The summer concert season is back! Eddie Money will be opening the season with his performance Friday night.

Palace Sports & Entertainment is rolling out a potent 2012 summer schedule that promises to delight legions of fans with more than 80 concerts and events at The Palace, DTE Energy Music Theatre and Meadow Brook Music Festival, showcasing the top touring acts on the road.

All tickets on sale now unless otherwise noted. Tickets can be purchased at Palacenet.com, The Palace Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations. Tickets may also be charged by phone to American Express, Discover, Visa and MasterCard by calling 1-800-745-3000. Specially priced lawn ticket four-packs available where noted. Special Superfan seating and group rates are available for some shows. Check individual show listings on Palacenet.com for details. Parking fee of $3.00 is included in the ticket price at DTE Energy Music Theatre. Shows at DTE Energy Music Theatre and Meadow Brook Music Festival are part of the Belle Tire Concert Series. More shows to be announced.

MAY

Friday, May 25 - Eddie Money wsg Bear Lake and Impossible Tuesday (classic rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $34.50 pavilion, $10.00 lawn.

WATCH: Eddie Money does the weather on Local 4 News at Noon

SLIDESHOW: Eddie Money behind the scenes on a visit to Local 4 News at Noon

Wednesday, May 30 - Drake wsg J. Cole, Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz and French Montana, “The Club Paradise Tour” (hip-hop), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $109.75, $79.75 and $59.75 pavilion and $35.75 lawn

JUNE

Friday, June 1 - Gary Allan wsg Rodney Atkins, Josh Thompson, Eric Paslay, Sunny Sweeney and more, “2012 Country Throwdown Tour,” (country), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 3:00 p.m., $50.00, $35.00 and $20.50 pavilion and $15.50 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $46.00

Sunday, June 3 - Third Day (contemporary Christian), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $39.50 and $25.00 pavilion and $15.00 lawn

Friday, June 8 - Earth, Wind & Fire with 33-piece full string orchestra, “Guiding Lights” summer concert tour (classic R&B), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 8:00 p.m., $76.00 and $60.50 pavilion only

Saturday, June 9 - The Music of The Who: A Rock Symphony (classic rock/tribute), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 8:00 p.m., $32.50, $25.00, $20.00, $15.00 and $10.00 pavilion and $10.00 lawn

Monday, June 11 - Radiohead wsg Caribou (rock), The Palace of Auburn Hills, 7:30 p.m., $69.50 reserved and general admission floor

Saturday, June 16 - Brad Paisley wsg The Band Perry and Scotty McCreery, “Virtual Reality World Tour” (country), DTE Energy Music Theatre, Doors open at 4:30 p.m., $72.50 pavilion and $35.00 lawn

Friday, June 22 - Counting Crows wsg Good Old War, Foreign Fields and Filligar, “The Outlaw Roadshow” (rock), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 7:00 p.m., $42.50 pavilion and $25.00 lawn. ON SALE THIS SATURDAY, MAY 12 AT 10:00 AM

Saturday, June 23 - Cirque D’Or (family show), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., $22.00 reserved pavilion and $17.00 general admission pavilion. Family four-packs at $79.00 reserved pavilion

Wednesday, June 27 - ZZ Top and 3 Doors Down wsg Gretchen Wilson and Leroy Powell & The Messengers, “The Gang of Outlaws Tour” (rock/country), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $49.50 and $35.00 pavilion and $25.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $75.00

Thursday, June 28 - Ted Nugent, REO Speedwagon and STYX, “The Midwest Rock ‘n Roll Express” Tour, 94.7 WCSX’s 25th Birthday Bash (rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 6:30 p.m., $65.00 and $35.00 pavilion and $25.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $60.00

Thursday, June 28 - David Gray (pop/rock), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 8:00 p.m., $65.00, $55.00, $45.00 and $35.00 pavilion and $25.00 lawn

Friday, June 29 - Toby Keith wsg Brantley Gilbert, “Live In Overdrive Tour” (country), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $89.00 and $72.50 pavilion and $32.50 lawn. “Hell Raiser” Super Saver tickets at $23.00 and lawn ticket four-packs at $99.00

