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Country singer Jake Owen will perform Thursday at Memorial Coliseum.

Music

ACOUSTIC

TODAY – Dan Smyth Trio – 5 p.m.; Country Heritage Winery, 185 County Road 68, LaOtto; no cover; 260-637-2980.

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

TODAY – Shelly Dixon – 9 p.m.; Acme Bar and Grill, 1105 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 480-2263.

TODAY – Scratch N Sniff with Full Kit Kurt – 9 p.m.; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road; no cover; 432-8966.

SATURDAY – Megan King – 9 p.m.; Acme Bar and Grill, 1105 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 480-2263.

SATURDAY – Scratch N Sniff with Full Kit Kurt – 9 p.m.; Double Down Tavern, 2145 Taylor St.; call for price information, 435-4567.

MONDAY – Scratch N Sniff – 6:30 p.m.; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road; no cover; 432-8966.

WEDNESDAY – Hubie Ashcraft – 7 p.m.; 469 Sports and Spirits, 1324 Minnich Road, New Haven; no cover; 749-7207 or www.469sports.com.

WEDNESDAY – Fred Rothert – 7 p.m.; Acme Bar and Grill, 1105 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 480-2263.

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

CHRISTIAN

TODAY – Beelers – 7 p.m.; Blue Gate Theater, 195 N. Van Buren St., Shipshewana; $39 dinner and show, $24 show only; 1-888-447-4725.

TODAY – Joey Ashenfelter and Katie Tuttle – 7 p.m.; Cupbearer Café, 138 E. Seventh St., Auburn; no cover; 260-443-2408.

SATURDAY – Nancy Honeytree with First Assembly Hispanic Band – 7 p.m.; Cupbearer Café, 138 E. Seventh St., Auburn; no cover; 260-443-2408.

SATURDAY – Mark Lowry – 7:30 p.m.; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; $45, $28, $18; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

CLASSICAL

TODAY – Composition and Multimedia Recital – 7:30 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students and free for ages 10 and younger; 481-6555.

TODAY – Concerto Concert – 7:30 p.m.; Zurcher Auditorium, Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, Huntington; $5 general admission, $3 seniors and students; reservations, 260-359-4261.

SUNDAY – Jazz Ensemble and University Jazz Combo – 2 p.m.; University of Saint Francis, North Campus, 2702 Spring St.; free; 260-399-8064.

SUNDAY – “Let Us Remember” – Presented by Heartland Chorale; 4 p.m.; Temple Achduth Vesholom, 5200 Old Miss Road; $10, $5; $20 premiere tickets include dinner; 436-8080.

SUNDAY – Faculty Jazz Combo – 7:30 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students and free for ages 10 and younger; 481-6555.

MONDAY – Community Orchestra and IPFW Opera Ensemble – 7:30 p.m.; IPFW, Auer Performance Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students and free for ages 10 and younger; 481-6555.

TUESDAY – Flute Studio Showcase – 7:30 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students and free for ages 10 and younger; 481-6555 or www.ipfw.tickets.edu.

COUNTRY

TODAY AND SATURDAY – John Curran and Renegade – 10 p.m.; The Venue, Angola; call for price information, 260-665-3922.

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

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

SATURDAY – Gunslinger – 9:30 p.m.; Susie’s Bar and Grill, 1360 W. Center St., Warsaw; no cover; 574-269-5355.

THURSDAY – Jordan Brooker – 9 p.m.; Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; call for price information, 490-5060.

THURSDAY – Jake Owen – Also Parmalee and Cadillac Three; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; tickets, 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticket master.com.

JAZZ

TODAY – Todd Harrold Band – 9:30 p.m.; Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St.; no cover; 426-3442.

SATURDAY – Todd Harrold Band – 10 p.m.; Downtown Eatery & Spirits, 205 W. Center St., Warsaw; call for price information, 574-267-6000.

SATURDAY – Jazz Ensembles Concert – 3 p.m.; Trine University, Angola; call for price information, 1-800-347-4878.

WEDNESDAYFrancie Zucco – 7 p.m.; Don Hall’s Triangle Park, 3010 Trier Road; no cover; 482-4342.

ROCK

TODAY – Tandem Acoustic Duo – 5 p.m.; Columbia Street West, 135 W. Columbia St.; no cover; 422-5055.

SATURDAY – Late Arrivals and What About Joe – 7 p.m.; C2G Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St.; $5 cover; 426-6434 or c2gmusichall.com.

SATURDAY – Morning After – 9:30 p.m.; also Big Dick & the Penatrators, 1 to 5 p.m.; Beamers Sports Bar and Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

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

VARIETY

TODAY – Paul New Stewart – 7 p.m.; Venice Restaurant, 2242 Goshen Road; no cover; 482-1618.

TODAY – Chris Worth & Co. – 9 p.m.; Arena Bar, 1567 W. Dupont Road; no cover; 489-0840.

TODAY – Kimmy Dean – 9 p.m.; 19th Hole Bar & Grill, 303 E. Tillman Road; no cover; 387-5428.

TODAY – Open Jam with Pop ‘N’ Fresh – 10 p.m.; A&O Sweet Shop, 1734 High St.; no cover; 467-1679.

