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Music Roundup: Adam Lambert, System of a Down, Radical Sabbatical, Jimmy Eat World ...-- UPDATING
You only turn 38 once, and Adam Lambert plans to celebrate in style. The "American Idol" runner-up and current frontman for Queen's birthday concert from the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles streams twice, at 3 and 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29 (the actual day), and you can be sure you'll hear songs from last year's "Velvet" album. Tickets via nocap.show/adamlambert. For even more Lambert, "Queen + Adam Lambert: Live Around the World," featuring concert highlights from 2014-2020, is now available for purchase or rent via digital services.
Other Events (all subject to change)...
FRIDAY, JAN. 29
• The Detroit Institute celebrates Florence Beatrice Price, the first African-American woman to have a symphony she composed performed by a major American Orchestra, with a free streaming performance of some of Price's small ensemble pieces by the Noah Jackson String Quartet and pianist Michelle Cann through March 1, Visit dia.org/events.
• Swedish rockers The Hives wrap up "The World's First World Wide Web World Tour" with shows today and Saturday, Jan. 30. Tickets and other details via TheHives.com.
• The Kinks' one-man show "The Moneygoround," starring Ben Norris and featuring archival and new footage, streams at 3 p.m. via YouTube.
• Jimmy Eat World plays its "Futures" album in its entirety at 5 p.m. Tickets via JimmyEatWorldLive.com. The group's "Phoenix Sessions" series concludes with a final show on Feb. 12. For an interview with frontman Jim Adkins, visit theoaklandpress.com/entertainment.
• Rufus Wainwright's "A Rufus-Retro-Wainwright-Spective" takes on the first half of his "All Days Are Nights" album at 5 p.m. with a Q&A at 6 p.m. Tickets via veeps.com/events.
• Melissa Etheridge continues here "Friday Night Video" series at 6 p.m. via etheridgetv.com.
• This year's 30A Songwriters Festival goes online at 6 p.m., running through Sunday, Jan. 31. Tickets via veeps.com/events.
• Shalamar veteran Howard Hewett sings at 7 p.m. from City Winery Nashville. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• The 44th Ann Arbor Folk Festival goes virtual at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29-20. Jeff Daniels emcees a lineup that includes Raul Malo, Colin Hay, Bruce Cockburn, Kiefer Sutherland, the War and Treaty, Dar Williams, George Winston and more. "A Michigan Tribute to John Prine" follows at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31. Tickets via noonchorus.com/the-ark/.
• Guitarist Peter Bernstein and his quartet take the stage at the Village Vanguard in New York at 8 p.m., and on Saturday, Jan. 31. Tickets via villagevanguard.com.
• Classical pianist Jenni Lin plays Chopin, Liszt, Gershwin, Philip Glass and more at 8 p.m. Tickets via ourconcerts.live/shows.
• G. Love & the Juice play live at 8 p.m. Tickets via sessionslive.com.
• Violinist Vadim Gluzman and pianist Angela Yoffe perform at the dedication of the Draylen Mason Music Show in Austin, Texas at 8 p.m. Another celebratory opening concert takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 30-31. Tickets via ourconcerts.live/shows.
• Lotus digs into its vault for April 2018 concerts from Baltimore at 8:30 p.m. Tickets via nugs.tv.
• Gainesville, Fla.'s High Dive festival showcases regional hip-hop at 8:30 p.m. Tickets via veeps.com/events.
• Lyle Lovett and Jason Isbell will go Americana mano y mano, alternating songs at 9 p.m. via LyleLovett.com. Advance ticket purchase required.
• Brandi Carlile double dips this weekend, with a Carlie Compound Quarantine Show at 9 p.m. and a performance of her 2007 album "The Story" at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. Tickets for both via veeps.com/events.
• Cameroonian-born Vagabon streams a live concert at 9 p.m. Tickets via noonchorus.com.
• Canadian singer-songwriter Scott Helman streams at 9 p.m. Tickets via sessionslive.com.
SATURDAY, JAN. 30
• System of a Down hosts a livestream benefit for wounded Armenian soldiers at noon on its YouTube channel, with the premiere of the video for its new song, "Genocidal Humanoidz," slated for 2 p.m. The group plans to perform, and a variety of special guests will speak about the political and human aspects of the Armenian genocide.
• Revisit the ’80s during Radical Sabbatical, an eight-hour virtual music festival starting at 1 p.m. with performances by Kenny Loggins, Lita Ford, Poison's Bret Michaels and more, aerobics, a costume contest and other activities. More information and tickets via 80sradsab.com.
• Ramsey Lewis plays "Love Notes" at 2 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.
