Entertainment Calendar: Things to do this week

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

our picks

Axl Rose, left, lead singer of Guns N’ Roses, performs with guitarist Slash.

GUNS N’ ROSES

at Little Caesars Arena

World famous rock band Guns N’ Roses’ “Not in This Lifetime Tour” loops back to Detroit for a second time. The band includes original members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, plus Dizzy Reed, Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer and Melissa Reese. 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $65 and up. 2645 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Lady Gaga

LADY GAGA

at Little Caesars Arena

Named after her fifth album, Lady Gaga brings the “Joanne World Tour” to Detroit this week. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200. 7:30 p.m. Tues. $100 and up. 2645 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

big shows

THURSDAY

Arkells with Irontom at Majestic Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $20. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Andy Cohen at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, comedy/television, 8 p.m. Thurs. $55-$100. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

Hinder with Josh Todd and the Conflict at Harpo’s, rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $25. 14238 Harper, Detroit. (313) 824-1700.

Pat Travers Band at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $20. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

FRIDAY

LCD Soundsystem at Masonic Temple, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $46.25 and up. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

Death from Above at Saint Andrew’s Hall, punk/rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $27.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Skid Row at Harpo’s, rock/metal, 7 p.m. Fri. $25. 14238 Harper, Detroit. (313) 824-1700.

Detroit Performs Live with Ruben Studdard, the Miracles Revue featuring Mark Scott, Alxander Zonjic, Ethan Daniel Davidson, Jill Jack, Tom Butwin, Lady Sunshine and more at Fillmore Detroit, variety, 8 p.m. Fri. $25 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. detroitperforms.org/live.

Brad Garrett at MGM Grand Detroit Event Center, comedy, 8 p.m. Fri. $45-$65. 1777 Third, Detroit. (877) 888-2121.

Laith Al-Saadi at Michigan Theater, blues/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $25-$90. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

SATURDAY

Animals as Leaders at Saint Andrew’s Hall, metal, 6 p.m. Sat. $29.50-$62. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Japandroids and Cloud Nothings at Majestic Theatre, pop, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $25. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

David Sedaris at Detroit Opera House, comedy,8 p.m. Sat. $45 and up. 1526 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 237-7464.

SUNDAY

Kathleen Battle at Detroit Opera House, opera, 4 p.m. Sun. $29 and up. 1526 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 237-7464.

Macklemore at Fillmore Detroit, pop/hip-hop, 7 p.m. Sun. $36 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Mayhem at Saint Andrew’s Hall, metal, 7 p.m. Sun. $25 and up. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Tegan and Sara at Cathedral Theatre at Masonic Temple, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $46. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

Modern English with the Science Fair and DJ Pleasure Kitten at Magic Stick, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $20 in advance, $23 day of. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Lukas Nelson & the Promise of the Real and Nikki Lane at Majestic Theatre, singer/songwriter, 7 p.m. Sun. $20. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Chicks with Hits: Pam Tillis, Terri Clark and Suzy Bogguss at Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts, country, 7 p.m. Sun. $35 and up. 12 N. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 309-6448.

Keith Sweat at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, R&B, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $48 and up. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

MONDAY

Breaking Benjamin “Unplugged” at Fillmore Detroit, rock, 7 p.m. Mon. $35 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Syd at Saint Andrew’s Hall, soul/hip-hop, 8:30 p.m. Mon. $25 and up. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

TUESDAY

Luna with Soccer Mommy at Magic Stick, pop, 7 p.m. Tues. $20 advance, $25 day of. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

The Shins at Fillmore Detroit, pop, 7 p.m. Tues. $36.50 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Ilana Glazer and Phoebe Robinson at Cathedral Theatre at Masonic Temple, comedy, 9:30 p.m. Tues. $25-$45. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

WEDNESDAY

Red and 10 Years at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 6 p.m. Wed. $20-$60. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Slowdive with Cherry Glazer at Majestic Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $35. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Lucero with Two Cow Garage at Loving Touch, rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $25. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5996.

Tommy Emmanuel and David Grisman at Michigan Theater, acoustic guitar, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $40 and up. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

live music

THURSDAY

Ethan Daniel Davidson at N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, folk, 7 p.m. Thurs. Free. 52 E. Forest, Detroit. (313) 831-8700.

Bill Heid, Kurt Krahnke and RJ Spangler at Jazz Cafe, jazz, 7 p.m. Thurs. No cover. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

Lionize at Otus Supply, rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $15-$20. 345 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 291-6160.

Overdrive Orchestra with Red Rio and Dalinian at Loving Touch, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $8. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

FRIDAY

Mystery Skulls at Pike Room, pop, 7 p.m. Fri. $12. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Harlem Quartet at Shaver Music Recital Hall, classical, 8 p.m. Fri. $30, $15 students. 480 W. Hancock, Detroit. (313) 335-3300 or cmsdetroit.org.

Embral, Devotional and Lyrans at Trinosophes, jazz, 8 p.m. Fri. $8. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

The Prince Experience with Gabriel Sanchez at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $20. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Danny Schmidt at Green Wood Coffee House, folk, 8 p.m. Fri. $15. 1001 Green, Ann Arbor. greenwoodcoffeehouse.org.

