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Weekend Concerts: Nickelback, Train, Bleachers, 311 and more...
Much-maligned but still popular Canadian rockers Nickelback opens their Feed The Machine Tour at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at the DTE Energy Music Theatre, Sashabaw Road east of I-75, Independence Township. Daughtry and Shaman’s Harvest open. Tickets are $40-$125 pavilion, $25 lawn with a $75 lawn four-pack. Call 248-377-0100 or visit palacenet.com.
• Modern rockers Misterwives and the Greeting Committee perform Friday, June 23, at the Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25. Call (248) 858-9333 or visit thecrofoot.com. For an interview with Misterwives visit TheOaklandPress.com/Entertainment.
• It’s another weekend of guitar heroics at Callahan’s Music Hall in Auburn Hills. Tinsley Ellis offers six-string magic at 8 p.m. Friday, June 23. Tickets are $30 and $25. On Saturday, June 24, Shaun Hague brings his Journeyman tribute to Eric Clapton to the club, with an 8 p.m. start time and tickets at $25 and $20. Callahan’s is at 2105 South Blvd. Call 248-858-9508 or visit atcallahans.com.
• Detroit’s Craig Brown Band begins its The Lucky Ones Forget Tour Friday, June 23, at Ant Hall, 2320 Caniff Ave., Hamtramck. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8. Visit planetant.com.
• Grunge night pays tribute to three bands whose frontmen have died — Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots and Alice In Chains — on Friday, June 23, at Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12. Call 313-961-8137 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.
• Cuban percussionist Pedrito Martinez and pianist Fabian Almazian perform at 8 p.m. Friday, the latter with a Detroit Symphony Orchestra string quartet, at Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Tickets are $19-$99. Call 313-576-5111 or visit dso.org.
• The tribute bands Re-Cure and the Smiths United band together who a Who Put The F In Ferndale? show on Saturday, June 24, at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12. Call 248-544-1991 or visit themagicbag.com.
• Train rolls into town Sunday night, June 25, with O.A.R. and Natasha Bedingfield at the DTE Energy Music Theatre. Tickets are $29.50-$79.50 pavilion, $25 lawn with a $75 lawn four-pack. Call 248-377-0100 or visit palacenet.com. For an interview with Train visit TheOaklandPress.com/Entertainment.
• Up-and-comers Niall Horan of One Direction, Jon Bellion, Hey Violet and Noah Cyrus perform as part of AMP Live 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, 14900 Metropolitan Pkwy., Sterling Heights. Tickets are $29.50-$69.50 pavilion, $23 lawn. Doors open at 5 p.m. Call 568-268-9700 or visit freedomhill.net.
• Bleachers celebrates the release of its third album, “Gone Now,” with a show on Sunday, June 25, at Saint Andrews Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are sold out. Call 313-961-8137 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.
• 311 previews music from its upcoming album “Mosaic” on Sunday, June 25, with New Politics and the Skints, at the Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $24.75-$59.50. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.
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