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The Freak Brothers will perform Saturday at Columbia Street West.

Music

ACOUSTIC

TODAY – Dan Smyth – 6 p.m.; Beamers Sports Bar and Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

SATURDAY – Earthbound – 7 p.m.; Don Hall’s Factory Steakhouse, 5811 Coldwater Road; no cover; 484-8693.

MONDAY – Dan Smyth – 6:30 p.m.; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road; for price information, 432-8966.

WEDNESDAY – Dan Dickerson – 7 p.m.; JK O’Donnell’s, 121 W. Wayne St.; no cover; 420-5563.

THURSDAY – Dan Heath and Friends – 6 p.m.; Don Hall’s Triangle Park, 3010 Trier Road; call for price information, 482-4342.

THURSDAY – Mike Mowry – 7 p.m.; Beamers Sports Bar and Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

BLUEGRASS

SUNDAY – Northern Indiana Bluegrass Association Jam – Noon to 6 p.m.; South West Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road; free.

BLUES

SATURDAY – James Armstrong – Key Palace Theater, 123 S. Meridian St., Redkey; $15; call for show time, 1-800-369-0075.

CHRISTIAN

TODAY AND SATURDAY – Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver 7 p.m.; Blue Gate Theater, 105 E. Middlebury St., Shipshewana; $34 show only, $49 dinner and show; 1-800-645-4725 or www.bluegatetheater.com.

SATURDAY – The Conqueror’s Quartet – 7:30 p.m.; pre-concert music by Master’s Clay, 7 p.m.; Gospel Barn, 3550 S. Indiana 1, Bluffton; $5 adults, free to ages 12 and younger; 260-827-0362.

SATURDAY – Newsboys – Also Leeland, Building 429, Manic Drive, Shaun Groves and Royal Taylor; 6 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $10 at the door, $25 reserved, $35 artist circle; 483-1111.

CLASSICAL

SATURDAY – Edgar Cruz – Guitarist; 7:30 p.m.; Rhinehart Recital Hall, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; call for price information, 481-6555 or www.ipfw.edu/vpa/music.

SUNDAY – Consort and Solo Music of the Renaissance and Baroque – 2:30 p.m.; Rhinehart Recital Hall, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students; 481-6555 or www.ipfw.edu/vpa/music.

SUNDAY – IPFW Faculty Artist Recital – Featuring Farrell Vernon, Laura Lydy and Hamilton Tescarollo; 3 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; free; 421-1200.

TUESDAY – Vocal Showcase Recital – 7:30 p.m.; Rhinehart Recital Hall, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students; 481-6555 or www.ipfw.edu/vpa/music.

COUNTRY

TODAY AND SATURDAY – Gunslinger – 9:30 p.m.; The Post, 134 N. 1st St., Pierceton; $3 cover; 574-594-3010.

TODAY – Reba McEntire – Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $71.50, $61.50, $27; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

TODAY – Savannah – 8:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 241, 7605 Bluffton Road, no cover, 747-7851.

TODAY – Reckon – 9:30 p.m.; Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; $5 cover after 9 p.m.; 490-5060.

SATURDAY – Sugar Shot – 9:30 p.m.; Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; $5 cover after 9 p.m.; 490-5060.

SATURDAY – The Marshall Law Band – 9:30 p.m.; Beamers Sports Bar and Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

THURSDAY – Open mic with Chris Davidson – 9 p.m.; Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; call for price information, 490-5060.

JAZZ

TODAY – Todd Harrold Trio – 9:30 p.m.; Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St.; for price information, call 426-3442.

SATURDAY – Todd Harrold Band – 6 p.m.; American Legion Post 148, 705 E. Lewis St.; call for price information, 423-4751.

WEDNESDAY – The Francie Zucco Jazz Trio 7 p.m.; Don Hall’s Triangle Park, 3010 Trier Road; no cover; 482-4342.

ROCK

TODAY AND SATURDAY – Gas Station Disco – Doors open 9 p.m.; Piere’s, 5629 St. Joe Road; $5 cover; 486-1979.

TODA Y AND SATURDAY – Kill Nancy – 9 p.m.; Skip’s Party Place, 110 W. Maumee St., Angola; $3 cover after 8 p.m.; 260-665-3922.

TODAY – Chris Dodds and Adam Strack – 5 p.m.; Columbia Street West, 135 W. Columbia St.; no cover, 422-5055.

