Note: Events are subject to change; check with venues for updates. Some events require proof of vaccination or negative COVID test within 72 hours prior to event.

On sale 10 a.m. March 18

• Jackson Browne: June 10, Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on the campus of Oakland University, $30.50+.

• Maverick City Music, Kirk Franklin: June 18, Little Caesars Arena, $40.50+.

• Flogging Molly, The Interrupters: June 18, Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on the campus of Oakland University, $35+.

• Chris Isaak, Lyle Lovett and his Large Band: July 17, Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on the campus of Oakland University, $29.50+.

• Incubus, Sublime: Aug. 10, Pine Knob Music Theatre, $29.50+.

On sale 10 a.m. March 24

• Freddie Jackson and Howard Hewett: Sept. 15, Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, Detroit, $43+.

Tickets on sale at,, or the XFINITY Box Office at Little Caesars Arena.


• “Ladies in Lavender”: March 16-April 10, Meadow Brook Theatre, on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, 248-377-3300,, $36-$46+.

• Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”:  March 17–20, Baldwin Theatre, Stagecrafters Youth Theatre, 415 S Lafayette Ave, Royal Oak, $10 each for youth and $15 each for adults,, 248-541-6430.

• “12 Angry Jurors”: March 17-25, Smith Theatre on Oakland Community College Orchard Ridge campus, $10 general admission; $5 for students, reserve tickets at

• Murder Mystery Dinner: 6:30 p.m. March 18 at Blake’s Backyard, 5600 Van Dyke Road, Almont, includes dinner and one pint of hard cider or craft beer, ages 21+,, $55 each.

• “Love, Loss, and What I Wore”: March 18-April 2, St. Dunstan’s Theatre, 400 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills,, $20 for adults and $18 for students and seniors.

• “Run For Your Wife” (comedy): March 18-April 2, Avon Players, 1185 Washington Road, Rochester Hills,, 248-608-9077, $21+.

• “Summer-The Donna Summer Musical”: Through March 20, Fisher Theatre, Detroit,, $39+.

• “Waitress”: Through March 20, Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 350 Madison Ave., Detroit,, $29+.

•“Moonlight & Magnolias”: Through March 20, Village Players of Birmingham, 34660 Woodward Ave., Birmingham,, 248-644-2075, $21+.

• “Beauty and the Beast” musical: March 24-27, Sanders Performing Arts Auditorium. Shrine Catholic High School, 3500 W. 13 Mile Road in Royal Oak,, 248-549-2925, $15 advance.


• Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra- “Far East Journey“: 8 p.m. March 18, Royal Oak Middle School, 709 N. Washington, Royal Oak,, $15 adults, $12 students and seniors, free for ages 18 and younger,

• Bill Gaither & The Gaither Vocal Band: 7 p.m. March 18, Mt. Zion Church, 4900 Maybee Road, Clarkston,, $30+.

• Revival: A Tribute to the Allman Brothers: 7 p.m. March 18, Otus Supply in Ferndale,, ages 21+, $15-$20.

• Ron Vincent, Cat Stevens Tribute: March 18; John Waite- March 19, Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, 7096 E. 14 Mile Road, Warren,, 586-268-3200, doors at 7 p.m., $28+ each.

• Mick Gavin Irish Trio Band: March 18-19, Alley Cat Club at the Holly Hotel, 110 Battle Alley, Holly,, ages 21+, show is $25+ adv. for members, (annual membership is $59 and includes a $59 credit).

• Styx: March 19, Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort , Mount Pleasant,, $24.50+.

• Kadim Al Sahir: 9 p.m., March 19, (rescheduled from April 1, 2022), Fox Theatre, Detroit,, $90+.

• Shannon LaBrie, Alicia Michilli: 8-10 p.m. March 19, at 20 Front Street, Lake Orion,, $20+.

• Tributesville Concert Series: Queen Tribute Simply Queen- 8 p.m. March 19; Bob Seger Tribute Lookin’ Back- March 26, Flagstar Strand Theatre, Pontiac, $20+ each, and Flagstar Strand’s Box Office. Doors at 7 p.m.

• Alton Brown: March 20, Fox Theatre,, $40+.

• Rob Schneider, 7:30 p.m., March 20, Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, Detroit,, $25+.

• Farmington Community Band “Pure Michigan” Music: 3 p.m. March 20, Farmington Community Band, at The Hawk’s Mainstage Theatre, 29995 W. Twelve Mile Road, Farmington Hills,, $15.

