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Music

  • Seger taking classics, new tunes on the road
    NEW YORK – At 69, Bob Seger says he's ready to hit the road again: He's scaled back smoking and bicycles 10 miles a day as part of a workout routine.
  • Seger taking classics, new tunes on the road
    NEW YORK – At 69, Bob Seger says he’s ready to hit the road again: He’s scaled back smoking and bicycles 10 miles a day as part of a workout routine.
  • Inside Philharmonic rehearsal
      Editor’s note: The Journal Gazette was given an opportunity to view the behind-the-scenes rehearsal of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic as the musicians prepared for opening night on Sept. 27.
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Chris Worth will perform today at Skully’s Boneyard on East Dupont Road.

Music

ACOUSTIC

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

SATURDAYScratch N Sniff – 7:30 p.m.; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road; no cover; 432-8966.

SATURDAYNashville Songwriters’ Showcase – Featuring James House and Danny Flowers; 7 p.m.; Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U.S. 30 W.; free.

MONDAYHope Arthur – 7 p.m.; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road; no cover; 432-8966.

WEDNESDAYAdam Strack and Matt Kempf – 7 p.m.; 469 Sports and Spirits, 1324 Minnich Road, New Haven; no cover; 749-7207 or www.469sports.com.

THURSDAY Cab’ N Joe – 7 p.m.; Beamers Sports Bar and Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

BLUES

THURSDAYTommy Castro and the Painkillers – 8 p.m.; C2G, Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St.; $20 advance, $25 day of show; 426-6434.

CHRISTIAN

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

SATURDAY – Francesca Battistelli – Also the Afters, City Harbor and Andy Cherry; 7 p.m.; First Assembly of God, 1400 W. Washington Center Road; $15 advance, $20 at the door; 1-800-965-9324 or www.itickets.com.

SATURDAYFreedom – With The Shane Brothers Quartet; 7 p.m.; Gospel Barn, 3550 Indiana 1 S., Bluffton; $10 advance, free to ages 12 and younger; 765-564-6095.

CLASSICAL

SATURDAY AND SUNDAYOpera Ensemble presents “The Magic Flute” – 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday; IPFW, Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students and children ages 10 and younger free; www.ipfw.edu/music.

SUNDAY“Witches, Wizards and Fairytales” – Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Fort Wayne Youtheatre; 2 p.m.; IPFW, Auer Performance Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; for tickets, 481-0777 or www.fwphil.org.

WEDNESDAYGuitar Ensemble – 7:30 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students and children ages 10 and younger free; www.ipfw.edu/music.

THURSDAYSaxophone Quartet and Choir – 7:30 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students and children ages 10 and younger free; www.ipfw.edu/music.

CLASSIC ROCK

SATURDAY Buy All Means – 9:30 p.m.; Beamers Sports Bar and Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

COUNTRY

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

TODAYGunslinger – 9:30 p.m.; Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; $5; 490-5060.

SATURDAYJohn Curran and Renegade – 10 p.m.; Duff’s, Columbia City; no cover; 260-244-6978.

IRISH

MONDAYTrad Session – Traditional Irish musicians get together to play; 7 p.m.; J.K. O’Donnell’s, 121 W. Wayne St.; free.

JAZZ

TODAYTodd Harrold – 9 p.m.; 4D’s Bar & Grill, 1820 Dupont Road; no cover; 490-6488.

TODAYLB and Conway West – 6:30 p.m.; Venice Bar and Restaurant, 2242 Goshen Road; no cover; 482-1618.

TUESDAYJazz Combo Recital – 7:30 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students and children ages 10 and younger free; www.ipfw.edu/music.

MOTOWN

TODAYJohnny B/Sutton – 9 p.m.; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; no cover; 489-2524.

R&B

TODAYTy Causey – 10 p.m.; North Star, 2915 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 471-3798.

ROCK

TODAYM.G.B. – 7:30 p.m.; Eagles 3512, 2730 Lofty Drive; no cover; 436-3512.

SATURDAY Big D and the Penetrators – 1 p.m.; Beamers Sports Bar and Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

SATURDAYVolbeat – 8 p.m.; Piere’s, 5675 St. Joe Road; sold out; $24 advance, $27 day of show; 486-1979.

SATURDAYAmerican Dog and Hillbilly Hot-rodz – 9 p.m.; Route 33 Rhythm and Brews, Wapakoneta, Ohio; $10; 419-739-7833.

SATURDAYWalkin’ Papers – 8 p.m.; Mad Anthony Brewing Co., 2002 S. Broadway; no cover; 426-2537.

SATURDAYPop ’N’ Fresh – 10 p.m.; The Wet Spot, Decatur; no cover; 260-728-9031.

SATURDAYScratch N Sniff with 1/4 Kit Kurt – 8 p.m.; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road; no cover; 432-8966.

SATURDAY One Eyed Wookie – 10 p.m.; Columbia Street West, 135 W. Columbia St.; $5; 422-5055.

