Entertainment events this weekend and beyond

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big shows

OUR PICK

PRESERVATON HALL JAZZ BAND

at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts

Founded in the early 1960s in New Orleans, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs in Detroit with musician, songwriter and producer Allen Toussaint. 8 p.m. Fri. $35-$55. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

THURSDAY

Nas at Fillmore Detroit, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Thurs. $25-$60. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Gladys Knight at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, R&B/pop, 8 p.m. Thurs. $60-$75. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

Jason Aldean at The Palace of Auburn Hills, country, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $29.75-$59.75. 6 Championship Dr., Auburn Hills. (248) 377-0100.

FRIDAY

Timeflies with Kap Slap and Down with Webster at Royal Oak Music Theatre, pop/hip-hop, 7 p.m. Fri. $27.50 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 544-3030.

SATURDAY

Hannibal Buress at Royal Oak Music Theatre, comedy, 7 p.m. Sat. $29 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 544-3030.

STS9 at Fillmore Detroit, rock/funk/jazz, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $28-$35. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Leon Russell at Magic Bag, blues/rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $35. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

Charli XCX at Saint Andrew’s Hall, pop, 8:30 p.m. Sat. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

SUNDAY

Lewis Black at Wharton Center for the Performing Arts, comedy, 7 p.m. Sun. $36.50-$56.50. 750 E. West Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 353-1982.

OK Go at Magic Stick, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $18. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

WEDNESDAY

Jason Derulo at Royal Oak Music Theatre, R&B/pop, 7 p.m. Wed. $29.50 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 544-3030.

Joan Osborne and Ruston Kelly at the Ark, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Wed. $35. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

live music

THURSDAY

You Me at Six with Young Guns and In Stereo at Shelter, rock, 6 p.m. Thurs. $18. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Fly Moon Royalty at Cliff Bell’s, blues/R&B/soul, 7 p.m. Thurs. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

89X Homeboy Show on the Road at Token Lounge, rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $10. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Veterans for Peace John Lennon Birthday Concert at the Ark, pop/rock, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $15. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

The Rural Alberta Advantage with July Talk at Magic Stick, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $12. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Big Freedia with Gin & Tronic at Loving Touch, alternative hip-hop, 9 p.m. Thurs. $12. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 546-3696.

MC Chris with MC Lars and Spose at Blind Pig, rap/comedy, 9 p.m. Thurs. $15. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

FRIDAY

Captain Ivory with Daniel Harrison at Village Theatre at Cherry Hill, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $15. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton. (734) 394-5300.

Combichrist with William Control, Darksiderz and Davey Suicide at Crofoot Ballroom, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $20. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Kopecky Family Band with Mike Mains and the Branches and COIN at Magic Stick Lounge, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Motopony with the Family Crest at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

George Bedard at the Ark, blues/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Raffi Besalyan at Max M. Fisher Music Center, classical, 8:30 p.m. Fri. $25-$45. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Secret Chiefs 3 with Cleric at Loving Touch, pop, 8:30 p.m. Fri. $12. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 546-3696.

Caves with George Morris and the Gypsy Chorus and San Cristobal at Blind Pig, rock, 9:30 p.m. Fri. $7-$10. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

SATURDAY

Fallout Fest 2014 with Ponyshow, El Dee, the High Strung, Siamese, Javelins, Loretta Lucas, My Pal Val, Valley Hush, Le Voyage and TART at New Dodge Lounge, rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $10. 8850 Joseph Campau, Hamtramck. (313) 874-5963.

Tony MacAlpine with LoNero at Token Lounge, metal, 7 p.m. Sat. $15. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Voca People at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, pop/comedy, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $43-$59. 44575 Garfield, Clinton Township. (586) 286-2222.

Mustard Plug at Blind Pig, punk/ska, 8 p.m. Sat. $12. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

Shawn Phillips at the Ark, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

SUNDAY

Two Years Today with My Friday Night at Pike Room, rock, 5 p.m. Sun. $10. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

mewithoutyou at Shelter, rock, 6:30 p.m. Sun. $18. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Blackthorn at the Ark, Irish, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $25. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys at Trinity House Theatre, Americana, 8 p.m. Sun. $15, $12 subscribers. 38840 W. Six Mile, Livonia. (734) 464-6302.

MONDAY

Stray From the Path at Shelter, hardcore punk, 6 p.m. Mon. $13. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

J. Mascis at Blind Pig, rock, 8 p.m. Mon. $18 in advance, $20 at the door. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

Diego Figueiredo at the Ark, world music, 8 p.m. Mon. $15. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

TUESDAY

Laura Rain and the Caesars at Plymouth-Ann Arbor Elks Lodge #325, blues, 7-10 p.m. Tues. $5. 41700 Ann Arbor, Plymouth. (734) 453-1780.

X Ambassadors and Jamie N Commons with Arkells at Crofoot Ballroom, rock, 7 p.m. Tues. $12. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Deniro Farrar and Denzel Curry at Magic Stick, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Tues. $12. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

WEDNESDAY

Finch at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $18. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Gardens and Villa with Sandy Alex G at Pike Room, rock, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $12. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Foxygen with Dub Thompson at Crofoot Ballroom, rock, 8 p.m. Wed. $12. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

King Tuff with Cassie Ramone and Twine Time at Magic Stick Lounge, rock, 9 p.m. Wed. $14. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

clubs/djs

THIS WEEKEND

Grand Finale Weekend at Tonic Night Club, 9 p.m. Fri.-Sun. 29 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 334-7411.

