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THURSDAY

Audra McDonald at Hill Auditorium, classical, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $12-$70. 825 N. University, Ann Arbor. (734) 764-2538.

FRIDAY

Melanie Martinez at Saint Andrew’s Hall, indie pop, 6 p.m. Fri. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Detroit Performs Live with Bettye LaVette, Jessica Hernandez, Alexander Zonjic, Pasquale Esposito, Ben Sharkey, Roxanna, Ty Stone, Motor City Horns and KDJ Trio at Fillmore Detroit, variety, 6:30 p.m. Fri. $25-$45. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Rick Springfield with Loverboy and the Romantics at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $25 lawn, $29.50-$99.50 pavilion. 14900 Metropolitan Parkway, Sterling Heights. (586) 268-9700.

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell at Royal Oak Music Theatre, country/folk, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $45-$75. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Jason Aldean at DTE Energy Music Theatre, country, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $25.50 lawn, $65.60 pavilion. 7774 Sashabaw, Clarkston. (248) 377-0100.

SATURDAY

Humble Designs benefit concert featuring Frankie Ballard at Fillmore Detroit, country, 6:30 p.m. Sat. $25-$30. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Ben Rector at Saint Andrew’s Hall, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Take 6 with Alicia Dent, a benefit for Building Houses Building Hope, at Heinz C. Prechter Educational and Performing Arts Center, gospel, 7 p.m. Sat. $25-$75. 21000 Northline, Taylor. (734) 374-3200.

Haflah Arab Fusion Fest at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Arab music, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $30-$65. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

Twenty One Pilots with Finish Ticket at Meadow Brook Music Festival, indie pop, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $29.50 lawn, $35 pavilion. 3554 Walton, Rochester Hills. (248) 377-0100.

Beach House with Jessica Pratt at Royal Oak Music Theatre, pop, 8 p.m. Sat. $25-$35. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

The Coasters at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, R&B/pop, 8 p.m. Sat. $25-$47. 15801 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 943-2354.

Joe Walsh at Caesars Windsor, classic rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $41.15 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

SUNDAY

93.9 FM Riverfest with Cake and Kaleo at Fillmore Detroit, rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $25-$49.50. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

The Tossers at Majestic Cafe, punk, 7 p.m. Sun. $13 in advance, $15 at the door. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

REO Speedwagon with Night Ranger at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, classic rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $10 lawn, $25-$75 pavilion. 14900 Metropolitan Parkway, Sterling Heights. (586) 268-9700.

TUESDAY

alt-J at Meadow Brook Music Festival, indie rock, 8 p.m. Tues. $32.50 lawn, $32.50-$49.50 pavilion. 3554 Walton, Rochester Hills. (248) 377-0100.

WEDNESDAY

The Fall of Troy at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock/metal, 6:30 p.m. Wed. $17. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Godsmack with Sevendust and Sidewise at Fillmore Detroit, rock/metal, 7 p.m. Wed. $39.50-$75. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Punch Brothers at Michigan Theater, country/classical, 8 p.m. Wed. $25-$40. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

live music

THIS WEEKEND

Michael Hanna at Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, jazz, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $10. 20510 Livernois, Detroit. (313) 345-6300.

THURSDAY

Mugen Hoso with Kung Fu Lovers and the Adrays at New Way Bar, rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $5. 23130 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 541-9870.

Lauren Heintz with Tangled Sisters at Trinity House Theatre, folk, 8 p.m. Thurs. 8 p.m. Thurs. $15. 38840 W. Six Mile, Livonia. (734) 464-6302.

The Cribs with Farao at Majestic Cafe, rock, 9 p.m. Thurs. $10. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

FRIDAY

Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, Americana/jazz, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $20. 15801 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 943-2354.

Beast in the Field, Drift Lifted and Mark Mallman at Small’s Bar, metal/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $5. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Global Fridays with Sao Paulo Underground featuring Rob Mazurek at Arab American National Museum, world music, 8 p.m. Fri. (free artists talk at 6 p.m.). $15, $10 members. 13624 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 582-2266.

Dmitri Matheny Group at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 9 p.m. Fri. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

The Social Bandits with the Tom Toms at Cadieux Cafe, pop/rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $5. 4300 Cadieux, Detroit. (313) 882-8560.

SATURDAY

Short’s Brewing Rocktoberfest with the Erers, Red Stone Souls, the Ill Itches, Those Hounds and Native Howl at Old Miami, rock, 3 p.m. Sat. $5. 3930 Cass, Detroit. (313) 831-3830.

