Chris Ilitch, Tom Gores team up for new entertainment company '313 Presents'

Posted at 6:08 AM, Oct 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-09 16:39:03-04

The Ilitch family and Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gores are combining portions of their operations to create a new joint entertainment venture called "313 Presents."

The announcement, made Monday morning, combines Olympia Entertainment and Palace Sports & Entertainment into one company that will manage concerts and other entertainment events at multiple venues in metro Detroit.

Those venues include Little Caesars Arena, DTE Energy Music Theatre, Fox Theatre, Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, Comerica Park and the Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill.

The venture includes the new website,, which will have information for tickets, the venue and a schedule for all six venues in one location.

313 Presents is now responsible for event bookings, event production, marketing and pulbic relations for entertainment at all six venues, and will be headquarted in new offices at Little Caesars Arena.

Olympica Entertainment President & CEO Tom Wilson will service as interim president.