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Entertainment Calendar: Concerts, theater and more

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

big shows

THURSDAY

After the Burial with Emmure, Fit for a King and more at Saint Andrew’s Hall, heavy metal, 6 p.m. Thurs. $18. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Geoff Tate at Token Lounge, metal, 6 p.m. Thurs. $25. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

FRIDAY

Rude Boy Benefit Show with solo sets from Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope at Majestic Theatre, hip-hop, 6 p.m. Fri. $20. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Pop Evil at Fillmore Detroit, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $20 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Here Come the Mummies at Saint Andrew’s Hall, funk, 8:30 p.m. Fri. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Chris Young at Caesars Windsor, country, 9 p.m. Fri. $30 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

SATURDAY

Let It Be at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, pop/rock, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sat. $50-$59. 44575 Garfield, Clinton Township. (586) 286-2222.

Insane Clown Posse at Majestic Theatre, hip-hop, 6 p.m. Sat. $25. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Musiq Soulchild Fox Theatre, soul, 8 p.m. Sat. $56 and up. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Locash at Saint Andrew’s Hall, country/pop, 8 p.m. Sat. $22.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Eric Church at The Palace of Auburn Hills, country, 8 p.m. Sat. $31-$89. 6 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills. (248) 377-0100.

SUNDAY

Tchami with Mercer at Royal Oak Music Theatre, electronic, 8 p.m. Sun. $20 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

TUESDAY

Whitechapel at Saint Andrew’s Hall, metal, 6 p.m. Tues. $22.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Chief Keef at Magic Stick, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Tues. $22. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

WEDNESDAY

Every Time I Die with Knocked Loose, Harms Way and Eternal Sleep at Magic Stick, punk/metal, 6 p.m. Wed. $20 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Steve Hackett at Royal Oak Music Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $39.50-$75. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Lake Street Drive at Michigan Theater, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Wed. $35 and up. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

live music

THURSDAY

In Transit Detroit — Latin Detroit Fusion with Sean Blackman and more at Garden Theater, Latin/jazz, 8 p.m. Thurs. $25 and up. 3929 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 832-0888.

Kodie Shane with Nate Nixen at Loving Touch, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Thurs. $15. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Shwayze at Magic Bag, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Thurs. $15. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

THIS WEEKEND

Detroit Symphony Orchestra “A Night at the Academy Awards” with music from “Rocky,” “Star Wars,” “Avatar” and more at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical/pops, 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.

Sean Dobbins Organ Quartet at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 9 p.m. Fri. and 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

FRIDAY

Colony House with Deep Sea Diver at Shelter, indie rock, 6 p.m. Fri. $13. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Mostly Other People Do the Killing at Trinosophes, pop/rock/classical, 8 p.m. Fri. Sliding scale $7-$15. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

Mike Doughty with Wheatus at El Club, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $18. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

Mark Lavengood, Bluegrass Bonanza and Danny Kroha at Magic Bag, Americana, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Global Fridays with Sinkane at Arab American National Museum, Afropop, 8 p.m. Fri. $15, $10 members. 13624 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 582-2266.

Mustard’s Retreat at the Ark, folk, 8 p.m. Fri. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Virginia Violet & the Rays, White Bee and Remnose at Small’s Bar, pop/rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $5. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Jim McCarty & Mystery Train at O’Mara’s Irish Pub, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $5. 2555 12 Mile, Berkley. (248) 399-6750.

SATURDAY

Dua Lipa at Shelter, pop, 6 p.m. Sat. $17.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Hellmouth album release party with Nuke, Warhorses, Braidedveins and Poison Tongues at Loving Touch, punk, 7 p.m. Sat. $10. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils at Cabbage Patch Saloon, country/rock, 8:30 p.m. Sat. $7. 15130 Mack, Grosse Pointe. (313) 821-1111.

Ghostly International’s Spiritual America with Hieroglyphic Being and Telefon Tel Aviv at El Club, electronic, 9 p.m. Sat. $5. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

SUNDAY

Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs Mendelssohn’s “Italian Symphony” at Our Lady Star of the Sea, classical, 3 p.m. Sun. $25, $10 student. 467 Fairford, Grosse Pointe Woods. (313) 576-5111.