SATURDAY

Super Birthday, Blue Black Hours, the Highborn and Those Hounds at Loving Touch, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $5. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

The Bill Heid Organ Trio at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 9 p.m. Sat. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

SUNDAY

Have Mercy with Can’t Swim and A Will Away at Loving Touch, rock, 6:30 p.m. Sun. $15. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

American Romanian Festival at Kerrytown Concert House, classical, 7 p.m. Sun. $15-$30, $5 students. 415 N. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 769-2999.

Holly Bowling at Cliff Bell’s, rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $20. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

MONDAY

Haley Reinhart at Shelter, pop, 6 p.m. Mon. $10. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

R.Lum.R with Phangs at El Club, R&B, 8 p.m. Mon. $12. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

TUESDAY

The Attacca Quartet at Christ Church Cranbrook, classical, 7:30 p.m. Tues. $35. 470 Church, Bloomfield Hills. cranbrookmusicguild.org.

Emmet Cohen at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 8 p.m. Tues. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

Captured! By Robots at the Rockery, rock/punk, 9 p.m. Tues. $8-$10. 1175 Eureka, Wyandotte. (734) 281-4629.

WEDNESDAY

The Flutter and Wow at Otus Supply, Americana, 8 p.m. Wed. No cover. 345 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 291-6160.

clubs/djs

THURSDAY

Whethan at Magic Stick, 8 p.m. Thurs. $18. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

SATURDAY

CamelPhat at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Sat. $10. 22757 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 298-0330.

MONDAY

The Bloody Beetroot Live at Magic Stick, 7 p.m. Mon. $22 in advance, $25 day of. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 883-8700.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEKEND

John Heffron at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., 7:15and 9:45 p.m. Fri. and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sat. $20-$25. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

Bill Hildebrandt at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Thurs. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $9-$12 in advance, $11-$14 at the door. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

“Swimming Upstream” at Detroit Repertory Theatre, 8:30 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 3 and 9:30 p.m. Sat. and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sun. (through Dec. 23). Black Tie Gala Nov. 18 ($75). 13103 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. (313) 868-1347.

“Kinky Boots” at Fox Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Fri., 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sat. and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. $30 and up. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

“Gobsmacked!” at Fisher Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Fri., 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sat. and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sun.. $39 and up. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. broadwayindetroit.com.

Still Got It Players perform “Men are Dogs” at Village Theater at Cherry Hill, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (also Nov. 10-12). $15-$18. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton. cantonvillagetheater.org.

SATURDAY

Nae Nae Entertainment presents “Who Raised You?” at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m. Sat. $50. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

“A Brit of Magic” with magician and comedian Keith Fields at Village Theater at Cherry Hill, 8 p.m. Sat. $25. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton. cantonvillagetheater.org.

SUNDAY

Detroit PuppetART presents “Kolobok” at Jazz Cafe, 2 p.m. Sun. $15, $10 children, $8 workshop. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater at Redford Theatre, 3 p.m. Sun. $25, $10 ages 12 and younger. 17360 Lahser, Detroit. (313) 537-2560.

Gallagher with Artie Fletcher at Token Lounge, 7 p.m. Sun. $25. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

OPENING TUESDAY

“The Color Purple” at Fisher Theatre, 8 p.m. Tues.-Wed. (through Nov. 12). $39 and up. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. broadwayindetroit.com.

visual arts/film

FRIDAY

“Shoetopia!” with contemporary footware, art video and related designs at Valade Family Gallery, 6-8:30 p.m. Fri. opening reception, runs through Dec. 16. 460 W. Baltimore, Detroit. (313) 664-7400 or collegeforcreativestudies.edu.

“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” at Redford Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri. $5. 17360 Lahser, Detroit. (313) 537-2560.

THIS WEEKEND

Japan Cultural Days at Detroit Institute of Arts, 10 a.m. Sat-Sun. Free for tri-county residents. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7900.

SATURDAY

“Sabrina” at Redford Theatre, 2 p.m. Sat. $5. 17360 Lahser, Detroit. (313) 537-2560.

“Posters on Politics” exhibition of local and international political posters at Baltimore Gallery, 6:30-9 p.m. Sat. 314 E. Baltimore, Detroit. dmjstudio.com.

“My Fair Lady” at Redford Theatre, 8 p.m. Sat. $5. 17360 Lahser, Detroit. (313) 537-2560.

etc.

THIS WEEKEND

Youmacon 2017, a celebration of Japanese pop culture at Cobo Center and Renaissance Center, continuous programming Thurs.-Sun. $25 and up. 1 Washington, Detroit. youmacon.com.

World’s Largest O-Scale Model Railroad at West Oakland Railroad Museum, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.-Sun. $5, $3 kids. 8275 Cooley, Commerce Township. (248) 613-9471 or chi-townunionstation.com.

SATURDAY

Run of the Dead 5K/10K Run-Walk through historic Southwest Detroit Cemeteries, 9 a.m. Sat. $35 and up. Patton Park, Southwest Detroit. southwestdetroit.com.

SUNDAY

Armed Services Salute Veterans Day Celebration at Hart Plaza, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Jefferson at Woodward, Detroit. armedservicessalute.com.

WEDNESDAY

“8 Mile” at Bel Air Luxury Cinema, 7 p.m. Wed. red carpet event. $8, proceeds benefit the Verses Project. 10100 E. Eight Mile, Detroit. belairluxurycinema.com.

Compiled by Melody Baetens