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The group Midnight Special will perform today at Foellinger Theatre in Franke Park.

Music

ACOUSTIC

SATURDAY – Dan Smyth – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Barr Street Market, 302 E. Berry St.; no cover.

SATURDAY – Dan Smyth Trio – 8 p.m.; Lake George Retreat, 35 Lane 130A Lake George, Fremont; no cover; 260-833-2266.

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.

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

BLUEGRASS

THURSDAY – Bluegrass Festival – Featuring Stockdale Family, Goldmine Pickers, Blue Mafia, Jett’s Creek; 7 to 10 p.m.; Noble County 4-H Fairgrounds, 580 N. Fair St., Kendallville; free; 260-918-4790 or www.bluegrassusa.net.

BRASS

SATURDAY – Old Crown Brass Band – 5:30 p.m.; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; 260-710-2908.

CHRISTIAN

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

SATURDAY – The Taylors – Also The Ministers’ Quartet; 7 p.m.; Gospel Barn, 3550 Indiana 1 S., Bluffton; tickets available at the door; www.thegospelbarnofbluffton.com.

SATURDAY – Inspiration MusicFest – Featuring the Rock Band, 490 Live, Jacob’s Well, the Jondo Trio, Reborn; noon to 10 p.m.; DeKalb Outdoor Theater, 301 S. Center St., Auburn; free; bring lawn chair or blanket; www.dekalboutdoortheater.org.

SATURDAY – Nod Arvefel – 7 p.m.; Buck Lake Ranch, 2705 W. Buck Lake Road, Angola; call for price information, 260-665-6699.

SUNDAY – Brian Campbell – 7 p.m.; The Rock, 6638 Saint Joe Road; call for price information, 260-348-9982.

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

COUNTRY

TODAY – Renegade – Also Snider High School Band; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Georgetown Square Shopping Center, parking lot, 6400 E. State Blvd.; free; 749-0461.

TODAY – Jeff Carr and Steven Ross Jahn – 7:30 p.m.; The Cottage Event Center, 9540 U.S. 24 N., Roanoke; $10; tickets, 483-3508.

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

TODAY – For Play – 9:30 p.m.; Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; $5 cover; 490-5060 or www.neonarmadillo.com.

TODAY – Josh Turner – 7:30 p.m.; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $75, $54, $38, $24; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

SATURDAY – Shade N Shannon – 7:30 p.m.; Muensterberg Plaza, Berne; bring lawn chair; cosupo@gmail.com.

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

SATURDAY – Reckon – 9:30 p.m.; Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; $5 cover; 490-5060 or www.neonarmadillo.com.

SATURDAY – John Curran and Renegade – 10 p.m.; Duff’s Bar, 111 E. Chicago St., Columbia City; no cover; 260-244-6978.

JAZZ

TODAY – Todd Harrold Trio – 6:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 148, 705 E. Lewis St.; call for price information, 423-4751.

ROCK

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

TODAY – Possum Trot Orchestra – 9 p.m.; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road; no cover; 432-8966.

TODAY – Heartbeat City – 9:30 p.m.; Skully’s Boneyard, 415 E. Dupont Road; call for price information, 637-0198.

SATURDAY – Jimmie Lee James Band – 8 p.m.; Eagles 248, 4940 Bluffton Road; no cover; open to the public; 478-2481.

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

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

SUNDAY – Fatality – 9 p.m.; Berlin Music Pub, 1201 W. Main St.; call for price information, 260-580-1120.

TUESDAY – Chicago – 8 p.m.; Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Franke Park; a few $56 seats available to sold-out concert; 427-6000 or www.foellingertheatre.org.

ROCK N ROLL

SATURDAY – Walkin’ Papers – 9 p.m.; JR’s Pub, 15011 Indiana 1, Leo-Cedarville; no cover; 627-2500.

SWING

TODAY – Terry Lee and the Rockaboogie Band – 8 p.m.; USF Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.; $20; 260-602-7311.

VARIETY

TODAY – Fawn Liebowitz – Friday Nites Live; 6:30 p.m.; Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center, 4110 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free; 459-1160.

TODAY – Shannon Persinger – 6:30 p.m.; The Venice Restaurant, 2242 Goshen Road; call for price information, 482-1618.

TODAY – Jim Dove – 7 p.m.; Club Paradise, 3861 N. Bayview Road, Angola; $3 cover; 260-833-7082.