FRIDAY

John Acquaviva at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Fri. $10. 22757 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 298-0330.

SATURDAY

The Bug at the Works, 10 p.m. Sat. $15 in advance, $20 day of. 1846 Michigan, Detroit.

stage/comedy

OUR PICK

THE LUCAS BROTHERS

at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle

Rising comedy stars the Lucas Brothers bring their “Purple Urkel” comedy tour to Royal Oak Sunday. You may have seen the identical twins in the summer hit “22 Jump Street,” and they were named one of 10 comics to watch this year by Variety magazine. 8 p.m. Sun. $18. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

THIS WEEK

“Vaudeville” dinner theater at James R. Desana Center for Arts & Culture, 6:30 p.m. Fri., 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sat. and 12:30 p.m. Sun. $30 with lunch/dinner, $15 show only. 81 Chestnut, Wyandotte. (734) 626-8395.

“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. 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.

Comedian Jason Dudey with Jeff Scheen and Andy Beningo at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Sat. $10-$18. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

Comedian John DeBoer with Stu McCallister 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.

“All’s Well that Ends Well” at Bonstelle Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Oct. 19). $10-$20. 3424 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 577-2960.

“Dial ‘M’ for Murder” at St. Dunstan’s Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (through Oct. 25). $18, $16 seniors and students. 400 Lone Pine, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 737-3587.

“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.

“The Birth of Chad” at Planet Ant, 9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (through Oct. 25). $10. 2357 Caniff, Hamtramck. (313) 365-4948.

SUNDAY

“The Spencers: Theatre of Illusion” at Macomb Community and Performing Arts Center, 3 p.m. Sun. $25-$30, $15 children. 44575 Garfield, Clinton Township. (586) 286-2222.

TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY

“Menopause the Musical” at Fisher Theatre, 8 p.m. Tues.-Wed. and 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 16. $49. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (800) 982-2787.

visual arts/film

OUR PICK

“A MASTER BUILDER”

at Detroit Film Theatre

The Detroit Film Theatre reopens after being closed all summer for lighting and air handling system updates. “A Master Builder” is an adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen play about a manipulative architect. It’s directed by Jonathan Demme. 7 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (also Oct. 17-19). $8.50, $6.50 members, seniors and students. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7971.

THIS WEEKEND

Our Town Art Show and Sale at Community House, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. 380 South Bates, Birmingham. 9248) 644-5832.

Three Stooges Horror Festival at Redford Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri. and 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. $5. 17360 Lahser, Detroit. (313) 537-2560.

Free Children’s Film Festival with “Earth to Echo” at MJR Digital Cinemas, Sat.-Sun. Free. Visit www.mjrtheatres.com for times and locations.

Pumpkin Patch with more than 600 hand blown glass pumpkins and gourds at Pyro Art Glass Studio, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 123 S. Main, Mount Clemens. (586) 954-4994.

SATURDAY

Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Festival at Public Pool, 1 p.m. Sat. 3309 Caniff, Hamtramck. (313) 405-7665.

“Turn and Face the Strange” works by Melissa Jones at HATCH Hamtramck Art Collective, 6-9 p.m. Sat. opening reception (runs through Nov. 1). 3456 Evaline, Hamtramck.

etc.

THIS WEEKEND

Zoo Boo at the Detroit Zoo, 6-8 p.m. Fri. and 5-8 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (through Oct. 26). $8. 10 Mile at Woodward, Royal Oak. (248) 541-5717.

Hallowe’en at Greenfield Village, 6:30 p.m. Fri.-Sun. (also Oct. 17-19 and 24-26). $15. 20900 Oakwood, Dearborn. (313) 982-6001.

FRIDAY

Autumn hayrides with roasted marshmallows and apple cider at Heritage Park, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays (through Oct. 24). $5, pre-registration recommended. 24915 Farmington, Farmington Hills. (248) 477-1135.

SATURDAY

Affirmations Vineyard: The Haunted Mansion fundraiser and haunted event at Affirmations, 7-11 p.m. Sat. $35-$45. 290 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 677-7215.

Moon Dusters Ballroom Dancing with live band at Livonia Civic Center, 8-11 p.m. Sat. $8. 15218 Farmington, Livonia. (248) 968-5197.

SUNDAY

Talking Domestic and Sexual Violence, a tailgate party to benefit HAVEN at Birmingham Country Club, 12:30 p.m. Sun. $124. 1750 Saxon, Birmingham. www.haven-oakland.org.

Fall Fest Extravaganza with family fun, biergarten, live music and more at Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 2-8 p.m. Sun. $25 in advance, $30 at the door, free for children accompanied by an adult. 32 Lake Shore, Grosse Point Farms. (313) 881-7511.

Historic Cemetery Walk at Oakwood Cemetery, 2-7 p.m. Sun. $10. West Cady between Wing and Rogers, Northville. (248) 348-1020.

HIV/AIDS Fashion Show Fundraiser with Kenya Moore of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” at Garden Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sun. $50, $100 VIP. 3929 Woodward, Detroit. www.catwalkdetroit.com.

planning ahead

DETROIT BOOK LUNCH

at Burton Manor

Book sale and lunch with speeches from authros like crime novelist Kathy Reichs, romantic suspense writer Lisa Jackson, novelists Gary Shteyngart and Craig Johnson and non-fiction writer Hampton Sides. 11 a.m. Oct. 20. $40. 27777 Schoolcraft, Livonia. (586) 685-5750 or www.bookandauthor.info.