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Olympia Entertainment Announces Upcoming Events: Concerts, Tours & More

Olympia Entertainment announces upcoming events for 2009 in Detroit.

Tickets on sale 6/11 for Friday, December 11 @ 8 p.m., Wynonna "A Classic Christmas" (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($58, $68 & $78) go on sale Thursday, June 11 @ 10 a.m. and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents Wynonna "A Classic Christmas" at Sound Board on Friday, December 11 at 8 p.m.

Tickets on sale 6/13 for Sunday, August 30 @ 7:30 p.m., Teena Marie and Friends with special guests Cameo & Loose Ends and a special appearance by K'Jon (FOX): Tickets ($58, $68, $78 & $88) go on sale Saturday, June 13 @ 10 a.m. and may be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge), at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611. Teena Marie and Friends starring Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter Teena Marie, with special guests Cameo & Loose Ends and a special appearance by K'Jon, will head to the Fox Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 30.

Saturday, June 13 - Sunday, June 14, Thomas & FriendsTM Live! On Stage: A Circus Comes To Town (FOX): Tickets ($18.50, $23.50, $29.50 & $40.50) are on sale now and may be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge), at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. Groups of 10 or more save on all shows, please call (313) 471-3099. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611. Percy, James, Gordon - and, of course Thomas - are headed your way! Join these engine friends, Sir Topham Hatt and the townspeople of Sodor for a one-of-a-kind not-to-be-missed live entertainment experience. Thomas & FriendsTM Live! On Stage: A Circus Comes To Town arrives at the Fox Theatre June 13 and 14 for four fabulous family performances packed with audience singalongs, high-energy dancing and thrilling adventures.

Wednesday, June 17 @ 8 p.m., Boz Scaggs (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($57.50 & $62.50) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents singer/songwriter Boz Scaggs at Sound Board on Wednesday, June 17 at 8 p.m.

Friday, June 26 @ 8 p.m., Melissa Etheridge (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($78, $90.50 & $103) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents Melissa Etheridge at Sound Board on Friday, June 26 @ 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 11 @ 7:30 p.m., An Evening With Aretha Franklin (FOX): Tickets ($45 & $50) are on sale now and may be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge), at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611. It's a night to remember as ‘The Queen Of Soul', Aretha Franklin, is set to perform at the Fox Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11. Aretha takes her audience on a musical journey "The Queen's" way, as only she can! Spend an evening with Aretha Franklin as she pays a musical tribute to Diane Washington and B.B. King.

Friday, July 17 & Saturday, July 18 @ 6:30 p.m., Kid Rock with very special guests (COPA): Tickets ($30, $46.50, $69.50 & $99 - six pack of party deck) are on sale now and may be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Comerica Park Box Office, Tickets.com or select Meijer stores. To charge tickets by phone, call 866-66-TIGER. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611. Kid Rock announced two performances at the home of the Detroit Tigers at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18. The weekend party will expand out to the streets each day to include a chili cook-off, an auto show, and a second stage that will host several "Battle of the Bands" contest winners. Special guests will differ for the two shows, with July 17th featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd and Robert Randolph & the Family Band, and the July 18th show featuring Alice in Chains and Cypress Hill. What is sure to be Detroit's biggest concert event of the summer also offers this summer's best concert ticket deal, Six Party Deck Tickets for Only $99.

Saturday, July 25 @ 7:30 p.m., Love Train: The Sound Of Philadelphia starring: The O'Jays, Russell Thompkins Jr & The New Stylistics, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, The Delfonics, Jerry Butler, The Jones Girls, The Intruders and Eddie Holman (FOX): ($66, $78 & $103) are on sale now and may be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge), at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611. Love Train: The Sound Of Philadelphia, starring The O'Jays, Russell Thompkins Jr & The New Stylistics, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, The Delfonics, Jerry Butler, The Jones Girls, The Intruders and Eddie Holman, is set to perform at the Fox Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25.

Saturday, July 25 @ 8 p.m., Sinbad (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($46 & $50) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents comedian and actor Sinbad at Sound Board on Saturday, July 25 at 8 p.m.

Friday, July 31 @ noon, Vans Warped Tour® 2009 (COPA Parking Lots): Tickets ($33) are on sale now and may be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge), at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611. Day of show ticket price ($36). The annual punk rock extravaganza, VANS WARPED TOUR®, celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, and organizers are promising the most memorable jaunt yet for North America's longest-running touring festival. The 46-date tour commences June 26 in Pomona, CA and finishes August 23 in Carson, CA, with a stop in Detroit at the Comerica Park parking lots starting at noon Friday, July 31. This year's line-up includes: 3OH!3, Less Than Jake, Underoath, Chiodos, Bad Religion, Devil Wears Prada, Anti-Flag, Bouncing Souls, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Sing It Loud, A Day to Remember, The Maine, Gallows, Alexisonfire, Saosin, Escape the Fate, Tat, Bayside, Millionaires, Black Tide, Westbound Train, I Set My Friends On Fire, Streetlight Manifesto, Big D and the Kids Table, P.O.S., Meg & Dia, Forever the Sickest Kids, There For Tomorrow, Hit the Lights, Cash Cash, A Skylit Drive, Breathe Carolina, Every Avenue, Valencia, Senses Fail, The White Tie Affair, NeverShoutNever, TV/TV, Brokencyde, The A.K.A.S., The Architects, Shad, Dirty Heads, Innerpartysystem, Shooter Jennings, Madina Lake, In This Moment, Aiden and VersaEmerge.

