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Entertainment calendar

big shows

THURSDAY

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors with Jill Andrews at Saint Andrew’s Hall, Americana, 7 p.m. Thurs. $15-$20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Andrew Bird at Royal Oak Music Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $36 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at The Palace of Auburn Hills, rock, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $36.50-$150. 6 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills. (248) 377-0100.

Johnny Gill with Christopher Williams at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, R&B/pop, 8 p.m. Thurs. $32-$45. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

FRIDAY

Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Indian pop, 8 p.m. Fri. $39-$129. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

Pink Droyd at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $12. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

SATURDAY

Big Gigantic at Masonic Temple, hip-hop/jazz/electronic, 8 p.m. Sat. $28. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

The Fab Faux at Michigan Theater, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $29.50-$85. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

SUNDAY

Issues with Crown the Empire, One Ok Rock and Night Verse at Royal Oak Music Theatre, metal, 6 p.m. Sun. $22 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Margaret Cho at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, comedy, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $27-$40. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

MONDAY

Bethel Music Worship Night at Royal Oak Music Theatre, worship music, 6 p.m. Mon. $20 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Kiefer Sutherland with Austin Plaine at the Ark, country, 8 p.m. Mon. $21. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

WEDNESDAY

Napalm Death and the Melvins with Melt Banana at Majestic Theatre, metal/punk, 8 p.m. Wed. $25. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

live music

THIS WEEK

Ernie Krivda at Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, jazz, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. $15 for weekend sets. 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 882-5299.

“Ravishing Rachmaninoff” with Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Giancarlo Guerrero and pianist Lise de la Salle at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., 10:45 a.m. Fri. and 8 p.m. Sat.

The Alex Levine Quartet featuring Francois Moutin at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 9 p.m. Fri. and 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

THURSDAY

Jibs Brown at the Ghostbar at the Whitney, rock/soul/R&B, 6-9 p.m. Thurs. No cover. 4421 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 832-5700.

Huntertones at Cliff Bell’s, funk/soul, 8 p.m. Thurs. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

Jena Irene Asciutto at PJ’s Lager House, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $5. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

Jack Wright and Bob Marsh with Ben Willis at Trinosophes, improvised/experimental, 8 p.m. Thurs. $8. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

Kris Allen with Sean McConnell at the Ark, country/rockabilly, 8 p.m. Thur. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

FRIDAY

Tuesday Musicale of Detroit presents violinist Hai-Xin Wu and pianist Zhihua Tang at First United Methodist Church, classical, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $35, $75 priority seating, $125 priority seating for two. 1589 W. Maple, Birmingham. (313) 885-7882.

Tommy Castro and the Painkillers at Callahan’s Music Hall, blues/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $27.50-$35. 2105 South, Auburn Hills. (248) 858-9508.

Anthony Elliott, cello, and Toni-Marie Montgomery, piano at Kerrytown Concert House, classical, 8 p.m. Fri. $15-$30, $5 students. 415 N. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 769-2999.

SATURDAY

Robert Jones and Matt Watroba at the Ark, folk/family, 1 p.m. Sat. $12. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Atlas Genius at Shelter, rock, 6 p.m. Sat. $17. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Tim Grimm at Mama’s Coffeehouse at Birmingham Unitarian Church, acoustic, 7 p.m. Sat. $15, $13 students and seniors. 38651 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills. mamascoffeehouse.org.

Matthew Shipp/Michael Bisio Duo with Karuna at Trinosophes, free jazz, 8 p.m. Sat. $12-$25. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

Hellbound Glory with Billy Don Burns, Joshua Morningstar and Justin Wells at Small’s, country/rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Phil Treais Group at Clarkston Eagles, blues/rock, 8-11 p.m. Sat. Free. 5640 Maybee, Clarkston. (248) 625-9838.

Bavarian Radio Orchestra at Hill Auditorium, classical, 8 p.m. Sat. $12-$65. 825 N. University, Ann Arbor. (734) 764-2538.

Palaces, Javelins and Rouge Satellites at Marble Bar, pop/rock, 10 p.m. Sat. $6. 1501 Holden, Detroit. (313) 551-3158.

SUNDAY

Planet D Nonet plays a tribute to Fletcher Henderson at Scarab Club, jazz, 4-6 p.m. Sun. $10, $5 12 and younger. 217 Farnsworth, Detroit. scarabclub.org.

Pianist Melissa Coppola at Stamps Auditorium, classical, 5-6:30 p.m. Sun. Free. 1226 Murfin, Ann Arbor.

Michigan Pops Orchestra at Michigan Theater, classical, 7 p.m. Sun. $8, $5 students. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

MONDAY

The Spill Canvas at Shelter, rock, 6:30 p.m. Mon. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8061.

Lac La Belle with Eef Barzelay at Matrix Theatre, acoustic, 7 p.m. Mon. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 2730 Bagley, Detroit. (313) 967-0999.

OBN III’s with Village Wives and Eroders at Marble Bar, rock, 8 p.m. Mon. $10. 1501 Holden, Detroit. (313) 551-3158.

