Upcoming music, stage and art events in Metro Detroit

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

our picks

DIE ANTWOORD

at Fillmore Detroit

South African band Die Antwoord includes rappers Ninja, left, and Yolandi Visser.

Bizarro, multilingual, alternative hip-hop group Die Antwoord regularly sells out shows and is known for outrageous performances. Recently it was said that the South African group would be breaking up at the end of next year, but member Yolandi Visser refuted that statement. Die Antwoord was featured in the 2015 sci-fi film “Chappie.” 7 p.m. Sat. $25-$50. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

DETROIT SOUND CONSERVANCY MUSIC CONFERENCE

at Detroit Center for Design and Technology

Poster for Detroit Sound Conservancy Music Conference, which is Saturday at the Detroit Center for Design and Technology.

This free event includes a day of conversation (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) about how to preserve Detroit’s music legacy with panels, a pop-up museum and lunch. These events are at the Detroit Center for Design & Technology, 4129 Woodward, in Detroit. On Saturday evening, St. Matthews and St. Joseph’s Church will host a benefit concert featuring Niko Marks, Drew Schultz & the Broken Habits and Don “Doop” Duprie. 7:30 p.m. Sat. $20. 8850 Woodward, Detroit. detroitsoundconservancy.org/conference-2016.

big shows

THURSDAY

Lily Tomlin honors Carol Rosenberg at Royal Oak Music Theatre, comedy, 6:30 p.m. Thurs. $75 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Catfish & the Bottlemen at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $25. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Get the Led Out at Majestic Theatre, classic rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $25. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 883-9700.

FRIDAY

Simple Plan with Hit the Lights and Story Untold at Saint Andrew’s Hall, punk/rock, 6 p.m. Fri. $27.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Detroit Performs Live with Thornetta Davis, Laith Al-Saadi, Devin Scillian, Selected of God Choir, the Contours and more at Fillmore Detroit, blues/R&B/jazz, 6:30 p.m. Fri. $20. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

A conversation with Barry Sanders at Detroit Opera House, sports/stage, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $30-$150. 1526 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 237-7464.

Anthony Hamilton with Lalah Hathaway and Eric Benet at Fox Theatre, R&B, 8 p.m. Fri. $48-$103.50. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Michael Franks with Keiko Matsui at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, jazz, 8 p.m. Fri. $45-$75. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8501.

Jack Garratt with Brasstracks at Majestic Theatre, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $20. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-9700.

Book of Love at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $20-$50. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Cherub with Frenship and Boo Seeka at Royal Oak Music Theatre, indie electro-rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $25. and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

SATURDAY

Sia with Miguel and Alunageorge at The Palace of Auburn Hills, pop, 7 p.m. Sat. $35-$125. 6 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills. (248) 377-0100.

Sia, an Australian singer and songwriter, plays the Palace on Saturday.

All-Star Comedy Festival at Fox Theatre, comedy, 8 p.m. Sat. $59-$99. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

SUNDAY

The Devil Wears Prada and Memphis May Fire with Silverstein and Like Moths to Flames at Crofoot Ballroom, metal/rock, 5:30 p.m. Sun. $22.50. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Il Divo at Fox Theatre, pop/opera, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $49.50-$129.50. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Boz Scaggs at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, blues/rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $48-$60. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

Papadosio at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock/jazz/electronic, 8 p.m. Sun. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

MONDAY

Dillinger Escape Plan with O’Brother, Cult Leader and Bent Knee at Crofoot Ballroom, heavy rock/metal, 7 p.m. Mon. $18. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Lindsey Stirling at Fox Theatre, classical/pop, 8 p.m. Mon. $29.50-$75. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

TUESDAY

Post Malone with Jazz Cartier and Larry June at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 7 p.m. Tues. $27. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

WEDNESDAY

Sum 41 with Senses Fail and As it Is at Saint Andrew’s Hall, punk, 6:30 p.m. Wed. $24.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Gojira with TesseracT and Car Bomb at Fillmore Detroit, hard rock/metal, 7 p.m. Wed. $20-$40. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

live music

THIS WEEKEND

“Classical Mystery Tour” with Detroit Symphony Orchestra and former touring members of Broadway’s “Beatlemania!” at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical/pop/rock, 10:45 a.m. and 8 p.m. Fri., 8 p.m. Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. $19 and up. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

THURSDAY

Russell Malone with Michigan State University Jazz Orchestra at Carr Center, jazz, 7 p.m. Thurs. $27, $15 students. 311 E. Grand River, Detroit. (313) 965-8430.

M.C. Nightshade & the Theatre Bizarre Orchestra at Third Man Records, cabaret/jazz, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $7. 411 Canfield, Detroit. (313) 285-8162.

Shiro Schwarz with Tim Zawada, DJ Moppy and JinApril at Marble Bar, funk/pop/experimental, 8 p.m. Thurs. $5. 1501 Holden, Detroit. (313) 338-3674.

Mexico City audiovisual production and performance duo Shiro Schwarz will perform Thursday at the Marble Bar in Detroit.

FRIDAY

Gosh Pith, Humons, Norty, Black Noi$e and Liquid Monk at Loving Touch, electronic/pop, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

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

Cheater Slicks with Danny and the Darleans and Essential Tremors at UFO Factory, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $8. 2110 Trumbull, Detroit. ufofactory.com.

