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Big shows

THURSDAY

Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Hill Auditorium, classical, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $48 and up. 825 N. University, Ann Arbor. (734) 764-2538.

Kings of Chaos at Caesars Windsor, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $28.25 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

Gorgon City at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 8:30 p.m. Thurs. $25. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

FRIDAY

Luke Bryan with Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch at Ford Field, country, 4:30 p.m. Fri. $39-$93.75. 2000 Brush, Detroit. (313) 262-2000.

Iration at Saint Andrew’s Hall, reggae, 7 p.m. Fri. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Skeeter Murray’s Generation Next Comedy Explosion at Detroit Opera House, comedy, 8 p.m. Fri. $27.50-$100. 1526 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 237-SING.

SATURDAY

Insane Clown Posse with P.O.D., Onyx, King 810 and DJ Paul at Fillmore Detroit, rap/metal, 6:30 p.m. Sat. $25-$45. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Circa Survive with RX Bandits at Royal Oak Music Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $22 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Excision at Masonic Temple, electronic, 8 p.m. Sat. $35. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

Deafheaven at Shelter, metal, 8:30 p.m. Sat. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

SUNDAY

Big K.R.I.T. at Saint Andrew’s Hall, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Sun. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Dave Rawlings Machine at Royal Oak Music Theatre, bluegrass/Americana, 7 p.m. Sun. $32 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

MONDAY

Misterwives with Waters and Cruisr at Fillmore Detroit, indie pop, 6:30 p.m. Mon. $8.90-$35. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Theresa Caputo at Joe Louis Arena, psychic medium, 7:30 p.m. Mon. $39.75-$99.50. 19 Steve Yzerman Drive, Detroit. (313) 396-7000.

Norah Jones at Michigan Theater, jazz/pop, 8 p.m. Mon. Sold out. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

TUESDAY

Jethro Tull at Fox Theatre, classic rock, 7:30 p.m. Tues. $25-$99.50. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Meat Loaf at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, rock, 7:30 p.m. Tues. $50-$85. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

WEDNESDAY

Robert DeLong at Shelter, electronic, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

live music

THIS WEEK

Thornetta Davis at Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, R&B/blues, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. $15 cover on Fri.-Sat. 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 882-5299.

THURSDAY

Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear at Magic Bag, country/roots, 7 p.m. Thurs. $15. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

Lazer Lloyd at Berman Center for the Performing Arts, blues/rock, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $25-27. 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. (248) 661-1900.

FRIDAY

Los Reales de Colima and Ballet Folklorico Moyocoyani Izel at Lorenzo Cultural Center at Macomb’s Center Campus, 10 a.m. Fri. Free. 44575 Garfield, Clinton Township. (586) 445-7348.

The Ragbirds’ Halloween Masquerade at the Ark, Americana, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Detroit Party Zeppelin, Tres Hombres, Tankini Kill, Glamzig and School of Rock Rochester at Small’s Bar, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $10 minimum donation to Enough SAID Detroit. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Twistin’ Tarantulas record release party with Broadzilla at Magic Bag, rock/rockabilly, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-3030.

Tenebrae at St. Francis of Assisi, classical, 8 p.m. Fri. $30-$40. 2250 E. Stadium, Ann Arbor. (734) 764-2538.

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

An Alice Cooper Devil’s Night with tribute band More Alice at Lafayette Grande, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $15. 1 Lafayette, Pontiac. netptix.com.

SATURDAY

3Teeth with DJs Pleasure Kitten, Elektrosonik, Aaron Hingst and Void6 at Small’s Bar, Industrial, 8 p.m. Sat. $7-$10. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

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

Circus Boy, the 3-D Invisibles and the Zots at PJ’s Lager House, rock/punk/surf, 9 p.m. Sat. $8. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

The Erers, Boogie Knights, Those Hounds and American Mustache at HopCat Detroit, rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $10, $12 without costume. 4265 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 769-8828.

Lane 8 at Grasshopper Underground, electronic, 9 p.m. Fri. $10. 22757 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 298-0330.

A Pink Floyd Halloween tribute with In the Flesh Detroit at the Lafayette Grande, rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $15, $30 VIP. 1 Lafayette, Pontiac. neptix.com.

The Jeremy Cunningham Quartet featuring Jeff Parker at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

SUNDAY

North Oakland Concert Band “Deutchland” at Lake Orion High School, traditional German music, 4 p.m. Sun. Free admission, donations accepted. 495 E. Scripps, Lake Orion.nocb.org.

Wildhoney and Froth at UFO Factory, pop, 9 p.m. Sun. $10. 2110 Trumbull, Detroit. ufofactory.com.

MONDAY

Man Overboard at Shelter, pop/punk, 6 p.m. Mon. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

TUESDAY

Emery at Shelter, rock, 6 p.m. Tues. $18. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

WEDNESDAY

Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs with Moonwalks and Prude Boys at Small’s Bar, garage/rock, 8 p.m. Wed. $7 in advance, $10 at the door. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEK

“Dirty Dancing” at Fisher Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sun. $39 and up. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (313) 872-1000.

