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Metro Detroit Entertainment Calendar

big shows

OUR PICK

DAVE CHAPPELLE

at Fillmore Detroit

Comedian and actor Dave Chappelle is best known for his popular Comedy Central sketch comedy show “Chappelle’s Show,” which ran 2003-06. He’ll bring his stand-up material to the Fillmore for six shows this week. 7 and 9:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. $57.50. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

THURSDAY

Jazmine Sullivan at Saint Andrew’s Hall, R&B/soul, 7 p.m. Thurs. $29.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

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

Delta Rae with Greg Holden at Royal Oak Music Theatre, folk/rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $30. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Stuart McLean at Michigan Theater, comedy/storytelling, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $34.50-$47. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

FRIDAY

Dan + Shay with Canaan Smith and Ryan Lafferty at Royal Oak Music Theatre, country, 7 p.m. Fri. $9.95 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Steve Martin and Martin Short at Fox Theatre, comedy/music, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $49-$149. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Wendy Williams with Josh Adams at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, comedy, 8 p.m. Fri. $42-$60. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

Hannah Wants with Treasure Fingers, Billy Kenny, Golf Clap, Doug English, Ross Regs and Jay Biggs at Garden Theatre, electronic, 9 p.m. Fri. $25 and up. 3929 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 832-0888.

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt at Caesars Windsor, folk/rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $25 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

SATURDAY

Lewis Black at Fox Theatre, comedy, 8 p.m. Sat. $49.50-$75. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Legends of Rap with DJ Quik, E-40, Too Short and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at Masonic Temple, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Sat. $59-$89. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

Roxanna at Magic Bag, pop, 8 p.m. Sat. $25. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

SUNDAY

Keith Sweat with Changing Faces, Mint Condition, El Debarge and more at Masonic Temple, soul/R&B, 7 p.m. Sun. $59-$99. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

Aaron Lewis at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $38-$45. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

MONDAY

Sufjan Stevens at Masonic Temple, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Mon. $36.50. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

WEDNESDAY

Metro Times Blowout Launch Party with Andrew W.K., Jamaican Queens, Flint Eastwood, Juiceboxxx, the Beggars, Cheerleader and more at Saint Andrew’s Hall, the Shelter and Burns Room, rock, 7:45 p.m. Wed. $20-$30. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

live music

THIS WEEKEND

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

North American International Banjo Convention at Double Tree Hotel, 6:30 p.m. Fri. and 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sat. $5-$8. 5801 Southfield, Dearborn. (313) 336-3340.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs “Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4” at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $15-$100. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

THURSDAY

Somekindawonderful at Shelter, rock, 6 p.m. Thurs. $12. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Fundraiser for Girls Rock Detroit summer camp with Junglefowl, White Bee and Catty Club at Detroit Institute for Music Education, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $5 suggested donation. 1265 Griswold, Detroit. (313) 223-1600.

Bars of Gold at Zeke’s Rock and Roll BBQ, rock, 10 p.m. Thurs. $3. 240 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 206-7130.

FRIDAY

Marbin at Jazz Cafe at Music Hall, jazz/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8501.

The Erers with Valentiger and Prude Boys at Majestic Cafe, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $6. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

MEN with Kung Fu Lovers and Lava Moth at Small’s Bar, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $8. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Chris Emmerson album release party with the Blueflowers and Greater Alexander at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $12. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

The Adrays, Catty Club, Blue Pontiac and Ms. Willa Rae and the Minor Arcana at New Dodge Lounge, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $5. 8850 Jos Campau, Hamtramck. (313) 874-5963.

Mom Barley, the Rose Cult, North by North and Mental Health Day at the Rockery, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $5. 1175 Eureka, Wyandotte. (734) 281-4629.

Nirvana and Mudhoney tribute bands at the B-One Ballroom, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $6. 1967 Cass Lake, Keego Harbor. (248) 682-2295.

SATURDAY

Cabaret Series with Ani at Andiamo Detroit Riverfront, jazz/pop, 7 and 9 p.m. $40. 400 Renaissance Center, Detroit. (313) 567-6700.

Joe Sgroi roast with live music from Halloween Detroit, Dave Edwards and the Look, Broadzilla, Chit and more at the Ritz, rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $10. 24300 Hoover, Detroit. (586) 756-6140.

Gypsy Jazz and Beyond with Michele Ramos featuring Heidi Helper at a Palmer Woods home, jazz/world, 8 p.m. Sat. $40. Palmer Woods, Detroit. (313) 891-2514.

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra performs Mahler’s “Symphony No. 5” at Hill Auditorium, 8 p.m. Sat. $15-$62. 825 N. University, Ann Arbor. (734) 994-4801.

SUNDAY

Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra “Blues and Boogie Piano Go to the Symphony” with Mr. B and Paul Keller Jazz Band at Towsley Auditorium, classical/blues, 3:30 p.m. Sun. $12, $6 seniors and students, $30 family of four or more. 4800 E. Huron River, Ann Arbor. ypsilantisymphony.org.

Grosse Pointe Symphony Orchestra at Grosse Pointe War Memorial, classical, 7 p.m. Sun. $15, $12 seniors, $5 college students. 32 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 640-1773.

Sweet Spirit with White Shag at New Dodge Lounge, rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $5. 8850 Jos Campau, Hamtramck. (313) 874-5963.