Friday, July 31 @ 8 p.m., Blake Shelton with special guest Love and Theft (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($34.50, $44.50 & $48.50) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents Blake Shelton, with special guest Love and Theft, at Sound Board on Friday, July 31 at 8 p.m.

Thursday, August 6 @ 8 p.m., Jamie Foxx (FOX): Tickets ($39.75, $59.75 & $79.75) are on sale now may be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge), at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611. Jamie Foxx's 50-city North American "Intuition Tour," which will officially kick off in July in Las Vegas, makes a stop at the Fox Theatre at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 6.

Thursday, August 6 @ 8 p.m., Dave Koz & Brian Culbertson with special guest Peabo Bryson (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($52.50 & $58.50) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents a night of Jazz with Dave Koz and Brian Culbertson with special guest Peabo Bryson at Sound Board on Thursday, August 6 at 8 p.m.

Friday, August 14 @ 8 p.m., Boys II Men (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($48.50 & $52.50) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents R & B group Boys II Men at Sound Board on Friday, August 14 @ 8 p.m.

Sunday, August 16 @ 7:30 p.m., Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo with special guest The Donnas (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($40.50, $52.50 & $55.50) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo with special guest The Donnas at Sound Board on Sunday, August 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, August 21 @ 8 p.m., Gary Allan with special guest Megan James (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($41, $48 & $58) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents country superstar Gary Allan, with special guest Megan James, at Sound Board on Thursday, August 21 at 8 p.m.

Saturday, September 5 @ 8 p.m., Steely Dan (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($47.50, $81.50 & $85.50) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents Steely Dan at Sound Board on Saturday, September 5 at 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 3 @ 8 p.m., Natalie Cole (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($58, $72 & $78) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents Grammy Award winner Natalie Cole at Sound Board on Saturday, October 3 at 8 p.m.

RESCHEDULED! Saturday, October 31 @ 8 p.m., Robin Williams (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($98 & $153) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. Robin Williams, originally scheduled to play at Sound Board on Thursday, April 16, has been rescheduled for a new date. Robin Williams will now perform at Sound Board on Saturday, October 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the original date will be honored for the new date or refunds can be made at point of purchase.

Thursday, December 31 @ 9 p.m., Goo Goo Dolls (SOUNDBOARD): Tickets ($53, $72.50, $79.50 & $88.50) are on sale now and may be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena box office, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000 or purchase online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. MotorCity Casino Hotel presents Goo Goo Dolls at Sound Board on New Year's Eve, Thursday, December 31 at 9 p.m.

Experience Detroit's crown jewel, the Fox Theatre, like never before! Private group tours are now available, which will give guests a unique behind-the-scenes look at the magnificently restored Fox Theatre. During the 45-minute walking tour, groups will be awed by the exquisite beauty and extravagant architectural design, as well as the history of the Fox Theatre, which has hosted the world's biggest stars for 80 years, including Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Jerry Seinfeld and more. Fox Theatre tours are available by appointment only, for groups of 15 or more. Tours are offered Monday through Friday on non-event days and tickets are $6 per person. Complimentary motor coach parking is available. For more information or to book a tour, please call the Fox Theatre Tour Hotline at (313) 471-6677.

Come explore the history and mystery of Masonic Temple with a 60-minute, walking tour and view the exquisite beauty and extravagant architectural design. As the largest building of its kind in the world, the Masonic Temple boasts over 1000 rooms. It includes two large ballrooms, a 14th century style chapel, and two complete auditoriums: the 4,400-seat Masonic Temple Theatre and the 1,550-seat Scottish Rite Theatre, as well as a third theater that can be used for stage rehearsals. For more than 75 years, the main stage has hosted performances ranging from Judy Garland to The Rolling Stones, from Al Green, to the Metropolitan Opera to Disney's The Lion King, opera to hip hop. Tours are available by appointment only, for groups of 15 or more. Tours are offered Monday through Friday on non-event days and tickets are $6 per person. Complimentary motor coach parking is also available. For more information or to book a tour, please call the Fox Theatre Tour Hotline at (313) 471-6677.

Stanley Cup playoffs are back in Detroit! Hockeytown Cafe is the place to be to watch all of the Red Wings action in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final! Head down to Hockeytown Cafe for a chance to win four standing room only tickets before Game 7. Ticket winners are announced 30 minutes prior to game time and must be present to win. Fans are invited to use the FREE shuttle to and from Joe Louis Arena for each home playoff game! Don't miss the big game at Hockeytown Cafe!

Hockeytown Cafe is the headquarters for Detroit Tigers baseball! Win four standing room only tickets before every home game this season! Ticket winners are announced 30 minutes prior to game time and must be present to win. Hockeytown Cafe is conveniently located across the street from Comerica Park. The outdoor rooftop deck is open to all fans with Tigers fever!

Ride down to Hockeytown seven days a week! Hockeytown Cafe is the place to be for all motorcycle enthusiasts this summer. Free bike parking is available on the patio. All bikers welcome!

Hockeytown Cafe is home to delicious $5 lunch specials Monday through Friday, with complimentary parking in the Fox Theatre Parking Structure from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays and non-event days! These great lunch specials change daily, so visit hockeytowncafe.com today for a complete list of this week's specials.

Remember to head down to Hockeytown Cafe before, during and after the game to be in the heart of the game-winning excitement. Come find out why Hockeytown Cafe was named the No. 2 sports bar in America by ESPN2's Cold Pizza and AOL City's Best Sports Bar! With an outdoor deck that has a spectacular view of Comerica Park, 30 plasma screen TV's and more than 50 beers from around the world, Hockeytown Cafe is the perfect stop to enjoy the thrill of sports!

 


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