Friday, June 29 - Buddy Guy/Jonny Lang (blues), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 7:30 p.m., $35.00 pavilion and $15.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $44.00

Saturday, June 30 - The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour featuring Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks (classic rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 8:00 p.m., $69.50, and $35.00 reserved and $25.00 lawn. Lawn four-packs at $60.00

JULY

Sunday, July 1 - Sarah McLachlan with Symphony Orchestra (pop), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 7:30 p.m., $49.50 and $39.50 pavilion and $25.00 lawn. Lawn tickets are $5.00 more the day of the show

Tuesday, July 3 - Neil Diamond (classic rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 8:00 p.m., $127.50 and $85.00 pavilion and $29.50 lawn

Wednesday, July 4 - Death Cab for Cutie / City and Colour, “Riverfest 2012” (rock), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 7:00 p.m., $39.50 pavilion and $25.00 lawn

Thursday, July 5 - Aerosmith wsg Cheap Trick, “The Global Warming Tour” (rock), The Palace of Auburn Hills, 7:30 p.m., $149.50, $79.50, $39.50 and $29.50 reserved

Friday, July 6 - Rise Against, All Time Low, Taking Back Sunday, Anti-Flag, Yellowcard, The Used, Four Year Strong, New Found Glory, Pierce The Veil, Falling In Reverse, Breathe Carolina and more, “Vans Warped Tour 2012” (alternative rock), The Palace of Auburn Hills, 11:00 a.m., $34.00 general admission in advance. Tickets the day of the show are $40.00 general admission via online and phone and $42.00 general admission at the door

Saturday, July 7 - Def Leppard wsg Poison and Lita Ford, “Rock of Ages Tour” (hard rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $89.50, $65.00 and $39.50 pavilion and $30.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $80.00

Tuesday, July 10 - Dave Matthews Band wsg Brandi Carlile (rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $75.00 pavilion and $40.50 lawn

Thursday, July 12- Foghat, Fabulous Thunderbirds and Canned Heat, “Blues Balls of Fire” (rock/blues), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $35, $25, $20, $15 and $10 pavilion and $10 lawn. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Friday, July 13 - Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Patti LaBelle, The O'Jays, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds wsg TANK, “The Summer Music Festival” (R&B), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 6:30 p.m., $125.75,  $85.75 and $55.75 pavilion and $39.75 lawn. ON SALE THIS SATURDAY, MAY 12 AT 10:00 AM 

Sunday, July 15 - Santana, “Shape Shifter Tour 2012” (rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 8:00 p.m., $80.00 and $45.00 pavilion and $29.50 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $74.00

Tuesday, July 17 - Nickelback wsg Bush and My Darkest Days, “Here and Now Tour 2012” (rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 6:30 p.m., $89.50 and $69.50 pavilion and $36.50 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $99.00

Wednesday, July 18 - Iron Maiden wsg Alice Cooper, “Maiden England World Tour” (heavy metal), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $95.00 and $50.00 pavilion and $29.50 lawn

Wednesday, July 18 - Furthur featuring Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Jeff Chimenti, John Kadlecik, Joe Russo, Sunshine Becker and Jeff Pehrson (jam rock), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 7:00 p.m., $65.00 pavilion and $29.50 lawn

Thursday, July 19 - Puss In Boots (children’s stage production), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., $15.00 reserved and $12.00 general admission pavilion. Family four-packs at $49.00 reserved pavilion. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM 

Friday, July 20 - Rascal Flatts wsg Little Big Town, Eli Young Band and Edens Edge, “Farmers Insurance Presents Changed Tour” (country), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $79.50 and $59.50 pavilion and $29.75 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $99.00

Friday, July 20 - “1964…The Tribute” (classic rock/tribute show), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 8:00 p.m., $20.00 pavilion and $10.00 lawn

Saturday, July 21 - ComedianJim Gaffigan (comedy), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 8:00 p.m., $69.50 and $49.50 reserved pavilion and $24.50 general admission pavilion

Saturday, July 21 - O.A.R. wsg Rebelution (rock), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 7:00 p.m., $36.50 pavilion and $25.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $64.00

Sunday, July 22 - Slipknot, Slayer, Motörhead, The Devil Wears Prada, As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria and more, “Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival” (hard rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 1:30 p.m., Advance tickets at $94.00, $69.00 and $42.00 pavilion and $28.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $92.00. All tickets are $5.00 more the day of the show.

