September 3, 2014 at 1:00 am

Weekend planner: Your guide to local events

Elvis Costello will perform Monday at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor. (Cindy Ord / Getty Images)

big shows

THURSDAY

The Piano Guys at Fox Theatre, pop, 8 p.m. $33-$43. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

FRIDAY

Alan Jackson at Caesars Windsor, country, 9 p.m. $45 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

SATURDAY

Chill on the Hill with the Offspring, a Day to Remember, Bad Religion, Group Love, Portugal. The Man and more at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, rock, 1 p.m. $19.89-$59.89, $29.89-$99.89 weekend pass. 14900 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights. (586) 268-9700.

The New Pornographers featuring A.C. Newman and Dan Bejar with Pity Sex and more at Majestic Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. $28. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

X with Not in the Face at Magic Bag, punk/rock, 8 p.m. $35. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

SUNDAY

Chill on the Hill with Rise Against, Awolnation, Chevelle, Taking Back Sunday and more at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, rock, 1 p.m. $19.89-$59.89, $29.89-$99.89 weekend pass. 14900 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights. (586) 268-9700.

The English Beat at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. $22. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

MONDAY

Paul Weller at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 7 p.m. $30. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Lucero with Due North at Majestic Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. $17. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Elvis Costello at Michigan Theater, rock, 8 p.m. $49.50-$99.50. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

TUESDAY

Aerosmith with Slash at DTE Energy Music Theatre, rock, 7:30 p.m.$32.50 lawn, $45.50-$145.50 pavilion. 7774 Sashabaw, Clarkston. (248) 377-0100.

WEDNESDAY

The Afghan Whigs at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 7 p.m. $30. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Austin Mahone with 5th Harmony, Shawn Mendes and DJ Alex Angelo at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, pop, 8 p.m.$29.50-$65. 14900 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights. (586) 268-9700.

live music

THIS WEEK

McKenny Zone featuring Gayelynn McKinny at Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, jazz, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Thurs. and 6, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $15 for some sets. 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 882-5299.

THURSDAY

Emily’s Army with Desert Sharks and Face the Fact at Magic Stick Lounge, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $10. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

King James at Token Lounge, metal, 7 p.m. Thurs. $10. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Mandolin Orange at the Ark, Americana, 8 p.m. Thurs. $15. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Rival Summers with Kim Vi and the Siblings, Stefanie Haapala and Jason Singer at Blind Pig, rock, 9:30 p.m. Thurs. $6. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

FRIDAY

Sycamour with the Bad Chapter, Landon Tewers, Gone by Sunset and more at Crofoot Ballroom, metal, 5:30 p.m. Fri. $10. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Hawthorne Heights and the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus at Shelter, rock, 6 p.m. Fri. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Glorious Moments Baroque Ensemble at Detroit Institute of Arts, classical, 7 and 8:30 p.m. Fri. Free with museum admission. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7900.

Karin Elizabeth & the Remedy Band at Devoted Barn, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $30 in advance, $35 at the door. 6227 N. Dixie, Newport. www.devotedbarn.org.

The Blasters with the Gas House Gorillas and the Speakeasies at Magic Stick, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $15. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $18. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

Shannon Curfman with Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils at Callahan’s Music Hall, rock/blues, 8 p.m. Fri. $10-$15. 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. (248) 858-9508.

Sarah Jarosz at the Ark, bluegrass, 8 p.m. Fri. $25. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Trio Nomadian at Motor City Wine, jazz, 9 p.m. Fri. $5. 1949 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 483-7283.

Pink Droyd at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $12. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

The Alex Levine Quintet at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 9 p.m. Fri. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

SATURDAY

Bollywood Music Extravaganza at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, Indian music, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $35-$200. 15801 Michigan, Dearborn. (248) 981-7500.

Voyag3r record release party with Octopus and Belterra at Small’s Bar, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $10 (includes album). 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Greg Trooper and George Worthmore at Trinity House Theatre, Americana, 8 p.m. Sat. $20, $17 subscribers. 38840 W. Six Mile, Livonia. (734) 464-6302.

The Crane Wives at the Ark, folk/rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $15. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Blues-O-Rama with Benny Reeves and the Paul Carey Organ Trio, the Dale Robertson Blue Band and the Brunswick Brawlers at PJ’s Lager House, blues/rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $6. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

Typhoon with the Ton Tons at Blind Pig, rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $15. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

The Third Coast Kings at Cliff Bell’s, funk/soul, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

SUNDAY

Empty Chair featuring Annie and Rod Capps, Joel Palmer and Jo Serrapere and John Devine at Trinity House Theatre, folk/rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $12, $9 subscribers. 38840 W. Six Mile, Livonia. (734) 464-6302.

