Pine Knob Music Theatre Information

Official Website

For further information relating to Pine Knob Music Theatre (also formerly known as the DTE Energy Music Theatre) please view their official website that can be found here.


Pine Knob Music Theatre, previously named DTE Energy Music Theatre, is located at:

33 Bob Seger Drive,
Clarkston, Michigan 48348

About Pine Knob Amphitheater

The venue has hosted musicians and other performers from various genres, including pop, country, and rock. Tickets for summer line-ups typically go on sale in April, with the tour season beginning in May. Therefore, you can buy tickets for events in May, June, July, August, September, and sometimes October if the weather permits.

Concertgoers frequently fall in love with the venue because of its outdoor atmosphere, expansive lawn accommodations, and state-of-the-art sound system. Pine Knob Music Theatre has won a stream of awards and is a favorite destination for musicians going on summer tours. As one of Michigan’s crown jewel attractions, it has earned its title as the No. 1 amphitheater in the world.

It can seat over 15,000 guests during its events season from May through September or October. If one of your favorite, well-known musicians goes on tour, they may well stop at Pine Knob Music Theatre to perform during the summer. You can buy food and beverages to enhance your experience and choose from various seating accommodations, including the lawn, rear pavilion, or traditional venue seating.

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Brief History

The Pine Knob Music Theatre is located in the beautiful and scenic countryside of Clarkston, Michigan. The venue is well established and was first opened in the 70’s the Nederlander Organization or were the founders and organizers for legitimate theatres across the United states. The theatre open with a bang, with a per-concert performance by teen idol David Cassidy. The name of the venue was originally known as the Pine Knob Music Theatre, This is still widely used by those living in surrounding areas, as well as the name “The Hill”.

In 2001 the name was changed by DTE Energy to The DTE Engery Music Theatre, they also own the Detroit Pistons basketball team. It has a huge 15,274-seat amphitheater, and is known as one of the most attended amphitheatres in the country. It also featured on the nation’s most attended amphitheater by Amusement Business/Billboard for 21 years.

In 2012, the DTE Energy Music Theatre received host of new upgrades, these include a new state-of-the-art audio system — the Meyer MILO Line Array sound system. this provides a specialized audio system, these unique speaker audio systems hang above the heads of fans. The amphitheater is surrounded by the greens forests of Michigan, increased food arrangements and a new and new outdoor beer-garden, for those who love drinking in the sun.

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