The Big 3: Biggest events this weekend in Metro Detroit


1. Shania Twain at The Palace of Auburn Hills

One of the all-time, best-selling artist in the world, country superstar Shania Twain comes to The Palace for her first Metro Detroit concert in more than a decade. The Grammy winner retired in 2004 citing vocal problems and returned to the stage in 2012 with a 105-show residency at Caesars in Las Vegas. 7:30 Sat. $46-$136. 6 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills. (248) 377-0100.

2. Call of the Drum International Music Festival at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Feel the rhythm and dance along at the first drum summit at the Wright Museum. The multicultural event has performances, drum circles, workshops, lectures and children’s activities. If all that percussive activity works up an appetite, stop by one of the nearby food trucks. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. 315 E. Warren, Detroit. (313) 494-5800.

3. Jay Leno at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre

That familiar late-night face returns to Metro Detroit for an evening of comedy and humorous observations. 8 Sat. $25 lawn, $35-$50. 14900 Metropolitan Parkway, Sterling Heights. (888) 929-7849.

Melody Baetens