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  • Courtesy The Manchester Symphony Orchestra will perform its “Holiday Pops” on Sunday at Manchester University.

  • Courtesy David Jackson Steel Panther will perform Saturday at Piere's Entertainment Center.

Friday, December 07, 2018 1:00 am

Music listings

Journal Gazette

Acoustic

WEDNESDAY – Carolyn Martin – 7 p.m.; Don Hall's Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; no cover; 489-2524.

THURSDAY – Jeff McDonald – 7 p.m.; Don Hall's Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; no cover; 489-2524.

Classical

SATURDAY – Western Michigan University Symphony Orchestra – 7 p.m.; Warsaw Performing Arts Center, Warsaw High School, 1 Tiger Lane, Warsaw; $20 at the door; www.warsawpac.org.

Country

SATURDAY – Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder – 8 p.m.; Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road; rescheduled from Nov. 9 and tickets for original date will be honored; ClydeTheatre.com.

Jazz

TODAY – James Baker Trio – 6:30 p.m.; Ruth's Chris Steak House, 224 W. Wayne St.; 444-5898.

TODAY – Todd Harrold Duo – 8 p.m.; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road; no cover; 432-8966.

SATURDAY – James Baker Quartet – 6:30 p.m.; Ruth's Chris Steak House, 224 W. Wayne St.; 444-5898.

SATURDAY – Todd Harrold Duo – 8 p.m.; Mad Anthony Brewing Co. 2002 Broadway; no cover; 426-2537.

WEDNESDAY – Francie Zucco Jazz Trio – 6 p.m.; Don Hall's Triangle Park, 3010 Trier Road; 482-4342.

THURSDAY – James Baker Duo – 6 p.m.; Ruth's Chris Steak House, 224 W. Wayne St.; 444-5898.

Holiday

TODAY – “A Service of Lessons and Carols,” Manchester University Cantabile, Chamber Singers and A Cappella Choir – 7 p.m.; Manchester Church of the Brethren, 1306 Beckley St., North Manchester; free. There is a spaghetti supper fundraiser for the university choirs at 4:30 p.m.; $10 a plate; contact Judi Orr at 260-982-5426 or jmorr@manchester.edu to reserve a plate.

TODAY – Grace College Christmas recital – 7 p.m.; Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church, 1200 Kings Highway, Winona Lake; free.

TODAY – Purdue University Fort Wayne Jazz Ensemble Holiday Swing Concert – 7:30 p.m.; Auer Performance Hall, Purdue Fort Wayne, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-PFW students, free for PFW students; 481-6555 or www.pfw.edu/tickets.

TODAY AND SATURDAY – “Holiday Pops,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic – 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

SATURDAY – Michael McDonald – 7:30 p.m.; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118, Van Wert, Ohio; tickets start at $45; 419-238-6722 or NPACVW.org.

SUNDAY – “Holiday Pops,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic – 2 p.m.; T. Furth Center for Performing Arts, Ryan Concert Hall, 1 University Ave., Angola; trine.edu/furth.

SUNDAY – “Messiah,” Defiance College Community Orchestra and Community Choir – 7 p.m.; St. John's United Church of Christ, 950 Webster St., Defiance, Ohio; free.

SUNDAY – “Holiday Pops,” Manchester Symphony Orchestra – 3 p.m.; Cordier Auditorium, Manchester University, 604 E. College Ave., North Manchester; $15 general admission, free for students 18 and younger and Manchester University students, faculty and staff.

SUNDAY – “A Season of Favorites,” Summit City Singers – 2 p.m.; Huntertown United Methodist Church, 16021 Lima Road, Huntertown; free, donations accepted.

TUESDAY – “A Jazzy Big Band Christmas,” Fort Wayne Area Community Band – 7:30 p.m.; Rhinehart Music Center, Purdue Fort Wayne, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; $8 adults, $7 seniors, free for children 17 and younger.

THURSDAY – “Messiah by Candlelight,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra – 7:30 p.m.; First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

THURSDAY – “Hip to the Holidays,” Under the Streetlamp – 7:30 p.m.; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $35; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Rock 'n' roll

TODAY – Gypsy Bandit Band – 8 p.m.; American Legion Post 241, 7605 Bluffton Road; no cover; 747-7851.

SATURDAY – Gypsy Bandit Band – 9 p.m.; Alley Sports Bar, 1455 Goshen Road; no cover; 483-4421.

Variety

TODAY – Alicia Pyle Quartet – 7:30 p.m.; fundraiser for Toys for Tots; Cottage Event Center, 9524 US 24 N.; $12; 260-483-3508 or CottageEventCenter.com.

