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9 Concerts in Metro Detroit This August

Published July 29, 2019 by

From John Mayer and Chris Stapleton, to Shawn Mendes and the Backstreet Boys, don’t miss these musicians stopping in Metro Detroit this August.

By Kristina Zheng

John Mayer

Aug. 2

John MayerPhoto via John Mayer Facebook

7:30 p.m.

Little Caesars Arena

2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Seven-time Grammy award-winning solo artist John Mayer is embarking on his 2019 World Tour, which will include Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena. Mayer is expected to play some of his most popular hits such as “New Light,” “Gravity,” “Love on the Weekend” and “Waiting on the World to Change.” Catch this talented artist when he’s in town. Tickets start at $59.50 on Ticketmaster.

Chris Stapleton

Aug. 2

Chris StapletonPhoto via Chris Stapleton Facebook

7 p.m.

DTE Energy Music Theatre

33 Bob Seger Drive, Village of Clarkston

Country singer Chris Stapleton is hitting the road for his All-American Road Show with special guests Margo Price and The Marcus King Band. Before the debut of his first album in 2015, Stapleton spent years in Nashville as a sought-after songwriter for many artists. Since his first album “Traveller,” Stapleton has received numerous awards from the Country Music Association and the Grammys. Tickets start at $34.75 on Ticketmaster.

Shawn Mendes

Aug. 5

Shawn MendesPhoto via Shawn Mendes Facebook

7:30 p.m.

Little Caesars Arena

2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit

After the release of his self-titled third album, multiplatinum singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes is travelling across the world for his 2019 tour alongside special guest Alessia Cara. The Prince of Pop’s highly anticipated album was released in May 2018. Its top two singles “In My Blood” and “Lost in Japan” received critical acclaim from Rolling Stone, Billboard, The New York Times and Variety. Tickets start at $64 on Ticketmaster.

Backstreet Boys

Aug. 12

Backstreet BoysPhoto via backstreetboys.com

8 p.m.

Little Caesars Arena

2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit

It’s official: Backstreet Boys are embarking on their biggest arena tour in 18 years. Luckily enough, the popular boy band are stopping by Little Caesars Arena as part of their DNA World Tour. Their newest album “DNA” includes songs written by Lauv, Andy Grammer, Stuart Crichton and Mike Sabbath. Tickets start at $79.50 on Ticketmaster.

Hootie & the Blowfish

Aug.16

Photo via hootie.com

7:30 p.m. 

DTE Energy Music Theatre

33 Bob Seger Drive, Village of Clarkston

Legendary pop-rock band Hootie and the Blowfish are set to travel to 44 cities for their 2019 Group Therapy Tour with special guest Barenaked Ladies. The two-time Grammy-winning band will also be celebrating their debut album “Cracked Rear View’s” 25thanniversary. Tickets start at $59 on Ticketmaster.

Thomas McClary’s Commodores Experience

Aug. 17

Photo via @thomas_mcclary Instagram

6:30 p.m.

DTE Beacon Park

1901 Grand River Ave., Detroit

In celebration of the 2nd anniversary of Beacon Park and the NAACP 110th National Convention in Detroit, DTE Beacon Park will be hosting a series of free concerts this summer. The third and final date of the concerts will be Aug. 17, with performances by Thomas McClary’s Commodores Experience. The artists will be singing to acknowledge Motown’s 60th anniversary. The concert is free of charge.

Florida Georgia Line

Aug. 10 and Aug. 22

Photo via Florida Georgia Line Facebook

7 p.m.

DTE Energy Music Theatre

33 Bob Seger Drive, Village of Clarkston

To promote the release of their fourth studio album “Can’t Say I Ain’t Country,” Florida Georgia Line will be hitting the road for their 2019 tour with special guests Dan + Shay and Morgan Wallen. Detroit, you’re extra lucky, because not only will these artists be performing on Aug.10, but they will be back for a second performance on Aug. 22. Tickets start at $120 on Ticketmaster.

Daryl Hall & John Oates

Aug. 23

Photo via Hall & Oates Facebook

8 p.m.

Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill

14900 Metro Pkwy., Sterling Heights

Daryl Hill & John Oates are among the top-selling duo in music history. The duo is bound to perform some of their No. 1 singles such as “Rich Girl,” “Kiss on My List,” “Private Eyes” and “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do).” Tickets start at $39.50 on Ticketmaster.

The Wiggles

Aug. 26

Photo via Hall & Oates Facebook

6:30 p.m.

Fox Theatre

2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit

The Wiggles are traveling to the U.S. for their biggest U.S. tour in nearly 10 years. To promote their latest album “Party Time!,” the world’s No. 1 preschool entertainers will be performing songs such as “Hokey Pokey,” “Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes,” “Skip To My Lou” and “Simon Says.” Tickets start at $45 on Ticketmaster.

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