Some hot new concerts recently announced for the metro area...
* Bruno Mars will bring his 24K Magic World Tour to the Palace of Auburn Hills on Aug. 12. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Nov. 21. Mars releases his new album, "24K Magic," on Friday, Nov. 18. Visit palacenet.com for more details.
• New Kids On the Block host a Total Package Tour with Boyz II Men and Paula Abdul on June 29 at The Palace. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19.
* Rick Springfield and Richard Marx will join forces for an acoustic show on Feb. 16 at Detroit`s Fox Theatre. Tickets, priced $25-$99.50, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18. Visit olympiaentertainment.com.
* Country star Eric Church and his Holdin' My Own Tour play Feb. 25 at the Palace. Tickets, priced $25-$89, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18. Visit palacenet.com.
* The Indigo Girls have been announced as headliners for this year's Ann Arbor Folk Festival at Hill Auditorium. The duo plays Jan. 28 and joins a festival lineup that also includes Kiefer Sutherland, Kacey Musgraves, Jenny Lewis, Margo Price and more. Tickets are currently on sale via theark.org.