Jad Fair and Danielson at Trinosophes, indie rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $10. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

Ellis Paul and Rebecca Loebe at the Ark, folk, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $15. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Legendary Shack Shakers with Whiskey Shivers and Babe Miller at Magic Stick Lounge, rock/rockabilly, 8 p.m. Sun. $13. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

MONDAY

Travis Laplante’s Battle Trance at Trinosophes, classical/jazz, 8 p.m. Mon. $10 suggested donation. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott at the Ark, folk, 8 p.m. Mon. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

TUESDAY

Lady Sunshine and the X Band at Plymouth-Ann Arbor Elks Lodge, blues, 7-10 p.m. Tues. $5. 41700 Ann Arbor, Plymouth. (734) 453-1780.

The Velvet Teen with Restorations, Javelins and Chronic Tan at Magic Stick Lounge, rock, 8 p.m. Tues. $10. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Joshco at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 9 p.m. Tues. No cover. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

Urban Pioneers, Hooks ’n’ Crooks and Fishgutzzz & His Ignorant Band at PJ’s Lager House, rock/country, 9 p.m. Tues. $5. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

WEDNESDAY

Enemy Planes, Black Pocket Hymnal and more at Hatchy’s, rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $10. 7759 Auburn, Utica. (586) 991-0407.

Laura Stevenson with the Hotelier, Small Parks and Cave Needles at Pike Room, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $10. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Joyce Manor with the Exquisites and Loose Planes at Magic Stick Lounge, rock, 8 p.m. Wed. $12. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Leftover Salmon at the Ark, bluegrass, 8 p.m. Wed. $25. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

stage/comedy

OUR PICK

JESSE POPP

at Joey’s Comedy Club

Garden City’s own Jesse Popp will bring his stand-up act back home for a weekend of sets at Joey’s. Popp now lives in Los Angeles and is a writer for “Conan.” 8 p.m. Thurs. and 9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $12-$16, $22-$29 with dinner. 36071 Plymouth, Livonia. (734) 261-0555.

THURSDAY

The Moth StorySlam at Cliff Bell’s, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $5. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

Ray and Laura’s Comedy Showcase at Small’s Bar, 9 p.m. Thurs. $5. 10229 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

THIS WEEKEND

“Ty Cobb: The Greatest Player that Ever Played the Game” at Masonic Temple, 4:30 p.m. Fri. and 6:30 p.m. Sat. $20. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

“The Big Story of Lazarus Small” at Planet Ant, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. (through Sept. 27). $20. 2357 Caniff, Hamtramck. (313) 365-4948.

Comedian Ben Moore at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 8 p.m. Thurs., 9:30 p.m. Fri. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Sat. $10-$18. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

TUESDAY

The Moth Michigan GrandSlam Championship at the Ark, 8 p.m. Tues. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

visual arts/film

FRIDAY

“Anatomy of a Great Deception” premiere at Fillmore Detroit, 7 p.m. doors, 8:15 p.m. film. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

SATURDAY

“The Dirtiest Most Bizarre Art Show” at Old Miami, noon Sat. $2 before 6 p.m., $5 after, free for active military with ID. 3930 Cass, Detroit. (313) 831-3830.

WEDNESDAY

“Dreaming,” works by photographer Joel Geffen at Kerrytown Concert House, 5 p.m. Wed. 415 N. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 769-2999.

etc.

OUR PICK

UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS

at Chene Park

A yearly favorite, this big top show includes acrobatics, highwire acts, trained dogs, a motorcycle globe of death, clowns, elephants and more. Visit www.universoulcircus.com for discounts. 7:30 p.m. Thurs., 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Fri., noon, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Sat., 12:30, 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sun., 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tues.-Sept. 11. $19 and up. 2600 E. Atwater, Detroit. (313) 393-7128.

THIS WEEKEND

Old Car Festival at Greenfield Village, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat. and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. $24, $22 seniors, $17.50 ages 5-12. 20900 Oakwood, Dearborn. (313) 982-6001.

VillageFest with art, music, entertainment and food in the Village of Grosse Pointe, all day Sat.-Sun. Free. Kercheval between Cadieux and Neff, Grosse Pointe. www.thevillagegp.com.

SUNDAY

Eastern Market Sidewalk Jamboree with music, theater, art, dance and more at Sheds 2-4, 1-7 p.m. Sun. Free. 2934 Russell, Detroit. www.sidewalkdetroit.com.

41st anniversary Jamboree at Dawn Farm, 1-6 p.m. Sun. Free. 6633 Stony Creek, Ypsilanti. (734) 485-8725.

X, shown in 1981, performs classic material at the Magic Bag on Saturday. (Magic Bag)
Queens of Sheba will be one of the acts at the Universoul Circus. (Boon Vong / Universoul Circus)
Norm Coleman stars in a one-man show about baseball legend Ty Cobb at the ... (Norm Coleman)