8 p.m. Friday Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $54.50-$98.15. www.ticketmaster.com
The voice behind “Tears of a Clown,” “Tracks of my Tears” (both with the Miracles), “Being With You” and numerous others brings his legendary pipes to town.
7 p.m. Friday Fillmore, 1000 Seaboard St. $34.75. www.livenation.com
The masked sextet’s new disc “American Tragedy” bridges boy band and juggalo with its unusual mix of pop harmonies, hard subject matter, hip-hop and heavy rock.
8 p.m. Saturday Visulite, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. $15-$18. 704-358-9200.
The 73-year-old queen of rockabilly is enjoying a career resurgence in part thanks to her fantastic new Jack White-produced album “The Party Ain’t Over.”
8 p.m. Saturday McGlohon Theatre, 345 N. College St. $24.50-$34.50. 704-372-1000.
The Oscar nominated songstress and voice behind `80s hit “Voices Carry” plays fan favorites and debuts material from the upcoming musical based on her 2005 album “The Forgotten Arm.”
8 p.m. Saturday Evening Muse, 3227. N. Davidson St. $12-$14. 704-376-3737.
The singer-songwriter (think Pete Yorn with a hint of Michael McDonald) recently released his first disc of new material, “Sunset Over Hope Street,” following a year-long songwriting web experiment.
7 p.m. Sunday Amos’ Southend, 1423 S. Tryon St. $13-$15. www.etix.com
“Rolling Stone” named the Sublime-like So-Cal reggae-rock outfit one of the its Best New Bands of 2010 and its tracks can be heard on videogames, film, and TV. With New Politics.
8 p.m. Monday Fillmore, 1000 Seaboard St. $35.25. www.livenation.com
The prog-metal quartet celebrates its 10th anniversary by playing its debut, “Second Stage Turbine Blade” in its entirety as well as an acoustic set.
8 p.m. Tuesday Evening Muse, 3277 N. Davidson St. $15-$17. 704-376-3737.
The Americana producer and musician pays tribute to slain Texas songwriter and friend Blaze Foley as well as screens the documentary “Blaze Foley: Duct Tape Messiah.”