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Concert Weekend: JLo, Weird Al, Snoop Dogg, 311 and Dirty Heads, and more...
Following her "All I Have" Las Vegas residency, Jennifer Lopez makes her first metro area concert appearance when her It's My Party: The Live Celebration Tour drops in at Detroit's Little Caesars Arena at 8 p.m. Friday, July 5. Lopez will be joined by "World of Dance" finalists Swing Latino, Briar Nolet and The Lab. Tickets $49.95+ at 313-471-700 or 313Presents.com.
• There'll be some high times as Dirty Heads and 311, with the Interrupters, Dreamers and Bikini Trill, play at 5:45 p.m. Friday, July 5, at the DTE Energy Music Theatre, Sashabaw Road east of I-75, Independence Township. Tickets $26 and up at 313-471-7000 or 313Presents.com.
• Weird Al Yankovic marries his polkas and parodies with a full orchestra for the first time ever at 8 p.m. Friday, July 5, at the Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on the campus of Oakland University, Rochester Hills. Tickets $30 and up at 313-471-7000 or 313Presents.com.
• Dixon's Violin fiddles about at 8 p.m. Friday, July 5, at 20 Front Street in Lake Orion; $18 at 248-783-7105 or visit 20frontstreet.com.
• Rap icon Snoop Dogg celebrates the 25th (actually 26th) anniversary of his "Doggystyle" debut album with a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, July 5, at the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre, 2600 Atwater St. at Chene, Detroit. Warren G and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony also perform; $100 seats remain at 313-393-0292 or thearetha.com.
• The New collective, featuring Elzhi, Monica Blaire and Eboi Crazy, throws down at 9 p.m. Friday, July 5 at El Club, 4114 Vernor Hwy., Detroit; $15 advance, $20 day of show; elclubdetroit.com.
• Sublime with Rome celebrates its 10th year with SOJA and Common Kings at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6 in the Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, 14900 Metropolitan Pkwy., Sterling Heights. $33 and up 313-471-7000 or 313Presents.com.
• More than two dozen acts — including Boys of Fall, Kurt Travis, Emarosa, Eyes Set To Kill, Boys of Fall and more — will perform as part of the inaugural Renedgade Fest, 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6 at the Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw St, Pontiac; $25, 248-858-9333 or thecrofoot.com.
• Michigan multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Jake Allen takes the stage Saturday, July 6, at 20 Front Street in Lake Orion; $18, 248-783-7105 or visit 20frontstreet.com.
• Tank and Lyfe Jennings sing R&B at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre, Detroit; $36-$66, 313-393-0292 or thearetha.com.
• It'll smell like teen spirit when Nirvana-Tribute to Nirvana plays at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale; $10 advance, $15 at the door. Come as you are. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussupply.com.
• The rap trio 85 South Show Live beats 'n' rhymes Saturday, July 6, at the Fillmore Detroit. Doors at 7 p.m.; $65 and $55 at 313-961-5451 or thefillmoredetroit.com.
• The nine-member beat-making troupe Detroit Lines celebrates the release of its first compilation, "Hit My DMS," at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at El Club, Detroit; $10 advance, $15 at the door, elclubdetroit.com.
• Things will be shaking Sunday night, July 7, when the Temperance Movement and Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, plus Thomas Wynn & the Believers, perform in The Shelter, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors at 6 p.m. Tickets $28 at 313-961-8961 or saintandrewsdetroit.com.
• The Walter Trout Band brings its rockin' brand of blues to town Sunday, July 7 at the Token Lounge, 28949 Joy Road, Westland. The Mike Wheeler Band opens. Tickets $25 advance, $25 day of show, 734-513-5030 or tokenlounge.com.
• Sarah Shook & the Disarmers and Sunny War close the holiday weekend with a night of Americana at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7 at The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor; $20 at 724-761-1818 or theark.org.
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