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Musician and comedian Tim Lovelace will perform Saturday at the Hamilton Life Center in Hamilton.

Music

ACOUSTIC

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

TODAYJD Smith – 7 p.m.; Eagles 3512, 2730 Lofty Drive; $3 donation, benefit for Dave Baumgartner; 436-3512.

TODAYHubie Ashcraft – 5 p.m.; Columbia Street West, 135 W. Columbia St.; free; 422-5055.

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

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

MONDAYClassic Automatic – 6:30 p.m.; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road; no cover; 432-8966.

TUESDAYJonathan Taylor – 7 p.m.; Friendly Fox, 4001 S. Wayne Ave.; no cover; 745-3369.

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

WEDNESDAYDan Smyth – 7 p.m.; North Star, 2915 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 471-3798.

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

THURSDAYDan Heath and Co. – 7 p.m.; Don Hall’s Triangle Park, 3010 Trier Road; no cover; 482-4342.

BLUEGRASS

TODAYDailey and Vincent – 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Bearcreek Farms, 8339 N. 400 E., Bryant; $25 to $30; 260-997-6822 or www.bearcreekfarms.com.

SATURDAYEcho Valley – 7 p.m.; Veterans of Foreign Wars, 111 N. Shannon St., Van Wert, Ohio; $5.

BLUES

WEDNESDAY Janiva Magnes – 8 p.m.; C2G Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St.; $20 advance, $25 day of show; 426-6434.

BRASS

TODAYBrass Quintet 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.

MONDAYOld Crown Brass Band – 7:30 p.m.; Norwell High School auditorium, 1100 E. U.S. 224, Ossian; free, but donations suggested.

MONDAYTrumpet Studio Showcase – 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.

CHRISTIAN

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

TODAYJonathan Pennington – 7 p.m.; Inspiration Ministries at Cupbearer Café, 138 E. Seventh St., Auburn; donations; 260-443-2408.

TODAYApologetiX – 7:30 p.m.; The River Church, 1515 Magnavox Way; $10 online, $15 at the door; www.apologetix.com.

SATURDAYTim Lovelace – 7 p.m.; Hamilton Life Center, 4001 Terry Lake Road, Hamilton; $5 advance, $6 at the door; 260-488-4129 or hamiltonlifecenter@yahoo.com.

SATURDAYDixie Melody Boys Quartet – 7 p.m.; Gospel Barn, 3550 Indiana 1 S., Bluffton; $10 advance, free to ages 12 and younger; 765-564-6095.

SATURDAYThe Surrendering – 7 p.m.; Inspiration Ministries at Cupbearer Café, 138 E. Seventh St., Auburn; donations; 260-443-2408.

SATURDAYLinda Youmans and Jessica King Matejek – 7 p.m.; Rockford Belle, 135 Market St., Rockford, Ohio; freewill donation.

SUNDAYRandy Stonehill – 6 p.m.; Inspiration Ministries at Cupbearer Café, 138 E. Seventh St., Auburn; donations; 260-443-2408.

SUNDAYDon Wharton – 2 p.m.; Cottage Event Center, 9524 U.S. 24 N., Roanoke; $10; benefits Roanoke Food Pantry; 260-414-2015.

TUESDAYTravis Lee Band – 7 p.m.; Inspiration Ministries at Cupbearer Café, 138 E. Seventh St., Auburn; donations; 260-443-2408.

CLASSIC ROCK

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

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

TODAYJoel Young Band – 10 p.m.; North Star, 2915 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 471-3798.

CLASSICAL

TODAYAnnual Longaker Honors Recital – 7:30 p.m.; Longaker Recital Hall, Merillat Centre for the Arts, free; Huntington University, Huntington; 260-359-4262.

SATURDAYFlute Studio Showcase Recital – 5 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.

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

SUNDAYNortheastern Indiana Suzuki Guild – 2 p.m.; St. Joseph United Methodist Church, 6004 Reed Road; $10 adults, $5 children; 486-9742.

WEDNESDAYPiano Master Class – With guest artist Ray Kilburn from Ball State University; 4 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; www.ipfw.edu/music.

THURSDAYSymphonic Wind Ensemble and Campus Symphonic Band – 7:30 p.m.; with conductor Daniel Tembras; IPFW, Auer Performance Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students, and ages 10 and younger free; www.ipfw.edu/music.

COUNTRY

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

SATURDAYJohn Curran and Renegade – 9 p.m.; Alley Sports Bar, Pro-Bowl West, 1455 Goshen Road; no cover; 483-4421.

TODAY AND SATURDAYGunslinger – The Post, 134 N. First St., Pierceton; $3; for time, call 574-594-3010.

JAZZ

TODAY AND SATURDAYTodd Harrold – 9:30 p.m.; Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St.; no cover.

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

R&B

SATURDAYUrban Legend – 9:30 p.m.; AJ’s Bar and Grill, 2488 Getz Road; $5; 434-1980.

ROCK

TODAYLeft Lane Cruiser – 10 p.m.; North Star, 2915 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 471-3798.

TODAYStillshot – Doors open at 9 p.m.; Piere’s, 5675 St. Joe Road; $5; 486-1979.

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

TODAYHeaven’s Gateway Drugs – With Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor and Holydrug Couple; 9 p.m.; Brass Rail, 1121 Broadway; www.brassrailfw.com.

SATURDAYSnowblynd – 9 p.m.; Route 33 Rhythm and Brews, Wapakoneta, Ohio; for cost, 419-739-7833.

SATURDAYElephants in Mud – With Big Money; Columbia Street West, 135 W. Columbia St.; for cost and time, 422-5055.

SATURDAY“Welcome to Jamsterdam” featuring 311 Tribute – From Chaos – With Djenetic Drift and Miles High; doors open at 9 p.m.; Piere’s, 5675 St. Joe Road; $5; 486-1979.

VARIETY

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

TODAYChris Worth and Co. – 9 p.m.; 4D’s Bar & Grill, 1820 Dupont Road; no cover; 490-6488.

TODAY AND SATURDAY “The Dueling Keyboard Boys” Paul and Brian – 9 p.m.; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; no cover; 489-2524.

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

SATURDAYComposition Studio Showcase – 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.

SATURDAYGov’t Cheeze – 9 p.m.; Fatboyz, 609 Lincolnway West, Ligonier; no cover; 260-894-4640.

SATURDAYChris Worth and Co. – 9 p.m.; Covington Bar and Grill, 6330 W. Jefferson Blvd.; no cover; 432-6660.

SUNDAY Fort Wayne Children’s Choir – 4 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $10 adults, $5 students and seniors; 481-6555.

WEDNESDAYChris Worth and Co. – 8 p.m.; Captain Ron’s Corrall, 4530 Bluffton Road; no cover; 478-0591.

THURSDAYRobbie V and Heidi – 7:30 p.m.; Lake George Retreat, 35 Lane 130A Lake George, Fremont; no cover; 260-833-2266.

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

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

MORE SHOWS

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.

Loretta Lynn: 8 p.m. May 31; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $39 to $69; 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.

Harry Connick Jr.: 7:30 p.m. July 14; Morris Performing Arts Center, South Bend; $36 to $75; 574-235-9190.

“Celtic Thunder: Mythology”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $29 to $100; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.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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