It’s that time of year again, the weather is getting warmer and it feels like summer is just around the corner. We are excited to announce the 10 bands that will be performing this summer at the LaFontaine Amphitheatre located at 345 W Liberty St, Milford, MI 48381.

1.) Fifty Amp Fuse (Playing 5/26)– Fifty Amp Fuse is notorious for performing in the Your Generation Concert event. This band plays everything from 1970’s classic rock to the hits we love today.

2.) Billy Mack & the Juke Joint Jonnies (Playing 6/9)– If you’re into 50’s and 60’s swing music, Billy Mack & The Juke Joint Jonnies is the band you can’t miss. They’re known for playing the famous hit, “Jump Jive An’ Wail”. They also have some great hits of their own like, “Flyin’ Saucer Rock-N-Roll”, “Rocket In My Pocket”, and “Juke Joint Johnnie.”

3.) Mainstreet Sole (Playing 6/16)mainstree soul –
Mainstreet Sole is Detroit’s Premier Dance and Motown Band. They play soul music from across generations. You can expect hits famous hits like, “Uptown Funk You Up”, “Jungle Boogie”, and “Rolling in the Deep”.

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Think you have what it takes to fill out a winning bracket during March Madness?

Then join us for the 6th Annual Family Deal Bracket Challenge and compete for your chance to win a pair of Tickets to see the Detroit Tigers play!

You’re officially invited to participate in our Bracket Challenge along with LaFontaine employees, customers, friends, and family.

The Family Deal Bracket Challenge is free to enter, so make sure you let your friends know all about it.

We’re hosting the contest on ESPN.com and filling out your bracket couldn’t be easier.

Simply click here to get started, and make a note that the password to enter the challenge is “familydeal” (one word, all lower case, no quotes).

Make sure that your bracket is completely filled out before March Madness tips-off on Thursday, March 17th (Please note that you will have to create an account on ESPN.com to fill out your bracket.)

For the ultimate March Madness info guide, early odds, and tournament advice – head over to Bleacher Report for the scoop.

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LaFontaine Automotive Group is so excited to announce that the Ford Early Bird offer is back! This offer is a great for anyone who is looking to get out of their current Ford lease up to three months early. It pays to be an early bird!

Are you curious to know if you and your vehicle qualify for the offer? Here is everything you need to know.

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Do I Qualify For The Ford Early Bird Offer?  

Getting out of your current Ford lease and into a new 2015 or 2016 model is convenient and easy with this current offer.

If you are looking at leasing or purchasing a new eligible (see list below) 2015 or 2016 Ford vehicle from January 26, 2016, through April 4, 2016.

If you are currently leasing a Ford vehicle and that lease is ending March 1, 2016, through May 31, 2016, you qualify for the program.

It’s that simple.

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Christmas is only a few days away, and if you’re still looking for gifts you’re three months behind. But have no fear! Below are some automotive gifts so hot, you’d think it was summer (which it kind of is…what season is this?)

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You Deserve A Break This Tax Season

Cadillac recognizes that your vehicle is an essential part of your business and furthermore they understand the value of getting the most from your business investments.

We wanted to make sure you were aware of the 2015 tax incentive guidelines.

You could be eligible for up to a total of $25,000(1) in deductions with the purchase of qualifying Cadillac vehicles for your business if you purchase before 12/31/15.

Add to this various, additional small-business incentives and your savings are enhanced even further.

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The Family is Growing in Frankenmuth and Birch Run

LaFontaine Automotive Group is pleased to announce the expansion of their family with the upcoming construction of a new state-of-the-art Ford facility to be built in Birch Run.

The new facility, will be located on 19 acres along I-75, between Shiawassee Harley Davidson and the Birch Run Expo Center.

The community is invited to a ground breaking ceremony that will take place at noon on Monday, November 23, 2015, with construction slated to begin immediately and an anticipated completion date of Fall 2016.

The 34,000 square foot building will hold a Silver rating for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), complimenting their existing Gold LEED Cadillac/Buick/GMC location in Highland, as well as their Silver LEED Chevrolet in Dexter and Volkswagen of Dearborn locations.

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Subaru Share The Love Event

Jeremy Sheldon —  November 18, 2015

The Share the Love Event is back – and the holiday season is the perfect time to share with those in need of support.

The eighth annual Share the Love Event will take place November 19th – January 2nd 2016, and we are also excited to announce that Subaru will again be donating up to $15,000,000 total this year!

For every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased, Subaru will donate $250 to the customer’s choice of participating charities: ASPCA®, Make-A-Wish®, Meals On Wheels Association of America®,  National Park Foundation and our hometown charity Angels of Hope.

We love this idea so much that here at LaFontaine Subaru we are going to donate an additional $250 if you choose our local charity Angels of Hope, making a total donation of $500.

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5 Winter Tire Myths Busted

Bobby Lundwall —  November 3, 2015

We’ve reached the point of fall where we can safely say we won’t get another 80 degree day till next year (or next week), which means one thing: winter is coming!

Yes, the snowy wonderland will soon be upon us, and that means icy roads just begging to whip your car back and forth like Willow Smith’s hair. One remedy for this traction-less malaise? Winter Tires!

As advantageous as it is to swap out your all-season tires for their wintery counterparts, there are many who try to sell them short. Many winter tire myths are created to justify keeping your old tires on, which are complete and total bullsnot.

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When you think October in Michigan, you probably think about the fall colors, decorating pumpkins, and a Detroit Lions season that’s over before it really started. But if you’re in the automotive biz, you also think about the upcoming North American International Auto Show and the North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Awards.

You see, October is when the independent journalists who ultimately select the North American Car and Truck of the Year release their short list of vehicles that are under consideration for these awards.

2016 North American Car Truck of the YearSo without further ado, here are the vehicles that made the list:

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