10 Things To Do This Weekend (August 18-20)

There's plenty to do once you get back from the Dream Cruise


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Photograph Courtesy of The Woodward Dream Cruise

Comedy Castle: A former partner in a Detroit law firm, Connie Ettinger will garner laughs as she covers ladies’ nights out and infuses her law background into her routine. Aug. 17-19. $10+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

Elvis Sunday: Enjoy live covers of some of The King’s hit songs while indulging in a variety of Elvis-inspired food selections, including Graceland Cakes and the Hunka Burning Love skillet dish. Aug. 20. Free admission. Northside Grill, 1015 Broadway St., Ann Arbor; 734-995-0965; northsidegrill.com

Woodward Dream Cruise: Attracting more than 1 million visitors and over 40,000 cars, the annual event is the world’s largest one-day automotive cruise. Aug. 19. Free. Woodward Avenue through Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge, Pontiac, and Royal Oak; woodwarddreamcruise.com

Main Art Theatre: Set amid the AIDS crisis, Angels in America uncovers the everyday struggles and confrontations of New Yorkers. The two-part film features Andrew Garfield, Denise Gourgh, and Nathan Lane. Aug. 14-27. $15. 118 N. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-542-5198; landmarktheatres.com

Chris Stapleton: Just over two years after the release of his debut album, Traveller, Chris Stapleton is hitting the road for his All-American Road Show tour with musical guests Margo Price and Brent Cobb. Stapleton’s last album was the No. 1 selling country album of 2016. Aug. 19. $30.75+. DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7774 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston; 248-377-0100; palacenet.com

John Butler Trio: The Australian group, led by vocalist John Butler, is taking the world by storm. The trio’s music features elements of folk, funk, reggae, and rock. Aug. 19. $29.50+. Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth St., Royal Oak; 248-399-2980; royaloakmusictheatre.com

Logic: Following the release of his new album, Logic is ready to give fans even more on Everybody’s Tour. The 29-date tour will stop in metro Detroit, as well as hitting other major cities like Los Angeles, Chicago, and Atlanta. The tour features support from artists including Joey Badass and Big Lenbo. Aug. 20. $29.50+. Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, 160 Festival Dr., Rochester Hills; 248-377-0100; palacenet.com

Sonny Landreth: Sonny Landreth returns to his musical roots on his 12th album, Bound by the Blues, which features jazz and rock components while still remaining true to blues music. Aug. 19. $25. The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor; 734-761-1800; theark.org

City Theatre: The local cast of Robocop! The Musical will be accompanied by a live house band in their performances this month. The show is a musical parody of the film RoboCop, which was released in 1987. Aug. 17-26. $20+. 2301 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-3200; olympiaentertainment.com

Summer Motor City ​Tattoo Expo: Tattoo devotees can enjoy the work of top-notch tattoo artists while checking out clothing, entertainers and vendors in the ink industry. Tattoo seminars and tattoo contests promise to be perfect viewing for newcomers to the culture. Aug. 18-20. $20+. 7987 Lochlin Drive, Brighton; (248) 667-4060 x217; summermotorcitytattooexpo.com

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