Maroon 5 Palace • 2/14
Chart-toppers Maroon 5 haven't been strangers to the limelight since the debut of their 2002 album Songs about Jane. And while their lead singer Adam Levine is clearly the eye candy of the bunch, the entire group contributes to a sound that's as danceable as it is entertaining. Their latest album Overexposed is currently topping charts across the world, with singles such as "Payphone," "One More Night" and "Daylight." Catch them with special guests Owl City and V.V. Brown. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and ticket prices vary. See palacenet.com for more information.
Emilie Autumn Crofoot • 2/16
Fashion icon and world-class violinist Emilie Autumn has wowed crowds nationally with appearances on both Jay Leno and David Letterman, in addition to being featured on albums by artists such as Courtney Love and Adult Swim's Metalocalypse. Experience her macabre musical style first-hand at the Crofoot. Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $17. See thecrofoot.com for more details.
Palace • 2/16
Lady Gaga's career in music has gone from writing songs for big name stars like Fergie and Britney Spears to becoming a star herself. Since the release of her aptly-named debut album The Fame, Lady Gaga has become an icon for her distinctive style of music and fashion. Her latest tour, "Born This Way Ball," has her appearing at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Doors open at 7:30, and ticket prices vary. Check out palacenet.com for more details.
Bleu • 2/16
Hailing from Chicago, DJ Terry Mullan has been wowing crowds across the country for decades, playing festivals such as Starscape, Coachella and Bugged Out. Something of an EDM legend, Mullan has also gained notoriety producing a number of successful records under the alias Speakerphreaker. Prepare to dance your derriere off when you're catching him at Bleu this Saturday night. There's no cover before 11, so make sure to get there early! Check out bleudetroit.com for more info.
Girl Groups Exhibition
Motown Museum • ongoing No doubt you've heard the sounds legendary Motown groups such as The Andantes, The Marvelettes, The Vandellas, The Velvelettes and The Supremes. Now with the Motown Museum's new exhibit "GIRL GROUPS: The Grit, The Glamour, The Glory," you can get to know their stories. Though photographs, memorabilia and much, much more, Motown and music lovers are invited to learn more about these groups than ever before. Museum admissions prices vary, see motownmuseum.org for more details.
Baauer Necto • 2/16
Baauer is a rising star in the world of electronic music. Bringing a hip-hop edge to house music, his smash hit "Harlem Shake" propelled the 23-year-old producer into the forefront of Trap music overnight. Co-headlining with New Jersey's Just Blaze, the duo are sure to light the cold February night up. Catch them with Detroit's own DJ Calico. General admission is $15, and doors open at 9pm. See necto.com for more info.
The Lion King Opera House • 2/13-3/10
Simba, Timon and Pumba come to life onstage at Detroit Opera House as the Tony-Award-winning The Lion King: The Musical comes to Detroit. Prepare to see this Disney classic as you've never seen it before, with spectacular visuals and unforgettable performances that will leave you in a "hakuna matata" mood. Catch this iconic Broadway play here in Detroit from 2/13 through 3/10 at the Detroit Opera House. Ticket prices vary. See michiganopera.org for more info.