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Entertainment Calendar

big shows

THURSDAY

Coheed and Cambria with Glassjaw, I the Mighty and Silver Snakes at Royal Oak Music Theatre, metal, 6 p.m. Thurs. $29.50. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Lil’ Wayne at Huntington Center, hip-hop, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $39.50-$99.75. 500 Jefferson, Toledo. (419) 321-5007.

Buckwheat Zydeco at the Ark, zydeco/cajun, 8 p.m. Thurs. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

FRIDAY

Nightwish with Sonata Artica and Delain at Royal Oak Music Theatre, symphonic metal, 6:30 p.m. $35 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Neko Case with Jennifer O’Connor at the Majestic Theatre, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $27.50 in advance, $32.50 day of. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

2Cellos at Fox Theatre, classical/pop/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $35-$55. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Wolfmother with Deap Vally at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $25. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

SATURDAY

Kane Brown with Justin Adams at Saint Andrew’s Hall, country, 7 p.m. Sat. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

The Who at Joe Louis Arena, rock, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $39.50-$139.50. 19 Steve Yzerman Drive, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Ron White at Michigan Theater, comedy, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sat. $49.75. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

Il Volo at Fox Theatre, classical/pop, 8 p.m. Sat. $39.50-$125. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Master P, Silkk the Shocker, Trick Trick and more at Masonic Temple, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Sat. $35-$75. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 832-7100.

TUESDAY

Bryson Tiller at Fillmore Detroit, hip-hop/R&B, 7 p.m. Tues. $29.50-$55. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Jason Isbell at Royal Oak Music Theatre, Americana/rock, 7 p.m. Tues. $27.50. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

WEDNESDAY

blessthefall with Miss May I, the Plot in You and more at Saint Andrew’s Hall, metalcore, 5:30 p.m. Wed. $18. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

live music

THIS WEEK

Detroit Symphony Orchestra “Piano Concerto No. 1” by Brahms at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. and 10:45 a.m. Fri. $15-$100. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Cyrille Aimee at Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, jazz, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $25. 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 882-5299.

The Dirty Bourbon River Show at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 9 p.m. Fri. and 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

THURSDAY

Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, classical, 8 p.m. Thurs. $30-$50. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8501.

The Cactus Blossoms at Loving Touch, country, 8 p.m. Thurs. $12. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

FRIDAY

Classical and spoken word mash up with Cut Time, Bill Harris and BlkJu at N’Namdi Center, classical/spoken word, 7-10 p.m. Fri. $7, $4 students. 52 E. Forest, Detroit. (313) 831-8700.

The Hi-Views, Whiskey Daredevils, the Ruiners and Twistin’ Tarantulas at PJ’s Lager House, punk/rockabilly, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

Ruth and Max Bloomquist at Trinity House Theatre, country/bluegrass/folk, 8 p.m. Fri. $15, $12 subscribers. 38840 W. Six Mile, Livonia. (734) 464-6302.

Commander Cody at Callahan’s Music Hall, blues, 8 p.m. Fri. $20-$25. 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. (248) 858-9508.

Kenny Parker with Jim McCarty at O’Mara’s Irish Pub, rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $5. 2555 12 Mile, Berkley. (248) 399-6750.

SATURDAY

Kris Lynn at Jazz Cafe at Music Hall, jazz 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sat. 350 Madison, Detroit (313) 887-8500.

Silver Age, Nature’s Garbage and more at Crofoot Ballroom, pop/punk, 6 p.m. Sat. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Undesirable People, Destroy This Place, Braided Veins and Haunted House at Marble Bar, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $5. 1501 Holden, Detroit. (313) 551-3158.

The Mega ’80s at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $10. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Jill Jack with Tia McGraff at Trinity House Theatre, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $18, $15 subscribers. 38840 W. Six Mile, Livonia. (734) 464-6302.

Jane Siberry at the Ark, folk, 8 p.m. Sat. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Water Rights Benefit with Mexican Knives, the Sugarcoats, Moonwalks and Real Ghosts at Ponyride, rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $7 donation. 1401 Vermont, Detroit. ponyride.org.

Walking Beat LP release party with the High Strung, Colorwheel and Flowers Bloom at PJ’s Lager House, rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $10. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

The Dewtons, Break Anchor, Flamingo Nosebleed and more at Corktown Tavern, punk, 9 p.m. Sat. $7. 1716 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 964-5103.

The Volebeats, Craig Brown Band and Jay Clark Reid at UFO Factory, rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $7. 2110 Trumbull, Detroit. ufofactory.com.

Soul Addiction with Nadir Omowale and Caleb Gutirrez at Northern Lights Lounge, soul/R&B/rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $10. 660 W. Baltimore, Detroit. (313) 873-1739.

Hip in Detroit anniversary with Young Hunger, Cheapshow, Dirtwolf, Ancient Language and Tart at Zeke’s Rock and Roll BBQ, rock, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $5. 240 W. Mine Mile, Ferndale. hipindetroit.com.

SUNDAY

Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra presents “The Winter Sing” at Towsley Auditorium, classical, 3:30 p.m. Sun. $12, $6 seniors and children, $30 per family, free for WCC students. Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E. Huron River, Ypsilanti. ypsilantisymphony.org.

