Palace Sports & Entertainment Brings The Year's Biggest Shows and Festivals for the 2013 Summer Concert Series

May 9, 2013

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – From seven sold out Kid Rock shows at DTE Energy Music Theatre to fun. at Meadow Brook Music Festival to Beyoncé at The Palace of Auburn Hills – the 2013 Palace Sports & Entertainment summer concert schedule is packed with an impressive list of acts and events with a few surprises yet to come.

This year’s summer’s calendar will have a few firsts:

  • The Michigan Beerfest at DTE, featuring craft beers from across the state and country;
  • The Recess! Family Music Festival at Meadow Brook with the biggest family acts; and
  • The American debut from Australia, New Zealand and Singapore – “the world's biggest little indie festival” – St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival Detroit in September at Meadow Brook with all your indie music favorites.

Country superstar Tim McGraw opens the DTE Energy Music Theatre schedule May 19 along with, perennial Memorial Day weekend favorite, Eddie Money on May 24. Other schedule highlights include The Dave Matthews Band (July 9/DTE), Wiz Khalifa (July 31/DTE), Black Sabbath (August 6/DTE), Bob Dylan (July 14/DTE), Aretha Franklin (June 22/DTE) and Bon Jovi at Ford Field (July 18).

“We look forward to sharing another memorable and thrilling summer of concerts and events at The Palace, DTE Energy Music Theatre and Meadow Brook Music Festival,” said Dennis Mannion, President and CEO of Palace Sports & Entertainment. “In addition to our great line-up of shows, we are also celebrating 25 years at The Palace of Auburn Hills. As part of that celebration and the re-launch of our website,, we are giving our fans a chance to win tickets to this summer’s hottest concerts over the course of 25 days as part of our 25 for 25 Summer Celebration.”

The 25 for 25 Summer Celebration #Palace25 giveaway commemorates the 25th anniversary of The Palace of Auburn Hills and the May 10 re-launch of, the official website of Palace Sports & Entertainment. For 25 days, from May 10 to June 3, a show will be announced on where fans can sign-up and win tickets to some of the biggest summer shows each day – including Kid Rock at DTE, One Direction at The Palace and fun. at Meadow Brook.