TUESDAY

Hurray for the Riff Raff at Shelter, folk/blues, 7 p.m. Tues. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Johnny Trudell Quartet at the Plymouth Ann Arbor Elks Lodge #325, jazz, 7-10 p.m. Tues. $10. 41700 Ann Arbor, Plymouth. (734) 453-1780.

Stephen Gottlieb Music Festival with Elaine Serling at Berman Center for the Performing Arts, Broadway, 7:30 p.m. Tues. $13. 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. (248) 432-5652.

WEDNESDAY

Roddy Radiation of the Specials with the Scotch Bonnets, 1592 and Matt Wixson’s Flying Circus at Small’s Bar, ska/rock, 8 p.m. Wed. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Acid Mothers Temple and the Melting Paraiso U.F.O., ST 37 and Outrageous Cherry at UFO Factory, psych/rock, 9 p.m. Wed. $14. 2110 Trumbull, Detroit.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEK

“Meshuggah-Nuns” at Meadow Brook Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs., 2 and 8 p.m. Fri., 6 p.m. Sat. (opening night), 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. and 2 and 8 p.m. Wed. (through May 17). $26. 2200 N. Squirrel, Rochester. (248) 370-3316.

Comedians Mike Green with Larry XL and Washboard Floyd at Joey’s Comedy Club, 8 p.m. Thurs. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $16 and up. 36071 Plymouth, Livonia. (734) 261-0555.

“The 39 Steps” at Hilberry Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. $10-$30. 4743 Cass, Detroit. (313) 577-2972.

“British Heroes of Comedy” dinner theater at Mangiamo Italian Grill, 7 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. $40. 107 Michigan, Saline. (734) 429-0020.

“Urinetown: The Musical” at Bonstelle Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $20-$25. 3424 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 577-2960.

Matrix Teen Company presents “Starting With Us” at Matrix Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. 2730 Bagley, Detroit. (313) 967-0599.

“How to Succeed in Business (Without Really Trying)” at Farmington Players Barn, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through May 16). $20, $18 seniors and students. 32332 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 553-2955.

“Young Frankenstein” at Village Theater at Cherry Hill, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sat. $15-$18. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton. (734) 394-5300.

SUNDAY

“Cirque Ziva” at Fox Theatre, 3 p.m. Sun. $24.50-$44.50. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

TUESDAY

“Potted Potter” at City Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tues.-Wed. (through May 3). $42.50-$52.50. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-3465.

visual arts/film

FRIDAY

Works by Bruce Giffin, Andrew Krieger, Clinton Snider and Carl Wilson at Galerie Camille, 6 p.m. Fri. 4130 Cass, Detroit. (313) 974-6737.

Cycle 10 Show with James “Jimbo” Braddock, Brent Forrest, Niki Urban and more at Red Bull House of Art, 7-10 p.m. Fri. 1551 Winder, Detroit. facebook.com/redbullhouseofart

MONDAY

“Bill Hicks: Relentless on the Big Screen” at area movie theaters, 8 p.m. Mon. $11.50. fathomevents.com.

TUESDAY

Author and art historian Hayden Herrera talks about Frida Kahlo’s life and art at Detroit Film Theatre, 7 p.m. Tues. Free, but registration required. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7900.

Meet the artist champagne reception with Marvalisa Coley at Detroit Repertory Theatre Gilda Snowden Gallery, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tues. 13103 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. (313) 868-1347.

book events

THIS WEEK

Bookstock used book and media sale at Laurel Park Place, 8:15-11 a.m. Sun. pre-sale ($20), regular hours 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-May 3. 37700 Six Mile, Livonia. (734) 462-1100 or bookstock.info.

FRIDAY

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith reads from her new memoir “Ordinary Light” at Literati Bookstore, 7 p.m. Fri. 124 E. Washington St. (734) 585-5567 or literatibookstore.com.

SATURDAY

“Brother of Leaving” author Cal Freeman at Gaelic League, 2 p.m. Sat. 2068 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 964-8700.

SUNDAY

Book signing and talk with “The Turner House” author Angela Flournoy at Scarab Club, 2 p.m. Sun. 217 Farnsworth, Detroit. (248) 968-1190.

etc.

THIS WEEKEND

2015 Michigan Modernism Exposition at Southfield Pavilion, 7-10 p.m. Fri. gala preview party, show is 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. and noon-5 p.m. Sun. $10, $75-$100 gala. 26000 Evergreen, Southfield. (856) 686-9000.

SATURDAY

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

SUNDAY

Ann Arbor/Saline Classic Bicycle Swap Meet and Show at Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. $5. 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline, Ann Arbor. (248) 642-6639.

Hair Wars at Adoba Hotel, 6:05 p.m. Sun. $20, $40 VIP. 600 Town Center, Dearborn. (313) 534-8318.

MONDAY

Stephen Gottlieb Music Festival with Professor Howard Lupovitch “Like a Rolling Stone: Jews and the ’60s folk music revival” at Berman Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. Mon. $15, $12 center member. 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. (248) 432-5652.

WEDNESDAY

Senior Free Day at Detroit Zoo, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wed. Free for ages 62 and older, plus one caregiver. Woodward at I-696, Royal Oak. (248) 541-5717.