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‘CREEM, REVISITED’

at Birmingham Museum

In conjunction with the new, permanent “CREEM Magazine” exhibit at the museum, an outdoor community event will take place Saturday on the back porch and lawn of the Allen House. Hear live music and talk to former CREEM staffer Susan Whitall and filmmakers of the upcoming documentary about the Birmingham-based rock ‘n’ roll magazine. 2-4 p.m. Sat. Free admission for event, $5-$7 for museum admission. 556 W. Maple, Birmingham. (248) 530-1928.

ITALIAN HAPPENING

at M1 Concourse

This car and motorcycle show is also a wine tasting event, food festival and bocce ball tournament. The whole party is 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun., and vehicle judging is after 1 p.m. The wine tasting event is noon-3 p.m. and requires a separate ticket ($40). Admission is $10. 164 South Blvd. W., Pontiac. (248) 904-6749 or italianhappening.com.

R&B HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY

at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts

Motown legends the Temptations will be honored at this year’s R&B Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The group was inducted in 2013, and this year will receive the Male Group of the 20th Century Award. Mary Wilson will host the event, which will also induct Freda Payne, Mitch Ryder, Dennis Coffey, the Marvelettes, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Sylvia Moy, James Brown and more. 6 p.m. Sun. $45 and up. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

big shows

THURSDAY

Aaron Carter at Saint Andrew’s Hall, pop, 7 p.m. Thurs. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Zac Brown Band with Darrell Scott at DTE Energy Music Theatre, country, 7 p.m. Thurs. $28.75 lawn, $77.75 pavilion. 7774 Sashabaw, Clarkston. (248) 377-0100.

Okilly Dokilly with Beatallica and the Paragraphs at Majestic Cafe, rock/metal, 8 p.m. Thurs. $12. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

FRIDAY

Blackbear at Fillmore Detroit, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Fri. $20-$40. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Royal Blood at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $27.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Detroit Music Weekend Tribute to Aretha Franklin at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, R&B, 8 p.m. Fri. $25-$55. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers with Earth Engine at Majestic Theatre, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $15. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

K. Michelle at Chene Park, R&B, 8 p.m. Fri. $36 lawn, $56-$100 pavilion. 2600 E. Atwater, Detroit. (313) 393-7128.

Four Voices: Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Indigo Girls at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, folk, 8 p.m. Fri. $25 lawn, $39.50-$99.50. 3554 Walton, Rochester. (248) 377-0100.

SATURDAY

Deftones and Rise Against at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, rock, 6:30 p.m. Sat. $25.50 lawn, $25.50-$65.50 pavilion. 14900 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights. (248) 377-0100.

Freda Payne at Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts, R&B, 8 p.m. Sat. $35-$50. 12 N. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 221-5128.

Mustard Plug with Mephiskapheles, We Are The Union, J Navarro and the Traitors at Loving Touch, ska/punk, 8 p.m. Sat. $14. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Encore with Tuxedo — Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, pop/funk, 9 p.m. Sat. $80. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

SUNDAY

Paul Simon at Toledo Zoo Amphitheatre, folk, 8 p.m. Sun. $59 and up. 2700 Broadway, Toledo. (419) 385-5721.

TUESDAY

Chon at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 6 p.m. Tues. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds at DTE Energy Music Theatre, rock, 7:30 p.m. Tues. $36.50 and up. 7774 Sashabaw, Clarkston. (248) 377-0100.

Russ at Fillmore Detroit, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Tues. $24. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

WEDNESDAY

Najee at Chene Park, jazz, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $15 and up. 2600 Atwater, Detroit. (313) 393-7128.

The Wailers at Saint Andrew’s Hall, reggae, 8:30 p.m. Wed. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

live music

THURSDAY

Ryan Dillaha and the Miracle Men at the Whitney Garden Party, rock/Americana, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thurs. $5. 4421 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 832-5700.

Durand Jones & the Indications at Third Man Records, soul, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $10. 441 Canfield, Detroit. (313) 209-5205.

Brother Ali with Sa-Roc at Magic Stick, hip-hop, 9 p.m. Thurs. $16. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

FRIDAY

Sherman Arnold as Elvis Presley with Dan Spencer as Toby Keith at PLAV Hall, rock/country, 6-10 p.m. Fri. $8. 25222 Warren, Dearborn Heights. (313) 359-1880.

Skip Norris Memorial Jazz Festival at Northwest Activities Center, jazz, 8 p.m. Fri. $40-$100. 18100 Meyers, Detroit. (313) 578-7500.

Carry On, a tribute to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young at Magic Bag, folk/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Lin-Say with Vibe & Direct, Caroline Striho and more at Loving Touch, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $7. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Josh White Jr. at the Ark, folk, 8 p.m. Fri. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Electric Honey, Ben Keeler, the Five Piece Problem and the American Automobile at Old Miami, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $5. 3930 Cass, Detroit.