• Christone “Kingfish” Ingram: 7:30 p.m. March 20, Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. 4th St. Royal Oak,, ages 18+, $29.50+.

• Naked Giants: 7 p.m. March 20, Loving Touch, 22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale,, all ages, $13+.

• Girl in Red with Holly Humberstone: March 22, The Majestic Theatre, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit,, all ages, sold out.

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra “Moments in Music” concert with oboist Ann Lemke: 3 p.m. March 22, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo Road in Rochester,, 248-651-4181,, $5 for students, $25 for adults.

• Blacktop Mojo, The Gasoline Gypsies: 6 p.m. March 22, The Token Lounge, Westland,, ages 18+, $15+.

• Storm Large: 7 p.m. March 22, The Cube at Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 313-576-5111, tickets/events/2122-spring/storm-large, $20, Cabaret Table for 2 – $80, Cabaret Table for 4 – $160,

• “Disney Princess-The Concert”: 7 p.m. March 23, Fox Theatre, Detroit,, $39.50+.

• Robert Cray: 7:30 p.m., March 23, Sound Board,, $31+.

• Eagles, with orchestra and choir: March 24, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit,, $169+.

• Poppy: 7 p.m. March 24, The Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac, all ages,, $27+.

•  Vieux Farka Touré: 7 p.m. March 24, Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, 248-544-1991,, $30+ adv.

• BLKBOK: 8 p.m. March 25, The Cube at Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 313-576-5111, $20, Cabaret Table for 2 – $80, Cabaret Table for 4 – $160,

• Oakland University Chorus and Oakland Chorale: 8 p.m. March 25, University Presbyterian Church, Rochester Hills,, $10 general, $8 students.

• The Best Of Rodgers And Hammerstein: March 25-27, Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 313-576-5111,, $24+.

• “Palladium After Dark”- In The Flesh: Blondie Tribute Band: 8 p.m. March 26, also live music in the level 4 bar area Fridays and Saturdays. Emagine Palladium, 209 Hamilton Row, Birmingham,, $20+.

• World Music Ensemble Chalaban featuring Said Tichiti “Dinner and a Show”: 6 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. March 29, Blue LLama Jazz Club, 314 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor,, $75+ each.

• Powerman 5000, Fallen Stronger: 7 p.m. March 29, Diesel Concert Hall, 33151 23 Mile Road, Chesterfield,, all ages, $20-$23+.


• Detroit Symphony Orchestra Neighborhood Concerts- Ravel- “Le Tombeau De Couperin”: March 24-27, West Bloomfield, Plymouth, Bloomfield Hills, Grosse Pointe,, $25.

• Detroit Symphony Orchestra program featuring works by Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky: 7:30 p.m. March 17, Shaarey Zedek, Southfield; 8 p.m. March 18, Meyer Theater, Monroe; 3 p.m. March 20, Seligman Center, Beverly Hills, $25 adults, $10 students,

• Oakland University Orchestra: 7:30 p.m., doors at 7 p.m., March 22, Howarth United Methodist Church, 550 E Silverbell Road, Lake Orion,, $8+.

Dance/Ice Skating Shows

• “Extraordinarily Intentional”: 8 p.m. March 18 and 2 p.m. March 19, Varner Studio Theatre, 371 Varner Drive, Rochester, performed by Take Root, one of OU’s professional dance companies-in-residence,, $14 general admission, $8 students.

• “FairyTales on Ice”: 3 p.m. March 20, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Twp.,, $32.50+.

• American Ballet Theatre Studio Company: March 26-27, Music Hall Center, 350 Madison Ave., Detroit,, $30+.

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations

• St. Patrick’s Day celebration: March 17 at Blake’s Tasting Room, 17985 Armada Center Road, Armada and March 19 at Blake’s Backyard, 5600 Van Dyke Road, Almont, festive food, drinks, and live music,

• St. Patrick’s Party & Leprechaun Crawl: March 17-19, downtown Wyandotte, Irish bands, dancers inside heated tent with a full bar, outside food trucks and outdoor games, ages 21+, purchase tickets at, $15 for one day, $20 for three-day pass.

• Gaelic League and Irish American Club of Detroit present “Proud Past, Promising Future”: Through March 27, in the Detroit Historical Museum’s Robert and Mary Ann Bury Community Gallery, 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit,, gen. adm. is $10.


• “Gadgets + Gizmos”: March 18-April 30, Gutman Gallery, 118 N 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, Gallery hours- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday.

