Your December Concert Guide

By: Carolyn Hall | November 30, 2023
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As the festive season approaches and the year comes to an end, Metro Detroit comes alive with an array of events and concerts, covering a wide variety of genres and performances. December in Metro Detroit has something for everyone, and the concert scene is no exception. Get ready to wrap up the year with some unforgettable performances by your favorite artists in the heart of Metro Detroit with these December concerts.


December 1

2645 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

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Starting the area’s December concerts off is one of the queens of Christmas, Mariah Carey herself. Celebrating her “Merry Christmas One And All” tour, Mariah Carey is stopping in Detroit for one night only. Singing her almost twenty-year-old hit, “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” she’ll also be performing other Christmas classics and some of her biggest hits. This annual holiday tour is a great way to start off the month and you won’t want to miss this show. 


December 6

2115 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

Train will be performing at The Fillmore during Blaine & Lauren’s Acoustic Christmas concert. Train has been a fan-favorite for almost thirty years now and only has a few shows remaining this month before they tour internationally next year. Also included in this lineup are newer pop favorites Benson Boone and MAX. This event is celebrating Blaine Fowler, one of Detroit’s biggest on-air personalities, who has been on the air for the past 20 years, all while benefiting Toys For Tots. 


December 10

2645 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

Doja Cat is wrapping up her first North American arena tour with a stop at Little Caesars Arena on December 10th. You can expect this rapper and hip-hop artist to perform several of her poppy hit songs on this “Scarlet Tour” show. Rapper Ice Spice will be headlining the concert, and this is not a show fans will want to miss.


December 10

6800 Soaring Eagle Boulevard, Mount Pleasant

With limited tickets remaining, Kenny G will be performing at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort on December 10th. This saxophonist and composer is touring his “Miracles Holiday & Hits” show for the third year in a row, as his holiday music has been a seasonal staple since being released almost thirty years ago. This show will feature a mix of Kenny G’s holiday hits and fan favorites that he has blended with R&B, pop, Latin, and jazz.


December 12

2645 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

Halfway through his “Utopia: Circus Maximus” tour, Travis Scott will be headed to Little Caesars Arena. His setlist includes some of his most popular songs, like “Antidote,” “Sicko Mode,” and “Goosebumps,” while also highlighting songs from the new Utopia album. Teezo Touchdown is expected to perform as well throughout the show. For fans who prefer floor seats, know that the stage is designed to be surrounded by seats to enhance the overall experience. 


December 15

2211 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

Heading to The Fox Theatre, country singer and songwriter Brett Eldredge is expected on December 15th. In the last part of his “Glow Live” tour, you can see this country star turn into Mr. Christmas and perform covers of classic holiday tunes. Attendees can hear songs like “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Silent Night,” and many more. 


December 17

2645 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

If you’re looking for a show with multiple performances, The Big Show might be right for you. Well-known artists like Lil Wayne, Jacquees, and City Girls will be joined by local Detroit rappers Tee Grizzley, Kash Doll, Sada Baby, and more. With eight artists total expected to perform, hip-hop fans from all over will not want to miss this lineup at Little Caesars Arena. 


December 23

2645 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

Wrapping up our list of December concerts, with two performances being held on December 23rd, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra is a must-see show. Performing “The Ghost of Christmas Eve” tour, you can expect to see some of the best of this group right before the holiday. Choose between the 3:00 or 7:30 p.m. shows and enjoy the blend of rock and holiday music in one sitting.