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

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It’s a superstar weekend at Little Caesars Arena. Eagles soar in for a show in late co-founder Glenn Frey’s home town at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27. Tickets are $59.50-$229.50. Then Janet Jackson takes the stage at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. Tickets are $29.50-$125. Call 313-471-7000 or visit 313Presents.com for both.

Also Playing:

• Former Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre plays twice this weekend -- acoustically on Friday, Oct. 27, and plugged-in on Saturday, Oct. 28 -- at Callahan’s Music Hall, 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. Showtime is 8 p.m. each night. Tickets are $45 and $50 Friday; Saturday is sold out. Call 248-858-9508 or visit atcallahans.com.

• Rootsy favorites the Ragbirds and Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys perform Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27-28, at Otus Supply, 545 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. Doors open at 7 p.m. both nights. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door and $40 for a two-night pass. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussupply.com.

• Ben Folds takes song requests by paper airplane when he plays Friday, Oct. 27, at the Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave. Tall Heights also performs. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35-$65. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.

• Electro rockers Mutemath support their latest album, “Play Dead,” live on Friday, Oct. 27, at Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call 313-961-6358 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.

• South Korean pop favorites Day6 come to town for a concert and “fanmeet” at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Music Hall Center, 350 Madison Ave., Detroit. Tickets are sold out. Call 313-887-8500 or visit musichall.org.

• Ferndale singer-songwriter Jill Jack celebrates the release of her new album, “These Days,” with a show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts, 7878 Brighton Road. Tickets are $18. Call 810-299-4136 or visit jilljack.com.

• Former Men At Work frontman Colin Hay, enormously entertaining on his own, brings the land Down Under to town on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth St. Tickets are $39.50-$65. Call 248-399-2980 or visit royaloakmusictheatre.com.

• The Cured plays the music of the Cure on Saturday night, Oct. 28, at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12. Call 248-544-1991 or visit themagicbag.com.

• It’s a night of New Orleans soul as Irma Thomas, the Blind Boys of Alabama and the Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet play two shows in the metro area this weekend. The acts perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Macomb Center, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township. Tickets are 443-$58. Call 586-286-2222 or visit macombcenter.com. They play again at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at the Music Hall Center, 350 Madison Ave., Detroit. Tickets for that show are sold out. Call 313-887-8500 or visit musichall.org.

• Michigan favorites the Accidentals, along with Jake Allen and the Stephie James Band, play Sunday, Oct. 29, at Saint Andrews Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $23 and $29.50. Call 313-961-6358 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.

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