Bush, Russell Dickerson and Gunnar & the Grizzly Boys.
3:30 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $28.
(Photo courtesy of IG user @simplyballerini)
Lady Antebellum: You Look Good Tour 2017
Friday, 6/30
Lady Antebellum will be one of the headlining bands at the 35th annual 99.5 WYCD Hoedown. Other performances include Kelsea Ballerini, Brett Young, Trent Harmon, Seth Ennis, Midland, Kristian Bush, Russell Dickerson and Gunnar & the Grizzly Boys.
3:30 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $28.
(Photo courtesy of IG user @simplyballerini)
Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band
Tuesday, 7/11
Listen to classic hits by Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band during his “I Don’t Know Tour” this summer. With the hot July sun and endless drinks, this concert will make you feel like you are wasted away again in Margaritaville.
8 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $145.
(Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band
Tuesday, 7/11
Listen to classic hits by Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band during his “I Don’t Know Tour” this summer. With the hot July sun and endless drinks, this concert will make you feel like you are wasted away again in Margaritaville. 8 p.m.; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI; palacenet.com; tickets start at $145.
(Photo courtesy of Facebook)