Clarkston, Michigan

What is Clarkston, Michigan known for?


energy

; Overview thumb Entryway signage, Independence Township, Michigan Independence Township (File:DTE Energy Music Theatre 20130225.JPG), for Pine Knob Pine Knob Ski Resort

and the DTE Energy Music Theatre Clarkston is a small community in the northern outskirts of the Detroit suburbs (Metro Detroit). Located with easy access to I-75 (Interstate 75 in Michigan), Clarkston offers a direct route to downtown Detroit and Flint. US 24 (U.S. Route 24 in Michigan) begins nearby in Independence Township (Independence Township, Michigan) as a north-south highway. The jurisdiction of the city government is limited to a relatively small downtown area commonly

notable locations in nearby Independence Township (Independence Township, Michigan) include Pine Knob Ski and Snowboard Resort (Pine Knob) as well as the DTE Energy Music Theatre, which has been home to famous musical tours, such as the Rockstar Mayhem Festival (Mayhem Festival), http: rockstarmayhemfest.com event id 38240 as well as graduation for local Clarkston High School (Clarkston High School (Michigan)). Within driving distance is also Great Lakes


family band

and the Family Band performed at Comerica July 17, 2009. Kid Rock added a second night show for the 18th that featured Alice in Chains and Cypress Hill as opening acts. On August 15, 2003, a concert co-headlined (Rocksimus Maximus Tour) by Kiss (Kiss (band)) and Aerosmith and featuring local favorite Ted Nugent and Saliva (Saliva (band)) had been planned for Comerica Park, but was postponed due to the Northeast Blackout of 2003 the day before; the rescheduled concert took place on September 7. Eminem and Jay-Z performed at Comerica Park on September 2, 2010, and a second show on September 3, 2010. On July 24, 2011 the stadium hosted a concert featuring Paul McCartney on his On the Run Tour. Originally built by the Nederlander Organization in the early 1970s, the '''DTE Energy Music Theatre''' is a 15,274-seat amphitheater located in Clarkston, Michigan. It was originally known as the '''Pine Knob Music Theatre''', due to its proximity to the nearby Pine Knob ski area and golf course. The name was changed in 2002 when DTE Energy (the parent company of Detroit Edison) purchased the naming rights to the amphitheater in a ten-year, $10 million deal. Despite this change, many people still continue to call the venue "Pine Knob", "The Knob", or "The Hill". The amphitheater is currently owned by Palace Sports and Entertainment, owner of the Detroit Pistons, The Palace of Auburn Hills and the Meadow Brook Music Festival. Annually, the music theater has consistently ranked among the top-selling outdoor concert venues in the nation. '''''Live Trucker''''' is a live album by Kid Rock released on February 28, 2006. It is composed of songs from his homestands of Clarkston (Clarkston, Michigan) (on September 1, 2000, and August 26 through August 28, 2004) and Detroit's Cobo Hall (March 26, 2004). The album contained the last two performances of Joe C. on "Devil Without a Cause" and "Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp" as well as Gretchen Wilson dueting on "Picture". Other highlights included "Only God Knows Why", the medley of "Somebody's Gotta Feel This" and "Fist of Rage," bridged together by Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love". *Clark Township (Clark Township, Michigan), Mackinac County (Mackinac County, Michigan) *Clarkston City (Clarkston, Michigan), Oakland County (Oakland County, Michigan) *Clawson City (Clawson, Michigan), Oakland County (Oakland County, Michigan) * Chelsea (Chelsea, Michigan) - ''Chelsea Standard'' Clarkston, Michigan Clarkston - ''Clarkston News'' Clawson, Michigan Clawson - ''Clawson Mirror''


featured

; Kitchen and The Union Woodshop, both of which have been featured on the Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, where both restaurants were part of Kid Rock's Detroit Tour with show host Guy Fieri. http: www.foodnetwork.com local mi-detroit clarkston-union-bar-kitchen-restaurant index.html# 38.736171 -97.222306 4 http: www.foodnetwork.com local mi-detroit union-woodshop-restaurant index.html# 38.736171 -97.222306 4 Other

and the Family Band performed at Comerica July 17, 2009. Kid Rock added a second night show for the 18th that featured Alice in Chains and Cypress Hill as opening acts. On August 15, 2003, a concert co-headlined (Rocksimus Maximus Tour) by Kiss (Kiss (band)) and Aerosmith and featuring local favorite Ted Nugent and Saliva (Saliva (band)) had been planned for Comerica Park, but was postponed due to the Northeast Blackout of 2003 the day before; the rescheduled concert took

, was recorded and Baker announced plans to release a new DVD and or CD live album in early 2009. The 89X 18th Annual Birthday Bash featured Incubus (Incubus (band)) & The Duke Spirit, and took place on July 26, 2009 at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan.


