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Concert Weekend: Doo Wop Project, Hall & Oates and Train, the Used, Detroit Children's Choir and more...
 

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

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The Doo Wop Project sings hits from the Four Seasons and Motown through to Adele in four shows Friday through Sunday, May 18-20, at Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Tickets are $28-120. Call 313-576-5111 or visit dso.org.

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• Grand Rapid’s Domestic Problems visits for a show on Friday, May 18, at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12. Call 248-544-1991 or visit themagicgbag.com.

• TED talk veteran Dixon’s Violin plays “Synchrobilissity” at 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussupply.com.

• Chicago punk rockers Rise Against, with Turnspit and Bad Waitress, perform Friday, May 18, at Saint Andrews Hall, 413 E. Congress St., Detroit. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Call 313-961-6358 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.

• The Corn Potato String Band plays as part of Friday Night Live! at 7 p.m. May 18 at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave. The show is free with museum admission. Call 313-833-7900 or visit dia.org.

• “Ultra nerd” rapper Saba performs with Jean Deaux, Joseph Chilliams and Benjamin Earl Turner on Friday, May 18, at the Shelter, 413 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18. Call 313-961-6358 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.

• Carolina Chocolate Drops’ acclaimed Rhiannon Giddens play at 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at the Michigan Theatre, 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. Tickets are $30-$58. Call 734-668-8397 or visit michtheater.org.

• Local rockers Television City and Chris Richards & the Subtractions celebrate album releases with a show at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at PJ’s Lager House, 1254 Michigan Ave., Detroit. Nick Piunti is also on the bill. Tickets are $10. Call 313-961-4668 or visit pjslagerhouse.com.

• The Smiths United tribute band will play the real Smiths’ “The Queen is Dead” album in its entirety on Saturday, May 19, at the Magic Bag in Ferndale. Rapid Eye Movement (R.E.M. tribute band) and Clampdown (the Clash) also perform. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call 248-544-1991 or visit magicbag.com.

• The Used, Red Sun Rising and the Fever play hard rock on Saturday, May 19, at the Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth St., Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $29.50. Call 248-399-2980 or visit royaloakmusictheatre.com.

• Heavy rockers Helmet and Prong will headbang on Saturday at Detroit’s Saint Andrews Hall. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and $30.49. Call 313-961-6358 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.

• Country troubadour Steve Moakler, with Audrey Ray, gets intimate on Saturday, May 19, at the Shelter in Detroit. Tickets are $13. Call 313-961-6358 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.

• The Detroit Children’s Choir holds its Spring Concert at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in Detroit’s Orchestra Hall. Tickets are free but have to be reserved at dso.org. Call 313-576-5111 or visit DetroitChildrensChoir.org.

• Canadian singer-songwriter Rose Cousins performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. Tickets are $20. Call 734-761-1818 or visit theark.org.

• Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train team up for a show at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena. Kandance Springs opens. Tickets are $49.50-$129.50. 313-471-7000 or visit 313Presents.com.

• Rodney Carrington blends country music and humor on Sunday, May 20, at the Fillmore Detroit. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30-$50. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.

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