at the Fox Theatre
The American singer songwriter and actress performs “Amidst the Chaos Tour,” with special guest Emily King. Born in 1979, Bareilles’ hit single, “Love Song,” made the No. 4 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart back in 2007. Tickets start at $64. 8 p.m. Sat. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. Olympiaentertainment.com.
at Sound Board at Motor City Casino
The six-time Grammy award-winning singer, actress and TV host, who’s among the most charted female vocalists, will perform live. 7:30 p.m. Sun. $38-$50. Guests must be at least 21 years of age with valid I.D. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. motorcitycasino.com.
at the Fillmore Detroit
The jazz-rap artist, who has a number of major acting roles to his credit, will perform as part of his “Let Love Tour.” Doors open at 7 p.m. Mon. All ages welcome. (Rescheduled from Aug. 8). 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5151.
The Chainsmokers with 5 Seconds of Summer and Lennon Stella, 7 p.m. Thurs. Tickets start at $29.50. Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward, Detroit. Olympiaentertainment.com.
Jim Gaffigan, 8 p.m. Thurs. Tickets start at $84. Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.
Stereolab, 7 p.m. Thurs., $11.60. Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.
Wage War, 6 p.m. Thurs. $20. Saint Andrew’s Hall, 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 833-9700 or standrewsdetroit.com.
Radney Foster & Kim Richey — Lyrics & Harmony, 8 p.m. Thurs. $25; May Erlewine, 8 p.m. Fri. $20; also Old Salt Union, 8 p.m. Sat. $20. The Ark, 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. theark.org.
Eva Evola and Michael Amante, 8 p.m. Fri. $50, $62. Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, 7096 E. 14 Mile, Warren. ticketmaster.com.
Dean Brody and Dallas Smith, 8 p.m. Fri., tickets start at $28. Caesars Windsor, 377 Riverside East, Windsor, ON, CA. (800) 991-7777.
Senses Fall, 7 p.m. Fri. $18.99. Saint Andrew’s Hall, 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 833-9700 or standrewsdetroit.com.
The Black Keys with Modest Mouse and Jessy Wilson, 7 p.m. Sat. Tickets start at $71. Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward, Detroit. Olympiaentertainment.com.
Skillet and Alter Bridge, doors open at 6 p.m. Sun. $29.50-$43. Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.
Kevin James, 8 p.m. Sun. $59.50-$79.50. Michigan Theatre, 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.
Double Date with Bolcom and Morris (cabaret), 2 p.m. Sun. $10-$50. Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 769-2999 or kerrytownconcerthouse.com.
The Australian Pink Floyd Show, 8 p.m. Sun. Tickets start at $28. Caesars Windsor, 377 Riverside East, Windsor, ON, CA. (800) 991-7777.
Face to Face and Lagwagon, doors open at 6:30 p.m. $29.50. Saint Andrew’s Hall, 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 833-9700 or standrewsdetroit.com.
Jesse Dayton. Listen as he blends rock, blues, old school country, punk-rock and zydeco. 8 p.m. Thurs. $12 advance, $15 at the door. All ages welcome. Small’s Bar, 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.
Assia Ahhatt “A Music Extravaganza.” The world-class violinist presents her new show as part of her U.S. and world tour. This latest show and album was created by 16-time Grammy winning producer Humberto Gatica. 3 p.m. Sun. Wayne State University Community Arts Auditorium, 495 Ferry Mall, Detroit. (313) 577-1783, or for tickets, visit eventbrite.com.
Nick Moss Band Celebrates New Release. Featured will be Dennis Gruenling. 7 p.m. Wed. $20 advance. The Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991 or themagicbag.com.
“Blithe Spirit,” Hilberry Theatre, 7 p.m. Thurs., 8 p.m. Fri., Sat; 3 p.m. Sun. 4743 Cass, Midtown Detroit. (313) 577-2972.
“Bell, Book and Candle,” presented by Barefoot Productions. 8 p.m. Fri., Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun. (through Oct. 20) $17, $19. Civic Center Plaza, 33735 Five Mile, Livonia. (734) 855-4922.
“Ripcord,” presented by the Farmington Players. Odd couple roommates at a retirement home make a bet to win the bed by the window and shenanigans ensue. 8 p.m. Fri., Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun. (through Oct. 19). $18, $16 seniors 62-plus, students. Thrifty Thurs. (Oct. 17) the price is $16 for everyone. Farmington Players Barn, 32332 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 553-2955 or farmingtonplayers.org.
“Come From Away,” 8 p.m. Tues-Sat.; 2, 7:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. (Tues.-Oct. 13). Ticket prices start at $39. Fisher Theatre, 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. broadwayindetroit.com.
