Did you see Bob Seger perform in Livingston County?

Lots of big musical acts have played in Livingston County. You can read about some of them here.

But did Bob Seger ever perform here?

Rumors persist that Seger — one of Michigan’s favorite musical sons — played in Livingston County. We’ve heard Seger rocked the Howell Armory, and we’ve heard he played the Main Event Night Club in Brighton; but we’ve been unable to confirm that he played at either venue, or any other in Livingston County.

We love to think that Seger — who spent his formative musical years in Ann Arbor, where he graduated from Pioneer High School — performed in Livingston County because how cool would that be? But we can find no proof.

If you did indeed see this member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame perform at the Howell Armory or the Main Event — or anywhere else in Livingston County, for that matter — please let us know.

If you haven’t seen Bob Seger in concert, but you’d like to, your last chance is happening right now. The 73-year-old Seger is in the midst of his retirement tour, which kicked off Nov. 21 in Grand Rapids and doesn’t include a single date in Detroit or the Detroit area. (Am I the only person who finds that odd?) You can get more information on Seger’s Traveling Man Tour — including how to get tickets — by clicking here.


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Journalist Maria Stuart lives in Howell. She worked at The Livingston County Press/Livingston County Daily Press & Argus as reporter, editor and managing editor from 1990-2009. She is often spotted holding court at Uptown Coffeehouse.