AEG Presents and The Masonic Temple Association of Detroit have entered into an exclusive operating and booking agreement for The Masonic Temple Theatre and Cathedral Theatre in Michigan.

The arrangement expands AEG Presents’ relationship with The Masonic Temple where the promoter has already booked performers including Lana Del Rey, Jack White, LCD Soundsystem, Arctic Monkeys, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Bassnectar, The Killers, and many more at The Masonic Temple since the beginning of their relationship in 2013.

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“We are thrilled to expand our relationship with the Masonic Temple and their incredible theatres which continue to play an important role in Detroit’s live music scene,” said president of AEG Presents North America Rick Mueller in a release. “Our financial investment will enable us to restore some of the Temple’s most historic features and allow us to upgrade elements such as the sound and lighting systems to further improve the experience for our guests.”

In addition to its operating commitment, AEG Presents has earmarked $2,000,000 in restoration and renovations to be spent in the first two years of the partnership that will enhance the venue experience for both artist and fan.

“We are thrilled to expand our relationship with the Masonic Temple and their incredible theatres which continue to play an important role in Detroit’s live music scene,” said president of the MTA Roger Sobran in a release. “Our financial investment will enable us to restore some of the Temple’s most historic features and allow us to upgrade elements such as the sound and lighting systems to further improve the experience for our guests.”

Standing for nearly 100 years, Detroit’s is the largest Masonic Temple in the world with over 1,000 rooms including three theaters (one was never completed, but is sometimes used by film-production crews), a Shrine building, the Chapel, eight lodge rooms, a 17,500 square-foot drill hall, two ballrooms, office space, a cafeteria, dining rooms, a barber shop, and 16 bowling lanes.

Over its storied history it has hosted iconic acts such as Duke EllingtonElla FitzgeraldBob DylanJimi HendrixThe Rolling StonesCrosby Stills Nash and YoungDavid BowieThe EaglesQueenThe RamonesIggy PopPrinceBob MarleyStevie WonderPearl Jam, and The White Stripes. The Masonic is also one of only four State-Of-Michigan certified Qualified Film Production Facilities – and the only one in Detroit – and has hosted over 57 cinematic productions.