Michigan is known for its beautiful Great Lakes shorelines, automobile industry, and fantastic college town atmosphere. Combining its lovely tourist attractions makes it the perfect place to visit in 2023.
But what can possibly make this state even more worth visiting?
The answer is simple – you can attend live concert shows by A-list musicians in the following month this 2023. Live shows are a fantastic way to start a new year, and concerts in Michigan are an excellent occasion to relax and have a lot of fun with your best friends.
Therefore, we list the five most exciting upcoming Michigan concerts you should buy a ticket for as soon as possible.
Let’s begin our journey.
Weird Al Yankovic
Alfred Matthew, aka Weird Al Yankovic, is a singer, songwriter, actor, author, and record producer best known for his comedy tracks that make light of pop culture and parody particular tracks by contemporary artists.
However, he also has original tracks that are style pastiches of the work of others, while Al also performs polka medleys of various tracks with his trademark accordion. Weird Al Yankovic will for sure have a fantastic show in Ohio since he has performed over 1,000 live shows and recorded over 150 original tracks and parodies.
Yankovic is the best parody and comedy singer globally, and his many awards confirm this since he has won five Grammys out of 16 Grammy nominations. Al has four gold and six platinum records in the United States, while his first top-ten Billboard album was Straight Outta Lynwood. A fun fact is that his latest album, Mandatory Fun, is his first number-one album during its debut week.
If you want to buy concert tickets in Michigan to have a tremendous amount of fun, Weird Al Yankovic is a perfect choice.
THURSDAY, FEB 02 – 8:00 PM AT STATE THEATRE – KALAMAZOO, KALAMAZOO, MI
Tove Lo is a Swedish singer and songwriter who was once called Sweden’s darkest pop export by the prestigious magazine Rolling Stone. Her live performances are more than unique since her music is a mix of electropop, synth-pop, indie-pop, and dance-pop. But that’s not all, since she is also known for her raw and grunge-influenced take on pop music.
Tove Lo made a contract with Universal Music, Polydor, and Island in 2013, and she rose to prominence in 2014 with her debut album, Queen of the Clouds. This album was number 14 on Billboard 200, and the single Habits (Stay High) peaked at number three on Billboard Hot 100.
The Swedish superstar has two Grammy nominations so far, one for Best Song Written for Visual Media for her track Love Me like You Do in 2016 and the other for Best Music Video for Glad He’s Gone in 2020.
Tove isn’t just a performer since she also co-writes tracks for other singers, such as Love Me like You Do for Ellie Goulding and Homemade Dynamite for Lorde. Lo has also made music collaborations with Duran Duran, Flume, Nick Jonas, Coldplay, Kylie Minoque, Seven Lions, and others.
WEDNESDAY, FEB 15 – 8:00 PM AT ROYAL OAK MUSIC THEATRE, ROYAL OAK, MI
Buddy Guy is a guitar virtuoso and a musical legend that has been rocking stages all over the globe for 70 years.
His music style includes genres such as blues, Chicago blues, electric blues, and blues rock. He has 33 studio albums and has won almost any major and significant music award you can imagine.
This American guitarist and singer has influenced many legendary guitarists, including Jimi Hendrix, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and many others. Buddy is a legend who played with Muddy Waters in the 60s as a session guitarist at Chess Records.
This guitar virtuoso with a beautiful singing voice was ranked at number 23 on Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, while his track Stone Crazy was ranked at number 78 on the 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time.
FRIDAY, FEB 24 – 9:00 PM AT SILVER CREEK EVENT CENTER AT FOUR WINDS, NEW BUFFALO, MI
Paul Van Dyk
The legendary German DJ Paul Van Dyk is coming to Michigan this February. Paul is one of the first renowned DJs and the first musician to receive a Grammy nomination in the new category titled Best Dance/Electronic album for his 2003 release Reflections.
Van Dyk is famous all over the globe and was named the World’s number-one DJ in 2005 and 2006. He was also the first ever DJ to be named number one by Mixmag, so it’s not surprising that Paul sold more than three million albums by 2008 all across the world.
Paul has ten studio albums, and his live performances are perfect if you want to dance and enjoy music genres such as uplifting trance, house, progressive trance, electro house, progressive house, and psytrance.
SATURDAY, FEB 25 – 9:30 PM AT ELEKTRICITY NIGHTCLUB, PONTIAC, MI
You better use the cheapest website to buy concert tickets for Soulfly since they sell out extremely fast, which isn’t surprising since they are one of the best metal bands of all time.
Luckily for you, the Soulfly tour has begun, and the American heavy metal band has over 50 upcoming concerts in 2023. One of their live shows will happen in Michigan so that you can enjoy their electrifying live performance.
This metal band has been on the music scene since 1997, and they are known for perfectly mixing music genres such as thrash metal, nu metal, death metal, and groove metal. The current band members are Max and Zyon Cavalera and Mike Leon. What’s highly exciting about this band is that they incorporate Brazilian tribal and world music in their metal music.
Soulfly’s debut album has a Gold RIAA certificate selling 500,000 copies in the US, while all their first six albums debuted on Billboard 200. All in all, they have 12 studio albums, so there are a lot of tracks to enjoy at their live concerts.
WEDNESDAY, MAR 01 – 7:00 PM AT THE MACHINE SHOP CONCERT LOUNGE, FLINT, MI
Here you have five fascinating upcoming live concerts in Michigan this 2023, so please don’t waste any more time and buy concert tickets as soon as possible!