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9 Concerts in Metro Detroit This July

Published June 28, 2019 by

Spice up your summer by attending a concert featuring popular artists like Jennifer Lopez, Queen and Khalid.

By Kristina Zheng

Featured image via Little Caesars Arena Facebook

Jennifer Lopez

July 5

Photo via Jennifer Lopez Facebook

8 p.m.

Little Caesars Arena

2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Music and entertainment icon Jennifer Lopez is hitting the road for her first U.S. solo headlining tour. Her highly anticipated It’s My Party tour will visit 25 cities across the country, and she will be joined by World of Dance finalists Swing Latino, Briar Nolet and The Lab as special guests. Fans should expect to witness the all-consuming dance numbers, jaw-dropping set designs and extravagant costumes that are nothing short of a J.Lo performance. Tickets start at $49.95 on Ticketmaster.

Dave Matthews Band

July 9

Photo via Dave Matthews Band Facebook

8 p.m.

DTE Energy Music Theatre

33 Bob Seger Drive, Village of Clarkston

Dave Matthews Band is coming to Metro Detroit as part of its North American summer tour. The Grammy-award winning band has sold more than 38 million CDs and DVDs combined and is the first group to have seven consecutive studio albums debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Jam out with the legendary band as they play hit songs from their latest album “Come Tomorrow.” Tickets start at $45.50 on Ticketmaster.

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band

July 16

Photo via Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band Facebook

8 p.m.

DTE Energy Music Theatre

33 Bob Seger Drive, Village of Clarkston

Looking to escape to a fantastical island getaway? Look no further. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at DTE Energy Music Theatre as part of their Son of a Son of a Sailor tour. With a set list bound to include fan-favorite songs like “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” “Livingston Saturday Night” and “Cowboy in the Jungle,” the performance will be a night to remember. Tickets start at $51 on Ticketmaster.

Tamia

July 21

Photo via Tamia Hill Instagram

10 p.m. (with local DJs and opening acts starting at 6:30 p.m.) 

DTE Beacon Park

1901 Grand River Ave., Detroit

In celebration of the second anniversary of Beacon Park and the NAACP 110thNational Convention in Detroit, DTE Beacon Park will host a free concert with Tamia headlining. The six-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter has become a vocal powerhouse in R&B music. Tamia will perform popular songs from her latest album “Passion Like Fire.” Concert admission is free.

Queen and Adam Lambert

July 27

Photos via Adam Lambert Facebook

8 p.m.

Little Caesars Arena

2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Ever since Adam Lambert shared the stage with Queen in the 2009 American Idol finale, fans across the globe have been mesmerized by the duo. In fact, original band members Brian May and Roger Tyler will once more team up with Adam as they head out on a worldwide Rhapsody tour. Catch these phenomenal artists at Little Caesars Arena this July. Tickets start at $49.50 on Ticketmaster.

Khalid

July 28

Photo via Khalid Facebook

7:30 p.m.

Little Caesars Arena

2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Since the debut of his first two singles “Location” and “Young, Dumb & Broke,” Khalid has made his mark in the R&B music industry. The multiplatinum global megastar went on to release his second album “Free Spirit” in April 2019 and will embark on his summer tour with singer-songwriter Clairo as a special guest. Witness Khalid at the Little Caesars Arena this summer. Tickets start at $49.95 on Ticketmaster.

Mary J. Blige and Nas

July 28

Photos via Mary J. Blige Facebook

8 p.m.

DTE Energy Music Theatre

33 Bob Seger Drive, Village of Clarkston

Mary J. Blige and Nas are an iconic pairing in the R&B and hip-hop industries. The two artists are teaming up this summer for their North American tour, an event you can’t miss. With a set list comprised of all their famous hits throughout their careers, Mary J. Blige and Nas will be putting on the performance of a lifetime. Tickets start at $30.99 on Ticketmaster.

Wiz Khalifa

July 31

Photo via Wiz Khalifa Facebook

6 p.m.

DTE Energy Music Theatre  

33 Bob Seger Drive, Village of Clarkston

In support of his latest mixtape “Fly Times Vol. 1: The Good Fly Young,” recording artist Wiz Khalifa is heading out on The Decent Exposure Tour alongside fellow artists Playboi Cart, French Montana, Moneybagg, Chevy Woods and DJ Drama. The rapper is best known for his fan-favorite tracks such as “Black and Yellow” and “We Dem Boys,” as well as collaborations such as “See You Again” with Charlie Puth. Tickets start at $29 on Ticketmaster.

Tame Impala and 21 other artists at Mo Pop Festival

July 27-28

Photo via Tame Impala Facebook

1 p.m. 

West Riverfront Park

1801 West Jefferson Ave., Detroit

The wait is officially over. Mo Pop Festival is back again, and 22 artists, including Tame Impala, Vampire Weekend and Ella Mai, are scheduled to perform over the two-day extravaganza. Food, music, arcade games and other pop-up activities will be provided for pass holders. Grab your passes now before it’s too late. Weekend passes start at $129.50, and single day passes start at $85 on mopopfestival.

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