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Elvis, The Beatles, Ozzy and Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Kiss, Bob Seger, Journey, Motley Crue, Elton John, Tom Petty, 80's, Caribbean, and many more! Scroll down list of the original stars names for corresponding Tribute Shows, music entertainment impersonators, music acts. Also listed on this page are music tributes of ERAS/DECADES and THEME, plus MULTIPLE Tributes

Click their names, facebook & reverbnation links to visit their sites for their current info, performing schedules, updates and contact info.

Also on this page → Bonus – national and local websites with tribute artists information for Michigan.

AC/DC Tribute Bands

• Dirty Deeds – AC/DC Tribute band from Detroit, MI.  facebook

Let There Be Rock – AC/DC tribute band from West Michigan, a tribute to Early AC/DC.  facebook

ALICE COOPER Tribute Artists

The Nightmare – Alice Cooper Tribute Show from Detroit.  facebook

• More Alice – Alice Cooper Tribute Band from Bay City, MI.  facebook


• Sea of Chains – Alice In Chains Tribute Band based in Flint/Detroit area.  facebook

• Chained – Alice In Chains Tribute Band based in Metro Detroit.  facebook

• JunkHead – Alice In Chains Tribute Band based from Auburn Hills, MI.  facebook

BEATLES Tribute Bands (The Beatles)

Toppermost Beatles Tribute – from Metro Detroit, most booked Beatles tribute band in the state.  facebook   youtube

Shout! – Beatles Tribute Band n Michigan. phone 810-964-9610. “Band members were careful to acquire the correct guitars, amps and drums. SHOUT! strives for authenticity, from cuban-heeled boots to moptop hair. They even sport tailor-made suits like the fab four, including the famous Sgt. Pepper outfits.”

The Beat Club – Beatles Tribute band based in Detroit.  facebook

The BackBeats – Beatles Tribute Show from Metro Detroit, performs with authentic instruments and costumes! phone 313-303-4300 or 734-641-3172.  facebook

• The Deatles – Beatles Music LIVE in Detroit. No costumes, no wigs. Just 4 guys performing live, using vintage and period correct guitars, drums and amplification. The instantly recognizable sounds and the songs.  facebook


Banned From E.A.R.T.H. – Black Sabbath Tribute Band based in Detroit area.  facebook

Sins Of A Madman – Ozzy Tribute band based in northern Metro Detroit.  facebook

• Crazy Babies – Ozzy Tribute band based out of Mid Michigan.  facebook

• South Mad Sabs – Black Sabbath Tribute Band based in Metro Detroit.  facebook

BLUES BROTHERS Tribute Artists

Russ & Brian's Blues Brother's Tribute – based in Metro Detroit. Booking or promotional materials, phone 313-414-4105   facebook

BOB SEGER Tribute Artists and Tribute Bands

Lookin' Back – Bob Seger Tribute Band based from Lansing, MI.  facebook

Katmandu – Bob Seger Tribute Band based in Metro Detroit.  facebook

The System – Bog Seger Tribute Band based in West Michigan.

• Live Bullet Detroit – A Bob Seger Experience band from Garden City, MI.  facebook

CHEAP TRICK Tribute Bands

• Stiff Competition – Cheap Trick Tribute Band based in Metro Detroit.  facebook

DIO (Ronnie James Dio) Tribute Bands

• The Holy Divers – DIO Tribute Band based in Metro Detroit.  facebook

DOORS Tribute Bands

• The Detroit Doors – The Doors Tribute Band from Metro Detroit.  facebook

EAGLES (The Eagles) Tribute Bands

Motown Eagles – Eagles Tribute Band from Metro Detroit. facebook  reverbnation

ELTON JOHN Tribute Artists Bands

Captain Fantastic Detroit – Elton John Tribute Band from Metro Detroit, The Captain Fantastic Band. phone 248-320-9100

ELVIS Tribute Artists and Elvis Presley Impersonators

Greg Jaqua – Elvis Presley Tribute Artist based in Southeast Michigan.  gigmasters + facebook

Chris Ayotte – Elvis tribute artist from Canton, MI.

Matt King – Elvis Tribute Artist from the Lansing area.  facebook

Don Tulsa McLean – Elvis Tribute Artist from Metro Detroit. A 2005 Michigan Elvisfest winner.

Chris Solano ('56 Elvis) – Elvis Tribute artist from Ann Arbor, MI. 1950's Elvis style.

