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Music Roundup: 3 Doors Down, Super Bowl, Disco Biscuits, Darlingside and more...
It's been 21 years since 3 Doors Down released its seven-times platinum debut album "The Better Life," and the "Kryptonite" hitmakers celebrate by playing the set in its entirety at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, for the first of three "3 X Live" streaming concerts. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com. Subsequent shows include an acoustic "Greatest Hits" set on Feb. 19 and a full-band "Greatest Hits concert on March 5. For an interview with frontman Brad Arnold, visit theoaklandpress.com/entertainment.
Other Events (all subject to change):
FRIDAY, FEB. 5
The 44th Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival and the "Michigan Tribute to John Prine" stream through Sunday, Feb. 7. Tickets via noonchorus.com/the-ark.
The documentary "Empty Spaces: 20 Front Street," documentary about the Lake Orion music venue during a challenging time when it can't open to host performances, is streaming via 20frontstreet.com.
R&B/blues singer Chantae Cann performs virtually for the Detroit Institute of Arts' "Friday Night Live!" series throughout February via dia.org/events.
The Brooklyn heavy metal quartet Tombs streams live at 3 p.m. via bandcamp.com.
Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda and Trivium's Matt Healy will debut their new collaboration from 1-3 p.m. via Shinoda's Twitch Channel.
British trio The Staves celebrates its new album, Good Woman, from Lafayette in London at 3 p.m. Tickets via dice.fm.
Rufus Wainwright plays the first part of his "Out of the Game" album at 5 p.m., joined by special guest Zach Galifianakis. Tickets via rufuswainwright.veeps.com.
Celtic Thunder gets its Irish on for shows at 7 p.m., and again on Saturday, Feb. 6. Tickets via stageit.com.
The Talking Heads tribute band Start Making Sense is joined by friends for an acoustic presentation of Tom Petty's "Wildflowers" album at 7:30 p.m. from Bethlehem, Pa. Free, with donations for the artists.
Andrew Grams, stepping in for previously scheduled Hannu Lintu, conducts the Detroit Symphony Orchestra through Mozart's Symphony No. 38 (aka "Prague"), virtually from Orchestra Hall , at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5. Tickets are $12 via dso.org. 313-576-5111.
The Metropolitan Opera Theatre's Black History Month programming features African-American performers in key roles for archived weekend performances of Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" (from 1985) on Friday, Feb. 5, Strauss's "Ariadne auf Naxos" (1988) on Saturday, Feb. 6 and Puccini's "Tosca" (1978) on Sunday, Feb. 7. All 7:30 p.m. via metopea.org.
Montreal's Besnard Lakes livestreams at 8 p.m. to celebrate its new album, "Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings." Tickets via noonchorus.com.
Drummer Tyshawn Sorey leads a trio that includes Bill Frisell and Joe Lovano on saxophones at 8 p.m. through Sunday, Feb. 7, at the Village Vanguard in New York. Tickets via villagevanguard.com.
Umphrey's McGee continues its "Wrapped Around Nashville" trifecta with streaming shows at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6. Tickets via watch.mandonlin.com.
String Cheese Incident streams its 2000 concert from Albuquerque, N.M. at 8 p.m., for free via nugs.tv.
The Disco Biscuits stream at 8 tonight and Saturday, Feb. 6, from the Ardmore Music Hall in Philadelphia. Free via nugts.tv.
Maverick singer-songwriter Susan Werner plays "Live at the Studios of Key West" at 8 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
Lotus unearths its April 2017 and 2018 concerts from Port Chester, N.Y., at 8:30 p.m. Tickets via nugs.tv.
Chromeo turns out for a Bandsintown Plus performance at 9 p.m. Subscriptions via bandsintown.com.
Electronic favorite Flux Pavilion will celebrate the release of his new album ".wav" with a new production featuring live instrumentation at 10 p.m. via momenthouse.com.
Canadian singers and storytellers Marcus Moseby and Candus Churchill pay Black History Month tribute to the late Sibel Thrasher with a performance at 10:30 p.m. for Bez Arts Hub in Vancouver. Tickets via bezartshub.veeps.com.
SATURDAY, FEB. 6
DJ D-Nice will be spinning for Super Bowl Sunday, starting at noon via Instagram Stories, then moving to his own @dnice Instagram page at about 4:30 p.m., or 90 minutes before kickoff in Tampa.
Ontario's Silverstein launched its three-week "Out of This World" virtual concert series with a set of "Greatest Hits" at 5 p.m. Tickets via silversteinstore.com.
