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8 Concerts in Metro Detroit This June

Published May 31, 2019 by

Spend an evening jamming to live music with some of your favorite artists such as George Clinton, Hugh Jackman, Lionel Richie and more!

By Kristina Zheng

Featured photo via DTE Energy Music Theatre

Brantley Gilbert at 99.5 WYCD Hoedown

June 15

Photo via brantleygilbert Instagram

3 p.m.

DTE Energy Music Theatre

7774 Sashabaw Road, Village of Clarkston

It’s time for the 37thannual 99.5 WYCD Hoedown with a headline performance by Brantley Gilbert, main stage performances by Joe Nichols and Caylee Hammack, and other surprise performances throughout the day. Slip into some Southern boots and head out for an afternoon full of dance and music. Tickets start at $29.50 on Ticketmaster.

New Kids on the Block

June 18

Photo via nkotb.com

7:30 p.m.  

Little Caesars Arena

2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit

After their 2018 touring hiatus, the multiplatinum selling group is hitting the road again with a powerful lineup that includes Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson and Naughty by Nature. NKOTB are sure to perform some of their most favorited songs like “Hangin’ Tough,” “I’ll Be Loving You (Forever)” and “Step By Step.” Tickets start at $29.50 on Ticketmaster.

George Clinton

June 20

Photo via George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic Facebook

6 p.m.

Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill

14900 Metro Pkwy., Sterling Heights

After five decades of tour buses and big crowds, George Clinton is ready to bid farewell to life on the road. For his final tour, Clinton will perform with the iconic Parliament Funkadelic as they pave the way for the future of funk. Catch the Grammy-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer one last time on the One Nation Under a Groove Tour. Tickets start at $29.50 and a limited number of lawn four-packs at $90 on Ticketmaster.

Hugh Jackman

June 24

Photo via Hugh Jackman Facebook

7 p.m.

Little Caesars Arena

2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Hugh Jackman is no rookie when it comes to live performances. In his first world tour, The Man. The Music. The Show., Jackman will perform hit songs from Broadway and films such as “Les Misérables” and “The Greatest Showman” while accompanied by a live orchestra. Tickets start at $49.50 on Ticketmaster.

Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss

June 25

Photo via willienelson.com
Photo via Alison Krauss Facebook

7:30 p.m.

Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill

14900 Metro Pkwy., Sterling Heights

Legendary Willie Nelson is both a musical talent and a cultural influencer. Along with his six-decade career and 200-plus award-winning albums, Nelson is a New York Times bestselling author, an entrepreneur and a cultural activist. Alison Krauss is no small feat either. Krauss fell in love with bluegrass after learning to play the fiddle at a young age, and she signed with Rounder Records for her first record deal at 14. These two talented musicians are teaming up to bring you a night of first-rate music. Tickets start at $35 on Ticketmaster.

Back to the ‘90s

June 28

Photo via Hi-Five Facebook

8 p.m.

Fox Theatre

2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Taking it back to some of the classics, the Back to the 90’s tour is coming to Detroit. With performances from Changing Faces, Adina Howard, Kut Klose, Montell Jordan, Hi-Five, Donell Jones and Next, the throwback event will be a compilation of all your fan-favorite bops. Tickets start at $79 on Ticketmaster.

Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World

June 28

Photo via thirdeyeblind Instagram

7 p.m.

Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill

14900 Metro Pkwy., Sterling Heights

Third Eye Blind has announced they will be heading on a 30-city tour alongside fellow musicians Jimmy Eat World. The performance in Metro Detroit will also have a special performance by Ra Ra Riot. Throughout the tour, the Third Eye Blind band and crew are also focused on limiting the carbon footprint by giving a portion of each ticket sold to support a U.S.-based ClimeCo carbon offset project. Tickets start at $29.50 and there are a limited number of four-packs at $80 on Ticketmaster.

Lionel Richie

June 30

Photo via Lionel Richie Facebook

7:30 p.m.

DTE Energy Music Theatre

7774 Sashabaw Road, Village of Clarkston

Following the release of his album “Live from Las Vegas,” Lionel Riche will be travelling across the country for his Hello tour. The album features Riche performing fan-favorite songs from his solo albums and his time with The Commodores, where he found his unique sound that instantly changed the music industry forever. Riche’s performance is bound to include performances of “Three Times a Lady,” “Easy” and “We Are the World.” Tickets start at $29.50 on Ticketmaster.

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