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Orion Music + More Announces Performance Schedules For June 8th And 9th At Belle Isle In Detroit; Single Day Tickets Now Available


LOS ANGELES, CA – May 1, 2013 – The full performance schedule for Orion Music + More Festival, a music and lifestyle festival created by Metallica and their friends at C3 Presents, is now available for fans to plan their festival experience at In addition, $90 Single-Day Passes, including all fees, are now available.

The Orion Music + More after shows have been confirmed and tickets will go on sale at 10am EST on May 3.  On Friday, June 7, Chevy Metal (featuring Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters), The Bronx and The Orwells will perform at the Majestic Theatre and Baroness and Coliseum will take the stage at St. Andrews Hall.  On Saturday, June 8, Dillon Francis, Adventure Club and 12th Planet will keep the late night party going at the Fillmore.   Full details are available at

For the second year in a row, Orion Music + More will feature the Orion Art Series curated by Shepard Fairey.  This year’s art will feature custom screen-printed Orion posters created by the artist and will be available for purchase at the festival.

Orion Music + More will feature more than 30 bands across 5 live music stages plus a lifestyle element that reflects each of Metallica’s band members many personal interests.  Detroit will see the return of James Hetfield’s Custom Car & Motorcycle Show, Kirk Hammett’s Crypt, Lars Ulrich’s Hit the Lights Film Tent and Robert Trujillo’s Vans Vert Ramp alongside the Metallica Museum and many other fan favorite attractions.

Tickets for Orion Music + More are currently on sale for $150 for a 2-Day Pass and $90 for a Single-Day Pass, including all fees. Visit to buy tickets.

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ABOUT METALLICA: Formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, Metallica have become one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history, having sold 110 million albums worldwide and playing to millions of fans the world over. They have scored several multi-platinum albums, including 1991’s Metallica (commonly referred to as “The Black Album”), which is the best selling album in history of Soundscan scanning 16 million albums in the United States alone.  Their latest album, Death Magnetic, was certified platinum just six weeks after it debuted atop the Billboard Top 200 Album chart in October 2008. Death Magnetic charted at #1 in 32 countries. Metallica have also garnered numerous awards and accolades, including nine Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, and multiple MTV Video Music Awards, and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009.  The band recently celebrated its 30th-Anniversary with a week’s worth of fan club concerts at the Fillmore Theater in San Francisco, CA.   In 2012, they announced the launch of Orion Music + More, an annual two-day festival curated and headlined by the band.  This past summer, Metallica unveiled a brand new stage in Mexico City that featured iconic elements that spanned its 30-year career.  They played eight shows to nearly 180,000 fans at the Sports Arena in Mexico City.  Later that month the band performed four shows on the same stage in Canada, two in Edmonton and two in Vancouver, during which they shot their upcoming Nimród Antal directed 3D Feature Film, Through The Never, which will be released wide in North America exclusively into IMAX® theatres for a one-week engagement starting Friday, September 27th. The film will expand into additional theatres on October 4th.

ABOUT C3 PRESENTS: C3 Presents ( creates, books, markets and produces live experiences, concerts, events, and just about anything that makes people stand up and cheer. C3 produces the Austin City Limits Music Festival and Lollapalooza in Chicago.  Along with these multi-day, multi-stage festivals, C3 books and promotes more than 1,000 concerts in arenas, theaters, casinos, and clubs across the US. In 2011, C3 was the number three promoter by sales in the US, and the number seven worldwide. In addition to event creation and booking, C3 manages the careers of select artists.


Metallica – Red Hot Chili Peppers – Rise Against – Deftones – Bassnectar – Dropkick Murphys – Gogol Bordello – Infectious Grooves – Rocket from the Crypt – FLAG – Silversun Pickups – Foals – Tomahawk – Destroid (Excision + KJ Sawka + Downlink) – The Joy Formidable – Datsik – Borgore – Japandroids – Dillon Francis – Adventure Club – 12th Planet – Death Grips – The Dillinger Escape Plan – Vista Chino – Dirtyphonics – The Dirtbombs – DEATH – Fu Manchu – Dead Sara – The Bronx – FIDLAR – The Orwells – All Shall Perish – BATTLECROSS – Cauldron – Matt Clarke – Calico

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