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About Pine Knob Music Theatre

Located in Clarkston, Michigan, Pine Knob Music Theatre is an outdoor amphitheater that first opened its doors in 1972. Currently, it’s under the ownership of 313 Presents.


Pine Knob Music Theatre Seating

Pine Knob Music Theatre has a total capacity of 15,040. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Before the venue was named Pine Knob Music Theatre, it was also known as DTE Energy Music Theatre.


Events at Pine Knob Music Theatre

Pine Knob Music Theatre is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for concert and festival events, in addition to hosting other functions.


Getting into Pine Knob Music Theatre

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Pine Knob Music Theatre? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at Pine Knob Music Theatre

Security at Pine Knob Music Theatre is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Pine Knob Music Theatre has a strict bag policy.


Pine Knob Music Theatre Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

For a smooth and secure experience, only small bags are allowed:

  • Single-compartment bags, wallets, and clutches smaller than 4" x 6" x 1.5" (with or without straps/handles) are permitted.
  • Exceptions: Bags for medical reasons (diapers, breast pumps, medical devices, etc.) are allowed.


What to Bring to Pine Knob Music Theatre

When you come to an event at Pine Knob Music Theatre, make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you intend to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also some cash. Because this is an outdoor venue, it can get a little cold during the winter months (and sometimes year round), so we recommend checking the weather report to consider bringing extra layers and maybe even a blanket. Plus, it might be worth it to carry a rain jacket or poncho just in case the weather changes.


Is Pine Knob Music Theatre ADA Accessible?

Pine Knob Music Theatre is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and the venue is also ADA compliant. Typically, Pine Knob Music Theatre has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


Pine Knob Music Theatre Experience

Your experience at Pine Knob Music Theatre extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at Pine Knob Music Theatre

Plenty of concessions are available at Pine Knob Music Theatre. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, mixed drinks and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at Pine Knob Music Theatre

Pine Knob Music Theatre primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Pine Knob Music Theatre accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


Are There Phone Charging Stations at Pine Knob Music Theatre?

Yes, Pine Knob Music Theatre is equipped with phone charging stations throughout. They are usually located in the concourse. However, it’s important to note that these charging stations may require a small fee, so we suggest fully charging your device before arriving at the venue.


Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.


How to Get to Pine Knob Music Theatre

Pine Knob Music Theatre is located at 7774 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan, 48348. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


How Early Should I Get to Pine Knob Music Theatre?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Pine Knob Music Theatre, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at the Pole Z and UWM West Entrance Parking Lot. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.

One of the most popular venues for live concerts in the country, Pine Knob Music Theatre is surrounded by an abundance of green forests and crystal clear lakes in Clarkston, MI. It boasts state-of-the-art audio and lighting systems with a capacity for 15,274 concertgoers. The venue features five main seating areas there are covered with a large fixed canopy, and a smaller rear outdoor lawn area. It’s also equipped with three video screens for lawn patrons. There are many food stalls and an outdoor beer garden.

Teen idol David Cassidy’s matinee performance on June 25, 1972 marked the grand opening of the venue. Back then, the amphitheater was the largest in the country with a seating capacity of 12,000. It featured the iconic entranceway of walls cutting through the hill, where logos of bands that had played the venue were painted. These walls were then replaced by more lawn seating and stairs, which increased the venue’s capacity to 15,000.

The best way to get to Pine Knob Music Theatre is by driving. The parking lot opens at 5 p.m. when there is a concert, and guests can enjoy barbequing in the paved areas, although open alcohol is not allowed. There is also a park & ride service right off the Sashabaw exit and at the Great Lake Crossing Mall a little farther south. Patrons may only bring in a personal camera, small bag or purse, binoculars, picnic basket with food but no beverages, small umbrella, short lawn chair, and a blanket.

While there are a number of hotels near Pine Knob Music Theatre, the venue is only 40 minutes from Detroit, so you might want to visit the city’s attractions before or after the concert. Need tickets to the venue’s upcoming shows? Event Tickets Center has a wide selection of Pine Knob Music Theatre tickets to choose from.

FAQs about Pine Knob Music Theatre

What time do gates open at Pine Knob Music Theatre?

Gates typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at Pine Knob Music Theatre. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.


Looking for local Detroit Amphitheater concerts?

Our event listing has a list of all Detroit amphitheater concerts happening at Pine Knob Music Theatre. You can also check out events in neighboring cities by checking out our list of venues by state.


Where is the Pine Knob Music Theatre?

Located about 40 miles northwest of Detroit the Pine Knob Music Theatre is the premier outdoor music venue in the greater Detroit area. with a capacity of 15,00 Pine Knob Music Theatre consistently ranks as one of the top amphitheaters in ticket sales in the world.


Where is the rideshare location at Pine Knob Music Theatre?

The drop off location for rideshare is in the UWM West Entrance Parking Lot. The pick up location for rideshare is in the the South Drive near Pole Z.


How is parking at Pine Knob Music Theatre?

Parking is included in your ticket price. There is plenty of parking and lots open at 4pm.


Can I bring a chair to Pine Knob Music Theatre?

Yes, small low profile beach type chairs are admitted. You can rent a lawn chair at the UWM West Entrance.


Can you tailgate at Pine Knob Music Theatre?

Tailgating is allowed at Pine Knob Music Theatre but local ordinances do not allow alcohol in the parking lot.

Facts about Pine Knob Music Theatre

Capacity:

15,274


Past Names/Nicknames:

DTE Energy Music Theatre


Date/Year Built/Opened:

June 25, 1972

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
Puscifer May 2, 2024 From $92 1,497
Neil Young & Crazy Horse May 22, 2024 From $34 1,983
21 Savage May 28, 2024 From $49 2,227
Hozier May 31, 2024 From $160 2,131
Hootie and The Blowfish Jun 6, 2024 From $65 2,306
Nate Bargatze Jun 7, 2024 From $70 1,713
Tyler Childers Jun 11, 2024 From $99 1,076
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Jun 14, 2024 From $45 2,167
Foreigner Jun 15, 2024 From $58 1,759
New Kids on the Block Jun 18, 2024 From $7 1,485