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FAQS

How can I get backstage passes for a concert?

Backstage passes can never be bought. The passes are supplied by the touring personnel and arrangements must be made to receive these passes prior to the event through the touring personnel. Palace of Auburn Hills, DTE Energy Music Theatre and Meadow Brook Music Festival personnel cannot give backstage passes to patrons.

Will events be cancelled due to rain or other inclement weather?

All shows at The Palace of Auburn Hills, DTE Energy Music Theatre, or Meadow Brook Music Festival are ‘Rain or Shine’ events. Only in extreme inclement weather are shows canceled or postponed. Rain and snow are not considered inclement weather. If patrons have questions about an event being canceled due to weather, please call (248) 377-0100.

For venue-specific FAQs, please choose below.

The Palace of Auburn Hills

What is the Address of the Palace of Auburn Hills?

Palace Sports & Entertainment
6 Championship Drive
Auburn Hills, MI 48326.

Where is the Palace located and how do I get there?

The Palace of Auburn Hills is located at 6 Championship Drive in Auburn Hills, Michigan. From I-75, take exit 81 (Lapeer Rd.) and proceed North on Lapeer Rd. The Palace has three entrances on the left side (West) of Lapeer Rd. Also accessible from Exits 79 (University Drive) and 83 (Joslyn Road). Signs showing directions to The Palace are posted from all three exits.

Click here for driving directions.

How do I order tickets for Palace Events?

Tickets are available at Palacenet.com, The Palace Box Office and all Ticketmaster centers or charge by phone with American Express, Discover, Visa and MasterCard at 1-800-745-3000.

Below are the box office hours for The Palace of Auburn Hills:

Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday Closed
(Open at 9:00am with events)

Where is the Will Call Window at the Palace Box Office?

The Will Call Window at the Palace Box Office is located at the Main West Atrium Entrance. There are usually several windows designated for Will Call, however plan to arrive early to pick up your tickets as lines do get rather lengthy for some events.

What can I bring into The Palace?

What type of events are at the Palace of Auburn Hills?

The Palace is host to the The Detroit Pistons (NBA Basketball). The Palace is also known for its numerous concerts, and special events such as wrestling, boxing, sno-cross, ice shows, circuses, rodeos, seminars, clinics, graduations, and other family shows.

Where can I dine that is close to the Palace?

The Palace Grille is a great place to eat and it is inside the Palace on the East side of the arena. You can make reservations by calling (248) 377-8454. Click here to find a hotel, restaurant, or transportation in the area.

DTE Energy Music Theatre

Where is DTE Energy Music Theatre located and what is the address?

DTE Energy Music Theatre is located in Clarkston, Michigan off of I-75 at Sashabaw Rd. (Exit 89) The address is 7774 Sashabaw Rd, Clarkston, MI 48348.

What is the capacity of DTE Energy Music Theatre?

15,274 Total (*7,202 pavilion, *8,072 lawn seats)

When is DTE Energy Music Theatre open?

DTE Energy Music Theatre is open from May to September.

How many events are at DTE Energy Music Theatre each year?

On average DTE Energy Music Theatre has approximately 70 to 80 events each summer.

How many parking entrances are at DTE Energy Music Theatre?

There are a total of eleven lanes through which you may enter. South drive – 4 lanes. Main drive – 5 lanes. Pine Knob Road – 2 lanes.

Where is Guest Services located?

The guest services office and information booth is located directly inside the East Entrance.

Are there any stairways leading up to the lawn seating?

Five stairways access the lawn seating area. One each at stage right and left, and three stairways at the rear of hill.

Where are the restrooms at DTE Energy Music Theatre?

Convenient men’s and women’s locations throughout the grounds. For physically challenged patrons, two unisex restrooms are located at the stage right concessions plaza. Physically challenged women may also access the stage right and left women’s locations.

How can I see the performers up close from the back of the pavilion or lawn seating?

There are two giant live-action video walls located on both sides of the stage and Three 9’ X 12’ video screens mounted on top of the rear of the pavilion for lawn patrons.

Meadow Brook Music Festival

Where is Meadow Brook Music Festival located and what is the address?

Meadow Brook Music Festival is located in Rochester Hills, Michigan at the Oakland University campus Southwest corner of Walton Boulevard and Adams Rd. The address is 3554 Walton Blvd, Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309.

What is the capacity of Meadow Brook Music Festival?

7,701 Total (*2,819 pavilion. *4,882 lawn seats)

When is Meadow Brook Music Festival open?

Meadow Brook Music Festival is open from May to September.

How many events are at Meadow Brook each year?

On average Meadow Brook Music Festival has approximately 40-50 events each summer.

How many parking entrances are at Meadow Brook Music Festival?

There are two entrances/exits to Meadow Brook Music Festival, one entrance/exit off Walton Boulevard and one entrance/exit off Adams Road.

Where is Guest Services Located?

Guest Services is located at the Main Entrance box office at Meadow Brook Music Festival.

How many parking spaces are at Meadow Book Music Festival?

There are 2,000 parking spaces. Handicapped patrons will be directed by parking staff to handicapped parking spaces upon entry to Festival lot via entrance from Walton Blvd.

Where is first aid located at Meadow Brook Music Festival?

First aid is located at the Wild Flower Café & Bar (between restrooms) and is open during all events.

Where are the restrooms at Meadow Brook Music Festival?

Men’s and women’s restrooms are located at Wild Flower Café & Bar and in a separate building located on the south (stage right) side of the hill. Portable restrooms are located inside the main entrance.

Who owns Meadow Brook Music Festival?

Meadow Brook Music Festival owned by Oakland University and Managed by Palace Sports and Entertainment.

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