Entertainment events this weekend and beyond in Metro Detroit, including Nick Jonas, "Gilda!" and more

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big shows

OUR PICK

NICK JONAS

at Crofoot Ballroom

Best known as a member of musical boy band the Jonas Brothers, Nick Jonas is on the road supporting his self-titled second solo album. The release, which doesn't come out until November, features collaborations with Southfield native Mike Posner, Detroiter Angel Haze and fellow Disney Channel alum Demi Lovato. 7 p.m. Sun. $29.50. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

THURSDAY

twenty one pilots with MisterWives and Vinyl Theatre at Fillmore Detroit, indie pop, 6:30 p.m. Thurs. $25-$35. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

La Roux at Saint Andrew's Hall, synthpop, 7 p.m. Thurs. $28. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Within Temptation with Amaranthe at Royal Oak Music Theatre, metal, 7 p.m. Thurs. $29 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 544-3030.

FRIDAY

Limp Bizkit with Machine Gun Kelly at Fillmore Detroit, rock/rap, 6 p.m. Fri. $40-$50. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Korn with Otherwise and Avatar at Perani Arena and Event Center, rock, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $34-$39. 3501 Lapeer, Flint. (810) 744-0580.

Chris D'Elia at Royal Oak Music Theatre, comedy, 8 p.m. Fri. $25. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 544-3030.

Prong at Token Lounge, rock/metal, 8 p.m. Fri. $20. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Russell Peters at Caesars Windsor, comedy, 9 p.m. Fri. $63.37 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

SATURDAY

Banks with Movement and Lil Silva at Saint Andrew's Hall, pop/electronic, 7 p.m. Sat. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Here Come the Mummies with the Infatuations at Fillmore Detroit, funk/R&B, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $20-$30. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Jim Breuer at Royal Oak Music Theatre, comedy, 8 p.m. Sat. $25 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 544-3030.

Pete Yorn at Shelter, pop/rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $30. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

SUNDAY

Black Dahlia Murder and Suicide Silence at Saint Andrew's Hall, rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Alter Bridge at Fillmore Detroit, rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $25-$35. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Juvenile with Cashout and Tone Scott at Bleu Nightclub, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Sun. $25-$50. 1540 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 974-7799.

WEDNESDAY

Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat with Hell Yeah and Nothing More at Compuware Arena, metal, 5:30 p.m. Wed. $39.75-$45. 14900 N. Beck, Plymouth Township. (248) 858-9333.

Asia at Royal Oak Music Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $39.50. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 544-3030.

Chance the Rapper with Travis Scott at Eastern Michigan University, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Wed. $22.50-$32.50. 799 North Hewitt, Ypsilanti. (734) 487-2282.

live music

THIS WEEK

Shahida Nurullah at Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, jazz, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Thurs. and 6, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. No cover. 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 882-5299.

THURSDAY

Folks Music of the '60s with the Folk Revival Band at University Hospital Main Lobby, folk, 12:10 p.m. Thurs. Free. 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor. (734) 936-2787.

Affiance with Phinehas, Swayt, the Oath Lies Here and more at Pike Room, rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $10. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Lake Orion High School, classical, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. 495 E. Scripps, Lake Orion. (313) 576-5111.

Perfume Genius with Matteah Baim at Magic Stick, pop, 8 p.m. Thurs. $13. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Neighbors, Clearance, Junk Food Junkies and Jeremy Waun at UFO Factory, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $5. 2110 Trumbull, Detroit.

Stick Figure with Pacific Dub, Hirie and the Rolling Jays at Blind Pig, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $13 in advance, $16 at the door. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

Sultans of String at the Ark, world music, 8 p.m. Thurs. $15. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Red Elvises and the Volcanos at PJ's Lager House, rock, 9 p.m. Thurs. $10. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

FRIDAY

Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Greater Grace Temple, classical, 10:45 a.m. Fri. Free. 23500 W. Seven Mile, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Icon for Hire at the Shelter, rock, 6 p.m. Fri. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Ken Thomson at Detroit Institute of Arts, jazz, 7 and 8:30 p.m. Fri. Free with museum admission. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7900.