“Evil Dead: the Musical” at City Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. $30. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-3465.

Detroit Public Theatre presents “American Hero” at Allesee Hall at the Max, 8 p.m. Thurs., 6 p.m. Fri., 2 and 7 p.m. Sun. and 2 p.m. Wed. (through Nov. 22). $35, pay-what-you-can pricing available. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Dwayne Gill at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. $10-$18. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

Dan Mengini at Joey’s Comedy Club, 8 p.m. Thurs. and 8 and 10:15 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $12-$16, $25-$29 dinner and show. 36071 Plymouth, Livonia. (734) 261-0555.

Mike Stanley at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Thurs. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri. $8-$11 in advance, $10-$13 at the door. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

FRIDAY

“Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Musical” at Fox Theatre, 2 and 5:30 p.m. Fri. $19-$40. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

The Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m. Fri. $40, $20 students. 44575 Garfield, Clinton Township. (586) 286-2222.

SATURDAY

“The Midtown Men” at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m. Sat. $35-$55. 15801 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 943-2354.

SUNDAY

Stage on screen “Pirates of Penzance” filmed on the stage of the English National Opera, at Berman Center for the Performing Arts, 3 p.m. Sun. $10. 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. (248) 661-1900.

Comedian Chili Challis at the Yellow Barn, 8 p.m. Sun. $10. 416 W. Huron, Ann Arbor. (734) 985-0875.

etc.

THIS WEEKEND

Youmacon 2015 anime/gaming convention at Cobo Center, 8 p.m. Thurs. through 6 p.m. Sun. $20 and up. 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit. youmacon.com.

FRIDAY

Midtown Bird Walk at Cass Corridor Commons, noon Fri. Free. 4605 Cass, Detroit. (313) 960-3399.

SATURDAY

Moon Dusters Ballroom Dancing at Livonia Civic Center, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Sat. $8. 15218 Farmington, Livonia. (248) 968-5197.

halloween events

family-friendly

FRIDAY

Treat Parade in downtown Ann Arbor, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. Free. Downtown Ann Arbor. mainstreetannarbor.org.

Monster Island performs “Legend of Mothman/Spookhaus Apocalypse” at Trinosophes, 9 p.m. Fri. $7, free for kids 12 and younger. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

SATURDAY

Boo at the Nature Zoo, trick-or-treating at Belle Isle Nature Zoo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. East end of Belle Isle near Blue Heron Lagoon, Detroit. belleislenaturezoo.org.

Canton Concert Band’s Halloween concert at Village Theater at Cherry Hill, 2-3:30 p.m. Sat. $12, $10 seniors and students. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton. (734) 394-5300.

Haunted Halloween with treats, pumpkins, karaoke and crafts at Arab American National Museum, 2 p.m. Sat. $8 in advance, $10 at the door ($2 off for members). 13624 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 582-2266.

adult parties

FRIDAY

Boo Bash - Angel’s Night with rock band the Killer Flamingos, 8 p.m. Fri. $30 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Halloween: the Haunted Banquet with DJs and pizza buffet at Vintage House, 8 p.m. Fri. $40 (includes pizza and some drinks). 31816 Utica, Fraser. (586) 415-5678.

Monster’s Ball 2015 at Fillmore Detroit, 9 p.m. Fri. $10-$50. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

SATURDAY

Halloween Costume Dance Masquerade with the Polish Muslims at Ukrainian Cultural Center, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $20. 26601 Ryan, Warren. (586) 757-8130.

“Dead Celebrities” themed Halloween Bash at Punch Bowl Social, 9 p.m. Sat. No cover. Costume contest at 11 p.m. 1331 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 749-9738.

The Underworld party with DJs, tarot card readers, fortune tellers, pizza buffet, entertainment and more at Villa Penna, 9 p.m. Sat. $40 (includes some drinks and pizza buffet). 4385 Hayes, Sterling Heights. (313) 378-4000.

Halloween Bang! with costumes and dancing at Blind Pig, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $8-$11. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

Our picks

MUSIC OF DANNY ELFMAN

at Orchestra Hall at the Max

Hear songs from composer Danny Elfman that have been used in the films of Tim Burton. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is joined by Adrian College Concert Choir and boy soprano Bryce Yung in performing songs from the films “Beetlejuice,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and others. 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $19-$105. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

“OFRENDAS”

at Detroit Institute of Arts

In celebration of the Mexican Day of the Dead, the DIA will display ofrendas made by 16 local artists. The traditional ofrendas are made to honor deceased loved ones with photos, flowers, mementos and sugar skulls. The collection also includes modern ofrendas that honor places or moments in time in addition to people. An artists’ talk will be 3 p.m. Sunday, with additional Día de los Muertos-themed events throughout the weekend. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri. and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free for tri-county residents. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 883-7900.