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“LIVING FOR THE CITY: A MOSAIC SINGERS TRIBUTE TO STEVIE WONDER”

at Redford Theatre

The Mosaic Singers pay tribute to one of Detroit’s most iconic musicians this weekend at the historic Redford Theatre. 10 a.m. Fri., 7 p.m. Sat. and 4 p.m. Sun. $27, $22 seniors, $12 ages 5-17. 17360 Lahser, Detroit. (313) 872-6910.

HAMTRAMCK MUSIC FEST

in Hamtramck

Now in its fifth year, this annual festival showcases some of Metro Detroit’s top musical talent from rock to hip-hop and beyond. More than 160 acts are booked at 21 Hamtramck venues, with a shuttle helping people get around the city. A $10 wristband gets fest-goers access to Thursday’s pre-party at the Ant Hall (2320 Caniff) on Thursday as well as all the participating venues Friday and Saturday. hamtramckmusicfest.com

AUTORAMA

at Cobo Center

This hot rod and custom car expo features special guests of all sorts. Most notably, racing legend Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is in the house 2-4 p.m. Saturday. The show also features WWE superstars Charlotte Flair (6-9 p.m. Fri.) and Roman Reigns (10 a.m.-noon Sat.), car expert Barry Meguiar (11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sat.) and “Dukes of Hazzard” star John Schneider (1-5 p.m. Sun.). 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. Discount tickets at O’Reilly Auto Parts stores. 1 Washington, Detroit. autorama.com

MOTOR CITY TATTOO EXPO

at Detroit Marriott

Dozens of booths featuring more than 300 artists will attract tattoo and art fans from all over the region. Besides the artists, the expo will also host tattoo judging, classes and, at 7 p.m. Saturday, a performance by the Lucky Daredevil Thrillshow. Noon-11 p.m. Fri. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun. $20 per day, $35 two days, $45 all weekend. Free for 13 and younger. themotorcitytattooexpo.com

big shows

THURSDAY

Alice Cooper at Caesars Windsor, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $40 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

FRIDAY

Chief Keef at Saint Andrew’s Hall, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Fri. $20-$45. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Uriah Heep at Token Lounge, classic rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $35. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Anthony Jeselnik at Royal Oak Music Theatre, comedy, 8 p.m. Fri. $32 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

The Prince Experience at Emerald Theatre, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $19.99. 31 N. Walnut, Mount Clemens. (586) 630-0120.

SATURDAY

SoMo at Saint Andrew’s Hall, singer/songwriter, 6 p.m. Sat. $20 and up. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Tribute for Geri Allen featuring Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding and Ravi Coltrane at Garden Theater, jazz, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $27 in advance, $35 at the door. 3929 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 965-8430.

Comedy Jam with DeRay David, Tony Roberts, Lil Duval, Jess Hilarious, DC Youngfly and Chico Bean at Detroit Opera House, comedy, 8 p.m. Sat. $59 and up. 1526 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 237-7464.

SUNDAY

Mozzy at Saint Andrew’s Hall, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Sun. $30. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Tune-Yards with Sudan Archives at Majestic Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $23. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

The Musical Box perform the music of Genesis at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, rock, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $18 and up. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

Propaghandhi with Iron Chic and La Armada at Magic Stick, punk, 8 p.m. Sun. $20 in advance, $25 day of. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

WEDNESDAY

Septicflesh and Dark Funeral at Harpo’s, metal, 7 p.m. Wed. $25. 14238 Harper, Detroit. (313) 824-1700

live music

THIS WEEKEND

RJ Spangler’s Planet D Nonet at Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, jazz, 6 and 8;30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. $15 for weekend sets. 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe. (313) 882-5299.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Classic Roots concert with conductor Joseph Young at Orchestra Hall, classical, 10:45 a.m. Fri. and 8 p.m. Sat. $15-$100. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

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

THURSDAY

Jordan Rakei at Shelter, soul/jazz/hip-hop, 6 p.m. Thurs. $18. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Phoebe Bridgers with Shorty at Pike Room, folk/rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $12. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Palehound and Weaves at El Club, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $13-$15. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

Ezra Furman with Anna Burch at Loving Touch, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $12. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Scary Women with Dark Serenity, Space Trash and the Lucid Furs at Blind Pig, rock, 9 p.m. Thurs. $5. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

FRIDAY

Mover Shaler and Greet Death at Pike Room, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $10. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Scarlet Lies, Nina & the Buffalo Riders, the Bruised Reed and Taeryn at PJ’s Lager House, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $8. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

Music for the Masses: Depeche Mode Tribute at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Hannah Wicklund & the Steppin Stones with the High Divers at Otus Supply, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $10-$15. 345 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 291-6160.

Afrofusion with Mokoomba with Uprizin Steel Drum Band at Kola Restaurant & Ultra Lounge, African music, 8 p.m. Fri. $15. 32523 Northwestern, Farmington Hills. (248) 932-5652.

Ronnie Baker Brooks at Callahan’s Music Hall, blues/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $25-$30. 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. (248) 858-9508.