MONDAY

Lúnasa at the Ark, Celtic, 8 p.m. Mon. $25. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

TUESDAY

Rich Willis and the Chillin’ Circuit at Roberts Riverwalk Hotel, jazz/R&B, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays. $5. 1000 River Place, Detroit. (313) 550-4130.

WEDNESDAY

Berserker pre-show with Cloud Rat, the Armed, Gore, Reverend, Blue Snaggletooth, Stone Ritual, Plasticizer and Pandemonium at Small’s Bar, metal, 7 p.m. Wed. No cover. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Banners, the Moth and the Flame and Pop Etc. at Shelter, rock, 9 p.m. Wed. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

stage/comedy

THURSDAY

Laugh Riot Dolls comedy show and benefit for Flint Child Health and Development Fund at O’Mara’s Irish Pub, 8 p.m. Thurs. $10. 2555 12 Mile, Berkley. (248) 399-6750.

THIS WEEK

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” at Detroit Opera House, 7:30 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sat., 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. $35-$89. 1526 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 237-SING.

“Butler” at Detroit Repertory Theatre, 8:30 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 3 and 8:30 p.m. Sat. and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sun. (through March 13). $17 in advance, $20 day of. 13103 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. (313) 868-1347.

“agua de luna (psalms for the rouge)” at Matrix Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. (through March 20). $15-$20. 2730 Bagley, Detroit. (313) 967-0599.

“ROBOCOP! The Musical” at City Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sun. (through March 6). $29.50-$37.50. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

“The Aliens” at Planet Ant, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through March 5). $21. 2357 Caniff, Hamtramck. (313) 365-4948.

“The Diary of Anne Frank” at Farmington Players Barn, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through March 5). $16, $14 students. 32332 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 553-2955.

SATURDAY

Erotic Poetry and Music Festival with Satori Circus, Lushes LaMoan, Audra Kubat, Jimmy Doom and more at Tangent Gallery and Hastings Street Ballroom, 8 p.m. Sat. $10. 715 E. Milwaukee, Detroit. (313) 873-2955.

Queens of Cups Burlesque Variety at Blind Pig, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10-$13. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

SUNDAY

“Celtic Nights – Spirit of Freedom” at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, 3 p.m. Sun. $40 and up, $20 students. 44575 Garfield, Clinton Township. (586) 286-2222.

Lightwire Theater presents “Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey” at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 4 p.m. Sun. $20, $10 ages 2-12. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

TUESDAY

“The Giver” by Lois Lowry at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, 9:30 a.m. and noon Tues. $15, $5 children. 44575 Garfield, Clinton Township. (586) 286-2222.

visual arts/film

THIS WEEKEND

Sing-along version of the Disney film “Frozen” at Michigan Theater, 11:30 a.m. Sat.-Sun. $16, $13 11 and younger, seniors, students and veterans. Costumes encouraged. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

etc.

THIS WEEKEND

Outdoorama and the Cottage and Lakefront Living Show at at Suburban Collection Showplace, 3-9:30 p.m. Thurs., noon-9:30 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. $10, $4 ages 6-14, $5 parking. 46100 Grand River, Novi. (800) 328-6550.

SATURDAY

“The Struggle Continues: Fighting for the Right to Vote” with history professor Wallace Peace at Detroit Public Library, noon-3:30 p.m. Sat. Free. 5201 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 481-1830.

Monster Jam at Ford Field, 2-5 p.m. pit party, 7 p.m. show Sat. $15 and up. 2000 Brush, Detroit. monsterjam.com.

An American Sign Language community event with Sean Forbes and Daniel Durant at Majestic Cafe, 8 p.m. Sat. No cover. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Moon Dusters Ballroom Dancing at Livonia Civic Center, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Sat. $8. 15218 Farmington, Livonia. (734) 658-9980.

SUNDAY

Canton Farmers Market Winter Markets at Banquet Lobby at Summit on the Park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun., March 20 and April 17. 4600 Summit Parkway, Canton. canton-mi.org/496.

Red Carpet Extravaganza and Academy Award broadcast at MJR Southgate Digital Cinema 20, 7 p.m. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Fundraiser for Southgate Community Players, Ballet Americana and the Downriver Council for the Arts. (734) 282-4727.

our picks

AUTORAMA

at Cobo Center

Besides custom hot rods and other pretty hunks of steel, the annual Autorama event features live music from Twistin’ Tarantulas, a toy show, pin-up model contest and celebrity guests like WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan and Olivia Holt from Disney’s “I Didn’t Do It.” Noon-10 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun. $19, $6 ages 6-12.

WINTER CARNIVAL AND HOCKEY CLASSIC

at Clark Park

Cheer on the hockey players, or travel the streets near Clark Park in a horse-drawn carriage. The free, family-friendly event also has marshmallow roasting, face painting and more. The hockey game is a chartity match featuring attorney Mike Rataj and FOX 2’s M.L. Elrick. Noon-4 p.m. Sat. Free. 1130 Clark, Detroit. (313) 842-8534 or clarkparkdetroit.com.