TODAY – Robbie V and Heidi – 7 p.m.; Mulligan’s, 1445 W. 275 N., Angola; no cover; 260-833-8899.

TODAY – The J Taylors – 7:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 253, 756 Indiana 13 S., North Webster; no cover; 574-834-4297.

TODAY – Midnight Special – 8 p.m.; Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Franke Park; $10; 427-6000.

TODAY – CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band – Also Scratch N Sniff; 8:30 p.m.; Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $6 adults, free to ages 12 and younger; 427-6440 or www.bontanicalconservatory.org.

TODAY – Junk Yard Band – 8:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 241, 7605 Bluffton Road; no cover; open to public; 747-7851.

TODAY – Kat Bowers – 9 p.m.; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; no cover; 489-2524.

TODAY – Chris Worth & Co. – 9 p.m.; Jimmy’s on James, 3885 N. Bayview Road, Lake James; no cover; 260-833-9676.

TODAY – BC Fuzz – 10 p.m.; North Star Bar, 2915 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 482-2441.

TODAY – Juke Joint Jive – 10 p.m.; O’Reilly’s Irish Pub, Harrison Building, 301 W. Jefferson Blvd.; call for price information, 260-267-9679.

SATURDAY – A Slice of Rhubarb Pie – Ukuleles group; 5 p.m.; Firefly Coffee House, 3523 N. Anthony Blvd.; no cover; 373-0505.

SATURDAY – “Rock the Plaza” – Featuring Kill the Rabbit, the Fierce Invalids, Tim Harrington Band; 6 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; bring lawn chairs or blanket; 421-1246.

SATURDAY – Paul, Brian and JJ – 7 p.m.; Club Paradise, 3861 N. Bayview Road, Lake James, Angola; $25, includes buffet; 260-833-7082.

SATURDAY – The J Taylors – 7 p.m.; Coody Brown’s, 1510 E. 700 S., Wolcottville; no cover; 260-854-2425.

SATURDAY – Pop ‘N’ Fresh – 8 p.m.; Mad Anthony’s, 1109 Taylor St.; no cover; 260-833-2537.

SATURDAY – Nick Moss – 8 p.m.; C2G Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St.; $20 advance, $35 gold circle, $25 day of show; 426-6434.

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

SATURDAY – The Freak Brothers – 10 p.m.; Club Paradise, 3861 N. Bayview Road, Lake James, Angola; $5 cover; 260-833-7082.

SATURDAY – Juke Joint Jive – 9 p.m.; Draft Horse Saloon, 9475 W. Indiana 120, Orland; no cover; 260-829-6465.

SUNDAYJD Smith – 1 p.m.; Army Navy Club, 2025 Olladale Drive; $3 cover, open to the public; 444-4045.

SUNDAY – “Swinging Sundays” featuring The Dueling Keyboard Boys Paul & Brian – 7 p.m.; Picassos at Canterbury; $5 cover; www.picassosevents.com.

THURSDAY – “Lunch on the Square” – Featuring Back in Effect; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; courtyard at One Summit Square; free; 420-3266, ext. 3040.

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

THURSDAY – Adam Strack – 7 p.m.; El Azteca, 535 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 482-2172.

THURSDAYRobbie V and Heidi – 8 p.m.; Lake George Retreat, 35 Lane 130A Lake George, Fremont; no cover; 260-833-2266.

THURSDAY – Chris Worth & Co. – 7 p.m.; AJ’s Bar, 2488 Getz Road; no cover; 434-1980.

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

NEW SHOWS

Lita Ford: Also Brother and Actual Size; 8:30 p.m. Sept. 13; Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; $18 advance, $20 day of show; 490-5060 or www.neonarmadillo.com.

Gregg Allman: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $75, $44, $28, $24; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $100, $69, $49, $29; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

MORE SHOWS

Eddie Griffin and Friends: Sept. 1; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $68 VIP, $48, $38, $28 reserved; 1-800-745-3000.

The Time Jumpers: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $75, $54, $34; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

The Moody Blues: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $125, $85, $65, $45; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“So You Think You Can Dance Tour”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets, 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Michael W. Smith: Oct. 5; Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; tickets, 419-238-6722 or www.npacvw.org.

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

Debby Boone: 3 p.m. Oct. 20; Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; $30; 419-238-6722 or www.npacvw.org.

Straight No Chaser: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $45, $38, $28; 1-800-745-3000.

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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