The Doyle and Debbie Show at the Ark, country/rockabilly, 8 p.m. Fri. $25. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

SATURDAY

Cabin Fever Jazz Festival with Marion Meadows, Nick Colionne, Lindsey Webster, Eric Darius, Alexander Zonjic, Justin Schultz and more at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, jazz, 1-9 p.m. Sat. $40. 15801 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 943-2354.

Crooked Colours with Running Touch at El Club, electronic/dance, 8 p.m. Sat. $12-$15. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

Jiva with Mike Leslie Band and Hello Human at Loving Touch, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $10. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Rootstand at Otus Supply, rock/jam band, 8 p.m. Sat. $15-$20. 345 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 291-6160.

Howling Diablos and Horse Cave Trio at Callahan’s Music Hall, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $15-$20. 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. (248) 858-9508.

Dirk Kroll Band at O’Mara’s Irish Pub, rock, 8:30 p.m. Sat. $5. 2555 12 Mile, Berkley. (248) 299-6750.

Jordan Davis at Shelter, country, 9 p.m. Sat. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

SUNDAY

Civic Youth Ensemble Experience at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical, 1 p.m. Sun. $15, $10 children. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Grosse Pointe Symphony at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, classical, 3 p.m. Sun. $20, $15 seniors, free for K-12. 467 Fairford, Grosse Pointe Woods. gpsymphony.org.

MONDAY

Around the World in 45 Minutes educational concert series at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical, 10:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Wed. and 10:30 a.m. March 8. $6. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Taylor Bennett at Shelter, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Mon. $20-$50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

JoAnne Shaw Taylor at Callahan’s Music Hall, blues/rock, 7:30 p.m. Mon. $25. 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. (248) 858-9508.

TUESDAY

John D. Lamb at Abbott Middle School Theater, folk/songwriter, 7 p.m. Tues. $12, $10 seniors, $5 ages 14 and younger, $15 at the door. 3380 Orchard Lake, West Bloomfield. keegoharboroptimist.org.

WEDNESDAY

Havok at Loving Touch, metal, 7 p.m. Wed. $15. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Stu Hamm at Token Lounge, rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Paul Carey Organ Group at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 8 p.m. Wed. No cover. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

clubs/djs

FRIDAY

Mark Farina residency launch at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Fri. $10. 22757 Woodward, Detroit. (248) 298-0330.

SATURDAY

Autograf, Ramzoid and Edamame at Magic Stick, 9 p.m. Sat. $18 in advance, $25 day of. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

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

WEDNESDAY

Kyle Watson at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Wed. $15. 22757 Woodward, Detroit. (248) 298-0330.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEKEND

“Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure” at Fox Theatre, 6 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 10 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sun. $19-$120. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Andrew Norelli at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Fri. and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sat. $18, $20 Thursday show (fundraiser for Detroit Rugby Football Club). 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

“Les Miserables” 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 11). $45 and up. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (313) 872-1000.

Detroit Public Theatre presents “Marie and Rosetta” at Allesee Hall at the Max, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. and Wed. (through March 11). $35-$45, $30 seniors, $20 under 35. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 974-7918.

Mark Normand at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Thurs. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $10-$16. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

“Dauphin Island” at the 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 17). $17 in advance, $20 at the door. 13103 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. (313) 868-1374 or detroitreptheatre.com.

“Junie B. Jones” at City Theatre, 10 a.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.

“Deadwood Dick” dinner theater at Sterling Heights Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show Fri.-Sat. $30. 12828 Canal, Sterling Heights. (586) 596-8543 or (586) 263-7025.

THURSDAY

Ray & Laura’s Comedy Showcase at Small’s Bar, 9 p.m. Thurs. $5. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

SATURDAY

“Otherwise Known as Shelia the Great” Meadow Brook Theatre, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sat. $15. Wilson Hall, 378 Meadow Brook Road, Rochester. (248) 377-3300.

visual arts/film

WEDNESDAY

“Fiber by Design: 7x7” gallery reception at Kerrytown Concert House, 5-7 p.m. Wed. 415 N. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 769-2999.

ONGOING

“The Still Life” watercolor paintings of Ann Loveland at Farmington City Hall, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., through March 23. 31555 W. 11 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 473-1800.

etc.

THIS WEEKEND

Outdoorama and Cottage and 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. outdoorama.com and novicottageshow.com.

THURSDAY

Detroit Audubon presents “Re-Think Ethanol to Save Birds” with speaker Jerry Jung at Belle Isle Nature Center, 7 p.m. Thurs. Free. Belle Isle, Detroit. detroitaudubon.org.

SATURDAY

WWE presents NXT Live wrestling at Royal Oak Music Theatre, 6 p.m. Sat. $22-$102. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

SUNDAY

Live Broadcast of the Academy Awards to benefit Southgate Community Players at Southgate Digital Cinema 20, 7 p.m. Sun. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. 15651 Trenton, Southgate. (734) 282-4727.

Oscars Viewing Party with fashion, champagne and bites by chef Thomas Lents at Detroit Foundation Hotel, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $60. Parrtial proceeds benefit the Downtown Youth Boxing Gym. 250 W. Larned, Detroit. oscarsatdfh.eventbrite.com.

Compiled by Melody Baetens

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