Strange Beautiful Music VIII at Music Box at the Max, classical, 4 p.m. Sat. $10-$100. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Sponge with One Block South, the Something Others and more at Diesel Concert Lounge, rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $12 in advance, $15 day of show. 33151 23 Mile, Chesterfield. (586) 725-2228.

The Mega 80s at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $10. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 377-0100.

Fidlar at Loving Touch, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $15. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 546-3696.

Pianist Ivan Moshchuk at Grosse Pointe War Memorial, classical, 8 p.m. Sat. $25-$45. 32 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 332-4074.

Beethoven Festival with Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and pianist Garrick Ohlsson at Hill Auditorium, classical, 8 p.m. Sat. $17-$73. 825 N. University, Ann Arbor. (734) 994-4801.

Swell, Ullman, Lonberg-Holm, Zerang at Trinosophes, 8 p.m. Sat. $10-$20 suggested donation. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

Jeff German & the Blankety Blanks with Petals of Power and Matt Dmits at PJ’s Lager House, rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $7. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

The Hentchmen, Radio Burns, the Cheetahs and Primitiv Parts at New Dodge Lounge, rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $5. 8850 Jos Campau, Hamtramck. (313) 874-5963.

SUNDAY

Chamber Music Society of Detroit presents pianist Angela Cheng at Varner Recital Hall at Oakland University, classical, 3 p.m. Sun. $30, $15 students. 2200 N. Squirrell, Rochester. (248) 855-6070.

Orquesta La Inspiracion at Bert’s Entertainment Complex, salsa/dance, 4 p.m. Sun. $10, $5 students with ID. 2727 Russell, Detroit. (313) 469-1779.

Stray From the Path and Comeback Kid at Shelter, punk, 6 p.m. Sun. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Midday Veil, Warhorses, Beset by Creatures of the Deep at PJ’s Lager House, experimental rock, 9 p.m. Sun. $7. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

MONDAY

OBN III’s, Eroders and Decisions at PJ’s Lager House, rock, 9 p.m. Mon. $6. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

TUESDAY

Bully with Heat and Fake Limbs at Loving Touch, rock, 8 p.m. Tues. $10. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 546-3696.

stage/comedy

THURSDAY

Comedians Brad Wenzel, Corey Hall and Zach Stein hosted by Esther Nevarez and Jeff Horste at OverTyme Grill & Tap Room, 8 p.m. Thurs. $8.50 in advance, $10 at the door. 4724 Dixie Hwy., Waterford. (734) 674-4507.

Adam Sokol, Dean Masello, Brad Hagen and Max Boyajian at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Thurs. $8. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

FRIDAY

Comedians Bill Bushart with Zach Stein and Lauren Booza at O’Mara’s Irish Restaurant, 8:30 p.m. Fri. $10. 2555 12 Mile, Berkley. (248) 399-6750.

THIS WEEK

“Young Frankenstein” at Stagecrafters at Baldwin Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Oct. 4). $22-$24. 415 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak. (248) 541-6430.

Myq Kaplan with Mark Sweetman and Sal DeMilio 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 Moses at Joey’s Comedy Club, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. $12-$16, $25-$29 dinner and show. 36071 Plymouth, Livonia. (734) 261-0555.

World premiere of new Jeff Daniels comedy “Casting Session” at Purple Rose Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 3 and 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. and 3 p.m. Wed. (through Dec. 19). $20-$28. 137 Park, Chelsea. (734) 433-7673.

“A Kid Like Jake” at Matrix Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. (through Oct. 11). $15-$20. 2730 Bagley, Detroit. (313) 967-0599.

2015 Michigan Burlesque Festival with Foxy Tann, Lushes LaMoan, Russell Burner, Roxi D’Lite and more at Hastings Street Ballroom, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $20-$30. 715 E. Milwaukee, Detroit. MichiganBurlesqueFest.com.

“BFs” by Frank Anthony Polito at Slipstream Theatre Initiative, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 7 p.m. Sun. (also Sept. 25-27). $12.60. 20937 John R, Hazel Park. slipstreamti.com.

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at Ridgedale Players, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Sept. 27). $15-$17. 205 W. Long Lake , Troy. (248) 988-7049.

Open Book Theatre Company’s “The Shadow Box” at Penelope’s Venue, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (through Oct. 3). 12219 Dix Toledo, Southgate. (734) 288-7753.