THURSDAYSevendust and Coal Chamber – With Lacuna Coil and Candlelight Red; 7 p.m.; Piere’s, 5675 St. Joe Road; $27 advance, $30 day of show; 486-1979.

VARIETY

TODAYClusterfolk – 9 p.m.; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road; no cover; 432-8966.

TODAYGov’t Cheeze – 9 p.m.; Checkerz, 1706 W. Till Road; no cover; 489-0286.

TODAYChris Worth – 9:30 p.m.; Skully’s Boneyard, 415 E. Dupont Road; no cover; 637-0198.

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

TODAYJoel Young Band – 10 p.m.; Latch String, 3221 N. Clinton St.; no cover; 483-5526.

TODAYCadillac Ranch – 9 p.m.; Alley Sports Bar, Pro-Bowl West, 1455 Goshen Road; no cover; 483-4421.

SATURDAYRobbie V and Heidi – 8 p.m.; Office Tavern, 3306 Brooklyn Ave.; no cover; 478-5827.

SATURDAYChris Worth and Co. – 10 p.m.; Remedy’s Sports Bar, 104 N. Main, Convoy, Ohio; for cover, 419-749-2585.

SATURDAYTodd Harrold – 10 p.m.; North Star, 2915 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 471-3798.

SATURDAYElements – 9:30 p.m.; Wacky Jac’s, Angola; cost, 260-415-6955.

SATURDAYRay Harris – 9 p.m.; Don Hall’s Guest- house, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; no cover; 489-2524.

SATURDAYPhil’s Family Lizard – 9 p.m.; Alley Sports Bar, Pro-Bowl West, 1455 Goshen Road; no cover; 483-4421.

SUNDAY – Celtic Woman – 3 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $102, $62, $42; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

SUNDAYJD Smith – 1 p.m.; Army Navy Club, 2025 Olladale Drive; $3 cover, open to the public; 459-6820.

THURSDAYRobbie V and Heidi – 7:30 p.m.; Draft Horse Saloon, 9475 W. Indiana 120, Orland; no cover; 260-829-6465.

THURSDAYChris Worth and Co. – 7 p.m.; Covington Bar and Grill, 6330 W. Jefferson Blvd.; no cover; 432-6660.

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

NEW SHOWS

Loretta Lynn: 8 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $39 to $69; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. On sale 10 a.m. today.

MORE SHOWS

“An Evening with C.S. Lewis”: Featuring David Payne; 6 p.m.; April 13; The Summit, 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd.; $20 advance, $25 at the door; 1-800-965-9324 or www.itickets.com.

Çudamani: Indonesian musical group; 7:30 p.m.; April 13; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $14 adults, $5 students and seniors; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Barry Manilow: 7:30 p.m.; April 18; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $129.99 to $9.99; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

The Lettermen: 7:30 p.m. April 19; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $50, $34, $24, $14; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Pete Rose Live: 7:30 p.m. April 20; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $24, $34, $44, $75; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Phillips, Craig and Dean: 7:30 p.m. April 26; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $40, $25, $18, $12; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Billy Branch and the Sons of the Blues: Featuring Bill Lupkin; 7 p.m. April 26; $50 advance, $60 day of show; benefits Allen County Council on Aging; 745-1200, ext. 228.

Audio Adrenaline: 7:30 p.m. April 26; Blackhawk Ministries, 7400 E. State Blvd.; $15 advance, $20 at the door; 1-800-965-9324 or www.itickets.com.

Brian Regan: 7 p.m. April 28; Morris PAC, South Bend; $38.50; 574-235-9190 or www.livenation.com.

“Down the Country Line 2”: 7 p.m. May 4; five local bands perform country songs; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $10 advance, $12 week of show; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Willie Nelson & Family: 7:30 p.m. May 7; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $100, $69, $49, $29; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Jillian Michaels: Health fitness guru’s “Maximize Your Life Tour”; 7:30 p.m.; May 8; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $29 to $100; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Bullet For My Valentine: With Halestorm and Young Guns; May 8; Memorial Coliseum Expo Center, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $29 to $35, plus applicable service fees; 1-800-745-3000.

Kenny Chesney: With Eli Young Band and Kacey Musgraves; 7 p.m.; May 16; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $25 to $79.50; 1-800-745-3000.

Bill Anderson, Jeanne Robertson and Jamey Johnson: 7:30 p.m. May 18; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $25 to $50; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

An Evening with Garrison Keillor: 7 p.m. May 20; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $25 to $65; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Alice in Chains: May 21; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; reserved, $80, $48; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

B.B. King: 7:30 p.m. June 4; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $29 to $100; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“Friend Fest”: Featuring TobyMac, Matthew West, Building 429 Peter Furler, Kari Jobe, Jamie Grace and Big Daddy Weave; June 21 and 22; Amish Acres, Nappanee; tickets, 1-800-426-2898 or www.wfrnfriendfest.com.

Alice Cooper: 8 p.m. July 10; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $29.50 to $62.50; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

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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