800Beloved with Siamese and the Last Ghost at Small's Bar, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $8. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Matt Jones & the Reconstruction at the Ark, alt-country, 8 p.m. Fri. $15. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

SATURDAY

Benefit concert for Warren flood victims with "The Ancient Days" film and music by Sean Guerrero at Warren Community Center Auditorium, music/film, 7 p.m. Sat. $15. 5460 Arden, Warren. (586) 772-4171.

Beethoven, Bridges and Blue Jeans with Michigan Philharmonic at Village Theater at Cherry Hill, classical, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $30, $25 seniors. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton Township. (734) 451-2112.

Xylouris White and Peter Jefferies at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $12. 4454 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 832-6622.

The Mega 80's at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $10. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

Loudon Wainwright III at the Ark, folk, 8 p.m. Sat. $25. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Crushed Out, the Royal Blackbirds and Kickstand Band at PJ's Lager House, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $6. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

David Bierman Overdrive with Jeremy Porter and the Tucos and Oak Bones at Loving Touch, rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $8. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 546-3696.

The Swon Brothers at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill, country, 9 p.m. Sat. $17 in advance, $22 day of. 4698 Baldwin, Auburn Hills. (248) 454-8629.

SUNDAY

Pianist Louis Schwizgebel and violinist Paul Huang at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, classical, 3 p.m. Sun. $25, $15 students. 44575 Garfield, Clinton Township. (586) 286-222.

Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra performs the music of John Williams at Towsley Auditorium, classical, 3:30 p.m. Sun. $12, $6 seniors and students, $30 family. 4800 E. Huron, Ypsilanti. (734) 507-1451.

Crystal Bowersox at the Ark, pop/rock, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $25. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Hai Xin Wu with Zhihua benefit concert for Grosse Pointe Symphony at Grosse Pointe War Memorial, classical, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $45-$500. 32 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 885-5109.

Il Songo del Marinaio with Mike Watt at Magic Stick, rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $15. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Justin Nozuka with David Ryan Harris at Hard Rock Cafe Detroit, alternative rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $20. 45 Monroe, Detroit. (313) 964-7625.

Chop Tops at Small's Bar, rockabilly/punk, 8 p.m. Sun. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

TUESDAY

The Amity Affliction with For the Fallen Dreams and Only the Brave at Shelter, rock, 6:30 p.m. Tues. $13.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Left Alone, Break Anchor, the Dewtons and CbJ at Small's Bar, punk, 7 p.m. Tues. $8. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Agent Orange with Architects, Devious Ones and Stale Phish at Magic Stick, punk, 8 p.m. Tues. $15. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 873-1117.

Jungle with Empress Of at Crofoot Ballroom, dance/rock, 8 p.m. Tues. $15. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Rachael Yamagata at the Ark, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Tues. $15. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

WEDNESDAY

Lil Dicky with DJ Omega Supreme and Matt Floyd at Shelter, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Wed. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

MxPx with Zebrahead, Allister and Survay Says at Magic Stick, punk, 7 p.m. Wed. $20. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Sharon Van Etten at Loving Touch, indie rock/folk, 8 p.m. Wed. $15. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 546-3696.

Marketa Irglova and Rosi Golan at the Ark, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Wed. $22. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

books

THURSDAY

Poetry reading with Mary Ruefle, part of the Zell Visiting Writers Series at the University of Michigan, 5:10 p.m. Thurs. Helmet Stern Auditorium, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 S. State St., Ann Arbor. (734) 764-0395.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEK

"Driving Miss Daisy" at Performance Network Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., 8 p.m. Fri., 3 and 8 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Oct. 26). $27-$41, pay-what-you-can Thursday. 120 E. Huron, Ann Arbor. (734) 663-0681.

"Evil Dead: the Musical" at City Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. (through Oct. 25). $29.50. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-3465.