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

TODAY – Chris Worth – 5 p.m.; Byler Lane Winery, 5858 County Road 35, Auburn; no cover; 260-920-4377.

SATURDAY – Steel Panther and Wilson – 7 p.m.; Piere's Entertainment Center, 5629 St. Joe Road; $26.50; TicketWeb.com.

SATURDAY – Paul New Stewart and Charles Rhen – 6 p.m.; The Venice, 2242 Goshen Road; 482-1618.

SATURDAY – Cold Call – 9 p.m.; Hamilton House, 3950 E. Bellefontaine Road, Hamilton; no cover; 260-488-3344.

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

TUESDAY – Chris Worth – 6:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 148, 705 E Lewis St.; no cover; 423-4751.

WEDNESDAY – Motor Folkers – 7 p.m.; 469 Sports and Spirits, 1322 Minnich Road, New Haven; no cover; 749-7207.

WEDNESDAY – Joe Justice – 10 a.m.; Ashton Creek Rehab, 4111 Park Place Drive; no cover; 373-2111.

WEDNESDAY – Paul New Stewart and Charles Rhen – 6 p.m.; The Venice, 2242 Goshen Road; 482-1618.

THURSDAY – Pop n Fresh – 8:30 p.m.; no cover; The Office Tavern, 3306 Brooklyn Ave.

NEW SHOWS

“WWE Live: Road to Wrestlemania”: 7 p.m. Feb. 10; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 482-9502 or ticketmaster.com. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today.

Travis Tritt: 7:30 p.m. March 2; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118, Van Wert, Ohio; tickets start at $35; 419-238-6722 or NPACVW.org.

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox: 7:30 p.m. May 7; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets start at $29; 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today.

Roseanne Barr: 7:30 p.m. May 16; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 482-9502 or ticketmaster.com. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today.

MORE SHOWS

Hairball: 8 p.m. Dec. 14; Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road; $17.50 advance, $22.50 day of show; Clyde box office, 800-514-3849 and ClydeTheatre.com.

“Messiah by Candlelight,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14; First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

CeCe Winans with Christiana Danielle: 7 p.m. Dec. 15; Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road; tickets start at $39; Clyde box office, 800-514-3849 and ClydeTheatre.com.

“Holiday Pops,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“Christmas with Selah”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $25; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“Messiah,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Steuben County Festival Choir: 2 p.m. Dec. 16; T. Furth Center for Performing Arts, Ryan Concert Hall, 1 University Ave., Angola; $10; trine.edu/furth.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16; Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road; tickets start at $29; Clyde box office, 800-514-3849 and ClydeTheatre.com.

“Christmas Wonderland Holiday Spectacular”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; Embassy box office, FWEmbassyTheatre.org or 424-5665. Date changed from Dec. 12.

Holiday Pops, Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19; Ford Theater, Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets are $18; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Flat Track Racing: Dec. 22; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $20 ages 13 and older, $15 ages 6 to 12, free for children 5 and younger; 482-9502 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Ann Wilson: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 27; Ford Theater, Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $49; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“American Girl Live”: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $28; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“Petrouchka,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band: Jan. 15; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 482-9502 or ticketmaster.com.

“Bartok's String Quartet,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16; ArtsLab, Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“Bartok's String Quartet,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 2 p.m. Jan. 20; Rhinehart Recital Hall, PFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“The Elvis Tribune Artist Spectacular”: 3 p.m. Jan. 20; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $39; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Jame Shimabukuro with Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

Russell Dickerson and Carly Pearce: 7 p.m. Jan. 26; Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road; $22 advance, $25 day of show; Clyde box office, 800-514-3849 and ClydeTheatre.com.

“Kinky Boots”: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; Embassy box office, FWEmbassyTheatre.org or 424-5665.

“Bizet's Carmen,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

Jefferson Starship: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118, Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-6722 or NPACVW.org.

Harlem Globetrotters: 1 p.m. Feb. 3; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 482-9502 or ticketmaster.com.

Pop Evil: 8 p.m. Feb. 8; Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road; $19 advance, $23 day of show; Clyde box office, 800-514-3849 and ClydeTheatre.com.

“Beethoven's 2nd Symphony,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9; First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“High Fidelity” and John Cusack: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today.

John Mellencamp: Feb. 12; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Candlebox: 8 p.m. Feb. 14; Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road; $25 advance, $30 day of show; Clyde box office, 800-514-3849 and ClydeTheatre.com.

