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Concert Weekend: Engelbert Humperdinck, Garth Brooks, American Authors, Sean Forbes and more...
Engelbert Humperdinck brings decades of hits to Sound Board in the MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Blvd., Detroit at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23. Tickets $45-$60 at 313-309-4700 or motorcitycasino.com.
• Electronic pop singer Chelsea Cutler grooves on Friday, Feb. 21, at the Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth St. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets $26 advance, $29 day of show; 248-399-2980 or royaloakmusictheatre.com.
• The Grand Rapids Americana troupe Jack Droppers & the Best Intentions share the stage with Young Ritual at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at 20 Front Street in Lake Orion. Tickets $13; 248-783-7105 or 20frontstreet.com.
• Chicago's funky Mungion lays down the grooves at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in the Parliament Room at Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. Tickets $12 advance, $15 at the door; 248-291-6160 or otussupply.com.
• Sean Forbes celebrates the release of his new album, "Little Victories," on Friday, Feb. 21, at Third Man Records Cass Corridor, 441 Canfield St., Detroit. Poets Zilka Joseph, Carmaig De Forest and Mark Levin also will perform. Doors at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Call 313-209-5205 or visit thirdmanrecords.com.
• Saint Motel and Kolars team up for a show Friday, Feb. 21, at Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors at 8 p.m. Tickets $51 at 313-961-6358 or saintandrewsdetroit.com.
• Detroit singer-songwriter Monica Blaire plays a Friday Night Live! show at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave. Free with museum admission; 313-833-7900 or dia.org.
• The Detroit Symphony Orchestra plays Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, along with works by Barber and Outi Tarkiainen, Friday through Sunday, Feb. 21-23, at Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave. Sunday's performance will be webcast at 3 p.m. via dso.org/live. Tickets $15-$105; 313-576-5111 or dso.org.
• RV Mendoza, Supercoolwicked and First Time in Drag provide the soundtrack for this year's THAW party on Friday, Feb. 21, at the Magic Stick, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Doors at 9 p.m. Tickets $10; 313-833-9700 or majesticdetroits.com.
• Planet D Nonet presents two distinct sets of music — joined by vocalists Camille Price, Kerry Price and others — at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at Vesl, 14542 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit. Tickets $10; 313-388-9855 or rjspangler.com.
• It's a tribute band weekend at the Token Lounge in Westland. Magic Bus plays Friday, Feb. 21 ($10) while the Detroit Doors and Motown Eagles are together Saturday, Feb. 22 ($15). Doors at 7 p.m. for both at 28949 Joy Road, Westland; 734-513-5030 or thetokenlounge.com.
• Singer-songwriter Martin Sexton plays a deservedly sold-out show at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. Call 734-761-1818 or visit theark.org.
• Americana newcomer Emily Scott Robinson performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at 20 Front Street in Lake Orion. Tickets $18; 248-783-7105 or 20frontstreet.com.
• Michigan's Birds of Prey will be joined by Mark "Huggybear" Lavengood at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, in the Parliament Room at Otus Supply, Ferndale. Tickets $12 advance, $15 at the door; 248-291-6160 or otussupply.com.
• Garth Brooks and Chase Rice perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Ford Field, 200 Brush St., Detroit. Tickets are sold out. Call 313-262-2000 or visit fordfield.com.
• Veteran guitar hero Eric Johnson presents Classics: Past and Present on Saturday, Feb. 22, at Saint Andrew's Hall, Detroit. Doors at 7 p.m. Tickets $28 and $75; 313-961-6358 or saintandrewsdetroit.com.
• Before he hits the road with Rascal Flatts this summer, country up-and-comer Chris Lane headlines a show Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave. Blanco Brown and Ernest open. Doors at 7 p.m. Tickets $28-$80; 313-961-5451 or thefillmoredetroit.com.
• Los Angeles' Noizu brings the beats on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Magic Stick, Detroit. Doors at 9:30 p.m. Tickets $15 advance, $20 at the door; 313-833-9700 or majesticdetroit.com.
• DJs Neelam Hakeem, Golden Chyld, Nu World, and Da-neek spin Saturday, Feb. 22, in the Shelter, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors at 10 p.m. Tickets $25 and $40; 313-961-6358 or saintandrewsdetroit.com.
• The Warren Symphony Orchestra plays Mozart at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Macomb Center, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township. Tickets $10-$23; 586-236-2222 or macombcenter.com.
• American Authors, Magic Giant and Public team up on Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Doors at 7 p.m. Tickets $25; 248-858-9333 or thecrofoot.com.
• Ohio-based electro-pop singer Anna of the North and Dizzy Fae play Sunday, Feb. 23, in the Shelter, Detroit. Doors at 6 p.m. Tickets $20 and $38; 313-961-6358 or saintandrewsdetroit.com.
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