Michigan Casinos Providing Wide Variety Of Concerts, Shows Through Summer

Written By Drew Ellis on April 21, 2022Last Updated on June 27, 2022
Boyz II Men performs

A big holiday weekend is just around the corner, giving people plenty of reason to celebrate.

With the summer months now in full swing, concert time is kicking into full gear at Michigan’s retail casino locations.

Over the next month, Michigan casino goers can find a wide variety of concert events available to them.

Check out our entertainment calendar for the latest schedule of shows at Michigan casinos around the state.

Wide variety of musical acts

There’s a little something for everyone coming up in July when it comes to musical acts around the state.

Country: Dierks Bentley kicks things off on July 7 at FireKeepers. LeAnn Rimes brings her intimate show to Four Winds New Buffalo on July 16. Chris Stapleton and his All-America Road Show hits Soaring Eagle on July 21. The Zac Brown Band also hits Soaring Eagle on July 30.

Rock: The Black Crowes will be lighting up Soaring Eagle Casino on July 9. Pat Benetar and Neil Giraldo are pairing up for a show at Four Winds on July 22. Ann Wilson of Heart will be at Hollywood Casino at Greektown on July 30.

Rap/R&B: July features some big names with Boyz II Men at Hollywood Casino on July 8 and Nelly at Four Winds New Buffalo on July 9. Da Brat stops by MotorCity Casino on July 16. How about going a little further back with George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic on July 15 at MotorCity? The legendary Patti LaBelle will be at MotorCity as well, on July 17.

Entertainment options

It’s not just music options you have to choose from at the casinos.

June is also a big month for non-musical performers and events.

  • July 1: Night of Knockouts XXII at MotorCity
  • July 2: Monster Truck Madness 8 at Soaring Eagle
  • July 5 & 6: Psychic Comedian Peter Antoniou at Island Resort Casino
  • July 16: USA Demolition Derby at Kewadin Casino St. Igance
  • July 30: A Night of Illusion and Mystery at Kewadin Sault Ste. Marie.

Michigan casinos entertainment calendar

Here’s a look at upcoming events that are taking place at casinos around Michigan.

June 30

ABBA – The Concert (MotorCity Casino)

Ann Wilson (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

Rumours: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show (Saganing Eagles Landing)

July 1

Night of Knockouts XXII (MotorCity Casino)

July 2

Monster Truck Madness 8 (Soaring Eagle)

July 5

Peter Antoniou – Psychic Comedian (Island Resort Casino)

July 6

Peter Antoniou – Psychic Comedian (Island Resort Casino)

July 7

Dierks Bentley (FireKeepers)

July 8

38 Special (Four Winds New Buffalo)

Boyz II Men (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

Air Supply (MGM Grand)

July 9

Nelly (Four Winds New Buffalo)

Gabriel Iglesias (Little River)

The Black Crowes (Soaring Eagle)

July 14

The Purple Xperience (Saganing Eagles Landing)

July 15

Dionne Warwick (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic (MotorCity Casino)

July 16

LeAnn Rimes (Four Winds New Buffalo)

Da Brat (MotorCity Casino)

Night of Destruction – USA Demolition Derby (Kewadin Casino St. Ignace)

Grand Funk Railroad and Jefferson Starship (Soaring Eagle)

July 17

Patti LaBelle (MotorCity Casino)

July 21

Eric Benet (MotorCity Casino)

Chris Stapleton’s All-American Road Show w/Elle King (Soaring Eagle)

July 22

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo (Four Winds New Buffalo)

July 28

Led-Zepplica: The Led Zeppelin Experience (Saganing Eagles Landing)

July 30

Jon Dorenbos (MGM Grand)

Zac Brown Band (Soaring Eagle)

Ann Wilson of Heart (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

A Night of Illusion and Mystery (Kewadin Casino Sault Ste. Marie)

July 31

The Guess Who (Odawa Petosky)

August 5

Happy Together Tour (Little River)

Journey (Soaring Eagle)

August 6

Melissa Etheridge (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

August 11

Back in Black: AC/DC Tribute (Saganing Eagles Landing)

August 12

Happy Together Tour (Four Winds New Buffalo)

