Entertainment calendar

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

big shows

THURSDAY

Creed Bratton at Crofoot Ballroom, comedy, 8 p.m. Thurs. $25. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

FRIDAY

Basement with Turnstile, Defeater and Colleen Green at Majestic Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $15 in advance, $18 day of. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 883-9700.

Kvelertak with Mutoid Man, Wild Throne and Child Bite at Crofoot Ballroom, metal, 7 p.m. Fri. $15 in advance, $18 at the door. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia at Fox Theatre, R&B/pop, 8 p.m. Fri. $48.50-$103.50. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

The Temptations at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, Motown, 8 p.m. Fri. Sold out. 7096 E. 14 Mile, Warren. (586) 268-3200.

Datsik at Elektricity, electronic, 9:30 p.m. Fri. $30. 15 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 599-2212.

SATURDAY

Filter with Orgy, Vampires Everywhere!, Death Valley High and Critical Bill at Crofoot Ballroom, rock/metal, 7 p.m. Sat. $22 in advance, $25 at the door. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

RJD2 at Majestic Theatre, electronic, 8 p.m. Sat. $17 in advance, $20 day of. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

John Valby at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, musical comedy, 8 p.m. Sat. $25-$49. 7096 E. 14 Mile, Warren. (586) 268-3200.

Santana at Caesars Windsor, rock/Latin, 9 p.m. Sat. $60 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

SUNDAY

Tech N9ne at Fillmore Detroit, hip-hop, 6:30 p.m. Sun. $20-$35. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

MONDAY

Lupe Fiasco at Fillmore Detroit, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Mon. $20-$45. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Justin Bieber at The Palace of Auburn Hills, pop, 7:30 p.m. Mon. $50.50-$126. 6 Championship, Auburn Hills. (248) 377-0100.

TUESDAY

Buckethead at Majestic Theatre, rock, 8 p.m. Tues. $25. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 883-9700.

WEDNESDAY

Behemoth at Saint Andrew’s Hall, death metal, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $22. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

live music

THURSDAY

Jarrod Champion at the Ghostbar at the Whitney, pop/rock, 6:30-9 p.m. Thurs. No cover. 4421 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 832-5700.

Freddie Gibbs at the Shelter, hip-hop, 6:30 p.m. Thurs. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Audra Kubat, Kate Hinote & the Disasters, Emily Rose, Michelle Held and Emily Infinity at Jazz Cafe at Music Hall, folk/pop/rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $5. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

Parquet Courts with Soda at Marble Bar, rock, 9 p.m. Thurs. $16. 1501 Holden, Detroit. (313) 551-3158.

THIS WEEKEND

Detroit Symphony Orchestra “the Planets” at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical, 10:45 a.m. Fri., 8 p.m. Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. $15-$100. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Acousticpalooza, local acoustic acts plus art show and vendors at Phoenix Cafe, pop/rock, 6 p.m. Fri., 3 p.m. Sat. and 2:30 p.m. Sun. $10 each day. 24918 John R, Hazel Park. (248) 376-7658.

FRIDAY

Lukas Graham at Shelter, pop/soul, 6 p.m. Fri. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Anaïs Maviel with My Lê Chabert at N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, improvisational music, 7 p.m. Fri. $10. 52 E. Forest, Detroit. (313) 831-8700.

Queen Kwong with George Morris & the Gypsy Chorus and Those Hounds at Loving Touch, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

The Wah-Wah Watusies, the Flipsters and Bones Maki & the Treble-Aires at PJ’s Lager House, rock/country, 8 p.m. Fri. $9. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Eliane Elias at Orchestra Hall at the Max, jazz, 8 p.m. Fri. $19-$99. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Peter Walker, Davey Williams, Shells, 696 Blues Band, Tyler Hicks and Duminie DePorres at Trinosophes, variety, 8 p.m. Fri. $15, $25 for weekend pass. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

The Jackpine Snag, Wizard Union, Antarctique and the Counter Elites at Old Miami, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $5. 3930 Cass, Detroit. (313) 831-3830.

Soprano Angela Theis and pianist Ivan Moshchuk at Grosse Pointe War Memorial, classical, 8 p.m. Fri. $25, $45 VIP. 32 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 332-4074.

The Mega 80’s at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $12. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Jonathan Edwards at Green Wood Coffee House, country/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $20. First United Methodist Church, 1001 Green, Ann Arbor. (734) 665-8558.

The Midnight Ghost Train, Read’em and Weep, Move Home and Knives Are Quiet at the Rockery, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $6. 1175 Eureka, Wyandotte. (734) 281-4629.

SATURDAY

Boogie Woogie Piano Bash at Scarab Club, jazz/blues, 1-5 p.m. Sat. $5. 217 Farnsworth, Detroit. (313) 831-1250.

