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Steely Dan And Natalie Cole Among Those To Appear At The Olympia Theatre

Olympia Theatre announces its upcoming events.

On Sale Friday!
Saturday, August 8 @ 10 p.m., The Young American Comedy Tour (CITY): Tickets ($31.50) go on sale Friday, July 10 @ 10 a.m. and may be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the City Theatre, 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.  The Young American Comedy Tour, featuring comedian Mike Young, Jeff Dwoskin & DJ Bam, with special musical performance by Hush, will return to Detroit’s very own City Theatre at 10 p.m. Saturday, August 8.   

This Weekend!
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.

July

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 @ 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.  * List is subject to change.

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.

August

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., Boyz 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 Boyz 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.

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) 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. 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.

Monday, August 31 @ 8:15 p.m., WWE Presents: Monday Night Raw (JLA): Tickets ($18, $23, $33, $43, $53 & $73) are on sale now and may be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Joe Louis Arena and Fox Theatre 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. Don’t miss all of the unexpected and exciting moments during this live television broadcast from Detroit as the World Wrestling Entertainment presents Monday Night Raw, from Joe Louis Arena at 8:15 p.m. Monday, August 31.

September

Tuesday, September 1 @ 7:30 p.m., Motorhead, Reverend Horton Heat and Nashville Pussy (Soundboard): Tickets ($32, $36 & $39) 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 Motorhead, Reverend Horton Heat and Nashville Pussy at Sound Board on Tuesday, September 1 at 7:30 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.

October

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.

November

Friday, November 20 @ 8 p.m., The Brain Setzer Orchestra “Christmas Rocks Extravaganza” (Soundboard): Tickets ($55 & $60) 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 The Brain Setzer Orchestra “Christmas Rocks Extravaganza” at Sound Board on Friday, November 20 at 8 p.m.

December

Thursday, December 10 @ 8 p.m., Bela Fleck & The Fleckstones featuring Victor Lemonte Wooten, Future Man and Jeff Coffin (Soundboard): Tickets ($47.50 & $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 Bela Fleck & The Fleckstones featuring Victor Lemonte Wooten, Future Man and Jeff Coffin at Sound Board on Thursday, December 10 at 8 p.m.

Friday, December 11 @ 8 p.m., Wynonna “A Classic Christmas” (Soundboard): Tickets ($58, $68 & $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 Wynonna “A Classic Christmas” at Sound Board on Friday, December 11 at 8 p.m.

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.

* Please note, the charge by phone numbers for all Olympia Entertainment events is now: (800) 745-3000*

* For a complete list of Ticketmaster locations, please go to OlympiaEntertainment.com*

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.


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