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our picks

PAULA ABDUL

at Caesars Windsor

Singer and dancer Paula Abdul will perform her hits from the 1980s. 8 p.m. Thurs. $25 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

‘REDEMPTION OF A DOGG’

at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts

Rapper Snoop Dogg stars in this Je’Caryous Johnson stage play that also features Tamar Braxton, Omar Gooding, Demetria McKinney, Eric Benet, Latoya London and Lil JJ. 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri. and 3 and 8 p.m. Sat. $59.50 and up. 350 Madison, Detroit. ticketmaster.com.

MC50 KICK OUT THE JAMS 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

at Saint Andrew’s Hall and Fillmore Detroit

Wayne Kramer of legendary Michigan punk rock band the MC5 has embarked on a tour to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary. He’s joined by Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil, Dug Pinnick of King’s X, Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty and Marcus Durant of Zen Guerrila. The domestic leg of the tour ends with three shows in Detroit. (A Tuesday night show at Third Man Records is sold out.) 8 p.m. Fri. $38 and up. St. Andrew’s Hall, 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961. 7:30 p.m. Sat. $24.75 and up. Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

‘BULLYING IS NO JOKE’ WITH COLIN JOST

at Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts

Writer and co-host of Weekend Update on “Saturday Night Live,” comedian Colin Jost performs in Pontiac Saturday as part of an anti-bullying event from Defeat the Label, in conjunction with National Bullying Prevention Month. 7 p.m. Sat. $49.50 and up. 12 N. Saginaw, Pontiac. defeatthelabel.com.

REOPENING PARTY

at UFO Factory

After nearby developers caused damage to the building, the UFO Factory bar and venue was forced to close for repairs. The club is open again starting Friday with music from Double Winter, Deadbeat Beat and some surprise guests. 9 p.m. Fri. $15. 2110 Trumbull, Detroit. ufofactory.com.

big shows

THURSDAY

Stick to Your Guns and Emmure with Wage War and Sanction at the Crofoot Ballroom, rock, 6 p.m. Thurs. $20. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Kevin Gates with Yung Bleu, Tokyo Jetz and OG Boobie Black at Royal Oak Music Theatre, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Thurs. $35. and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

The Elwins at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $23. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

FRIDAY

Luke Bryan at Ford Field, country, 5:30 p.m. Fri. $59.75. 2000 Brush, Detroit. fordfield.com.

Alice Merton at Majestic Theatre, singer/songwriter, 7 p.m. Fri. $20 in advance, $25 day of. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Snap Judgment at Royal Oak Music Theatre, radio, 7 p.m. Fri. $39.50-$69.50. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Dianne Reeves and Christian McBride Duo with Tia Fuller Trio at Orchestra Hall at the Max, R&B/jazz, 8 p.m. Fri. $19-$99. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Kathy Griffin at Fisher Theatre, comedy, 8 p.m. Fri. $55.50 and up. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (313) 872-1000.

The Verve Pipe at the Ark, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $25-$40. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Brockhampton at Masonic Temple, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Fri. $39.50. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

SATURDAY

Kansas at Fox Theatre, classic rock, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $45. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

Zomboy at Masonic Temple, electronic, 8 p.m. Sat. $38 and up. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

Cody Johnson at Saint Andrew’s Hall, country, 8:30 p.m. Sat. $22-$55. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

SUNDAY

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live at Royal Oak Music Theatre, stage/comedy, 3 and 7 p.m. $39.50-$49.50. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Promise Me — the Kyle Pavone Foundation Tribute at Fillmore Detroit, rock, 6 p.m. Sun. $15. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Colter Wall with Ian Noe at Majestic Theatre, singer/songwriter, 7 p.m. Sun. $20 in advance, $25 day of. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Dom Kennedy at Saint Andrew’s Hall, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Sun. $25-$85. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy at Token Lounge, rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $25-$65. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

MONDAY

Gwar at Saint Andrew’s Hall, metal, 6:30 p.m. Mon. $25-$60. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Kruder & Dorfmeister at Majestic Theatre, electronic, 7 p.m. Mon. $30 in advance, $40 day of. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

TUESDAY

Lily Allen at Saint Andrew’s Hall, pop/rock, 6 p.m. Tues. $35. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Fright Fest 2018 with Twiztid and more at Majestic Theatre, hip-hop, 6 p.m. Tues. $25-$35. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Haken with Leprous and Bent Knee at Crofoot Ballroom, metal, 6 p.m. Tues. $22 1. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Seven Lions at Fillmore Detroit, electronic, 7 p.m. Tues. $20 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Ween at Royal Oak Music Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Tues. $50 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Fleetwood Mac at Little Caesars Arena, classic rock. 8 p.m. Tues. $69.50 and up. 2645 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

WEDNESDAY

Hallowicked with Insane Clown Posse and more at the Russell Industrial Center, hip-hop, 2 p.m. Wed. $35. 1600 Clay, Detroit. thecrofoot.com.

live music

THIS WEEKEND

Grieg Piano Concerto at Orchestra Hall, classical, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. and 8 p.m. Sat. $15-$100. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

THURSDAY

Kweku Collins at Shelter, hip-hop, 6 p.m. Thurs. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

MyChildren MyBride and more at Loving Touch, rock, 6 p.m. Thurs. $18. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Suffocation and more at Magic Stick, metal, 6:30 p.m. Thurs. $30. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

The Dirty Nil at the Detroit Institute of Music Education, punk/rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. 410. 1265 Griswold, Detroit. ticketweb.com.