The White Buffalo at Shelter, Americana, 7 p.m. Sat. $17. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

“Electrify Your Strings” rock orchestra experience at Ferndale High School Auditorium, rock/classical, 7 p.m. Sat. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 881 Pinecrest, Ferndale. ferndaleorchsupport.brownpapertickets.com

Mr. B’s Blues and Boogie Celebration at the Ark, blues/jazz, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $27.50. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Carl Allen and the Art of Elvin at Jazz Cafe at Music Hall, jazz, 8 p.m. Sat. $30. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

Marisa Anderson, Benjamin Miller, Nichole Brown, Warren Defever, Haley Fohr, Andrew Barrett and Nick Shillace at Trinosophes, variety, 8 p.m. Sat. $15, $25 weekend pass. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

Billy Strings with Rollie Tussing at Small’s Bar, Americana, 8 p.m. Sat. $15 in advance, $18 day of. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Dead Again at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $12. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Cheerleader record release party with YUM and Little Animal at Marble Bar, rock/punk, 9 p.m. Sat. $5. 1501 Holden, Detroit.

SUNDAY

Michigan Jazz Festival spring fundraiser with Sean Dobbins Organ Quartet at Schoolcraft College VisTaTech Center, jazz, 3 p.m. Sun. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 18600 Haggerty, Livonia. (734) 462-4403.

Bryce Vine at Shelter, pop/hip-hop, 6 p.m. Sun. $12. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Coasts with Knox Hamilton and Symmetry at Magic Bag, rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $15. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Chris Bathgate with Anne Erlewine at Majestic Cafe, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $8. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Cadaver Dogs, Freakabout and the Erers at Small’s Bar, rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $8. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

TUESDAY

Bane with Grade, Expire and Malfunction at Populux, metal, 6:30 p.m. Tues. $16. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 883-9700.

Grace Detroit and the Torch Twisters at Ghostbar at the Whitney, jazz, 6:30-9 p.m. Tues. No cover. 4421 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 832-5700.

Prof at Shelter, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Tues. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Matthew Logan Vasquez with Reverend Baron at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. Tues. $14. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

WEDNESDAY

Walker Lukens with Victoria Reed at Majestic Cafe, pop, 8 p.m. Wed. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 883-9700.

Prude Boys, Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb and Blakdog at Kelly’s Bar, rock/punk, 8 p.m. Wed. $5 suggested donation. 2403 Holbrook, Hamtramck. (313) 872-0387.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEK

“Sistas,” a musical celebration of black women, runs through May 15 at Meadow Brook Theatre.

“Sistas” at Meadow Brook Theatre, 2 p.m. Thurs., 8 p.m. Fri., 6 p.m. Sat., 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. and 8 p.m. Wed. (through May 15). $27-$42. 2200 N. Squirrell, Rochester. (248) 377-3300.

The Hinterlands perform “The Radicalization Process” at Play House, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. (through May 7). $10-$30 sliding scale. 12657 Moran, Detroit. (313) 454-1756.

“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.

“A Flea in Her Ear” at Hilberry Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Wed. (through May 8). $26-$32, $10 students. 4743 Cass, Detroit. (313) 577-2972.

“Oklahoma!” at the Bonstelle Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $25. 3424 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 577-2972.

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

SUNDAY

Tom Green at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 8 p.m. Sun. $25. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

visual arts/film

FRIDAY

“Connect: 2016 WSU Undergraduate Exhibition” at Wayne State University - Art Department Gallery, 5-8 p.m. Fri. opening reception, runs through May 27. 150 Art Building, 5400 Reuther Mall, Detroit. (313) 577-2423.

SUNDAY

100th anniversary screening of “Sherlock Holmes” with Barton Organ played by Steven Ball at Michigan Theater, 7 p.m. Sun. $16, $13 students, seniors and veterans, $11 members. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

MONDAY

Papier Mache Masks at Hands on at Hatch Art, 6-9 p.m. Mon. $30, $45 adult with child, $60 adult with two children. 3456 Evaline, Hamtramk. Tickets: form.jotform.com/61034463781959

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.

FRIDAY

Detroit Black Community Food Security Network 10th anniversary celebration with concert by Mama Sol and Tha N.U.T.S. at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 6-8 p.m. Fri. reception, 8-10 p.m. concert. $50, $25 concert only. 315 E. Warren, Detroit. (313) 494-5800.

SATURDAY

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

WEDNESDAY

Senior Day at the Detroit Zoo, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wed. (also May 24). Free admission and parking for 62 and older and a caregiver. 8450 W. 10 Mile, Royal Oak. (248) 541-5717.

our picks

“eXXpedition” is one of five films showing Thursday in the Wild and Scenic Film Festival at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor.

WILD AND SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL

at Michigan Theater

The Legacy and Land Conservancy presents five films about nature and the outdoors. View “I Heard,” “Soil Carbon Cowboys, “Monarchs & Milkweed,” “The Wilderness Act: 50th Anniversary” and “eXXpedition: Making the Unseen Seen.” The latter is about 14 women who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean for scientific research. 6:30 p.m. Thurs. $10, $8 seniors, students and veterans. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. wildandscenicfilmfestival.org.