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Concert Weekend: Tribute bands, Jonny Lang, Jill Jack, DSO and more...
 

By Gary Graff
ggraff@medianewsgroup.com, @GraffonMusic on Twitte

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It's a weekend for music icon tributes. Two are at the Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave. The Prince Experience, Friday Jan. 10 ($10-$35) and Thunderhead-A Tribute to Rush, Saturday, Jan. 11 (sold out). Doors at 7 p.m. for both. 313-961-5451 or thefillmoredetroit.com. ... The Detroit Institute of Arts hosts a tribute to Johnny Cash at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 at 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Free with museum admission, 313-833-7900 or dia.org. ... And Revival: A Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at 20 Front Street in Lake Orion; $18, 248-783-7105 or 20frontstreet.com.



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Bizet's "Carmen," with Mei-Ann Chen conducting and Sterling Elliott featured on cello, takes the Detroit Symphony Orchestra off site for a few days, with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at the Macomb Center in Clinton Township and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at Detroit Country Day School's Seligman Center in Beverly Hills. Tickets $25, $10 students, 313-576-5111 or dso.org.



The eclectic Front Country picks and grins at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at the Parliament Room in Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road. Tickets $12 advance, $17 at the door; 248-291-6160 or otussupply.com.



Singer-songwriters Matt Brown and Diana Chittester perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at 20 Front Street in Lake Orion. Tickets $20, 248-783-7105 or 20frontstreet.com.



Troubadour Ellis Paul plays at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 at the Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. Tickets $20, 734-761-1451 or theark.org.



The Austin Scott Band and the Fox and the Fiddle are paired at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Parliament Room at Otus Supply, Ferndale. Tickets $10 advance, $12 at the door; 248-291-6160 or otussupply.com.



Up All Hours will be rocking with Saving Throw, So Called Ghost and Blank Slate on Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Loving Touch, 22634 Woodward Ave. Doors at 7 p.m. Tickets $10, 248-546-3696 or lovingtouchferndale.com.



The Detroit Symphony Orchestra hits Hogwarts this weekend, playing John Williams' score music from all eight Harry Potter films at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Tickets $48, 313-576-5111 or dso.org.



Jill Jack holds her annual Birthday Bash at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Ark in Ann Arbor. Tickets $20, 734-761-1451 or theark.org.



Blues-rock guitar prodigy Jonny Lang jams at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at Sound Board in the MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit. Tickets $32-$45, 866-782-9622 or soundboarddetroit.com.



Singer-songwriters Connie Kaldor and Garnet Rogers play at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at the Ark, Ann Arbor. Tickets $20, 734-761-1451 or theark.org.

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