Badfish: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15; Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road; $15 advance, $18 day of show; Clyde box office, 800-514-3849 and ClydeTheatre.com.

Old Dominion: Feb. 16; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 482-9502 or ticketmaster.com.

“The Sounds of Simon and Garfunkle,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

Space Jesus: 8 p.m. Feb. 17; Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road; $25 advance, $30 day of show; Clyde box office, 800-514-3849 and ClydeTheatre.com.

Umphrey's McGhee with Moser Woods: 7:15 p.m. Feb. 21; $32.50 advance, $35 day of show; Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road; Clyde box office, 800-514-3849 and ClydeTheatre.com.

The Official Blues Brothers Revue: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $25; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“Barber and Vaughan Williams,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23; Auer Performance Hall, PFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“Carnival of the Animals,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 2 p.m. Feb. 24; Auer Performance Hall, PFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“Disney on Ice Presents Worlds of Enchantment”: Feb. 28 to March 3; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 482-9502 or ticketmaster.com.

“An Evening with Leslie Odom Jr.,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. March 2; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

Los Lobos: 8 p.m. March 2; Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road; $39.50 to $59.50; Clyde box office, 800-514-3849 and ClydeTheatre.com.

“The Wizard of Oz” stage show: 7:30 p.m. March 3; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; Embassy box office, FWEmbassyTheatre.org or 424-5665. Date changed from Nov. 30.

“And This Is My Beloved,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. March 6; ArtsLab, Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

Casting Crowns: 7 p.m. March 7; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 482-9502 or ticketmaster.com.

“Finding Neverland”: 7:30 p.m. March 7; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; Embassy box office, FWEmbassyTheatre.org or 424-5665.

Shinedown: March 7; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 482-9502 or ticketmaster.com.

“And This Is My Beloved,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 2 p.m. March 10; Rhinehart Recital Hall, PFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

Anita Renfroe: 7:30 p.m. March 14; Ford Theater, Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $18; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“Beethoven's 9th: An Ode to Joy,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. March 16; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“Buckets N Boards”: 2 p.m. March 17; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $20; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“Something Rotten!”: 7:30 p.m. March 21; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; Embassy box office, FWEmbassyTheatre.org or 424-5665.

1964 – The Tribute: 8 p.m. March 22; T. Furth Center for Performing Arts, Ryan Concert Hall, 1 University Ave., Angola; tickets start at $25; trine.edu/furth.

“Cinderella,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Fort Wayne Ballet: 7:30 p.m. March 22 and 23 and 2:30 p.m. March 23 and 24; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

Winter Jam: March 28; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $15 at the door.

“Salute to America,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. March 30; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“B – The Underwater Bubble Show”: 7:30 p.m. April 5; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $25; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“Sibelius 2,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. April 6; Auer Performance Hall, PFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” with Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. April 10 and 11; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

“Celtic Woman: Ancient Land”: 7:30 p.m. April 13; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $45; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

The Association: 8 p.m. April 13; T. Furth Center for Performing Arts, Ryan Concert Hall, 1 University Ave., Angola; tickets start at $25; trine.edu/furth.

“Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I”: 7:30 p.m. April 16; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; Embassy box office, FWEmbassyTheatre.org or 424-5665.

“The Illusionists”: 7:30 p.m. April 25; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $35; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Tim Hawkins: 7:30 p.m. April 26; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $26; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“The Fantastic Symphony,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. April 27; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

MercyMe: April 27; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 482-9502 or ticketmaster.com.

“Sports in Music: Faster Higher Stonger!,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 2 p.m. April 28; Auer Performance Hall, PFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

Bach in the Barn: Fort Wayne Philharmonic; 7:30 p.m. May 1 to 3; Joseph Decuis Farm, Roanoke; 481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“Shining River,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. May 8: ArtsLab, Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Concert Experience,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. May 11; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

Kansas: May 11; Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; FortWayneParks.org or 427-6000.

“Shining River,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 2 p.m. May 12; Rhinehart Recital Hall, PFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

“Dvorak and Janacek,” Fort Wayne Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. May 18; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 260-481-0777, Philharmonic box office or FWPhil.org.

Neil deGrasse Tyson: 7:30 p.m. May 21; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets start at $49; 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder: 8 p.m. May 24; Ryan Concert Hall, T. Furth Center for Performing Arts, 1 University Ave., Angola; $40 to $60; trine.edu/furth. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today.

Paul McCartney: June 3; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

Weird Al Yankovic: July 2; Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; FortWayneParks.org or 427-6000.

Killer Queen: 7:30 p.m. July 13; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $29; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

1964 – The Tribute: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets start at $19; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.