Concerts, art events, festivals and more in Metro Detroit Sept. 27-Oct. 3

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Our Picks

STAR WARS AND THE POWER OF COSTUME at Detroit Institute of Arts

This popular exhibit based on the wardrobe of the “Star Wars” saga will wrap up on Sunday. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thurs., 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri. and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. $7-$24, free for DIA members. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7900.

EREBUS HAUNTED ATTRACTION in Pontiac

It’s that time of year again. Grab your friends, get in line and be prepared to pay to get your pants scared off. This massively large haunted attraction is one of the most popular in the area and has been featured on the Travel Channel and Discovery Channel. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.-Sat. and 6-11 p.m. Sun. (through Nov. 3). $19-$28. 18 S. Perry, Pontiac. (248) 332-7884 or hauntedpontiac.com.

Big Shows

THURSDAY

After the Burial and Acacia Strain at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 6 p.m. Thurs. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Alina Baraz at Majestic Theatre, electronica/pop, 7 p.m. Thurs. $35-$99. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

FRIDAY

Berserker with Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals, Negative Approach, Macbre, Battlecross and more with host Brian Posehn at Crofoot Ballroom, metal, 5 p.m. Fri. $35 in advance, $45 day of. $75-$85 for VIP. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Tig Notaro at Cathedral Theatre at the Masonic Temple, comedy, 5:30 p.m. Fri. $35 and up. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

Neck Deep with Trophy Eyes, Stand Atlantic and WSTR at Royal Oak Music Theatre, pop/punk, 6 p.m. Fri. $25 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Hed Pe with Blue Felix and Drat at Machine Shop, rock/metal, 7 p.m. Fri. $18. 3539 S. Dort, Flint. (810) 715-2650.

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince at Fox Theatre, rock/R&B/funk, 8 p.m. Fri. $29.50 and up. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

Butch Walker at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $20 and up. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Bad Bunny at Masonic Temple, reggae/hip-hop, 8 p.m. Fri. $39 and up. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

Eric Burdon at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $59 and up. 7069 E. 14 Mile, Warren. (586) 268-3200.

SATURDAY

Limp Bizkit, Asking Alexandria, Beartooth, Denzel Curry, Nothing More and more at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, rock/metal, 2 p.m. Sat. $53.50 and up. 14900 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights. (313) 471-7000.

Cherub with Maddy O’Neal at Majestic Theatre, electro-indie, 7 p.m. Sat. $20 in advance, $30 at the door. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Monster Magnet at the Emerald Theatre, rock/metal, 7 p.m. Sat. $25. 31 N. Walnut, Mount Clemens. thecrofoot.com.

The Takeover with Ice Cube, O.T. Genasis, Too $hort, Juvenile and Spice 1 and hosted by Trick Trick and Bushman at Fox Theatre, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Sat. $83 and up. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

Shooter Jennings at Magic Bag, country/rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $25. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Najee at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, jazz, 8 p.m. Sat. $30. 7096 E. 14 Mile, Warrren. (586) 268-3200.

Laith Al-Saadi at Michigan Theater, blues, 8 p.m. Sat. $35 and up. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

SUNDAY

Pop Evil with Avalon Black and Tripp-N-Dixie at Machine Shop, rock/metal, 7 p.m. Sun. $25. 3539 S. Dort, Flint. (810) 715-2650.

Maroon 5 with Julia Michaels at Little Caesars Arena, pop/rock, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $49.50. 2645 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

TUESDAY

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

WEDNESDAY

Buddy Guy at Caesars Windsor, blues/rock, 9 p.m. Wed. $25 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

live music

THIS WEEKEND

Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs “Star Wars: A New Hope” at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical/cinema, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. $50-$150. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials at Callahan’s Music Hall, blues, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $20-$25. 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. (248) 858-9508.

THURSDAY

Jazz on the Streets of Old Detroit with Modern Element at Detroit Historical Museum, 6-9 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 5401 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-1805.

Frankie & the Witch and Stonefield at Deluxx Fluxx, rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $10-$12. 1274 Library, Detroit. deluxxfluxx.com.

PRESerker with Midnight, Shed the Skin, Axioma and more at Small’s Bar, metal/rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $13 and up. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. smallsbardetroit.com.

Philadelphia Orchestra at Hill Auditorium, classical, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $14-$125. 825 N. University, Ann Arbor. (734) 764-2538.

Donovan Woods and the Opposition at the Ark, singer/songwriter, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $15, free for members. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Gaz Coombes with Caleb Elliott at El Club, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $18-$20. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

FRIDAY

David T. Little at Detroit Institute of Arts, opera, 7 p.m. Fri. Free with museum admission. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7900.

Handgrenades and the Doozers with Sam Morykwas at the Belt, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. No cover. Alley between Library and Broadway and Grand River and Gratiot, Detroit.

The RFD Boys at the Ark, bluegrass, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $11. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

David Liebe Hart, Chip the Black Boy and more at PJ’s Lager House, comedy/music, 8 p.m. Fri. $10-$12. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

PIG with Josie Pace and 6th Circle at Small’s Bar, Industrial, 8 p.m. Fri. $15 in advance, $18 day of. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. smallsbardetroit.com.

Black Irish record release party with the Black Drops and Dude at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $12. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Michigan Rattlers with Brother Elsey at Otus Supply, rock, 8:30 p.m. Fri. $15-$20. 345 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 291-6160.

SATURDAY

Connie Han at Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, jazz, 6 and 10 p.m. $30. 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe. (313) 882-5299.

Swingin’ Utters, the Last Gang and Splitters at Deluxx Fluxx, punk/rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $15. 1274 Library, Detroit. deluxxfluxx.com.