Friday, July 27 - The Temptations wsg Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. (R&B), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $35.00, $25.00, $20.00, $15.00 and $10.00 pavilion and $10.00 lawn. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Saturday, July 28- Pitbull wsg DJ Chino (hip-hop/R&B), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 8:00 p.m., $49.50 and $35.00 pavilion and $25.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $75.00. Lawn tickets are $5.00 more the day of show.

Sunday, July 29 - Michael W. Smith wsg Jeremy Camp (contemporary Christian), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $39.50 and $25.00 pavilion and $15.00 lawn. INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 8 AT 10:00 AM

Tuesday, July 31 - Big Time Rush wsg Cody Simpson and Rachel Crow, “Big Time Summer Tour” (pop), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $59.50, $49.50 and $30.00 pavilion and $20.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $60.00. Lawn tickets are $5.00 more the day of the show

AUGUST

Wednesday, August 1 - Coldplay wsg Marina and the Diamonds and Emeli Sandé, “Mylo Xyloto Tour” (rock), The Palace of Auburn Hills, 7:00 p.m., $99.50, $79.50 and $49.50 reserved

Wednesday, August 1 - Chicago/The Doobie Brothers (classic rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $56.00, $46.00 and $36.00 pavilion and $26.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $64.00

Saturday, August 4- Sugarland wsg Lauren Alaina and Canaan Smith, “In Your Hands” Tour 2012 (country), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $63.50 and $43.50 pavilion and $29.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $99.00

Sunday, August 5 - Wiz Khalifa/Mac Miller wsg Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q and Chevy Woods, “Under The Influence of Music Tour” (hip hop/rap), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 5:30 p.m., $49.50 pavilion and $25.00 lawn

Monday, August 6 - YES wsg Procol Harum (classic rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $75.00, $45.00 and $10.00 pavilion only. ON SALE THIS SATURDAY, MAY 12 AT 10:00 AM 

Tuesday, August 7 - Train wsg Mat Kearney and Andy Grammer (pop), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 7:00 p.m., $59.50 and $49.50 pavilion and $25.00 lawn

Thursday, August 9 - Joe Cocker/Huey Lewis and the News (classic rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $75.00, $45.00 and $30.00 pavilion and $20.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $74.00. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Friday, August 10 - The Wiggles! Live In Concert, “Getting Strong” (family show), The Palace of Auburn Hills, 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., $40.00 Hot Potato seating, $25.00 reserved, $15.00 general admission

Friday, August 10 - The Fray/Kelly Clarkson wsg Carolina Liar (pop), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $45.00 and $30.00 pavilion and $27.50 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $75.00

Saturday, August 11 - Barenaked Ladies wsg Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & The Monsters and Cracker, “Last Summer On Earth” tour (pop rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $75.50, $45.50 and $35.50 pavilion and $25.50 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $82.00

Saturday, August 11 - Family Day on Broadway (children’s musical production), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 2:00 p.m., $15.00 reserved pavilion, $12.00 general admission pavilion. Family four-packs at $49.00 reserved pavilion. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Saturday, August 11 - 100 Years of Broadway (musical production), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 8:00 p.m., $24.50 reserved pavilion, $17.50 general admission pavilion. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Tuesday, August 14 - System Of A Down wsg Deftones (rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $65.00 and $35.00 pavilion and $25.00 lawn

Tuesday, August 14 - My Morning Jacket wsg Band of Horses (rock), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 7:00 p.m., $47.50 pavilion and $26.00 lawn