Party Zeppelin and Ulimate Ovation at Texas Bar, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $7. 14619 Kercheval, Detroit. (313) 824-5190.

SATURDAY

Currents Music Festival with the Orbitsuns, the Go Rounds, Gasoline Gypsies, the Messenger Birds, Eliza Neals and the Narcotics, Dead in 5 and more at LaFontaine Family Amphitheater, rock, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat. Free. 345 W. Liberty, Milford. milfordamp.org.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Heroes Benefit Concert at Orchestra Hall, classical, 7 p.m. Sat. $15-$50. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

The Harmaleighs at 20 Front Street, folk/pop, 7 p.m. Sat. $20. 20 E. Front, Lake Orion. (248) 783-7105.

The Idiot Kids record release show with Duane, Trout and Caveman & Bam Bam at PJ’s Lager House, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $8. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

Lizzo with Brooke Candy at El Club, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Sat. $18. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

Mega 80’s at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $12. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

The Swill, Death Cult, Sauron and Failed at UFO Factory, metal, 9 p.m. Sat. $10. 2110 Trumbull, Detroit. ufofactory.com.

The Idiot Kids record release show with Trout, Duane the Jet Black Eel and Caveman & Bam Bam at PJ’s Lager House, rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $8. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

Cosmic Light Shapes with the Mythics at Cadieux Cafe, rock/psych, 9 p.m. Sat. $5. 4300 Cadieux, Detroit. (313) 882-8560.

The Dwight Adams Quartet at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

SUNDAY

School of Rock Farmington at Loving Touch, rock, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. $10, free for under 18. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

TUESDAY

Black Shampoo and Lady Legs at PJ’s Lager House, rock, 8 p.m. Tues. $6. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Rainbow Kitten Surprise with Wilderado at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. Tues. $15. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

WEDNESDAY

“Grazie Mille Dr. D” honoring Michigan Opera Theatre Founder David DiChiera at Detroit Opera House, classical, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wed. $20. 1526 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 237-7464.

Air Traffic Controller with Fast Romantics at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Wed. $10. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEKEND

Brad Wenzel at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., 7:15 p.m. Fri. and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10-$18. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

“Ernie” at City Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., 2 and 5:30 p.m. Sun. and 2 and 8 p.m. Wed. (through June 25). $25. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

“Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967” at Matrix Theatre Company, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. (through June 25). $20, $15 students. 2730 Bagley, Detroit. (313) 967-0599.

John Heffron at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $25. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

“The Legend of Georgia McBride” at Theatre Nova, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through July 2). $20 suggested price. 410 W. Huron, Ann Arbor. (734) 635-8450.

THURSDAY

Mike Cronin and Sam Evans at Small’s Bar, 9 p.m. Thurs. $5. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

SATURDAY

Chuckie Finster comedy show hosted by Brett Mercer and Zech at Recycle Here, 8 p.m. Sat. Free will donation. 1331 Holden, Detroit. (313) 871-4000.

SUNDAY

Living Arts 18th annual Student Performance at Allen Park Center for the Arts, 2 p.m. Sun. $5. 19001 Champaign, Allen Park. livingartsdetroit.org.

visual arts/film/books

THIS WEEKEND

Pewabic House & Garden Show at Pewabic Pottery, 6-9:30 p.m. Thurs. preview party fundraiser ($55). Public show is 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. 10125 E. Jefferson, Detroit. pewabic.org.

FRIDAY

“Pieced Together” curated by Gary Eleinko at Detroit Artists Market, 6-9 p.m. Fri. (runs through July 8). 4719 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 832-8540.

SATURDAY

“Black Detroit: A People’s History of Self-Determination” with author Herb Boyd and Rita Kiki Edozie at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 2-3:30 p.m. Sat. Free. 315 E. Warren, Detroit. (313) 494-5800.

SUNDAY

Esperanza Clinton, Michael Fournier, Carolyn Walker and Markita Moore at Source Booksellers, 4-5:50 p.m. Sun. Free. 4240 Cass, Suite 105, Detroit. (313) 832-1155.

TUESDAY

Scaachi Koul, author of “One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter” at Literati Bookstore, 7 p.m. Tues. 124 E. Washington, Ann Arbor. (734) 585-5567.

etc.

SATURDAY

Crohn’s & Colitis Take Steps Walk at Meininger Park, 9 a.m. Sat. Maxwell and Catalpa, Royal Oak. cctakesteps.org.

Detroit Roller Derby double header at Masonic Temple, 6 p.m. Sat. $15. 500 Temple, Detroit. detroitrollerderby.com.

SUNDAY

Cars R Stars car show at Packard Proving Grounds, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. $5, kids 11 and younger are free with paid adult admission. Van Dyke south of 23 Mile, Shelby Township. carsrstars.com.

MONDAY

Cancer benefit with inflatable boxing ring at Cellarmen’s, 7 p.m. Mon. $10 to “box cancer.” 24310 John R, Hazel Park. (586) 413-4206.

— Compiled by Melody Baetens

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