Carly Pearce, Emily Shackelton and Phil Barton are live from The Listening Room Cafe in Nashville at 7 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
Country artists Jimmie Allen, Matt Stell, Chris Bandi and Parmalee's Matt Thomas will be part of "A Special Big Game PPV Concert" at 7 p.m. from Tampa. Tickets via livexlive.com/live-events/.
The gypsy jazz trio Djangophonique plays at 7 p.m. from the Blue Llama Jazz Club in Ann Arbor. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
The Bloomington (Indiana) Symphony Orchestra hosts a virtual Beethoven Birthday Bash at 7 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandonlin.com.
Dierks Bentley, Parker McCollum, Don Schlitz, Rhonda Vincent and Mark Willis load up the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Watch via Circle All Access on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Mick Gavin's Crossroads Celli plays from The Ark at 8 p.m. via Facebook Live. Free, with a tip jar for the performers and venue; theark.org/shows-events.
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong get ready for some football with a "Super Bowl PPPPre-Party: Halftime Hall of Fame" at 8 p.m. from Brooklyn Bowl in New York via the Relix Channel on Twitch. Donations will be solicited for the Rex Foundation and Conscious Alliance.
The Talking Dreads host the Annual Mystic Bowie Birthday Bash at 8 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.
Chalway pays tribute with a Bob Marley Birthday Bash at 8:30 p.m., hosted by NewRootz Studio. Tickets via stageit.com.
Green Day and Leslie Odom Jr. perform as part of the "10th Annual NFL Honors": The league's annual awards show, at 9 p.m. on CBS (WWJ-Channel 62).
Tycho spins for a Bandsintown Plus dance party at 9 p.m. Subscriptions via bandsintown.com.
Katy Perry and Common will perform as part of a virtual benefit for the Los Angeles Philharmonic at 9 p.m. via laphil.com.
Larry Gee spins live from the Deep Ellum Art Company in Dallas at 10 p.m. Tickets via tixr.com.
Oakland's Queen Iminah will be joined by Jahi from Public Enemy 2.0 for an 11 p.m. performance from the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Tickets via gamh.veeps.com.
"Austin City Limits": Archival performances by Texas music icons Jerry Jeff Walker and Billy Joe Shaver are remembered on this week's episode, 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 on Detroit Public TV (Channel 56).
SUNDAY, FEB. 7
Miley Cyrus performs for the "Super Bowl's TikTok Tailgate" at 2:30 p.m. before the Big Game, with portions airing on CBS as well (check local listings).
Cellist David Finckel and violinist Wu Han perform classical pieces at 3 p.m. Tickets via ourconcerts.live/shows.
If you're not in the mood for football, another episode of "It Was the Music," the documentary about musicians Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, streams via fans.live.
"The Big Concert for Small Business" follows Super Bowl LV at 11 p.m., with Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, Luke Bryan, Christina Aguilera, H.E.R., Brandi Carlile, Eric Church and others via Yahoo, Fios, @Verizon on Twitter, Twitch, YouTube and TikTok and broadcast on BET, CBS Sports Network, CMT, MTV2 and MTV Live, as well as aired on iHeart and Sirius.
Metallica will perform as part of a post-Super Bowl edition of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" at approximately 11:35 p.m. on CBS (WWJ-Channel 62 in Detroit).
MONDAY, FEB. 8
The Metropolitan Opera begins a second week of nightly streaming Black History Month archived performances, with works by Wagner, Verdi, Rossini, Philip Glass and others. All 7:30 p.m. via metopera.org.
TUESDAY, FEB. 9
The Swon Brothers, Dylan Marlowe and more play at 7 p.m. from the Country Outdoors Concert Series at the Listening Room Cafe in Nashville. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10
Singer-songwriter Amy Speace streams live at 8 p.m. Tickets via amyspeace.com.
Chelsea Cutler and Jeremy Zucker performer their new EP, "brent ii," in its entirety for the first time at 9 p.m. via momenthouse.com.
THURSDAY, FEB. 11
The Boston indie folk quartet Darlingside plays at 3 and 8 p.m, with a VIP Q&A at 9:30. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
Vocalist Brianna Thomas will be live at 7:30 p.m. from the Jazz @ Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club. Tickets via jazz.org.
Americana duo Thompson Square's "Live in Sessions" performance takes place at 8 p.m., with a pre-show Q&A. Tickets via sessionslive.com/thompsonsquare.
Singer-songwriter Clem Snide goes "Live From his Basement" at 8 p.m. Tickets via noonchorus.com.
Trampled By Turtles plays its album "Starts and Satellites" in its entirety at 9 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
Indie rock fave Waxahatchee plays a live show at 9 p.m. for Bandsintown Plus. Subscriptions via bandsintown.com.
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