TODAY – Ace Hood – Big Kess’ birthday bash; 8 p.m.; Piere’s, 5629 St. Joe Road; $10 advance, $18 day of show; 486-1979.

TODAY – Medieval Brooklyn – 9:30 p.m.; Beamers Sports Bar and Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

TODAY – Synergy – 10 p.m.; Jilli’s Pub, 919 Middle St., New Haven; $2 cover; 749-8116.

TODAY – Love Boat Sushi – 10 p.m.; O’Sullivan’s Italian Irish Pub, 1808 W. Main St.; no cover; 422-5836.

SATURDAY – Badfish – 8 p.m.; Piere’s, 5629 St. Joe Road; $15 advance, $18 day of show; 486-1979.

SATURDAY – Bender and Warner – 9 p.m.; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road; no cover; 432-8966.

SATURDAY – Blackwater – 9 p.m.; Spudz, 5428 New Haven Ave., New Haven; no cover; 493-7292.

SATURDAY – The Freak Brothers – 10 p.m.; Columbia Street West, 135 W. Columbia St.; $5 cover, 422-5055.

SATURDAY – GutShot – 10 p.m.; O’Sullivan’s Italian Irish Pub, 1808 W. Main St.; no cover; 422-5896.

SATURDAY – 4 On the Floor – 10 p.m.; Jilli’s Pub, 919 Middle St., New Haven; $2 cover; 749-8116.

THURSDAY – Chris Worth – 8:30 p.m.; Jilli’s Pub, 919 Middle St., New Haven; no cover; 749-8116.

VARIETY

TODAY AND SATURDAY – Dee Bees – 9 p.m.; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; no cover; 489-2524.

TODAY – Over Easy with JD Smith – 6:30 p.m.; Venice Restaurant, 2242 Goshen Road; call for price information, 482-1618.

TODAY – Borrowed Time – 9 p.m.; Covington Bar and Grill, Covington Plaza, 6330 W. Jefferson Blvd.; no cover; 432-6660.

TODAY – Clint Kelly and Jamie Miller – 9:30 p.m.; Venice Restaurant, 2242 Goshen Road; call for price information, 482-1618.

TODAY – Joel Young Band – 10 p.m.; North Star Bar & Grill, 2915 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 471-3798.

SATURDAY – Chris Worth and Co. – 7:30 p.m.; Yogi Bear Campground, 15 Lane 201 Barton Lake, Fremont; no cover; 260-833-4386.

SATURDAY – Sierra Shame – 9 p.m.; Covington Bar and Grill, Covington Plaza, 6330 W. Jefferson Blvd.; no cover; 432-6660.

SATURDAY – Dealer’s Choice – 9 p.m.; Alley Sports Bar, Pro Bowl West, 1455 Goshen Road; no cover; 483-4421.

SATURDAY – El Supremo – 10 p.m.; North Star Bar & Grill, 2915 E. State Blvd., no cover; 471-3798.

SUNDAY – Over Easy and JD Smith – 1 to 4 p.m.; Army Navy Club, 2025 Olladale Drive; $3 cover; 459-6820.

WEDNESDAY– Paul and Brian – 7 p.m.; Four D’s Bar and Grill, 1820 W. Dupont Road; call for price information, 490-4688.

WEDNESDAY – Adam Strack and Matt Kempf – 7 p.m.; 469 Sports & Spirits, 1324 Minnich Road, New Haven; no cover; 749-7207.

THURSDAY – A Classic Voice – 7 p.m.; Covington Bar and Grill, 6330 W. Jefferson Blvd.; no cover; 432-6660.

THURSDAY – Pop ‘N’ Fresh Jammin’ – 8 p.m.; The VIP, 2701 W. Jefferson Blvd.; no cover; 387-7960.

MORE SHOWS

Tank, Avant, Ginuwine, Noel Gourdin: 8 p.m. CDT (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) today; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $43; 1-800-745-3000.

Hippiefest: Featuring Dave Mason, Mark Farner, Rick Derringer, Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals; 8 p.m. CDT (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Saturday; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $55, $45, $30; 1-800-745-3000.

Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman: Canceled, was scheduled for Thursday; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; refunds at point of purchase; 1-800-745-3000.