Fred Wolfe – Elvis Tribute artist from Metro Detroit.  facebook

The Devil Elvis Show – “Punk Rockabilly Tribute to The KING, a rock & roll band from the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area that specializes in performing Elvis tunes, among other similar types, in a unique and super-rockified way.”  facebook

FRANK SINATRA Tribute Artists

Kevin Sands – Frank Sinatra tribute artist. “Let Kevin and his Orchestra take you back to the days of yesteryear in his fantastic show with exciting Sinatra arrangements by Nelson Riddle, Count Basie and others!”

Jim Paravantes – singer based in Metro Detroit. Frank Sinatra cover act and other smooth standards.  facebook

David Entertains – based in Traverse City, MI, willing to travel. David sings songs made famous by Frank Sinatra. Also sings songs by Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, Mel Torme and others. Parties, weddings, events, celebrations.

• Jesse Sinatra Show – retro crooner and Frank Sinatra tribute artist from Ann Arbor.  facebook

FRANK ZAPPA Tribute Artists

Ugly Radio Rebellion – though not a tribute band, they are exclusively focused on performing Frank Zappa music. based in Metro Detroit.  facebook

GARTH BROOKS Tribute Artists

Frankie Lynn – Garth Brooks Tribute Artist from Metro Detroit. solo act, singer/guitarist.  facebook


The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute – Mike Fornes and Whispers Of The North band, 5 piece Gordon Lightfoot tribute band based in Northern Michigan.  facebook

GREEN DAY Tribute Bands

Heart-Shaped Hand Grenade – Green Day Tribute band from Flint, MI.  facebook

IRON MAIDEN Tribute Bands

Seventh Son – Iron Maiden Tribute band from Detroit.  facebook

Revelations – Iron Maiden tribute band from Grand Rapids, MI.  facebook

J. GEILS BAND Tribute Bands

Raputa – J. Geils Tribute Band from Detroit. “A true tribute band in every sense of the word. When you see Raputa perform, you feel as if you are experiencing the J. Geils Band from the 1970s.  facebook

JIMMY BUFFETT Tribute Artists

Air Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffett tribute band from Southeast Michigan.

Paradise Band – Jimmy Buffett show plus other music. based in Mid Michigan.

JOAN JETT Tribute Artists Bands

• Little Liars – Joan Jett Tribute Band from Mid Michigan.  facebook

JOURNEY Tribute Bands

The Journey – Journey tribute band out of Traverse City, MI. “This band is so good we have had to prove to Journeys legal team that it was Jim Adkins on vocals.”  facebook

Captured Detroit – Journey tribute band from Metro Detroit.  facebook

Journey South Detroit – Journey tribute band from Metro Detroit.

JUDAS PRIEST Tribute Bands

• BloodStone – Judas Priest tribute band from southeast Michigan.  facebook

KISS Tribute Bands

Detroit Rock City Kiss Tribute – band from Metro Detroit performs “with pyrotechnics, smoke/fog, light effects, true KISS costumes, 7" platform boots, facepaint, signiture guitars, bass, drums, Marshall stacks, a huge lighted KISS sign, and most of all... the iconic classic KISS music we all grew up on.”  facebook

War Machine – KISS tribute band from metro Detroit.  facebook

LED ZEPPELIN Tribute Bands

• Tall Cool One – Robert Plant / Led Zeppelin tribute band from Metro Detroit.  facebook


David Greene - A Tribute To Louis Armstrong. jazz trumpeter, singer, band from Detroit.  youtube

MOTLEY CRUE Tribute Bands

Wreking Crue – Motley Crue Tribute Band from Metro Detroit.  facebook   reverbnation

OZZY OSBOURNE Tribute Artists   see → Black Sabbath and OZZY

PAT BENATAR Tribute Artists

• Fire and Ice – Pat Benatar tribute band from Flint, MI.  facebook

PINK FLOYD Tribute Bands

Echoes of Pink Floyd – Pink Floyd tribute band with large laser light show.  facebook

In The Flesh – Pink Floyd tribute band from Metro Detroit. available internationally.  facebook

RAMONES Tribute Bands

• The Whoremones – all-female Ramones Tribute band from Detroit area.  facebook

RAT PACK Tribute Artists and Shows

The Rat Pack Tribute – "pays homage to Sinatra, Martin and Davis, Jr.  Book the act with the live band and you will swear its 1965 again, Live at The Sands!" call Razor Entertainment at 231-631-8987.

