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Five Big Shows To See In The Detroit Area This Summer

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We are still a few months away from the warmer weather.  It is never to early to look ahead at some of the big shows coming to the Detroit Area this summer.

Citi Sound Vault Presents Metallica
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July 12th:  Metallica, “WorldWired Tour” Comerica Park, Downtown Detroit

Metallica will bring their “WorldWired Tour”  into Comerica Park this July.  Expect to hear many classics and songs from the new album, “Hardwired To Self Destruct”.    Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat will open.    Tickets are on sale and are available at

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Perform At The Viejas Arena
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July 18th: Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers 40th Anniversary Tour, DTE Energy Music Theatre

The band is celebrating their 40th anniversary with a huge tour that will stop at DTE in July.    Peter Wolf will be a special guest.      Tickets are on sale now and available at Ticketmaster.

Queen + Adam Lambert For iHeartRadio Live
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July 20th:  Queen + Adam Lambert, Palace Of Auburn Hills

The band that’s been selling out stadiums across the world returns to North America for the first time since 2014.  Hear all the classic songs with Brian May, Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert.   Tickets on sale now at Ticketmaster.

The New York Comedy Festival And The Bob Woodruff Foundation Present The 7th Annual Stand Up For Heroes Event
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August 2nd:  Roger Waters,  Us And Them Tour, Palace Of Auburn Hills 

After Desert Trip last fall,  Roger returns with a new tour that will feature classic Pink Floyd and his solo work.   We may hear new music as he will release a new album, ‘Is This The Life We Really Want”  in May.   Tickets on sale now at Ticketmaster.

2013 Tiger Jam
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September 12th,13th, 15th, 16th, 19th, 20th:  Kid Rock, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit

Kid Rock will be the first artist to perform at the new arena in Downtown Detroit.   Tickets are on sale now and are available at Olympia Entertainment and Ticketmaster.

These are five big shows that have been announced for the Detroit area this Summer.  Get out this Summer and enjoy the live rock n’ roll.

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