Concert Weekend: Michael Buble, Ella Mai, Switchfoot, Grateful Ball and more...,
Canadian singer and showman (and Super Bowl ad pitchman) Michael Bublé razzles and dazzles at 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Detroit's Little Caesars Arena. Tickets are $70 and up. Call 313-471-7000 or visit 313Presents.com.
Chicago guitar slinger Guy King plays at 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Callahan's Music Hall, 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. $20 and $15. 248-858-9508 or atcallahans.com.
Texas-raised country singer Kristen Kelly performs at 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, at 20 Front Street in Lake Orion. Skylar Ryskamp opens. $20. Call 248-783-7105 or visit 20frontstreet.com.
Ypsilanti's Black Jake & the Carnies are joined by Dreadful Sideshow at 9:30 Friday, March 1, at the Parliament Room in Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. $10 advance, $15 day of show. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussupply.com.
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Flor and Grizfolk rock on Friday, March 1, at the Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave. Doors at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.50-$50. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.
Koto master Masayo Ishigure plays at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., for performances at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 1, and 3:45 p.m. Saturday, March 2. Free with admission. Call 313-833-7900 or visit dia.org.
British singer Jacob Banks brings sweet soul music to town Friday, March 1, at the Majestic Theatre, 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Abir opens. Doors at 7 p.m. $22 advance, $28 day of show. Call 313-833-9700 or visit majesticdetroit.com.
Detroit's Float Here Forever celebrates the release of its new album, "Tour The Ruins," on Friday, March 1 at PJ's Lager House, 1254 Michigan Ave., Detroit. Doors at 8 p.m. Werevolves, Audfeed and others also perform. Call 313-961-4668 or visit pjslagerhouse.com.
Veteran singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III is at the The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor, at 8 p.m. Friday, March 1. Tickets are $25 at 734-761-1818 or theark.org.
Mark Pasman continues to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his Super Session series at 9 p.m. Saturday, March 2, with guests Joe Stanley, Raye Williams, Ron Pangborn and Adam Brode at O'Mara's Irish Pub, 2555 12 Mile Road, Berkley. Tickets $7 at 248-399-6750 or omaras.net.
Detroit guitar hero Jim McCarty & Friends, with special guest John Nemeth on harp, rocks at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at Callahan's Music Hall, 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. Tickets $20 and $15. Call 248-858-9508 or visit atcallahans.com.
Singer-songwriter Jason Gray hits Lake Orion's 20 Front Street for two shows, at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday Marsh 2, will Jillian Linklater opening. Tickets $30 at 248-783-7105 or 20frontstreet.com.
Neo Japanesque, from Nagoya, performs at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 2-3, at the DIA. Free with museum admission. Call 313-833-7900 or visit dia.org.
Riding high on hits such as "Boo'd Up" and "Trip," British singer Ella Mai brings her Debut Tour to Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E. Congress, Detroit, for a sold-out show on Saturday, March 2. Kiana Lede opens. Doors at 7 p.m.; 313-961-6358 or saintandrewsdetroit.com.
Albany's State Champs are joined by Our Last Night, The Dangerous Summer and Grayscale on Saturday, March 2, at the Fillmore Detroit. Doors at 6 p.m. Tickets $45-$256 at 313-961-5451 or thefillmoredetroit.com.
Leeds and Ours' Jimmy Gnecco team up for a show Saturday, March 2, at Small's, 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. Doors at 8 p.m. Tickets $20 advance, $22 day of show at 313-873-1117 or smallsbardetroit.com.
Dance music duo ATliens dons the masks to perform Saturday, March 2, at the Magic Stick, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Doors at 9:30 p.m. $15 advance, $20 day of show with a $50 four-pack at 313-833-9700 or majesticdetroit.com.
Troubadour Matt Nathanson plays a sold-out show at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at The Ark, Ann Arbor. Blu Sanders opens. Tickets $50 at 734-761-1818 or theark.org
The Travelin' McCourys and the Jeff Austin Band join forces to celebrate the Grateful Dead with the Grateful Ball, 8 p.m. Sunday, March 3, in the Parliament Room at Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. Tickets $35 advance, $40 day of show. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussupply.com.
Singer and harmonica ace Jason Ricci and his band, the Bad Kind, play at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Callahan's Music Hall, 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. Tickets $20 and $15 at 248-858-9508 or atcallahans.com.
San Diego rockers Switchfoot, along with Tyson Motsenbocker and Colony House, play Sunday, March 3, at the Fillmore Detroit. Doors at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $20 and $15 at 313-961-5451 or thefillmoredetroit.com.
Floetry alumnus Marsha Ambrosius brings soulful sounds at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Sound Board in the MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit. Tickets $30 and up at 313-237-7711 or soundboarddetroit.com.
Los Lobos plays a sold-out show at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Ark, Ann Arbor. Call 734-761-1818 or visit theark.org
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