professional basketball

, former professional basketball player and current sports broadcaster * Bob Miller (Bob Miller (American football)), former professional football player, business owner * Marisha Pessl, author * Ryan Riess, professional poker player, 2013 World Series of Poker champion * Tim Robinson (Tim Robinson (comedian)), comedian, current cast member on ''Saturday Night Live'' * Kid Rock, musician http: www.theoaklandpress.com articles 2013 08 02 news cops_and_courts doc51fc53f1cc416724803083.txt * Ron Serafini, realtor, former professional hockey player * David Simko, former NASCAR Cup Series driver http: www.clarkstonnews.com Articles-i-2005-08-17-135461.112112_ARCA_driver_eyes_NASCAR.html * Samuel William Smith, former politician * Daniel Travis, actor http: www.imdb.com name nm1047403 Places of Interest Notable places of interest in Clarkston include The Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen and The Union Woodshop, both of which have been featured on the Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, where both restaurants were part of Kid Rock's Detroit Tour with show host Guy Fieri. http: www.foodnetwork.com local mi-detroit clarkston-union-bar-kitchen-restaurant index.html# 38.736171 -97.222306 4 http: www.foodnetwork.com local mi-detroit union-woodshop-restaurant index.html# 38.736171 -97.222306 4 Other notable locations in nearby Independence Township (Independence Township, Michigan) include Pine Knob Ski and Snowboard Resort (Pine Knob) as well as the DTE Energy Music Theatre, which has been home to famous musical tours, such as the Rockstar Mayhem Festival (Mayhem Festival), http: rockstarmayhemfest.com event id 38240 as well as graduation for local Clarkston High School (Clarkston High School (Michigan)). Within driving distance is also Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, the The Palace of Auburn Hills, and The Henry Ford Museum (The Henry Ford). References Originally built by the Nederlander Organization in the early 1970s, the '''DTE Energy Music Theatre''' is a 15,274-seat amphitheater located in Clarkston, Michigan. It was originally known as the '''Pine Knob Music Theatre''', due to its proximity to the nearby Pine Knob ski area and golf course. The name was changed in 2002 when DTE Energy (the parent company of Detroit Edison) purchased the naming rights to the amphitheater in a ten-year, $10 million deal. Despite this change, many people still continue to call the venue "Pine Knob", "The Knob", or "The Hill". The amphitheater is currently owned by Palace Sports and Entertainment, owner of the Detroit Pistons, The Palace of Auburn Hills and the Meadow Brook Music Festival. Annually, the music theater has consistently ranked among the top-selling outdoor concert venues in the nation. '''''Live Trucker''''' is a live album by Kid Rock released on February 28, 2006. It is composed of songs from his homestands of Clarkston (Clarkston, Michigan) (on September 1, 2000, and August 26 through August 28, 2004) and Detroit's Cobo Hall (March 26, 2004). The album contained the last two performances of Joe C. on "Devil Without a Cause" and "Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp" as well as Gretchen Wilson dueting on "Picture". Other highlights included "Only God Knows Why", the medley of "Somebody's Gotta Feel This" and "Fist of Rage," bridged together by Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love". *Clark Township (Clark Township, Michigan), Mackinac County (Mackinac County, Michigan) *Clarkston City (Clarkston, Michigan), Oakland County (Oakland County, Michigan) *Clawson City (Clawson, Michigan), Oakland County (Oakland County, Michigan) * Chelsea (Chelsea, Michigan) - ''Chelsea Standard'' Clarkston, Michigan Clarkston - ''Clarkston News'' Clawson, Michigan Clawson - ''Clawson Mirror''


professional

age 65 or over. Notable people This list includes people from the area (Clarkston and Independence Township (Independence Township, Michigan)). * Valerie Bertinelli, actress * Tim Birtsas, real estate developer, former professional baseball player http

building on N Main St to serve as an apprentice school. http: www.clarkstonhistory.info history chd index.htm * Brandon Gentile, professional hockey player * John Hardon, Jesuit priest, theologian * Steve Howe (Steve Howe (baseball)), Major League Baseball pitcher * Geoff Johns, comic book writer * Scott Kamieniecki, former professional baseball player http: www.detroitnews.com article 20090129 OPINION03 901290410 * Tim McCormick

, former professional basketball player and current sports broadcaster * Bob Miller (Bob Miller (American football)), former professional football player, business owner * Marisha Pessl, author * Ryan Riess, professional poker player, 2013 World Series of Poker champion * Tim Robinson (Tim Robinson (comedian)), comedian, current cast member on ''Saturday Night Live'' * Kid Rock, musician http: www.theoaklandpress.com articles 2013 08 02 news cops_and_courts


featuring local

and the Family Band performed at Comerica July 17, 2009. Kid Rock added a second night show for the 18th that featured Alice in Chains and Cypress Hill as opening acts. On August 15, 2003, a concert co-headlined (Rocksimus Maximus Tour) by Kiss (Kiss (band)) and Aerosmith and featuring local favorite Ted Nugent and Saliva (Saliva (band)) had been planned for Comerica Park, but was postponed due to the Northeast Blackout of 2003 the day before; the rescheduled concert took


