10 Things to Do This Weekend (January 26-28)

Classic rock, comedy shows, country music, and more


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The Bodyguard Musical // Photograph by Paul Coltas & Alessandro Pinna

Orchestra Hall: Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 will be honored this month as the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, with Nikolaj Znaider at the helm, performs the piece. Jan. 26-27. $15+. 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5111; dso.org

The Michigan Theater: The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is celebrating with a Mozart Birthday Bash performance. The event will feature a pre-concert lecture as well as a special guest, basset clarinetist Chad Burrow. Jan. 27. $70. 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor; 734-668-8463; michtheater.org

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: Jodi White began her comedy career in Sarasota, Fla., and has since become a regular on Carnival Cruise Lines and comedy festivals across the U.S. and Canada. Jan. 25-27. $10+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

2018 Ford Field Bridal Celebrations Show: The Detroit Lions home field will be transformed into a bridal paradise at the end of the month. As part of the event, guests will have the chance to win grand prizes, including a honeymoon to Paradisus Cancún. Shannon Murphy, from Mojo in the Morning, will also be on hand to share her bridal expertise. Jan. 28. $15. Ford Field, 2000 Brush St., Detroit; 313-262-2008; cbride.com

Novi Home Show: The Novi Home Show is full of inspiration for a 2018 décor overhaul. Throughout the weekend, guests can stop by decorating and landscaping exhibits, or meet with home business representatives for a consultation. Jan. 26-28. $10. Suburban Collection Showplace; 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi; 248-348-5600; novihomeshow.com

Chase Rice: Country artist Chase Rice is bringing his Lambs and Lions Tour to Detroit for a one-night-only event. Opening for Rice is country music newcomer Travis Denning. Jan. 27. $30+. The Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-961-5451; thefillmoredetroit.com

REO Speedwagon: Formed in the late ’60s, the American rock band is known for hits like “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” “Keep on Loving You,” and “Take it on the Run.” Jan. 28. $55+. SoundBoard at Motor City Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-309-4700; soundboarddetroit.com

Fisher Theatre: Based on the smash hit film of the same name, the award-winning musical The Bodyguard stars Grammy nominee Deborah Cox. Hear Whitney Houston classics including the best-selling hit, “I Will Always Love You,” as the show makes its debut in Detroit. Jan. 16-28. $39+. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit; 313-872-1000; broadwayindetroit.com

Meadow Brook Theatre: The author of the 2014-15 hit Things My Mother Taught Me is back for the 2018 season. Nana’s Naughty Knickers tells the story of Bridget, who is staying with her favorite nana in New York City in the summer, and quickly learns that she is running an illegal boutique out of her apartment. Jan. 10-Feb 4. $34+. 378 Meadow Brook Rd., Rochester; 248-377-3300; mbtheatre.com

Meridian Winter Blast: Detroit will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland this weekend. Meridian Winter Blast returns with its giant slide, zipline, ice skating, and more. Jan. 26-28. $3. Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 248-541-7550; winterblast.com 

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