Bill Engvall: Comedian; 7 and 10:30 p.m. CDT (8 and 11:30 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Oct. 21; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $59, $49, $39; 1-800-745-3000.

Larry Garner: Oct. 21; The Philmore on Broadway, 2441 Broadway; $22.50; 745-1000.

Tim Hawkins: Comedian; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21; Blackhawk Ministries, 7400 E. State Blvd.; $17 advance, $20 at the door; 493-7400.

Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Jimmie Vaughan: 8 p.m. CDT (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Oct. 22; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $48; 1-800-745-3000.

The Booth Brothers: 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 22; Gospel Barn, 3550 Indiana 1 S., Bluffton; $10; 260-827-0362.

Marsha Ambrosiu, Miguel: 7:30 p.m. CDT (8 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Oct. 25; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $40; 1-800-745-3000.

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds: 8 p.m. CDT (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Oct. 28; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $47; 1-800-745-3000.

Straight No Chaser: Oct. 30; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $39, $34; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Bryan Adams: 8 p.m. Nov. 2; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $77.75, $52.75 and $37.75; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Vince Gill: 7 p.m. Nov. 3; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $100, $69, $49, $29; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Colt Ford: 8:30 p.m. Nov. 4; Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; $15; 490-5060.

The Oak Ridge Boys: 7 and 9:15 p.m. Nov. 4, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5; Bearcreek Farms, Bryant; tickets, 260-997-6822 or www.bearcreekfarms.com.

Rockapella: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; $30; 419-238-6722 or www.npacvw.org.

Sunny Sweeney: 8:30 p.m. Nov. 5; Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; $10; 490-5060.

Rock and Worship Road Show: Featuring MercyMe, Jars of Clay, Matt Maher, Hawk Newlson; 6 p.m. Nov. 5; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $10 at the door; 483-1111.

Rain: A tribute to the Beatles; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets start at $27.50; 1-800-745-3000.

Phillips, Craig and Dean: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11; First Assembly of God, 1400 W. Washington Center Road; $17 advance, $25 at the door and artist circle; 490-8585.

Davy Jones: From the Monkees; Nov. 12; Bearcreek Farms, Bryant; $55, $50, $45, $35, $25; 260-997-6822 or www.bearcreekfarms.com.

Chonda Pierce: 7 p.m. Nov. 12; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $35, $23; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith: 8 p.m. Nov. 17; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $67.50 to $37.50; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant: 8 p.m. CST (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Nov. 18; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $47; 1-800-745-3000.

Craig Campbell: 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18; Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; $10; 490-5060.

Little Big Town: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $50, $30, $20; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

The Temptations: Also Jimmie “JJ” Walker, Terisa Griffin: 8 p.m. CST (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Nov. 25; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $42; 1-800-745-3000.

David Phelps: Christmas show; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; $30 to $10; 419-238-6722 or www.npacvw.org.

Avenged Sevenfold: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $44.75, $39.75; 1-800-745-3000.

Alice Cooper: Also Livan; 8 p.m. CST (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Dec. 9; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $39; 1-800-745-3000.

The Whispers: Also with Valerie Simpson with a tribute to Nick Ashford; 8 pm. CST (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Dec. 10; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $39; 1-800-745-3000.

The Oak Ridge Boys: Christmas show; 4 p.m. CST (5 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Dec. 11; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $39; 1-800-745-3000.

Jim Brickman’s “A Christmas Celebration”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $65, $45, $35, $25; 1-800-745-333 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Annie Moses Band: Christmas tour; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15; First Assembly of God, 1400 W. Washington Center Road; $12 advance, $20 at the door and artist circle; 490-8585.

Damon Williams’ New Year’s Eve Comedy Bash: 8 p.m. CST (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Dec. 31; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $50, $40, $25; 1-800-745-3000.

Steel Magnolia: Jan. 6; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; tickets, $40 to $20; 419-238-6722 or www.npacvw.org.

Harlem Globetrotters: 7 p.m. Jan. 19; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; tickets start at $17; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. On sale at 10 a.m. Monday.

Foreigner: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $200, $67, $47, $27; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

TM: Ticketmaster outlets, including 1-800-745-3000 in Fort Wayne, Embassy Theatre, Piere’s, 5655 St. Joe Road, and Wooden Nickel record stores (except 3422 N. Anthony Blvd.). Ticketmaster’s website is Ticketmaster.com.

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