• Revel in the music of David Bowie once again with "Bowie Forever" at 2 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.
• Britain's "The North Will Rise Again" benefit concerts start at 2:30 p.m. from Liverpool with the Lightning Seeds, Red Rum Club and Zuzu, and continues Sunday, Jan. 31 from Manchester with the Charlatans, 1st 1st and Liines. Tickets via bit.ly/NWRAtix. Proceeds will benefit British charities such as the Liverpool Music House and the Music Venues Trust.
• Swedish headbangers Avatar conclude their "Avatar Ages" series with fan-voted songs from the albums "Thoughts of No Tomorrow," "Schlact" and "Avatar" at 4 p.m. Tickets via AvatarAges.com. For an interview visit theoaklandpress.com/entertainment.
• "American Idol" champ David Cook continues his Online World Tour at 6 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.
• Cage the Elephant performs a Bread & Roses concert live from Nashville's Blackbird Studios to benefit nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area at 8 p.m. Tickets via nugs.tv.
• Styx is back with a new "Styx Fix Live" show, from 2018 in Alpharetta, Ga., at 8 p.m. on its official YouTube channel. Proceeds will be raised for MusiCares.
• Singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer plays live at 8 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Saxophonist Diego Rivera leads his quartet at 8 p.m. from the Blue Llama Jazz Club in Ann Arbor, with a "VIP Experience" at 9:30 p.m. Tickets via watch/mandolin.com.
• The Gatlin Brothers, Michael Ray and Maddie & Tae perform from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Watch via Circle All Access on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
• Rapper Flying Lotus throws down at 9 p.m. Admission via subscription at bandsintown.com.
• Bootsy Collins gives up the funk with a 2014 performance from Jam Cruise 12 at 9 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.
• Canadian country singer Dallas Smith performs at 9 p.m. Tickets via sessionslive.com.
• The Great Northern Festival begins with Alec Soth and Dave King (aka The Palms) at 9 p.m. The festival continues with subsequent shows at 8:30p.m. Monday, Feb. 2 and Wednesday, Feb. 7. Tickets via veeps.com/events.
• The Keller Williams Trio, with guests from Big Gigantic and the Motet, perform at 10 p.m. from the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Colorado. Tickets via fans.live.
SUNDAY, JAN. 31
• The delayed virtual concert by K-Pop group BLACKPINK streams in the wee hours, starting at midnight, on the group's YouTube channel. Tickets are available only to channel subscribers.
• Chris Thile (Nickel Creek, Punch Brothers, Goat Rodeo) discusses "Making Records" at 2 p.m. as part of his "Music is Life is Music" series. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Pianist Orion Weiss plays the Goldberg Variations of Bach at 4 p.m. Tickets via ourconcerts.live/shows.
• Singer-songwriter Aaron Lee Tasjan plays from 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville at 9 p.m. Tickets via nugs.tv.
MONDAY, FEB. 2
• Celtic Thunder goes green, as usual, at 7 p.m., with a run of shows continuing through Feb. 6. Tickets via stageit.com.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3
• North Carolina singer-songwriter MoonLander performs at 7 p.m. from the Neighborhood Theatre in Charlotte, N.C. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
THURSDAY, FEB. 4
• Mike Peters & the Alarm will be joined by guests — including Guns N' Roses' Duff McKagen and Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins — for a Love Hope Strength Big Night In at 4 p.m. as part of World Cancer Day. Peters is a cancer survivor and his wife, Jules, is undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Proceeds, including from a live auction, go to the couple's Love Hope Strength Cancer Care Foundation. lovehopestrength.org.
• French-Caribbean singer-bassist Adeline plays a pair of shows, at 7 and 10 p.m. Admission via subscription at bandsintown.com.
• Singer-songwriter John McCutcheon plays a "Roots & Wings" (and we don't think he means chicken) at 7:30 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Dezron Douglas and Brandee Younger perform from Jazz at Lincoln Center's "Live From Dizzy's Club" at 7:30 p.m. Tickets via jazz.org.
• Country star Brett Young will perform "Live From the Runway" — literally from the runway of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida — at 8 p.m. via spirit.com/flyaway.
• Umphrey's McGee plays the first of three "Wrapped Around Nashville" shows at 8 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Josh Osbourne & Friends are "Live from the Bluebird" in Nashville at 8:30 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.
• Trampled By Turtles plays its 2010 album "Palomino" in its entirety at 9 p.m. from the First Avenue in Minneapolis. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• The brassy Thaddeus Ford Project plays at 10 p.m. from the Deep Ellum Art Company in Dallas. Tickets via tixr.com.
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