313 Presents – Detroit’s premier live entertainment company – is set to deliver a jam-packed summer schedule of live entertainment to its world-class venues – #1 amphitheater in the world Pine Knob Music Theatre presented by Proud Partners United Wholesale Mortgage, Trinity Health and Ally; Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre, Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, Comerica Park, Little Caesars Arena and the Fox Theatre featuring Proud Partner Comerica Bank.
“We’re excited to provide another amazing summer concert season at our six world class venues, including our three renowned amphitheatres,” said Howard Handler, President of 313 Presents. “There’s nothing like enjoying your favorite artist or band under the stars on a summer night in Michigan. Coming off our successful 50th Anniversary at Pine Knob last year, we can’t wait to open our doors and further enhance the concert going experience at each of our venues. Thanks to our proud partners and dedicated sponsors, and to our friends at Live Nation for their continued support as they help deliver access to the summer’s biggest touring acts.”
This summer’s amphitheatre and ballpark schedule features some of this year’s biggest acts on tour. Superstar Tim McGraw will headline 99.5 WYCD’s Hoedown powered by RAM to kick off this year’s summer concert lineup at Pine Knob Music Theatre on Saturday, May 20. The Hoedown will feature acts across two stages, including main stage performances from Chris Janson and Kassi Ashton. Louis Tomlinson opens Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre with the “Faith In The Future World Tour” tour on Friday, June 2, and platinum-selling singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy opens Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on the campus of Oakland University the following week on Friday, June 9.
From Billy Strings (June 16) and Anita Baker (July 2) at Pine Knob Music Theatre to Melanie Martinez (July 8) and Noah Kahan (September 16) at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre to Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (August 4) and The Postal Service (September 17) at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, and P!NK (August 16) at Comerica Park , there is something in store for everyone to enjoy this summer. Please visit 313Presents.com for the full summer schedule.
313 Presents Schedule by Venue:
FOOD & BEVERAGE OFFERINGS
Levy continues to enhance the food and guest experience at Pine Knob Music Theatre, Meadow Brook Amphitheatre and Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre. New automated cocktail bars, food & coffee trucks, and hot dog carts highlight new offerings this summer.
NEW TO THE AMPHITHEATRES IN 2023 – TENDEDBAR, ROTENDER, TRAVELIN’ TOM’S COFFEE TRUCK, DETROIT MINI DONUT, THE FROZEN SPOON AND ZDAWGZ
Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee Truck: Straight out of Saginaw, Travelin’ Tom’s mobile coffee truck brings the coffee world to Pine Knob Music Theatre in 2023. Everything from coffee to latte to frappe will be served. The truck will be located in the Ally East Plaza during events and in the parking lot post-show.
TendedBar: The newly installed automated cocktail bar will be located next to the Meijer Grab-N-Go on the main concourse in the Ally East Village at Pine Knob Music Theatre. In partnership with IDmission, the TendedBar utilizes facial recognition technology and integrated age verification for a seamless customer experience while reducing wait time for customers. Transaction times are less than 30 seconds per station, with 35 drinks served on one four-screen bar in five minutes during events.
Detroit Mini Donut: With a long history of service to Detroit, the 100 percent women and minority-owned and operated business will offer a variety of signature donuts, as well as Italian Ice, at all three amphitheatres.
The Frozen Spoon: The Frozen Spoon trailer, located at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre and Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, will offer a variety of custard menu items, highlighted by their signature Frozen Custard Nachos and Cookie Sandwiches.
zdawgz: This classic hot dog cart will stand on its own at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre and Meadow Brook Amphitheatre with options ranging from hot dogs to Red Hots.
The Trinity Health Ivy Lounge is available exclusively to Pine Knob Music Theatre Season Members before, during and after each show. New to the Trinity Health Ivy Lounge in 2023:
Little Caesars Pizza: Concertgoers will now be able to enjoy Cheese and Pepperoni Big Slice options from Little Caesars Pizza at all venues this summer as it makes its debut at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre.
Other food and beverage hot spots that make their return include:
Meijer Grab-N-Go: Located at the top of the stairs in the venue’s Ally East Village, the Grab-N-Go market offers a spot to grab quick snacks and canned beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic).
Detroit Grille House: A warm inviting Grille Pub with an emphasis on Gourmet Pub Fare, Detroit Grille House will be featured at Pine Knob Music Theatre and Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre, and will feature Burger options, Chicken Strips, Hand Cut Fries, Loaded Fries and the newly introduced Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich.
Prime Time Subs: Located in the main concession area at Pine Knob and making its debut at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre in the main concessions area, Prime Time Subs will feature Italian, Turkey, Veggie and Buffalo Chicken Subs made to order with a toasted option. All bread is made in store from scratch each day, with a gluten free option available. Super Hero Tortilla Wrap, Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, Fresh Chocolate Chip Cookies and salad options will also be available.
Detroit Grille House and Prime Time Subs return this summer, offering specialties customers have been known to enjoy at locations throughout metro Detroit. Below is where you can find each at the respective amphitheatres.
The Pine Knob Pilsner, which was introduced in celebration of the venue’s 50th anniversary last summer, and made-to-order Smoothies in a new Color Changing Cup will be available once again this summer. Smoothies will be available at both Pine Knob Music Theatre and at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre.
