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Motown sound put Detroit on the map as a music mecca, but we've got much more than that. Blues, techno, gospel, hip-hop and rock 'n' roll ring out from venues all over town, all the time.

Detroit Opera House
http://www.michiganopera.org
Opera, dance and more in a gorgeous setting. (Downtown Detroit District)

DTE Energy Music Theatre
http://www.palacenet.com/>venue_info.asp?venue=2
Pick lawn or pavilion to see A-listers perform at this outdoor venue. (Oakland District)

Hamtramck music scene
Small bars, including one aptly named Small's, showcase underground talent.(Downtown Detroit District)

Hart Plaza
http://www.detroitriverfront.org/east/hartplaza/
Riverfront concerts range from Movement http://paxahau.com/ to the Downtown Hoedown. http://wycd.radio.com/shows/wycd-downtown-hoedown/ (Downtown Detroit District)

Magic Stick
http://www.majesticdetroit.com/magic-stick-detroit/
The city's best bet for a live show. Billiards, dancing, and bowling, too. (Downtown Detroit District)

Motown Museum
http://www.motownmuseum.com/
"Hear's" where it all started. (Downtown Detroit District)

Travel Tip

Order the meat sauce on anything and you’ll understand why Roma Café is Detroit's oldest Italian restaurant, dating back to 1890.

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