TODAY – The Osmonds – 7:30 p.m.; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; $45, $35, $25; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

SATURDAY Irish Jam Session – 1 to 3:30 p.m.; Firefly Coffee House, 3523 N. Anthony Blvd.; no cover; 373-0505 or www.fireflycoffeehousefw.com.

SATURDAY – Red Tail Ring – 2 p.m.; Covenant United Methodist Church, 10001 Coldwater Road; free-will offering; 489-1888.

SATURDAY – The Dee Bees – 7 p.m.; Don Hall’s Triangle Park, 3010 Trier Road; no cover; 482-4342.

SATURDAY – Joe Five – 9 p.m.; Alley Sports Bar, Pro Bowl West, 1455 Goshen Road; no cover; 482-4889.

SATURDAY – KD – 9 p.m.; 19th Hole Bar & Grill, 303 E. Tillman Road; $5 cover; 387-5428.

SATURDAY – Just for Fun – 10 p.m.; North Star Bar and Grill, 915 E. State Blvd., no cover; 482-2441.

SATURDAY – Voices of Youth Unity Choir – Tribute to Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston; 7:30 p.m.; Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; $20 adults, $10 students; 419-238-6722 or www.npacvw.org.

TUESDAY – Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band – 7:30 p.m.; Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, Huntington; free.

TUESDAY – K.T. and the Swingset Quartet – 10 p.m.; Latch String Bar and Grill, 3221 N. Clinton St.; no cover; 483-5526.

WEDNESDAY – The Dad Horse Experience – 9:30 p.m.; Brass Rail, 1121 Broadway; $5 cover; 267-5303 or www.brassrailfw.com.

THURSDAYIsland Vibe – 7 p.m.; El Azteca, 535 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 482-2172.

THURSDAY – Open Stage Jam – Hosted by Pop ‘N’ Fresh; 8:30 p.m.; Office Tavern, 3306 Brooklyn Ave.; call for price information, 478-5827.

THURSDAY – John Kirkwood Band with Cameron Weaver – Plaza Music Series; 5 to 7 p.m.; Honeywell Center, Wabash; 260-563-1102 ext. 528.

MORE SHOWS

.38 Special and Marshall Tucker Band: 7:30 p.m. May 2; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $59 to $29; 1-800-745-3000.

“An Evening with Vince Gill”: 7:30 p.m. May 9; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; $100, $69, $49, $29; 260-563-1102 or HoneywellCenter.org.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: 7:30 p.m. May 17; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; $45, $35, $25; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Down the Country Line 3: Featuring John Curran and Renegade, Reckon, Cheyenne, Blue Bird Revival and the Marshall Law Band; May 17; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $10 advance, $12 week of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Hotel California – A Salute to the Eagles: 8 p.m. May 24; Foellinger Theatre, Franke Park; tickets, 427-6000 or www.foellingertheatre.org.

Old Crow Medicine Show: 8 p.m. May 29; Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $34.50, $24.50; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

The Guess Who: 8 p.m. June 6; Foellinger Theatre, Franke Park; tickets, 427-6000 or www.foellingertheatre.org.

Daniel O’Donnell: 7 p.m. June 10; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $85, $75, $65, $55; 1-800-745-3000.

Florida Georgia Line: 7:30 p.m. June 19; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; sold out; www.ticketfly.com.

The Hit Men: Featuring former stars of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons; 8:30 p.m. June 21; Foellinger Theatre, Franke Park; tickets, 427-6000 or www.foellingertheatre.org.

REO Speedwagon: 8 p.m. June 24; Foellinger Theatre, Franke Park; tickets, 427-6000 or www.foellingertheatre.org.

BritBeat: 8 p.m. June 28; Foellinger Theatre, Franke Park; tickets, 427-6000 or www.foellingertheatre.org.

Cheap Trick: July 11; Three Rivers Festival, Hanning & Bean Festival Plaza; $20 advance, $25 day of show; 426-5556 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Foreigner: 8 p.m. July 12; Foellinger Theatre, Franke Park; tickets, 427-6000 or www.foellingertheatre.org.

American Pop: Featuring The Grass Roots and The Buckinghams; 8 p.m. Aug. 2; Foellinger Theatre, Franke Park; tickets, 427-6000 or www.foellingertheatre.org.

Styx: 8 p.m. Aug. 16; Foellinger Theatre, Franke Park; tickets, 427-6000 or www.foellingertheatre.org.

The Moody Blues: 8 p.m. Aug. 22; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $90.50, $65.50, $56.50, $40; 1-800-745-3000.

Mavis Staples: 8 p.m. Aug. 23; Foellinger Theatre, Franke Park; tickets, 427-6000 or www.foellingertheatre.org.

The Beach Boys: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $100, $69, $49, $29; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“Branson on the Road”: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; $18, $12; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Country Fest: Featuring Billy Currington; Sept. 20; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; 482-6400.

Los Lobos: 8 p.m. Sept. 27; Foellinger Theatre, Franke Park; tickets, 427-6000 or www.foellingertheatre.org.

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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