FRIDAY

Vikingur Olafsson at the Cube at the Max, classical, 7 p.m. Fri. $8-$39. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Polyphia at Magic Stick, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $17. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Creepy Cheapy Halloween Treat at Crofoot Ballroom, variety, 7 p.m. Fri. $10. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

A Place to Bury Strangers at El Club, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $12-$14. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

Covenfest IV with tributes to Alice Cooper, Kendrick Lamar, Heart, Beyonce and more at Small’s Bar, variety, 8 p.m. Fri. $10 suggestion donation to benefit Michigan Immigrant Rights Center. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. smallsbardetroit.com.

For Saints & Sinners: A Halloween Celebration at Ant Hall, singer/songwriter/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $7 in advance, $10 at the door. 2320 Caniff, Hamtramck. bit.ly/forsaintsandsinners.

Carl Yagley and more at Loving Touch, singer/songwriter, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Tributesville with Elton John tribute Captain Fantastic at Library Sports Pub, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $22.50. 42705 Grand River, Novi. (248) 349-9110.

Aizuri Quartet at Rackham Auditorium, classical, 8 p.m. Fri. $24-$42. 915 E. Washington, Ann Arbor. ums.org.

Meri Slaven and Marvin Jones at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 9 p.m. Fri. $10. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

SATURDAY

Cabaret 313 presents Jillian Louis at Players Club Playhouse, theatre/pop/country, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sat. $25-$125. 3321 E. Jefferson, Detroit. (313) 405-5061.

Organist and pianist Aaron Tan and flutist Darren Atiyeh at Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church, classical, 7 p.m. Sat. Free-will donations accepted. 24110 Cherry Hill, Dearborn. (313) 563-4800.

Chris Buhalis at the Ark, folk, 8 p.m. Sat. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

SUNDAY

Jarrod Champion at Cliff Bell’s, pop/rock, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sun. No cover. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

Planet D Nonet at Blue Goose Inn, blues/swing, 4 p.m. Sun. No cover. 28911 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. (586) 296-0950.

Porches with Girlpool at El Club, synthpop, 8 p.m. Sun. $18-$20. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

MONDAY

The Goon Sax at Deluxx Fluxx, pop, 7 p.m. Mon. No cover. 1274 Library, Detroit. deluxxfluxx.com.

TUESDAY

Yaeji at El Club, electronic, 8 p.m. Tues. $20. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

The Wind and the Wave at Loving Touch, rock, 7 p.m. Tues. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Fight Fest 2018 After Party with Blaze Ya Dead Homie and more at Magic Stick, hip-hop, 10 p.m. Tues. $10 in advance, $15 day of. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

MONDAY

Andy Perri Trio at Cliff Bell’s, jazz, 8 p.m. Wed. No cover. 2030 Park, Detroit. (313) 961-2543.

WEDNESDAY

Hoodie Allen at Shelter, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Wed. $29.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Desmond Jones with Formula 5 & Chirp at Otus Supply, Americana, 7 p.m. Wed. $10-$15. 345 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 291-6160.

clubs/djs

THURSDAY

Ladies of LCD Soundsystem at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Thurs. $11. 22757 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 298-0330.

FRIDAY

Old School Funk and Soul Dance Party with DJ Brother Mister at the Cube at the Max, 10 p.m. Fri. $15, $39 VIP. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

SATURDAY

Jerk x Jollof at El Club, 8 p.m. Sat. $20-$35. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

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

Justin Martin with Chuck Flask and more at Magic Stick, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $20 and up. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

N.Y. Night Train Soul Clap and Dance Off with Jonathan Toubin at UFO Factory, 9 p.m. Sat. $15. 2110 Trumbull, Detroit. ufofactory.com.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEKEND

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

“Pipeline” at Detroit Public Theatre at Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Nov. 4). $25-$47.50. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

“Arsenic and Old Lace” at Meadow Brook Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $30-$45. Wilson Hall, Room 207, 378 Meadow Brook, Rochester. (248) 377-3300.

“Clue” at Ringwald Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 5 p.m. Sun. and 8 p.m. Mon. (through Nov. 5). $10-$25. 22742 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 545-5545.

THURSDAY

“So You Think You Can Dance” Live 2018 at Fox Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $35 and up. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

FRIDAY

“Lighten Up! Comedy Show” at Big Tommy’s Comedy Club, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $15. 40380 Grand River, Novi. (248) 615-2102.

