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Concert Weekend: U2, John Mayer, Alice Cooper, Deadicated and more...

By Gary Graff
ggraff@digitalfirstmedia.com, @GraffonMusic on Twi

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Irish rockers U2 open the next leg of their Joshua Tree Tour 2017, playing the iconic 1987 album in its entirety, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at Ford Field, 200 Brush St., Detroit. Beck opens. Tickets are $35-$290. Call 313-262-2222 or visit fordfield.com.

Also playing:

• John Mayer plays in acoustic, trio and full band settings at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at the DTE Energy Music Theatre, Sashabaw Road east of I-75, Independence Township. Dawes opens. Tickets are $36-$149 pavilion, $35 lawn with a $108 lawn four-pack. Call 248-377-0100 or visit palacenet.com.

• Deadicated — A Tribute to the Grateful Dead takes place at 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2 in the Parliament Room at Otus Supply, 545 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. Admission is free. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussupply.com.

• Vixen frontwoman Janet Gardner rocks on her own Saturday, Sept. 2, at the Diesel Lounge & Concert Theatre, 33141 23 Mile Road, Chesterfield. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 586-933-3503 or visit dieselconcerts.com.

• EDM’s Green Velvet, a former chemical engineering student at the University of Illinois, spins along with Twin Cousin and John Johr on Saturday, Sept. 2, at the Magic Stick, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $18. Call 313-833-9700 or visit majesticdetroit.com.

• Shock rocker Alice Cooper, supporting his new “Paranormal” album, comes back home on a bill with Deep Purple and the Edgar Winter Band at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at the DTE Energy Music Theatre. Tickets are $45-$99.50 pavilion, $30 lawn. Call 248-377-0100 or visit palacenet.com.

• King Crimson’s Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto, along with guitarist Markus Reuter, bring their Stick Men project to town for a show at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at Callahan’s Music Hall 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. Tickets are $35 and $30. Call 248-858-9508 or visit atcallahans.com.

• The alt.rock duo Electric guest performs Monday, Sept. 4, at the Magic Stick, joined by Nine Pound Shadow and Valley Hush. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call 313-833-9700 or visit majesticdetroit.com.

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