Detroit Auto Show concerts in Hart Plaza kick back up on Wednesday and entry is free

There’s opportunity for entertainment for people of all ages

Detroit Auto Show Hart Plaza (Kim DeGiulio/WDIV)

DETROIT – Have you gotten a chance to check out the outdoor aspect of the North American International Auto Show yet? Did you know that entry is free?

While there are no cars to look at here, adding Hart Plaza to the Detroit Auto Show gives the event a lot more room and opportunity for entertainment for people of all ages.

Hart Plaza (Kim DeGiulio/WDIV)

The main attraction for kids, is the Monster Trucks! Not only can you and your kids get some great photo opportunities with these massive trucks, but you can also ride in one for free!

Detroit Auto Show Hart Plaza (Kim DeGiulio/WDIV)

If you’re a foodie like me, you’ll love all of the food options available at Hart Plaza. From elephant ears to barbecue to gourmet coffee, there are plenty of great food and drink options to choose from.

Detroit Auto Show Hart Plaza (Kim DeGiulio/WDIV)

And with the great weather, this new auto show season has brought us, who wouldn’t love the chance to see live music outside along the riverfront on this stage?

Detroit Auto Show Hart Plaza (Kim DeGiulio/WDIV)

Performances kick back up on Wednesday. Below is a list of the feature acts planned. Entry is free!


  • 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.: Chris Dupont & Kylee Phillips
  • 7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.: May Erlewine


  • 5:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: White Bee
  • 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers
  • 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Mayer Hawthorne


  • 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.: Lewis “Louie Lee” Hensley
  • 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.: Michigan Rattlers
  • 7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.: Frankie Ballard


  • 3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Think Twice
  • 4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: Gabriel Duran
  • 5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.: Misty Lyn
  • 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.: Grace Potter


  • 12:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m.: Slow Jams Disco Brunch
  • 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.: House Party
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.: DJ Premier

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