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NYE Bash: The Music of Michael Jackson

The DSO and conductor Brent Havens invite you to Detroit’s hottest New Year’s party, featuring the music of Michael Jackson! From his early years with the Jackson 5 to his mega-hit album Thriller and beyond, Michael Jackson stormed the music industry with hit after hit. Performer James Delisco delivers a rare combination of vocals and athletic dance moves to countdown the end of 2017 while reliving each era of Michael Jackson’s celebrated career, from ABC, I’ll Be There, and Got To Be There through Beat It, Thriller, Rock With You, The Way You Make Me Feel, and many, many more.

Brent Havens, conductor
James Delisco, vocalist

Presented in partnership with
Detroit Public TV and DSO NextGen

8 – 10 PM: Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’–doors open!
10 PM – 12 AM: Detroit Symphony Orchestra concert featuring the Music of Michael Jackson. This concert will be televised locally at 10 PM on Dec. 31st and live-streamed worldwide by Detroit Public TV. Made Possible by the Stanley and Judith Frankel Family Foundation.
12 – 2 AM: Don’t stop ‘til you get enough after-party


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December 31 2017


Date: Sunday, December 31, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Cost: $125


Detroit Symphony Orchestra

3711 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201 United States

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