• Michelle Bogess-Nunley’s The Art Collab Project exhibition: Through March 18, Padzieski Gallery, Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, featuring Laura Earle and Jason Kimble, free admission,

• “Quench” Robert Maniscalco: Through March 25, Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, 32 Lakeshore Rd, Grosse Pointe Farms,

• “Brought to the Table”: 3-4:15 p.m. March 27, virtual, by Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research in Collaboration with new work From Cranbrook Academy of Art students and artists-in-residence, register at, free.

• Threads Fashion Show: 8 p.m. April 2,  BioSciences building on Central Michigan University campus, Mount Pleasant,, $35+ (available online, $15+).

• “When There Are Nine #2” and “Women, Womxn, Womyn-One for All and All for One”: Through April 8, Kayrod Gallery, 4750 Woodward Ave., Detroit, free parking behind building, masks encouraged,

• “New Black Vanguard-Photography between Art and Fashion”: Through April 17, Detroit Institute of Arts, 313-833-4005, timed entry tickets,

• Butterfly Garden Exhibit: Through May 9, in the MSU Federal Credit Union lobby, 3777 West Rd. in East Lansing, public welcome,

• “By Her Hand”: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500–1800: Through May 29, Detroit Institute of Arts, 313-833-4005, timed entry tickets,

• Shirley Woodson, “Shield of the Nile Reflections”: Through June 12, Detroit Institute of Arts, 313-833-4005, timed entry tickets,

• “Homebody”: Through June 19, Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, 248-645-3323. Walk-ins as space permits, tickets at

• Public Art Program featuring 61 local artists: Farmington Hills City Hall, 31555 W. Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills,, 248-699-6709. On exhibit during business hours 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

• “Community, Love, and Family”: Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery, 33 East Adams Ave. Detroit,

Art Classes/Contests

• “Drawing in the Galleries- Medieval & Renaissance galleries”: 6-8:30 p.m. March 18 and “Dutch Golden Age galleries”, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 19, Detroit Institute of Arts, 313-833-4005, masks required,

• Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit Teen Council call for young artists: Teens ages 12-19 can submit an art form based on the theme “Where Do We Go from Here?”, including but not limited to drawing, photography, fashion, poetry, sculpture, or mixed media for this themed exhibition. The deadline is March 20,

• Free Artist Talk-Portrait Painting Demonstration: 7 p.m. March 23, Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, 32 Lakeshore Rd, Grosse Pointe Farms,

• “Listen In- Big(ger) Ideas in Co-Curation and Equitable Engagement of Cultural Heritage Through Art”: 6:30–7:45 p.m., March 24, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 South State St, Ann Arbor, with Dr. Tonya M. Matthews,, free, also available via livestream.

• Power of Positive Painting Workshop: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 25 and March 26, Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, 32 Lakeshore Rd, Grosse Pointe Farms,

• Downtown Rochester’s 12th Annual Skateboard Art Competition & Exhibition for Deck Art 2022: Open to all ages, artists are asked to provide their unique work on a blank skateboard deck. Deck Art event is May 12-13. Registration is open through April 8, Submit completed registration forms to South Street Skateshop, 410 Main, Rochester. Registration fee is $20, plus tax, for one blank skateboard deck.


• The Mark Webster Reading Series featuring Urvi Kumbhat (fiction), Jennifer Galvão (fiction): 7-8 p.m. March 18, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 South State St, Ann Arbor, 734-764-0395,

• “The Legacy and Memory of Emmett Louis Till: A Story of Geography, History and Racism with Jim Herm”:  6:30 p.m. March 31, via Zoom. hosted by the Northville District Library,, free.


• Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: Don Friesen-March 17-19; Dusty Slay-March 24-26 at 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak,, 248-542-9900, prices vary.

• One Night Stans: Dry Bar & Emmy Winning Comedian David Harris- March 17-19;  $15-20+; Victoria Jackson-March 26; Mike Green-March 24-26, 4761 Highland Road, Waterford Twp.,, $23.99+ each.

• Gilda’s Laughfest: March 16-20, Gilda’s Club, Grand Rapids,,

• Comedian Actor/Donnell Rawlings: March 26, Garden Theater, 3929 Woodward Ave.,Detroit,, ages 16+, $25+.

• Festival of Laughs featuring Sommore, Gary Owen, Lavell Crawford, Tony Rock and Tommy Davidson: March 26, Fox Theatre, Detroit, $64+.