The Sklar Brothers at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $17 in advance, $19 at the door. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

“Always a Bridesmaid” at Two Muses Theatre, 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Sept. 27). $20, $18 seniors and students in advance, $2 more at the door. At Barnes & Noble, 6800 Orchard Lake, West Bloomfield. twomusestheatre.org.

visual arts/film

THURSDAY

ArtWorks Detroit to benefit Michian AIDS Coalition at the Alchemy, 6 p.m. Thurs. $75. 2051 Rosa Parks, Detroit. (248) 545-1435 or www.michiganaidscoalition.org.

OPENING FRIDAY

“Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair” at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, opens 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. (runs through Jan. 3). $8, $5 seniors and youths. 315 E. Warren, Detroit. (313) 494-5800.

“A True Impact: Celebrating the Stamelos Legacy” at Alfred Berkowitz Gallery at University of Michigan-Dearborn, 5-7 p.m. Fri. (suns through Jan. 15). 4901 Evergreen, Dearborn. (313) 593-5087.

“Michelle Andonian: This Picture I Gift” at Center Galleries at College for Creative Studies, 6-8 p.m. Fri. opening reception and book signing (runs through Oct. 24). 301 Frederick Douglass, Detroit. (313) 664-7800.

“Timeless” featuring ceramic work by Blake Jamison Williams, Michigan State University Assistant Professor and A. Blair Clemo, Virginia Commonwealth University Assistant Professor of Craft and Material Studies at Pewabic Pottery, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri. (runs through Oct. 25). 10125 E. Jefferson, Detroit. (313) 626-2000.

THIS WEEKEND

Common Ground's Annual Birmingham Street Art Fair in downtown Birmingham, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Free. S. Old Woodward, Birmingham. (734) 662-3382 or birminghamstreetartfair.com.

SUNDAY

William Hooker silent film project “Within Our Gates” at Trinosophes, 8 p.m. Sun. $10 suggested donation. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

book events

SATURDAY

“The Orbit Magazine Anthology” author Rob St. Mary at Detroit Comics, 1-3 p.m. Sat. 23333 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 548-2669.

etc.

THIS WEEKEND

2015 PARKtoberfest “Harvest Happenings” with beer, wine and cider and kids’ activities at Campus Martius, noon-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 800 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 962-0101.

Meet Your Best Friend at the Detroit Zoo, 1-7 p.m. Fri. and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 8450 W. 10 Mile, Royal Oak. 541-5717.

Russian Festival with art, borscht, chess and live performance by Russian performers Otavo Yo and Anastasia Klimzo at St. Vladimir Orthodox Church, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat. and 1-7 p.m. Sun. $1. 9900 Jackson, Dexter. russianfestival.stvladimiraami.org.

FRIDAY

Leave Your Mark Blood Drive with live painting and drawing, music and more at Ink Addict, noon-6:30 p.m. blood drive, entertainment at 4 p.m. Fri. 22007 Woodward, Ferndale. InkAddict.com/BloodDrive

Tour de Fork, a fundraiser for the Children’s Center with food, drinks and music at the Garden Theater, 7-11:30 p.m. Fri. $85-$150. 3929 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 262-1085.

SATURDAY

“Broken Crayons Still Color,” Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit’s celebration of 300 young men from the Flip the Script prison diversion program at Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. Sat. Free for men ages 13-30. 7707 W. Outer Drive, Detroit. www.goodwilldetroit.org or (313) 557-4818.

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

MONDAY

The Business of Art: Art, Activism and Paying the Bills with Jessica Care Moore at Ponyride, 6 p.m. Mon. $5 suggested donation. 1401 Vermont, Detroit. (313) 577-1087.

OUR PICKS

OPENING OF EREBUS

in Downtown Pontiac

Horror fans can get their first fix of the season when record-breaking four-story haunted house Erebus opens this weekend. Become a member on the website and get tickets as low as $16. 6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $16-$50. 18 S. Perry, Pontiac. (248) 332-7884 or hauntedpontiac.com.

TOUR DE TROIT

in Downtown Detroit

One of the biggest and longest-running city-wide biking events of the year, Tour de Troit is a laid-back 30 mile ride through the city with police escort. 9 a.m. Sat. $60-$70 for late registration. Starts and finishes at Roosevelt Park at Michigan and 14st Street in Detroit. www.tour-de-troit.org.

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