Holly Near at the Ark, folk, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $25. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Big ’80s Flashback Bash with Twitch, Red September, Walkin’ Talkin’ Toxins, the DDTs and the Zots at PJ’s Lager House, punk/rock/pop, 8 p.m. Sat. $6. Partial proceeds benefit Hater Kitty Rescue Army. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

SSM, Eroders and Products at Outer Limits Lounge, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $5. 5507 Caniff, Detroit. (313) 826-0456.

The Beggars Halloween record release party at New Way Bar, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. No cover. 23130 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 541-9870.

Yvette Norwood-Tiger with Dr. Jesse McGuire at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

SUNDAY

Dan Tillery at Brownies on the Lake, pop/rock, 3-7 p.m. Sun. No cover. 24214 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. (586) 445-8080.

Seth Walker at the Ark, Americana, 7 p.m. Sun. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Matt LoRusso Quartet “The Bridge” at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 8 p.m. Sun. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

Behind the Green Door with esQuire with Isis Damil at Deluxx Fluxx, jazz/R&B, 10 p.m. Sun. No cover. 1274 Library, Detroit. deluxxfluxx.com.

MONDAY

Pears with Rebel Spies, S.U.B. and Sharks Never Sleep at the Sanctuary, punk/rock, 7 p.m. Mon. $13 in advance, $15 at the door. 2932 Caniff, Hamtramck. sanctuarydetroit.com.

Fickle Friends at Pike Room, rock, 7 p.m. Tues. $13. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket at the Ark, singer/songwriter, 7:30 p.m. Mon. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

WEDNESDAY

Southern Accents — A Tribute to Tom Petty at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $13 and up. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Jade Bird with Field Report at Magic Bag, singer/songwriter, 8 p.m. Wed. $15. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Bill Laurance of Snarky Puppy at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 8:30 p.m. Wed. $12-$15. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

clubs/djs

THURSDAY

Two Friends at Necto, 9 p.m. Thurs. $18-$25. 516 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 994-5835.

FRIDAY

DJ Don Mecca in the Tiki lounge at Brownies on the Lake, 6 p.m. Fri. No cover. 24214 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. (586) 445-8080.

SATURDAY

Exmag with LWKY and Sektor Z at Majestic Theatre, 9 p.m. Sat. $15 in advance, $20 day of. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

WEDNESDAY

Whethan at Majestic Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $19 in advance, $25 day of. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEKEND

Dwayne Gill with Jason Cheny and Phil Davidson at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., 7:15 p.m. Fri. and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10-$18. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

“Evil Dead the Musical” at City Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. (through Oct. 27). $38.50. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

“Spies like Us” dinner theater murder mystery at Lapeer Country Club, 6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $25. 3786 Hunt Rd, Lapeer. brownpapertickets.com/event/3612228.

“Brighton Beach Memoirs” at Farmington Players Barn, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Oct. 13). $18, $16 seniors and students. 32332 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 553-2955.

“Unsportsmanlike Conduct,” a #MeToo courtroom drama, at Outvisible Theatre Company, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. and 8 p.m. Mon. (through Oct. 7). $25. 18614 Ecorse, Allen Park. (313) 355-8340.

Mike Lebovitz at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $12-$14. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

Satori Circus 30th Anniversary Performance at Tangent Gallery and Hastings Street Ballroom, 9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 715 E. Milwaukee, Detroit. (313) 973-2955.

FRIDAY

Dave Landau with Corey Hall at O’Mara’s Irish Pub, 9 p.m. Fri. $10. 2555 12 Mile, Berkley. (248) 399-6750.

OPENING WEDNESDAY

“Arsenic and Old Lace” at Meadow Brook Theatre, 8 p.m. Wed. (through Oct. 28). $30-$45. Wilson Hall, Room 207, 378 Meadow Brook, Rochester. (248) 377-3300.

visual arts/films

THIS WEEKEND

“The Princess Bride” featuring the Goblin Players Shadow Cast and a wedding vow renewal ceremony at Redford Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri. and 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. $15, $10 ages 12 and younger. 17360 Lahser, Detroit. (313) 537-2560.

FRIDAY

Cult Classics in the Courtyard with “The Warriors” at Trumbull & Porter Hotel, 8 p.m. Fri. Free. Trumbull and Porter, Detroit. reddunnkitchen.com.

etc.

THIS WEEKEND

Sweet Endings with chocolate festival, fencing competition and more at Michigan Renaissance Festival, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. $23.95, $21.95 seniors and $14.95 ages 5-12. 12600 Dixie Hwy., Holly. michrenfest.com.

FRIDAY

Festival Friday with School Day, Ladies Shopping Day and Royal Masquerade Ball at Michigan Renaissance Festival, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Fri. $23.95, $21.95 seniors and $14.95 ages 5-12. Free for military and first responders and discounts for school children. 12600 Dixie Hwy., Holly. michrenfest.com.

“The New 50,” a colon cancer awareness event with Harry Connick Jr. and Jill Connick, hosted by Jay Towers at Garden Theater, 6-8 p.m. Fri. Free. 3929 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 832-0888.

Poetry and book signing with Bayan, plus Dabke dancing at Arab American National Museum, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fri. $5. 13624 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 582-2266.

SATURDAY

“Tiger Stadium: Essays and Memories of Detroit’s Historic Ballpark, 1912-2009” book signing with authors Bill Dow, Frank Rashid and Michael Betzhold at Detroit Historical Museum, noon-2 p.m. Sat. Free. Screening of “Stranded at the Corner” to follow. 5401 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-1805.

SUNDAY

CARE for Southeastern Michigan presents Ride 4 Recovery bike ride at Macomb Orchard Trail, 8 a.m. Sun. $50, free for 12 and younger. Trailhead is near Division and Main, Richmond. careofsem.com/ride4recovery.

Compiled by Melody Baetens

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