Night of Queen (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

Bronco, Se Soltaron (MotorCity Casino)

August 13

Tower of Power (Four Winds New Buffalo)

The Beach Boys (Little River)

Blake Shelton w/special guest Justin Moore (Soaring Eagle)

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening (FireKeepers)

August 17

Abbacadabra – The Ultimate Abba Tribute Band (Island Resort Casino)

August 18

Puddle of Mudd (Island Resort Casino)

Chris Young (FireKeepers)

August 19

Roots & Boots – 90’s Electric Throwdown (Island Resort Casino)

MotorCity Cage Night XI (MotorCity Casino)

August 20

Russell Dickerson (Island Resort Casino)

August 25

Terry Lee Goffee World’s Greatest Johnny Cash Experience (Saganing Eagles Landing)

August 27

Face 2 Face – A Tribute to Sir Elton John & Billy Joel (Island Resort Casino)

Michael King is Michael Jackson (Odawa Petosky)

Boy George and Culture Club (Four Winds New Buffalo)

August 28

William So Live (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

September 3

Kid Rock w/George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic (Soaring Eagle)

September 4

Kid Rock w/Buckcherry (Soaring Eagle)

September 9

Australian Pink Floyd (Four Winds New Buffalo)

Christina P. (MGM Grand)

Nick Swardson (MotorCity Casino)

September 10

Wiz Khalifa and G-Eazy (Soaring Eagle)

September 15

Freddie Jackson and Howard Hewett (MotorCity Casino)

September 16

Dionne Warwick (Four Winds New Buffalo)

The Beat Goes On – A Cher Tribute Show (Odawa Petosky)

September 17

A Bronx Tale (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

Kenny Loggins – At The Movies Tour (FireKeepers)

Bonkers Comedy Showcase (Island Resort Casino)

Monster Truck Throwdown (Kewadin Casino St. Ignace)

Rodney Carrington (Little River)

September 18

Matt Fraser, America’s Top Psychic Medium (MotorCity Casino)

September 22

The Whispers (MotorCity Casino)

September 23

Alice In Chains & Bush (Soaring Eagle)

September 29

HUNKS The Show (MotorCity Casino)

Tower of Power (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

September 30

Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band (Soaring Eagle)

Scotty McCreery (Island Resort Casino)

George Lopez (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

October 1

Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band (Four Winds New Buffalo)

Scotty McCreery (Island Resort Casino)

October 2

Daniel O’Donnell (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

Ledisi (MotorCity Casino)

October 7

Brian McKnight (MotorCity Casino)

October 8

Desi Banks (MotorCity Casino)

October 14

Ron White (Soaring Eagle)

October 15

REO Speedwagon (Little River)

Clay Walker with Billy Dean (Soaring Eagle)

October 16

Get The Led Out – A Celebration of “The Mighty Zep” (MotorCity Casino)

October 21

Kool and the Gang (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

Sebastian Maniscalco (Soaring Eagle – 2 shows)

November 3

Aaron Lewis Live and Acoustic (Kewadin Casino Sault Ste. Marie)

November 4

Chris Botti (Four Winds New Buffalo)

Chaka Khan (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

Aaron Lewis (MotorCity Casino)

November 5

Tracy Morgan (Hollywood Casino at Greektown)

November 6

Juvenile & Twista (MotorCity Casino)

November 10

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds (MotorCity Casino)

November 12

Eddie Griffin (MotorCity Casino)

November 13

An Intimate Evening with Tyrese (MotorCity Casino)

November 18

Grand Funk Railroad (Kewadin Casino St. Ignace)

November 19

Tyler Henry – Hollywood Medium (FireKeepers)

November 26

Marie Osmond (Four Winds New Buffalo)

December 17

A Charlie Brown Christmas (Four Winds New Buffalo)

December 18

A Charlie Brown Christmas (Four Winds New Buffalo)

December 28

MJ Live, a Michael Jackson Tribute Concert (MotorCity Casino)

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Drew Ellis is the Lead Writer of Playinmichigan, the No. 1 source for online gambling news in Michigan. A lifelong resident of the state, Ellis has been working in various forms of media since 1998, including more than a decade in the sports betting industry prior to transitioning into US casino markets in 2020.

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