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Concert weekend roundup: Nov. 18-20
A couple of Detroit songstresses have special concerts in the area this weekend. Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas finish a two-night stand at Detroit's El Club, 4115 Vernor Highway, on Friday, Nov. 18. Messenber Birds also play. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Visit eclubdetroit.com...Meanwhiile, Victoria Reed, the Grosse Pointe-raised daughter of Silver Bullet Band saxophonist Alto Reed, comes home for a show on Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Holly Bernt also performs. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call 248-544-3030 or visit themagicbag.com.
R&B stalwarts Maxwell and Mary J. Blige are well-paired for this year's The King + Queen of Hearts Tour, which drops in at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Lapeer Road at I-75. Ro James opens. Tickets are $49-$179.50. Call 248-377-0100 or visit palacenet.com.
New York DJ 3LAU brings his turntables to town on Friday, Nov. 18, at the Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth St. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day of show. Call 248-399-2980 or visit royaloakmusictheatre.com.
The Fray surveys its career supporting the new "Through The Years: The Best of The Fray" album, on Friday, Nov. 18, at the Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave. American Authors are also on the bill. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35-$64.95. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.
Rusted Root is still alive and kickin' and brings the Devon Allman Band in tow for a show Friday, Nov. 18, at Saint Andrews Hall, 413 E. Congress St., Detroit. Tickets are $22.50. Call 313-961-6358 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.
Detroit trumpeter Walt Szymanski, now living in Ecuador, comes home to play through Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, 97 Kercheval in Grosse Pointe. Cover is $15 for Friday and Saturday's shows. Call 313-882-5299 or visit dirtydogjazz.com.
Adventurous local rockers Tiles, Imminent Sonic Destruction and Reign join forces for the Motor City Prog Show 2016, taking Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Loving Touch, 22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $13. Call 248-820-5596 or visit thelovingtouchferndale.com.
Fitz & the Tantrums will make your "Hand Clap" on Saturday, Nov. 19, when the group plays at the Fillmore Detroit. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25-$49.50. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.
Godsmack frontman Sully Erna goes solo on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Majestic Theatre, 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $38.50. Call 313-833-9700 or visit majesticdetroit.com.
Modern rockers Mayday Parade celebrate the 10th anniversary of their "Tales Told By Dead Friends" album on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Shelter, 413 E. Congress St., Detroit. Tickets are $$25. Call 313-961-6358 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.
The Kids Lives Matter Tour brings Silento and We Are Toonz for two area shows this weekend. The package stops on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Doors oen at 1 p.m. Tickets are $20 and $30. On Sunday, May 20, it plays the Fillmore Detroit. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $25-$45. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com. -- Gary Graff
For interviews with these and other artists performing in the metro are during the coming week, visit TheOaklandPress.com/Entertainment.
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