major summer

Ashlee Simpson Performs at SunFest, Florida" , Sawf.org, May 7, 2006. Subsequently she embarked on a major summer tour, the L.O.V.E. Tour (with "L.O.V.E." being expanded to stand for "Love Others Value Everyday"), which began on June 5 in Santa Barbara, California and at its outset was scheduled to run for 32 shows, concluding on July 29 in Clarkston, Michigan. Ashley Parker Angel was an opening act for Simpson; Geffen press release, "Ashlee Simpson Sets Summer 2006 Tour", PRNewswire.com, May 17, 2006. The Veronicas also opened on the first few shows of the tour, but had to cancel their participation in the tour due to a problem with the vocal cords of one of the singers, Lisa Origliasso. Sire Records press release, "The Veronicas' North American Summer Tour Cancelled", Marketwire.com, June 13, 2006. During the concerts of this tour, Simpson had a number of costume changes, including a "risque" outfit for "La La (La La (song))", and performed a cover of the Eurythmics song "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (song))". ''E! News'', "Backstage Exclusive" interview of Simpson by Ryan Seacrest, aired June 8, 2006. She also performed a cover of "Why Don't You Do Right?". Jay Lustig, "Ashlee throws everything but the sync into high-energy show", ''The Star-Ledger'', July 22, 2006. Originally built by the Nederlander Organization in the early 1970s, the '''DTE Energy Music Theatre''' is a 15,274-seat amphitheater located in Clarkston, Michigan. It was originally known as the '''Pine Knob Music Theatre''', due to its proximity to the nearby Pine Knob ski area and golf course. The name was changed in 2002 when DTE Energy (the parent company of Detroit Edison) purchased the naming rights to the amphitheater in a ten-year, $10 million deal. Despite this change, many people still continue to call the venue "Pine Knob", "The Knob", or "The Hill". The amphitheater is currently owned by Palace Sports and Entertainment, owner of the Detroit Pistons, The Palace of Auburn Hills and the Meadow Brook Music Festival. Annually, the music theater has consistently ranked among the top-selling outdoor concert venues in the nation. '''''Live Trucker''''' is a live album by Kid Rock released on February 28, 2006. It is composed of songs from his homestands of Clarkston (Clarkston, Michigan) (on September 1, 2000, and August 26 through August 28, 2004) and Detroit's Cobo Hall (March 26, 2004). The album contained the last two performances of Joe C. on "Devil Without a Cause" and "Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp" as well as Gretchen Wilson dueting on "Picture". Other highlights included "Only God Knows Why", the medley of "Somebody's Gotta Feel This" and "Fist of Rage," bridged together by Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love". *Clark Township (Clark Township, Michigan), Mackinac County (Mackinac County, Michigan) *Clarkston City (Clarkston, Michigan), Oakland County (Oakland County, Michigan) *Clawson City (Clawson, Michigan), Oakland County (Oakland County, Michigan) * Chelsea (Chelsea, Michigan) - ''Chelsea Standard'' Clarkston, Michigan Clarkston - ''Clarkston News'' Clawson, Michigan Clawson - ''Clawson Mirror''


young band

Counties. The Stills-Young Band, comprising Stills' current touring band behind the pair, began a tour in 1976 prior to the album's release. The tour commenced in Clarkston, Michigan on June 23, but after nine dates Young dropped out after July 18 via a laconic telegram to Stills, forcing Stills to complete the concert tour solo through October. Neil Young tour statistics The telegram read: "Dear Stephen, funny how some


music

; Overview thumb Entryway signage, Independence Township, Michigan Independence Township (File:DTE Energy Music Theatre 20130225.JPG), for Pine Knob Pine Knob Ski Resort

and the DTE Energy Music Theatre Clarkston is a small community in the northern outskirts of the Detroit suburbs (Metro Detroit). Located with easy access to I-75 (Interstate 75 in Michigan), Clarkston offers a direct route to downtown Detroit and Flint. US 24 (U.S. Route 24 in Michigan) begins nearby in Independence Township (Independence Township, Michigan) as a north-south highway. The jurisdiction of the city government is limited to a relatively small downtown area commonly

notable locations in nearby Independence Township (Independence Township, Michigan) include Pine Knob Ski and Snowboard Resort (Pine Knob) as well as the DTE Energy Music Theatre, which has been home to famous musical tours, such as the Rockstar Mayhem Festival (Mayhem Festival), http: rockstarmayhemfest.com event id 38240 as well as graduation for local Clarkston High School (Clarkston High School (Michigan)). Within driving distance is also Great Lakes


teaching school

; ref He was born in Independence Township (Independence Township, Michigan) and attended the common schools in Clarkston (Clarkston, Michigan) and Detroit (Detroit, Michigan). He began teaching school in 1869, served as superintendent of schools in Waterford Township (Waterford Township, Michigan) in 1875 and also served as principal of the school at Waterford, Michigan. He went on to study law, was admitted to the bar (bar (law)) in 1877 and graduated from the law department

Clarkston, Michigan

'''City of the Village of Clarkston''' or '''Clarkston''' is a small city located in Oakland County (Oakland County, Michigan) in the U.S. state of Michigan. The city is approximately one half square mile and is completely surrounded by Independence Charter Township (Independence Township, Michigan). The population was 882 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census).

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