Guests will continue to enjoy these popular spots located throughout the grounds at Pine Knob Music Theatre to relax and relish in a wide array of dining options:
- The Tree House by Lume, an expansive deck located inside Pine Knob’s UWM West Entrance, is an open-air beer garden providing ample space for all concertgoers to socialize and enjoy food and beverage offerings before and during the show. Rave Associates, a beer and wine distributor, will provide more than 20 world-class craft, retro and traditional beers. The Fed Community Restaurant in downtown Clarkston will be welcomed to The Tree House and will be providing select food & beverage items.
Cannabis consumption and purchase is not permitted on-the premises; however, the Tree House’s retail space allows guests to purchase Lume-branded merchandise and learn about Lume’s offerings across its 32 off-site recreational dispensaries.
- The Coppercraft Club is open to all Pine Knob patrons and is the destination for pre-show, as well as post-show drinks and food. Concertgoers can get their tickets scanned at The Coppercraft Club gate, enjoy picnic table seating and BBQ Street Fair offerings, including house smoked Brisket and Pork. Guests will be able to view the smoker in action nightly and enjoy the aroma of smoked meat using fresh cherry wood. An assortment of beer choices and specialty cocktails are also available. Smokehouse Banana Pudding Cup, a perfect dessert to take on the go, is made with homemade vanilla pudding layered with fresh banana slices, sweetened whipped cream and Nilla Wafers. The Coppercraft Club remains open until one hour after show conclusion.
- Honcho Outpost located at the top of the stairs in the venue’s Ally East Village, returns for its sixth season at Pine Knob Music Theatre serving up Union Joints style Latin street food. Menu items include Honcho Nacho, Honcho Taco, Honcho Burrito and Signature Margarita.
- at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre is a pre-event destination for season ticket members, sponsors and their guests. Members have unparalleled access to premium amenities including VIP parking, a complimentary buffet dinner and select alcoholic beverages. The space opens to all patrons two hours after doors open and remains open post-show following select events.
“HELLO, PINE KNOB” PODCAST
In partnership with Audacy, 313 Presents brings back its popular podcast “Hello, Pine Knob,” which launched last year in honor of Pine Knob Music Theatre’s 50th anniversary summer. The miniseries will release weekly episodes offering interviews, insights, and guided conversations focusing on the venue’s legendary history, music and memories. “Hello, Pine Knob” is hosted by award-winning Detroit area music and entertainment journalist Gary Graff. Listen to the latest episodes of “Hello, Pine Knob” at 313Presents.com or on any device by downloading the free Audacy app.
PINE KNOB MUSIC THEATRE MERCHANDISE
For the second season, in partnership with EA Graphics, concertgoers will have access to purchase official Pine Knob merchandise at select shows as well as online at eagraphics.com/PineKnob/shop/home.
PREMIUM SEATING OPTIONS
All three outdoor amphitheatres offer Season Ticket Memberships, which provide unparalleled access to a premium concert experience and a range of amenities. Season ticket members receive exclusive benefits, including priority seating location, guaranteed ticket to every show including sellouts, access to members-only club spaces, VIP parking, express beverage lanes and access to offers for 313 Presents events. Benefits vary by venue. For more information, please visit www.313presents.com/events/premium-seats or call (313) 471‑7313.
SEASONAL WORK AVAILABLE
Ilitch Sports + Entertainment is hiring seasonal staff to operate Pine Knob Music Theatre, Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre and Meadow Brook Amphitheatre. Positions include crowd managers, guest relations, ushers, parking attendants and maintenance crew. If interested, go to www.districtdetroit.com/jobs to apply.
LIVE NATION AND 313 PRESENTS CONCERT WEEK — $25 ALL-IN TICKETS
Live Nation and 313 Presents announced the return of Concert Week, offering fans access to $25 all-in tickets to 60+ shows. The annual week-long program kicks off ahead of a robust 2023 summer concert season, getting fans ready to fill their summer months and the rest of their calendar for the year with epic shows and live music from their favorite artists. Concert Week tickets are available now through Thursday, May 16 at 11:59 p.m., or while supplies last at LiveNation.com/ConcertWeek and 313Presents.com.
ONE-STOP SHOP FOR CONCERT TICKETS
Tickets for most events are on sale now at 313Presents.com, the XFINITY Box Office at Little Caesars Arena, Pine Knob Music Theatre, and Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre box offices and Ticketmaster.com. Additional shows will be announced soon. To receive announcements and access to the latest on-sale information, presales, special offers, contests, breaking news and more, sign up at www.313presents.com/contact-us/email-sign-up. For more information on on-sale procedures and venue specific box office details, please visit www.313presents.com/ticket-special-offers/box-office.
313 PRESENTS ADDS TIKTOK TO ITS SOCIAL MEDIA PORTFOLIO
New in 2023, 313 Presents has joined TikTok at @313Presents, allowing followers and concertgoers the opportunity to see all of the fun taking place at its six venues. Never miss a thing by connecting with 313 Presents on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to gain access to event announcements, special offers, contests and exclusive content. All 313 Presents social media platforms can be found at www.313presents.com/connect/follow-us.
BAG POLICY, MOBILE ENTRY, CASHLESS POLICY AND VENUE PROTOCOLS
The safety of guests, colleagues and artists is a top priority, and everyone is encouraged to familiarize themselves with safety protocols such as mobile entry, no-bag policy (exceptions include wallets 4” x 6” x1.5”, medical and diaper bags) and cashless transactions. Please visit www.313presents.com/plan-your-visit/health-safety-protocols to learn about policies and protocols as well as ticket terms and a list of frequently asked questions.