Tribulation with Temple of Void and Her Dark Host at New Dodge Lounge, metal, 8 p.m. Mon. $20. 8850 Jos Campau, Hamtramck. (313) 874-5963.

TUESDAY

Sheila Landis at the Ghostbar at the Whitney, jazz, 6-9 p.m. Tues. No cover. 4421 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 832-5700.

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.

Magic Man and the Griswolds at Saint Andrew’s Hall, electronic/rock, 6:30 p.m. Tues. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Hybrid II: Sonya Belaya and “Crazy” James Baljo at Ecumenical Theological Seminary, classical/rock, 7 p.m. Tues. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 2930 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 831-5200.

Pears with Such Gold, the Dewtons and Bastardous at Small’s Bar, punk/rock, 8 p.m. Tues. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

WEDNESDAY

DTCV, Colorwheel and Decisions at PJ’s Lager House, rock, 9 p.m. Wed. $6. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEK

Orny Adams at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Sat. $10-$20. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

Willie Barcena at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Thurs. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $11-$14 in advance, $13-$16 at the door. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

“Devil Dog Six” 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 May 15). $17 in advance, $20 at the door. 13103 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. (313) 868-1347.

“Pinkalicious the Musical” at City Theatre, 6:30 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sun. $25. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

“Once” at Fox Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $37.50-$75.50. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Teen Company’s Spring show “Collage 2016” at Matrix Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. $12, $8 seniors and students. 2730 Bagley, Detroit. (313) 967-0999.

“Antenna,” a collection of live sketches and video segment at Planet Ant, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through April 23). $10-$20. 2357 Caniff, Hamtramck. planetant.com.

FRIDAY

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers hosted by Satori Shakoor at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 7 p.m. Fri. $20. 315 E. Warren, Detroit. (313) 744-6037.

Comedian Duncan Trussell at Magic Bag, 8 p.m. Fri. Sold out. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

WEDNESDAY

“Where the Wild Things Are” at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, 9 a.m. and noon Wed. and April 21. $15, $10 ages 12 and younger. 44575 Garfield, Clinton Township. (586) 286-2222.

visual arts/film

THIS WEEKEND

Festival of the Arts at Costick Center, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thurs.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free, $15 for 6 p.m. Fri. awards ceremony. 28600 W. 11 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 473-1859.

Italian Film Festival of Metro Detroit at Oakland University, 7 p.m. Fri. and 5 and 7:30 p.m. Sat. Free. Dodge Hall 201, Rochester. italianfilmfests.org

SATURDAY

“Liberation Film Series: The U.S. Black Power Movement & Australia” at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 2 p.m. Sat. Free. 315 E. Warren, Detroit. (313) 494-5800.

LunaFest film festival featuring “Boxeadora” at Renaissance Unity Church, 3 and 7 p.m. Sat. $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $10 students. (586) 463-4430 ext. 226.

OPENING SUNDAY

“2016 Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of Art” at Cranbrook Art Museum, Sun.-through May 15. 39221 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 645-3320.

etc.

ONGOING

“The Swings: An Exercise in Musical Cooperation” public installation of 10 swings that play music when activated at Campus Martius, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. daily through May 8. Free. 800 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 962-0101.

THIS WEEK

Midwest Media Expo at Edward Village Hotel, open continuously 11 a.m. Fri.-2 p.m. Sun. $25-$30 per day, $50 weekend pass, $10 youth pass. 600 Town Center, Dearborn. midwestmediaexpo.com

GreenFest at Detroit Zoo, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. $14, $10 ages 2-14 and 62 and older, ($9 with cell phone donation, for recycling). 8450 W. 10 Mile, Royal Oak. (248) 541-5717.

THURSDAY

“What You Don’t Know About Retirement Can Hurt You” author Michael Foguth at Howell Public Library, 6 p.m. Thurs. First 50 people get a free signed copy. 314 W. Grand River, Howell. (517) 546-0720.

SATURDAY

Crawling for a Warrior pub crawl to support disabled American veterans in Downtown Royal Oak, noon-6 p.m. Sat. $20. Downtown Royal Oak. dineroyaloak.org.

Detroit Derby Girls at Masonic Temple, 6 p.m. Sat. $18. 500 Temple, Detroit. detroitderbygirls.com.

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

SUNDAY

Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade in Greektown, 3 p.m. Sun. Free. Monroe through Greektown, Detroit. detroit.greekparades.com.

Hair Wars “The Motown Show” at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 3:30 p.m. Sun. $50 in advance. 15801 Michigan, Dearborn. hairwarsustour.com.

our pick

RECORD STORE DAY

at Found Sound

Celebrated nationwide, Record Store Day is a vinyl extravaganza featuring special events, rare releases and more. Locally, Found Sound in Ferndale offers a day of shopping followed by live local music from the Cheetahs, Prude Boys and Devious Ones after 8 p.m. Sat. Admission is free. 234 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 565-8775.