Thundercat at Magic Stick, funk/jazz, 8 p.m. Sun. $18. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

TUESDAY

Paczki Day with Polka Floyd, Eastside Elvis & the Motor City Mafia and more at Small’s Bar, rock, 4 p.m. Tues. No cover. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

A DSO Mardi Gras with the Hot Sardines at Orchestra Hall at the Max, jazz/classical, 7:30 p.m. Tues. $25-$75. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

WEDNESDAY

The Tossers at Loving Touch, punk, 8 p.m. Wed. $15. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEK

“The Lion King” at Detroit Opera House, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Fri., 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m. Sun. $25 and up. 1526 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 237-7464.

Detroit Public Theatre “The Holler Sessions” at Allesee Hall at the Max, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $35, $30 seniors, $20 under 35. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

“Love, Loss and What I Wore” at Grosse Pointe Theatre’s Purdon Studio Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $15. 19950 Mack, Grosse Pointe. (313) 881-4004.

“Importance of Being Earnest” at Little Door Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through March 5). $15. 21045 Van Dyke, Warren. littledoortheatre.com.

“Altar Boyz” at Meadow Brook Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 6 p.m. Sat. 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. and 2 and 8 p.m. Wed. (through March 5). $27 and up. 2200 N. Squirrel, Rochester. (248) 377-3300.

“Firepower” 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 12). $17 in advance, $20 at the door. 13103 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. (313) 868-1347.

“Hedwig and the Angry Inch” at Fisher Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sun. and 8 p.m. Tues.-Wed. (through March 5). $34 and up. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (313) 872-1000.

“Urinetown: the Musical” at Ridgedale Players Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through March 12). $17-$20. 205 W. Long Lake, Troy. (248) 988-7049.

SATURDAY

30th Annual Storytelling Festival at the Ark, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

WEDNESDAY

“One Woman Sex and the City” at City Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $28.50-$38.50. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

etc.

THIS WEEK

Outdoorama and Cottage & Lakefront Living Show at Suburban Collection Showplace, 1-9 p.m. Thurs., 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. $10, $5 ages 6-14, $5 parking. 46100 Grand River, Novi. (800) 328-6550.

SATURDAY

5K PaczKi Run in Hamtramck, 10 a.m. $40 in advance, $45 day on-site. Jos Campau, Hamtramck. www.tour-de-troit.org.

Winter Carnival and Outdoor Hockey Classic at Clark Park, noon-4 p.m. Sat. Free. 1130 Clark, Detroit. (313) 842-8534.

Compiled by Melody Baetens

our picks

MARDI GRAS EN ROUGE GALA

at Tangent Gallery and Hastings Street Ballroom

This Fat Tuesday celebration features music from the Gabriel Brass Band and a burlesque performance from Lushes LaMoan, plus food and cocktails. Mardi Gras masks are encouraged and proceeds benefit Marche du Nain Rouge parade and the upcoming Gabriel Hall, a restaurant and music venue coming to West Village. 8 p.m. Fri. $50 in advance, $60 at the door, $100 VIP. 715 E. Milwaukee, Detroit. mardigrasenrouge2017.eventbrite.com.

AUTORAMA

at Cobo Center

Wild rides, sweet hoopties and other custom vehicles are part of this rad car show, which bills itself as America’s Greatest Hot Rod Show. Now in its 65th year, Autorama will host the Batmobile and television stars like Catherine Bach and Tom Wopat from “The Dukes of Hazzard.” The weekend kicks off at 11:45 a.m. Friday with the General Lee flying up in the air in a stunt show outside the convention hall. Noon-10 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun. $20, $7 ages 6-12.

PRESSING PLANT OPENING

at Third Man Records

Jack White’s Third Man Records store in Detroit celebrates the opening of its 10,000-square-foot record pressing plant with an all-day party Saturday. Besides special edition vinyl pressed on-site, the day will include live music starting at 2:30 p.m. with Mummies, the Oblivians and Craig Brown Band. 10 a.m. Sat. Free. 441 W. Canfield, Detroit. (313) 209-5205.