• “Into Her Own-Ursula Von Rydingsvard”: Through March 21, virtual, in conjunction with the Detroit Institute of Arts’ special exhibition By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500–1800, free with advanced registration,

• “Compartment No. 6” (R), “The Outfit” (R), “Death on the Nile” (PG-13): Through March 24, The Maple Theater, 4135 W. Maple Road, Bloomfield Twp., 248-855-9091,, $12+.

• “Encanto” (PG): 10 a.m. March 19 at Milford Independent Cinema, Milford,, $5+.

• “Dog” (PG-13), “The Batman” (PG-13): March 18+, Farmington Civic Theater, 33332 Grand River Ave., Farmington,, 248-474-1951, $8.50+.

• Academy Award-Nominated Short Films: Through March 27, Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit,, $11+.

• Foreign Film Series- “Working Woman”: 6:30 p.m. March 28, Northville District Library, 212 W. Cady St., Northville,, 248-349-3020.

• Women-inspired films: Through March 31, during International Women’s History Month, at select Emagine locations,, $5.

• Winter Kids Film Series: through March, family-fun films will be shown weekly at select Emagine Theatre locations,, tickets are $3+.

• Monroe Street Drive-In Powered by Emagine: Classic, family films, Campus Martius, 32 Monroe St., Detroit, $20+ per vehicle, reserve online at or purchased in-person at the drive-in.


• Alliance features the work of Ryan Schneider: Library Street Collective, with proceeds directed to the Choose Love Ukraine Crisis Fundraiser. Bids will be accepted through March 18,

• Spring Fiber Fest fundraiser: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 26, Goldner Walsh, 559 Orchard Lake Road, includes children’s finger felting workshop and playtime with a baby lamb, for ages 4-12. D&S Farms of Davison will discuss sheep shearing and how wool is produced. An adult felting workshop and pop-store begins at 1 p.m. Both workshops are geared to beginners, material included, children’s workshop is $12 and the adult workshop is $30. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Pontiac Creative Art Center. The sheep shearing talk is free,

• Waltz for Ukraine fundraiser: Fred Astaire Dance Studios – Bloomfield Hills is offering free waltz dance lessons for individuals or couples (a $115 value) through March, donations requested to help local families help their families in Ukraine, 248-454-1715,


• “Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation”: Toyota Engineering 4D Theater, MiSci, Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R. St., Detroit, film tickets are $6, museum gen. adm. is $18+. Axalta Free Day, “Discover Magic”: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., March 20, Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R. St., Detroit,, 313-577-8400.

• The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, nonmembers $25, $22.50 seniors, youth (5-11), $18.75+, free to ages 4 and younger, membership starts at $55. COVID-19 precautions in effect. Ford Rouge Factory Tours Monday-Saturday, purchase tickets online, “Apollo: When We Went to the Moon” exhibit is through May 8. Patrick Grant, composer, performer “Moonwalk”, noon-2 p.m. March 19.

• Detroit Historical Museum, 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Permanent exhibits include the famous Streets of Old Detroit, the Allesee Gallery of Culture, Doorway to Freedom: Detroit and the Underground Railroad, Detroit: The “Arsenal of Democracy,” the Gallery of Innovation, Frontiers to Factories, America’s Motor City and The Glancy Trains,, gen. adm. is $10.

• “Maritime Miniatures: The Art of the Ship Model”: Through May 8, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, 100 Strand Drive on Belle Isle, Detroit, featuring the Detroit Historical Society’s collection of more than 150 Great Lakes ship models,, $5.

• King Tutankhamun-“Wonderful Things” from the Pharaoh’s Tomb exhibit: Through Aug. 22, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit, 313-494-5800, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., reserve timed tickets at, $15+.

• Orchard Lake Museum: Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society reopened Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road Orchard Lake, new exhibits and outdoor exhibit panels, 1-4 p.m. first, second, fourth and fifth Sundays and third Fridays, or by appointment, 248-757-2451,

• Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is open for public drop-In hours and tours, noon-3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester Hills,, $5/Adults; $3/Seniors & Students.

• Motown Museum: Closed due to flood damage and for expansion until Summer 2022. Pop-up store in Greektown, 580 Monroe St., Detroit,

• Ford House: Historic estate of Edsel and Eleanor Ford, 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores. Timed entry, COVID-19 precautions;, 313-884-4222.

• Flashlight Tours: Thursdays through March 24, Meadow Brook Hall, 10 guests per tour, $30 per person,

• University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 South State St, Ann Arbor, 734-764-0395,

• Michigan Activity Pass: Available for card holders of all Michigan public libraries, for free or discounted admission to more than 450 locations, including historic sites, cultural attractions and state parks,

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