Wednesday, August 15 - 311 and Slightly Stoopid, “Unity Tour 2012” (alternative rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 6:30 p.m., $49.50, $39.50 and $29.50 pavilion and $20.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $60.00

Friday, August 17 - Donald Fagen (of Steely Dan), Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs, “The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue” (soul/rock/jazz), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 8:00 p.m., $49.50 pavilion and $25.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $60.00

Tuesday, August 21 - Linkin Park and Incubus wsg Mutemath, “2012 Honda Civic Tour” (rock), The Palace of Auburn Hills, 6:30 p.m., $85.50 general admission floor and $85.50, $60.00, $45.50 and $30.00 reserved

Thursday, August 23 - Aladdin (children’s stage production), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., $15.00 reserved and $12.00 general admission pavilion. Family four-packs at $49.00 reserved pavilion. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Friday, August 24 - Il Volo (classical/adult contemporary), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 7:30 p.m., $79.50, $59.50 and $39.50 pavilion and $25.00 lawn

Saturday, August 25 - TobyMac/Steven Curtis Chapman (contemporary Christian), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $39.50 and $25.00 pavilion and $15.00 lawn. INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON SALE SATURDAY, JULY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Saturday, August 25 - Wine and Food Festival at Meadow Brook, Meadow Brook Music Festival, 1:00 - 9:00 p.m., $25.00 General Admission, $10.00 Designated Driver, Free Kids Under 21. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Saturday, August 25 - GetBack! The Cast of Beatlemania (tribute show), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 8:00 p.m., $24.50 reserved pavilion, $15.00 general admission pavilion. Family four-packs at $79.00 reserved pavilion. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Sunday, August 26 - Wine and Food Festival at Meadow Brook, Meadow Brook Music Festival, 1:00 - 5:30 p.m., $25.00 General Admission, $10.00 Designated Driver, Free Kids Under 21. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Sunday, August 26 - Laugh-A-Paloozafeaturing Kyle Dunnigan and the top comics on the Metro Detroit scene including Dwayne Gill, Steve Bills and Jason Cooper (comedy), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 7:00 p.m., $19.50 reserved pavilion and $12.50 general admission pavilion. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Wednesday, August 29 - Jason Mraz wsg Christina Perri, “Tour Is A Four Letter Word” (pop), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $59.50 and $39.50 pavilion and $23.00 lawn

Thursday, August 30Johnny Winter Band, Edgar Winter Group, Rick Derringer, Mountain’s Leslie West and Savoy Brown’s Kim Simmonds,Rock’n’Blues Fest” (rock/blues), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $36.50, $25.00, $20.00, $15.00 and $10.00 pavilion and $10.00 lawn. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

SEPTEMBER

Wednesday, September 5 - KISS and Mötley Crüe, “The Tour 2012” (rock), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:00 p.m., $90.50 and $50.50 pavilion and $36.00 lawn. Lawn ticket four-packs at $108.00

Friday, September 7 - Rocky Horror Show (stage production), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 8:00 p.m., $22.50 reserved pavilion and $17.50 general admission pavilion. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Saturday, September 8 - Rocky Horror Show (stage production), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 8:00 p.m., $22.50 reserved pavilion and $17.50 general admission pavilion. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Thursday, September 13 - Jason Aldean wsg Luke Bryan (country), DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $57.75 pavilion and $33.00 lawn. ON SALE FRIDAY, MAY 18 AT 10:00 AM

Saturday, September 15 - Smokey Robinson with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (R&B), DTE Energy Music Theatre, Show time and ticket prices are TBA. ON SALE SOON

Saturday, September 15 - MMA Cage Fight Festival at Meadow Brook (cage fighting), Meadow Brook Music Festival, 7:00 p.m., $25.00 reserved pavilion, $15.00 general admission pavilion. ON SALE THIS MONDAY, MAY 14 AT 10:00 AM

Tuesday, September 18 - Rush, “Clockwork Angels Tour” (rock), The Palace of Auburn Hills, 7:30 p.m., $126.00, $100.00, $72.50 and $49.50 reserved