"Boeing, Boeing" at Hilberry Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri. and 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. $28.50 and up. 4743 Cass, Detroit. (313) 577-2972.

Comedian Craig Shoemaker at Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle, 8 p.m. Thurs. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $20-$25. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

Comedian Nicholas Anthony with Chad Thornsberry at Joey's Comedy Club, 8 p.m. Thurs. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $12-$16, $22-$29 with dinner. 36071 Plymouth, Livonia. (734) 261-0555.

"The Best Enemies" at Marygrove Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $20, $17 seniors, alumni, staff and Detroit residents, $5-$10 students. 8435 McNichols, Detroit. (313) 993-3270.

"At the Bistro Garden" at Two Muses Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Oct. 19) $20. Barnes & Noble Booksellers Theatre Space, 6800 Orchard Lake, West Bloomfield Township. (248) 850-9919.

SUNDAY

PuppetART Detroit "Snow Queen" at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 4 p.m. Sun. $20, $10 children, $30 family of four. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8501.

Puddles Pity Party at Magic Bag, 8 p.m. Sun. $25. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

visual arts/film

OUR PICK

"HEAVEN ADORES YOU"

at Magic Bag

This documentary takes a look at the life of American songwriter Elliott Smith, who died in 2003. Directed by Nickolas Rossi, the film premiered at the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival. 8 p.m. Fri. $7. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

THIS WEEKEND

Free Children's Film Festival with "Muppets Most Wanted" at MJR Digital Cinemas, Sat.-Sun. Free. Visit www.mjrtheatres.com for times and locations.

SATURDAY

"Gilda!" in tribute to Gilda Snowden at Center Galleries at College for Creative Studies, 6-9 p.m. Sat. opening reception (runs through Oct. 25). 301 Frederick Douglass, Detroit. (313) 664-7800.

etc.

OUR PICKS

GRIDIRON GLORY: THE BEST OF THE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

at The Henry Ford Museum

To celebrate the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 50th anniversary, The Henry Ford will host a 6,000-square-foot exhibit featuring memorabilia, including the Vince Lombardi trophy, Jim Brown's jersey, an instant replay booth and hundreds of personal items from players. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. starting Friday, though Jan. 4. Admission included in museum admission, which is $18, $16 seniors and $13.50 ages 5-12. 20900 Oakwood, Dearborn. (313) 982-6001.

GRAND OPENING

at West RiverWalk

Celebrate with music, food, family-friendly fun and a beer garden as the Detroit Riverfront opens the first portion of the West RiverWalk. 1-8 p.m. Sat. Free. W. Jefferson near 10th street, Detroit. www.detroitriverfront.org

FRIDAY

French Canadian Heritage Day at Detroit Historical Museum, 1-3 p.m. Fri. Free. 5401 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-1805.

SATURDAY

Greektown Harvest Festival in Greektown, 5-11 p.m. Sat. $25 in advance, 35 at the door. Brush and Monroe, Detroit. www.Greektowndetroit.org.

Benefit dinner and silent auction for Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society at Lafayette Grand Banquet Facility, 6-10 p.m. Sat. $25. 1 Lafayette, Pontiac. (248) 338-6732.

The Grand Gala, a fundraiser for the Arab American National Museum at MGM Grand Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Sat. $250-$500. 1777 Third, Detroit. (313) 842-2728.

SUNDAY

Harvest Festival at Palmer Park, 2-5 p.m. Sun. Free. Merrill Plaisance near Pontchartrain, Detroit. peopleforpalmerpark.org

WEDNESDAY

Illustrated talk on "Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance" with Sandra Novacek at Scarab Club, 6 p.m. Wed. 217 Farnsworth, Detroit. (313) 832-1148.

planning ahead

FLY MOON ROYALTY

at Cliff Bell's

This Seattle group blends blues, R&B and soul, and features vocalist Adra Boo and DJ and producer Action J. 7 p.m. Thurs. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

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