ROD STEWART Tribute Artists

DannyD – singer, musician, songwriter (rock/pop) with a Rod Stewart Tribute Show.  youtube

RUSH  Tribute Bands

• Gold Rush – Rush Tribute Band based in Metro Detroit.  facebook

SEX PISTOLS Tribute Bands

• Fabulous Disaster – Detroit's Premier Sex Pistols Tribute Act  facebook

The Cure Tribute Bands

• Re-Cure – band from Metro Detroit, a Tribute/Re-Creation of the music of The Cure.  facebook


• Bastards of Young – band knows and performs Replacements songs.  facebook

THE WHO Tribute Bands

Live The Who – The Who tribute band from metro Detroit. a tribute to The Who at their unstoppable best during 1968-1974.  facebook

TIM McGRAW  Tribute Artists

AllenAsTim and The Dance Hall Rockers – Tim McGraw Tribute Artist/band from metro Detroit, features Allen Scott performing as Tim McGraw.  facebook

TOM PETTY  Tribute Artists

Teddy Petty & The Refugees (The Teddy Petty Band) – Tom Petty Tribute Band from metro Detroit, features Ted VanDerMaas performing as Tom Petty.  facebook

TOOL Tribute Bands  Tribute Artists

• Toology – Tool tribute band from Flint, MI.  facebook

U2 Tribute Bands

Zooropa – U2 tribute band based out of the Detroit, MI area. Zooropa will perform tunes from the entire 30 year U2 catalog.  facebook

WEEN Tribute Bands

Mega Weedge – Ween tribute band from Detroit.  facebook

ERA Tribute Bands

Magic Bus – Woodstock era, 60s and 70s band based in Metro Detroit (Waterford, MI). .  facebook

Mega 80s – band from Metro Detroit. accurately replicated sounds of the 80s era.

The Square Pegz – 80's tribute band from Metro Detroit.  facebook

Totally – 80's cover band from Detroit.  facebook

RockStar – 80s Hair Band Tribute Show from Metro Detroit.  facebook

GLÄMHÄMMER (GlamHammer) – 80's Hair Metal Tribute Band from Lansing.  facebook

The InvasionAll British Invasion Rock and Roll performed on original instrumentation and amplification sung in sweet harmony. band from Metro Detroit.  facebook

The WhatAbouts – 60's Girls Group music, based in Metro Detroit.

Bonnie & the Working Girls – 60s era music girl band from Metro Detroit.  facebook

Street Heart (Still Doo Wops) – oldies doo wop group from metro Detroit.

StreetCorner – 50s 60s oldies and Motown vocal group from Metro Detroit.

The Reflections (a.k.a. The Larados) – oldies doo-wop group from Metro Detroit.  facebook

The Chiffon Sisters – 1940's style vocal harmony trio from Metro Detroit, can also sing 50s and 60s.


Roots Vibrations – band from Detroit made up of members from the Caribbean islands and from the funky streets of Detroit provides authentic Caribbean music.  facebook

The Island Guys Caribbean Band – steel drum band from Metro Detroit. Calypso, reggae, soca, salsa and more, plus their own renditions of popular music with an Island twist.

Universal Xpression – Caribbean music band from Detroit. Originals and covers, reggae, soca, zouk, r&b, African music.  facebook   twitter

MULTIPLE and COMBINATION Tributes, Impersonators

Tributesville – features many tribute bands and artists in and from the Southeast Michigan Region. facebook

Empire Entertainment – Home of LEGENDS LIVE – agency based in Michigan featuring mulit-artists tribute shows. Lots of music tribute artists, celebrity impersonators, personalities. Tribute shows of The Blues Brothers, Elvis, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tom Jones, Mick Jager, Cher, Lady GaGa, Madonna, Britney Spears, Al Green, Tim McGraw, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond, Franki Valli, Bing Crosby, Marvin Gaye, many more.

Paradise Band – offers Tribute Shows of... Elvis featuring Tony Poma, Jimmy Buffett featuring The Leaky Tiki's, The Blue's Brothers featuring the SoulMen, and a Do Wop Show featuring The Whatabouts.

Michigan Tribute Bands - listed by Gig Salad – search by city or county.

BONUS – More Tribute Bands Artists Info for Michigan

Tribute Band Directory – directory of tribute bands world wide. Search for your area, view bands web pages, check their show schedule, sign their guest book, join forums, read reviews.

Tribute City – “has networked tribute bands with their fans and music industry professionals”

Find Entertainers in Michigan – in addition to Empire Entertainment listed at top of this page, other local entertainment companies also offer tribute acts. click Find Entertainers in Michigan link for Mike's list of entertainment companies and booking agencies in MI.

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