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DETROIT ST. PATRICK’S PARADE

in Corktown

This day of revelry starts at 10 a.m. with the Corktown 5K race, but party people tend to start camping out along Michigan avenue even sooner. The parade kicks off at 12:30 p.m. Sun. and travels down Michigan from 6th Street to 14th in Detroit. detroitstpatricksparade.com.

DEMI LOVATO AND DJ KHALED

at Little Caesars Arena

Multi-platinum pop star Lovato brings her “Tell Me You Love Me Tour” to LCA with hip-hop artist DJ Khaled. The tour is named after her newest album, which features the chart-topping hit “Sorry Not Sorry.” 7:30 p.m. Tues. $29.95 and up. 2645 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

big shows

THURSDAY

Railroad Earth at Royal Oak Music Theatre, Americana/roots, 7 p.m. Thurs. $22.50-$40. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, funk/rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $37 and up. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

Loverboy and Trooper at Caesars Windsor, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $25 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

FRIDAY

Lights at Saint Andrew’s Hall, electro-pop, 7 p.m. Fri. $24. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Miguel at Royal Oak Music Theatre, R&B/pop, 7 p.m. Fri. $40-$75. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Trent Harmon with Drew Hale at Crofoot Ballroom, country, 7 p.m. Fri. $20. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Motor City Blues Festival with Willie Clayton, Sir Charles Jones, Nellie Tiger Travis and more at Fox Theatre, blues, 8 p.m. Fri. $56.50 and up. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

SATURDAY

SOJA at Saint Andrew’s Hall, reggae, 6 p.m. Sat. $25. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Monster Jam at Ford Field, monster trucks, 7 p.m. Sat. $15-$80. 2000 Brush, Detroit. (877) 212-8898.

Blackberry Smoke at Fillmore Detroit, rock/country, 7 p.m. Sat. $29.50 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Mat Kearney at Royal Oak Music Theatre, rock/folk, 7 p.m. Sat. $29.50-$75. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Aaron Carter with Amy Guess and Lele XO at Pike Room, pop, 7 p.m. Sat. $15, $65 VIP meet-and-greet. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

The Dollyrots at Token Lounge, rock/punk, 7 p.m. Sat. $10. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Franco Escamilla at Fox Theatre, music/comedy, 8 p.m. Sat. $35.50 and up. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

SUNDAY

Howard Jones at Saint Andrew’s Hall, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $47. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

MONDAY

WWE Monday Night Raw at Little Caesars Arena, wrestling, 7:30 p.m. Mon. $25-$125. 2645 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

TUESDAY

Ty Dolla $ign at Majestic Theatre, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Tues. $29.50. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

WEDNESDAY

Senses Fail at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 6 p.m. Wed. $18. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark at Majestic Theatre, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $29.50. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Michael Schenker Fest with Artificial Agent, rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $29.50-$75. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

live music

THIS WEEK

Desean Jones 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 performs “Blockbuster Broadway” at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical, 10:45 a.m. and 8 p.m. Fri., 8 p.m. Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. 419-$80. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Blackthorn at Farmington Players Barn, Celtic/Irish, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $23, $21 seniors and students. 32332 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 473-1848.

THURSDAY

Ben Sharkey & the Woodward Horns at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 8 p.m. Thurs. $15. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

Popa Chubby at Callahan’s Music Hall, blues, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $25-$30. 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. (248) 858-9508.

Stormy Chromer at Loving Touch, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $7. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

FRIDAY

Kubat, Finlay & Rose at Farmington Civic Theater, folk/pop, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $12. 33332 Grand River, Farmington. (248) 722-1820.

Global Fridays with Lido Pimienta at Arab American National Museum, Afro-Colombian/synthpop/electronic, 6:30 p.m. Fri. community talking circle, 8 p.m. Fri. concert. $15. 13624 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 582-2266.

Carpathian Basin & the Balkans at Olomon Cafe, Gypsy music, 7-10 p.m. Fri. $10 suggested donation. 10215 Jos Compau, Hamtramck. (313) 800-5089.

Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers with the Black Moods at Pike Room, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $20. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Satisfaction — International Rolling Stones Show at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $18. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Joe Pug with Jason Narducy at the Ark, singer/songwriter, 8 p.m. Fri. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1818.

One Night of Ska with J. Navarro & the Traitors at Thomas Magee’s, ska, 9 p.m. Fri. No cover. 1408 E. Fisher Fwy., Detroit. (313) 263-4342.

Rockabilly Devils and Gruesome Twosome at Cadieux Cafe, rockabilly, 9 p.m. Fri. $5. 4300 Cadieux, Detroit. (313) 882-8560.