Eisenhower Dance Detroit, 2 p.m. Sun. $18, $14 seniors, $10 student. Detroit Country Day, 22305 West 13 Mile, Beverly Hills. eisenhowerdance.org.
One Night Stan’s Comedy Club, featuring Quinn Dahle. 7:30 p.m. Thurs., 7 p.m. Fri., Sat., and 9:15 p.m. Sat. $10-$16. 4761 Highland, Waterford Township. (248) 875-6524.
Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, featuring Orny Adams. 7:30 p.m. Thurs.; 7:15, 9:45 p.m. Fri., and 7, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $15 general-$25 reserved. 310 South Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.
Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, featuring Adam Degi. 7:30, 10 p.m. $9-$14. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080, aacomedy.com.
“For the Record: Artists on Vinyl.” This exhibit features more than 100 designs, many of which are paired with original artworks by the same artists taken from the permanent collection of Cranbrook Art Museum. Hours for museum: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Closed Mondays. Admission: $10 adults, $8 seniors (65 and older), $6 students with I.D. Free for members and children 12 and younger. (Exhibit runs through April 19.) Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 645-3323, firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY-FRIDAY and SATURDAY-SUNDAY
“100-Year History of the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit.” Learn about the rich history of the organization, the many people it has served and the different cultures that make up the region. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., Sun. Free admission to the exhibit and museum. Parking is $9 at all times. (Exhibit runs through Oct. 6, 2019.) Detroit Historical Museum, 5401 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-1805 or detroithistorical.org.
Skeletons Return to Downtown Northville. More than 120 life-size themed skeletons, created by Begonia Brothers of Northville, will once again “come to life” and inhabit downtown Northville during the month of October. Guests are encouraged to wear costumes to the kickoff for the display, 6-9 p.m. Fri. Town Square, 133 W. Main, across from the Marquis Theatre. This event runs through Oct. 31. downtownnorthville.com.
Oktoberfest. Highlights include a beer tent, 50/50 raffle, a basket raffle, pierogis by Plaskey’s Grill, and music by Collision Six. 6-11 p.m. Fri., Noon-6 p.m. Sat. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age after 8 p.m. Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School & Parish, 32460 Pierce, Beverly Hills. (248) 642-2616 or olqmcatholicschool.org/oktoberfest.
Haunted Weekends. A spooky fun time awaits. Highlights include a three-story haunted barn (suitable for ages 10 and older), zombie paintball, and “Spookyland 3-D Maze.” 7-11 p.m. Fri., Sat.; 6:30-10 p.m. Sun. (now through Oct. 27). Blake’s Big Apple, 71485 North, Armada. (586) 784-9710. For attraction pricing and to purchase tickets, visit blakefarms.com.
Forty Years of Mad Max Celebrated. Doc Colony’s Reloaded events continues to bring post-apocalyptic Mad Max movie cosplay experience. This years edition of “Dropzone: Fury Road to Thunderdome” celebrates 40 years of the film that started it all — “Mad Max!” 7 p.m. Sat. Those 18 years of age and older are welcome. Tangent Gallery/Hastings Street Ballroom, 715 E. Milwaukee, Detroit. Call (313) 873-2955, or for tickets, visit brownpapertickets.com.
“Asako I & II.” An adaptation of a Japanese best-selling novel about the everyday magic and mystery of falling in love. 4, 7 p.m. Sat.; 4 p.m. Sun. $9.50, $7.50 DIA members, seniors, students with I.D. Detroit Film Theater (inside the Detroit Institute of Arts), 5200 Woodward, Detroit. dia.org.
Pop-Up Fashion Show. Paigion Walker will be the host, with sounds provided by D.J. Rue. Featured designers include Diane Berry. “Boarding” starts at 6 p.m., and the “flight” to fight breast cancer begins at 7:30 p.m. Coleman A.Young International Airport, 11499 Conner, Detroit. (313) 407-6122.
Howl at the Moon. The Canton Dog Park invites area residents and their furry friends to come out for a howlin’ good time. 6-8 p.m. Sat. Free. Canton Dog Park, Denton, just north of Cherry Hill, Canton. (734) 394-5460 or cantonfun.org.
Harvest Day at Ford House. Enjoy an afternoon of outdoor fun. Blake’s Cider Mill will sell cider and doughnuts, plus enjoy family fun, including old-school lawn games, a petting zoo, horse and pony rides, face painting, a giant leaf pile and photo opportunities. Noon-5 p.m. Sun. Free. 1100 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Shores. (313) 884-4222 or fordhouse.org.
Star Trax Events Hosts 18th annual Event Show. This event will feature 60 exhibitors who’ll showcase hundreds of local event-related products, services and ideas. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. Free. Pre-registration required at https://theeventshow2019.eventbrite.com. Jewish Community Center, 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. Visit startrax.com.
Compiled by Jocelynn Brown