SATURDAY

Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs the music of “Star Wars” at the LEGO Star Wars exhibit at Somerset Collection, classical/pop, noon Sat. Free. Center Court, Somerset Collection, 2800 W. Big Beaver, Troy. (248) 643-6360.

Autograf and Goldroom at Majestic Theatre, electronic, 7 p.m. Sat. $18 in advance, $25 at the door. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Battle Trance at Trinosophes, experimental music, 8 p.m. Sat. $10 suggested donation. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

Okkervil River and Landlady at Magic Bag, alt-rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $18. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Dave Bennett Quartet at Birmingham Temple, swing/jazz, 8 p.m. Sat. $28, $25 for seniors. 28611 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 788-9338.

Car Phone, Sros Lords, Blood Stone and Dear Darkness at Kelly’s Bar, punk/rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $5. 2403 Holbrook, Detroit. (313) 872-0387.

SUNDAY

Alma y Tacon with Raquel Heredia at Majestic Cafe, Flemenco, 6 p.m. Sun. $35-$45. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Elephant Stone with Warhorses and Eugene Machine at Small’s Bar, rock/psych, 8 p.m. Sun. $7 in advance, $10 at the door. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Nothing But Thieves with July Talks and the Wrecks at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $18. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

clubs/djs

FRIDAY

Will Clarke with Sage Armstrong at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Fri. $10. 22757 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 298-0330.

SATURDAY

Brodinski at Magic Stick, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $15-$20. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Sweet Vendetta with DJ Leww and DJ Billionaire Jones at Bleu Detroit, 10 p.m. Sat. $10. 1540 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 974-7799.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEK

Mark Morris Dance Group with the Silk Road Ensemble at Power Center, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., 8 p.m. Fri. and 8 p.m. Sat. $30 and up. 121 S. Fletcher, Ann Arbor. (734) 764-2538.

“Evil Dead the Musical” at City Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. (through Oct. 29). $30. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” at Fisher Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sun. $39-$130. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (313) 872-1000.

Detroit Public Theatre presents “Murder Ballad” at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 and 7 p.m. Sun. and 2 p.m. Wed. (through Oct. 23). $35, $30 seniors, $20 35 and younger. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Dan St. Germain 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.

“Baskerville” at Meadow Brook Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs., 2 and 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. and 2 and 8 p.m. Wed. (through Oct. 30). $27 and up. 207 Wilson, Rochester Hills. (248) 377-3300.

Tracey MacDonald 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.

Theatre Nova presents “Mr. Joy” at the Yellow Barn, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Oct. 23). $20 suggested donation. 410 W. Huron, Ann Arbor. (734) 635-8450.

FRIDAY

Comedian Mike Green at O’Mara’s Irish Pub, 8:30 p.m. Fri. $10. 2555 W. 12 Mile, Berkley. (248) 399-6750.

STARTING TUESDAY

Theatre Nova’s Michigan Playwrights’ Festival at Yellow Barn, Tues.-Oct. 22. $10 and up, or pay-what-you-can for some performances. 410 W. Huron, Ann Arbor. (734) 635-8450.

visual art/film

THIS WEEKEND

“Our Town” art show and sale at Community House, 6 p.m. Thurs. opening night party ($75); 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 10 a.m.-noon Sun. art show. 380 Bates, Birmingham. (248) 644-5832.

FRIDAY

“The Haunting” at the Redford Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri. $5. 17260 Lahser, Detroit. (313) 537-2560.

OPENING FRIDAY

Davidson-Gerson Modern Glass Gallery at the Henry Ford Museum, opening 9:30 a.m. Fri. Admission to museum is $21, $19 seniors, $15.75 ages 3-11 and free for members. 20900 Oakwood, Dearborn. (313) 982-6001.

SATURDAY

“The Gold Rush” with Charlie Chaplin at Redford Theatre, 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. $5. 17260 Lahser, Detroit. (313) 537-2560.

The art of Bill Morrison at Lincoln Park Historical Museum, 6-9 p.m. Sat. opening reception, runs through Dec. 30. 1335 Southfield, Lincoln Park. (313) 386-3137.

SUNDAY

“Cats, Cats Cats” paintings by B.P. LeGault at Catfe Lounge, 5-7 p.m. Sun. 821 Livernois, Ferndale. (248) 733-3554.

etc.

THURSDAY

Food, Spirits and Spirits with paranormal investigator John E.L. Tenney and “House of Darkness/House of Light” author Andrea Perron at O’Mara’s Irish Pub, 7-10 p.m. Thurs. Call for reservation. 2555 12 Mile, Berkley. (248) 399-6750.

SATURDAY

Light the Night Walk for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at Memorial Park, 5 p.m. Sat. 31050 Woodward, Royal Oak. lightthenight.org.

SUNDAY

Harvest Celebration at Canton Farms Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. Preservation Park, 500 N. Ridge, Canton. cantonfun.org.

MONDAY

Author and musician David J. reading from his memoir “Who Killed Mister Moonlight” at Found Sound, 6:30-8 p.m. Mon. 234 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 565-8775.

WEDNESDAY

Poetry night with Natasha Miller at Detroit is the New Black, 8-10 p.m. Wed. $5 suggested donation. 1426 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 818-3498.