SATURDAY

Bestest Concert Ever with Corktown Popes, Miss Paula and the Candy Bandits, Grooving Violation, Motor City Irish Dance and the Magical Memories Princesses at Royal Oak Farmers Market, pop/kids music, 5-8 p.m. Sat. $5, free for kids younger than 3. 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak. (248) 246-3276.

Sorority Noise with Remo Drive and Foxx Bodies at Loving Touch, rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $16. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Duke Ellington: A Concert of Sacred Music at Christ Church Cranbrook, jazz, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $27 in advance, $35 at the door. 470 Church, Bloomfield Hills. (313) 965-8430 or thecarrcenter.org.

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

SUNDAY

Elias Quartet at Rackham Auditorium, classical, 4 p.m. Sun. $24-$46. 915 E. Washington, Ann Arbor. (734) 764-2538.

Tamir Hendelman Trio at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 8 p.m. Sun. $15. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

Pink Talking Fish at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $18. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

MONDAY

Betty Who at Loving Touch, rock, 7 p.m. Mon. $20. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Brett Dennen at the Ark, singer/songwriter, 8 p.m. Mon. $35-$99. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

TUESDAY

Vocal ensemble Tenebrae performs “Path of Miracles” at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, classical, 7:30 p.m. Tues. $35. 2250 E. Stadium, Ann Arbor. (734) 764-2538.

Steel Bearing Hand, Sekkusu, Fuktopsy and DJs Heavy and Beyond at Trixie’s Bar, metal, 8 p.m. Tues. $7. 2656 Carpenter, Hamtramck. (313) 316-5376.

WEDNESDAY

K.Flay at Magic Stick, singer/songwriter, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $22 in advance, $25 day of. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Piedmont Blues: A Search for Salvation at Michigan Theater, jazz, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $26-$54. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 764-2538.

Titus Andronicus at El Club, punk/indie rock, 8 p.m. Wed. $15. 4114 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

Casey Abrams at Magic Bag, pop, 8 p.m. Wed. $15. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

clubs/djs

THURSDAY

Dom Dolla at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Thurs. $10. 22757 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 298-0330.

SATURDAY

Black Tiger Sex Machine and more at Majestic Theatre, 7 p.m. Sat. $20. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Past Forward with DJ Josh and DJ Mikey at Small’s Bar, 9 p.m. Sat. $5 after 10 p.m. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

SUNDAY

Keys N Krates at Majestic Theatre, 8 p.m. Sun. $20-$25. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

WEDNESDAY

Act of Defiance with Shattered Sun at Token Lounge, metal, 6 p.m. Wed. $15. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEKEND

Rob Little 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. $10-$20. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

“Les Miserables” at Fisher Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri. 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sun. $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. $35-$45, $30 seniors, $20 under 35. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 974-7918.

“Tenderly, the Rosemary Clooney Musical” at Meadow Brook Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., 2 Sun. $28 and up. Wilson Hall, 378 Meadow Brook Road, Rochester. (248) 377-3300.

Michael Harrison at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Thurs. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $10-$15. 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.

FRIDAY

Bollywood Bash 2018 Charity Event at Village Theater at Cherry Hill, 7-11 p.m. Fri. $15, $20 in advance. Fundraiser for Good News India, which helps save kids from sex slavery. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton.

SATURDAY

Ed Asner stars in “A Man and His Prostate” at Village Theater at Cherry Hill, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $27, $22 seniors, $37 for post-show meet-and-greet. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton. (734) 394-5300.

MOMIX performs “Opus Cactus” at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m. Sat. $30-$50. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8501.

SUNDAY

Mummenschanz troupe performs “You & Me” at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 4 p.m. Sun. $30-$50. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8501.

OPENING TUESDAY

“Cinderella” at Fisher Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tues.-Wed. (through March 18). $35 and up. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (800) 982-2787.

visual arts/film

THIS WEEKEND

Glass Eggstravangza show and sale at Glass Academy, 6-9 p.m. Thurs. preview party ($50), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 25331 Trowbridge, Dearborn. (313) 561-4527.

etc.

THURSDAY

Happy Hour with Pixar at “The Science Behind Pixar” exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum, 5:30-8 p.m. Thurs. $10. 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn. (313) 982-6001 or thehenryford.org.

FRIDAY

Afro-Cuban dancing lessons at Center of Music & Performing Arts Southwest, 6-8 p.m. Fri. $25. 8701 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 554-0791.

SUNDAY

Spring Forward frog education event at Belle Isle Nature Center, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. Free. Belle Isle State Park, near Blue Heron Lagoon, Detroit. belleislenaturecenter.org.

Canines and Couture fashion show and fundraising event at Townsend Hotel, 2-5 p.m. Sun. $75-$135. 100 Townsend, Birmingham. DetroitDogRescue.com.

Melody Baetens

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