SATURDAY

“A Letter to My Nephew” with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company at Detroit Opera House, 7:30 p.m. Sat. 1526 Broadway, Detroit. ums.org.

A (Habeas) Chorus Line presents “Guaranteed Fake News” at Berkley High School Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $16. Coolidge and Catalpa, Berkley. habeas.brownpapertickets.com.

SUNDAY

“Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites” at Music Hall Center for Performing Arts, 4 p.m. Sun. $20, $10 children. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

visual arts/film

SUNDAY

“Outside In” with works by DECO23, Fel3000ft, Freddy Diaz, Hygienic Dress League, Sydney James, Brian Lacey, Nicole Macdonald, Malt, Monster Steve, Ouizi, Tead and Vito Valdez at Janice Charach Gallery, 1-4 p.m. Sun. opening reception (runs through Dec. 6). Jewish Community Center, 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. (248) 432-5579.

etc.

FRIDAY

Night of Knockouts XIV at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, 7 p.m. Fri. $25-$180. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

Wish Ball of Southeast Michigan with Jay Leno at Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, 6:30 p.m. Fri. $300. 400 Renaissance, Detroit. wishballmi.org.

MONDAY

Gucci store re-opening at Somerset Collection, 10 a.m. Mon. 2800 W. Big Beaver, Troy. (248) 643-7630.

Compiled by Melody Baetens

halloween fun

THIS WEEKEND

Hallowe’en at Greenfield Village, 6:30-10 p.m. Thurs.-Sun. $17. 20900 Oakwood, Dearborn. (313) 982-6001.

“Ghost of Piquette” Tour at Ford Piquette Plant, 4-8 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Hourlong tours embark every 20 minutes. $25. 461 Piquette, Detroit. ghostsofpiquettesaturday.eventbrite.com or ghostsofpiquettesunday.eventbrite.com.

FRIDAY

Trick-or-Treat Parade at Summit on the Park, 5-8 p.m. Fri. $6-$11. 46000 Summit, Canton. cantonfun.org.

“Soirée: Masquerade on the Greenway” fundraiser for Detroit Riverfront Conservancy with food, drinks and live art at the Dequindre Cut, 6-10 p.m. Fri. $50. Dequindre Cut. Detroit. detroitriverfront.org/soiree.

Hallowed Glow Night climbing adventure at TreeRunner West Bloomfield, 7-10 p.m. Fri. $40. 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. (248) 419-1550.

“Rocky Horror Picture Show” in outdoor courtyard at Trumbull and Porter Hotel, 8 p.m. Fri. Free. 1331 Trumbull, Detroit. (313) 496-1400.

The Mega 80s Halloween Spooktacular at Magic Bag, 8 p.m. Fri. $15. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

“Young Frankenstein” at Redford Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri. $5. 17360 Lahser, Detroit. (313) 537-2560.

Monster’s Ball 2018 at Fillmore Detroit, 9 p.m. Fri. $35-$75. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

SATURDAY

Spooky Free Comic Book Day with costume contest at Vault of Midnight, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat. 1226 Library, Detroit. (313) 481-2165.

Rock O’Ween family-friendly concert with Miss Paula and the Candy Bandits at the Cube at the Max, 10 a.m. Sat. $12. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

“Halloween at Hogwarts” with Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Orchestra Hall at the Max, 11 a.m. Sat. $20-$40. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Harvestfest Detroit with hayrides, trick-or-treating, movies, pumpkin patch, games and more at Dequindre Cut, noon-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Dequindre Cut between Wilkins and Gratiot, Detroit. harvestfestdetroit.com.

Return of the Ghoul — Live on Stage with “Attack of the Monsters” (2 p.m.) and “The Tingler” (8 p.m.) at Redford Theatre, 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. $10 each. 17360 Lahser, Detroit. (313) 537-2560.

Haunted Fowling and Hamtramck Firefighters Halloween Party at Fowling Warehouse, 7-11 p.m. Sat. $25. 3901 Christopher, Hamtramck. (313) 264-1288.

Halloween the Heavy Metal Horror Show at Harpo’s, 7 p.m. Sat. $15. 14238 Harper, Detroit. harposlive.com.

Garden of Evil Halloween bash with performers, DJs and more at Garden Theater, 9 p.m. Sat. $25 and up. 3929 Woodward, Detroit. hauntedkingdom.com.

Witches and Warlocks Halloween Party with DJ and costume contest at Punch Bowl Social, 9 p.m. Sat. No cover. 1331 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 749-9738.

SUNDAY

Live in HD: National Theatre, London performing “Frankenstein” directed by Danny Boyle and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller at Michigan Theater, 7 p.m. Sun. $26. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. ums.org.

WEDNESDAY

“Nosferatu” with live ensemble at the Cube at the Max, 7 p.m. Wed. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Compiled by Melody Baetens

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