‘Weird’ Al, AMP Live, 311, more heading to Freedom Hill

Adam Graham
The Detroit News

Yanni, Goo Goo Dolls and “Weird” Al Yankovic are among the artists included in the first wave of summer concerts at Sterling Heights’ Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, venue officials announced Tuesday.

In addition, 98.7 FM will hold its annual AMP Live concert at the venue, which is now under the management of Palace Sports and Entertainment. PS&E entered into a partnership with Luna Entertainment to oversee operational functions at the 7,000 seat venue in November 2015.

Tuesday’s announcement includes the following concerts: AMP Live 2016 (June 25), 311 with Matisyahu (July 12), Yanni (July 23), Tedeschi Trucks Band with Los Lobos and North Mississippi Allstars (July 31), Kool & the Gang and Bootsy Collins with Doug E. Fresh (Aug. 5), Goo Goo Dolls with Collective Soul (Aug. 7), Beach Boys and the Four Tops (Aug. 20) and “Weird” Al Yankovic (Aug. 27).

Tickets for the Yanni, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Kool & the Gang, Goo Goo Dolls and “Weird” Al shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday through Ticketmaster, Livenation.com, Palacenet.com, the Palace Ticket Store and all Ticketmaster locations, and by phone at (800) 745-3000.

Tickets for the 311 concert go on sale at 10 a.m. March 11, and on-sale dates for the AMP Live and Beach Boys concerts are TBA.

Additional concerts at the venue will be announced at a later date, according to a release.