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National Concert Week offers low-dough tickets
 

By Gary Graff
ggraff@medianewsgroup.com, @GraffonMusic on Twitte

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Unhappy with high concert ticket prices?



National Concert Week will provide a bit of a respite.



Live Nation -- and 313 Presents locally -- will run its annual NCW from Wednesday, May 1 through May 7, offering $20 tickets (all fees included) for nearly 70 summer shows at its its five venues, including the DTE Energy Music Theatre, Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, Little Caesars Arena and the Fox Theatre.



The local offerings are part of a national campaign that includes 2,800 Live Nation shows. Most of the outdoor dates will be lawn tickets, with exceptions listed below.



A pre-sale for T-Mobile customers is being held Tuesday, April 30 before general sales beini at noon on Wednesday. Tickets can be found at NCW.LiveNation.com, 313Presents.com and Ticketmaster.com.



The NCW lineup of Detroit area shows includes:



May 19 – Slayer at DTE Energy Music Theatre



May 20 – Neil deGrasse Tyson at the Fox Theatre



May 22 – Sammy Hagar at DTE Energy Music Theatre



May 23 – Tony Bennett at the Fox Theatre



May 24 – Florence + the Machine at DTE Energy Music Theatre



May 25 – Eddie Money (pavilion seats) at DTE Energy Music Theatre



May 28 – The Who at Little Caesars Arena



May 30 – RBRM: Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky & Mike at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



May 31 – Wu-Tang Clan at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



June 1 – Rob Thomas at Meadow Brook Music Theatre



June 2 – Anderson .Paak at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



June 11 – Coheed and Cambria and Mastodon at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



June 13 – Buddy Guy & Kenny Wayne Shepherd at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



June 15 – Brantley Gilbert “99.5 WYCD Hoedown” at DTE Energy Music Theatre



June 20 – George Clinton at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



June 22 – Monica, Dru Hill and Jagged Edge “105.9 KISS-FM Block Party” at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



June 22 – KIDZBOP at DTE Energy Music Theatre



June 22 – Bill Maher at the Fox Theatre



June 25 – Willie Nelson & Family and Alison Krauss at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



June 28 – Third Eye Bling & Jimmy Eat World at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



June 29 – Dierks Bentley at DTE Energy Music Theatre



June 29 – Young the Giant and Fitz & The Tantrums at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



June 30 – Lionel Richie at DTE Energy Music Theatre



June 30 – Steve Miller Band at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



July 3 – YES & Asia at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



July 5 – Weird Al Yankovic at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



July 5 – Jennifer Lopez at Little Caesars Arena



July 5 – 311 & Dirty Heads at DTE Energy Music Theatre



July 6 – Sublime With Rome at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



July 10 – Disrupt: The Used, Thrice, & Circa Survive at DTE Energy Music Theatre



July 14 – The Music of Queen with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra



July 20 – Alice Cooper & Halestorm at DTE Energy Music Theatre



July 23 – Train & Goo Goo Dolls at DTE Energy Music Theatre



July 23 – Tedeschi Trucks Band at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



July 24 – Breaking Benjamin at DTE Energy Music Theatre



July 25 – Peter Frampton at DTE Energy Music Theatre



July 26 – MC Hammer, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Coolio, Biz Markie and DJ Kool at DTE Energy Music Theatre



July 27 – The Temptations & The Righteous Brothers at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



July 28 – Mary J. Blige and Nas at DTE Energy Music Theatre



July 30 – Jon Bellion at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



July 30 – moe. and Blues Traveler at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



July 31 – Wiz Khalifa at DTE Energy Music Theatre



August 3 – Beck & Cage The Elephant at DTE Energy Music Theatre



August 4 – Gary Clark Jr. at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



August 4 – Kirk Franklin at the Fox Theatre



August 5 – Heart with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts DTE Energy Music Theatre



August 7 – Bryan Adams and Billy Idol at DTE Energy Music Theatre



August 9 – Impractical Jokers at DTE Energy Music Theatre



August 10 – Sarah McLachlan at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



August 11 – Ben Folds & Violent Femmes at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



August 11 – Santana with The Doobie Brothers at DTE Energy Music Theatre



August 11 – Flatbush Zombies & Joey BadA$$ at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



August 12 – Slipknot at DTE Energy Music Theatre



August 13 – KORN & Alice In Chains at DTE Energy Music Theatre



August 14 – The Smashing Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher at DTE Energy Music Theatre



August 16 – Papa Roach at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



August 17 – Nelly / TLC / Flo Rida “105.1 The Bounce Birthday Bash” at DTE Energy Music Theatre



August 23 – Daryl Hall & John Oates at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill



August 29 – Steely Dan at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



August 31 – Ted Nugent at DTE Energy Music Theatre



September 8 – Bush & +LIVE+ at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



September 14 – The B-52s at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre



September 19 – Rascal Flatts “WYCD Birthday Bash” at DTE Energy Music Theatre



October 3 – The Chainsmokers at Little Caesars Arena



October 5 – The Black Keys at Little Caesars Arena



October 5 – Sara Bareilles at the Fox Theatre



October 13 – Peppa Pig Live at the Fox Theatre

Web Site: www.313Presents.com

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