Celtic Women, from left Máiréad Carlin, Susan McFadden, Lisa Lambe, Máiréad Nesbitt. Photo by Lili Forberg.
Zak Wylde, just in town to inject some metal into the Experience Hendrix, returns tonight with his day job Black Label Society, at Stage AE.
In a recent interview, Wylde told us, "It's going to be probably the finest jazzercise album we've done. I guarantee you'll burn more calories to this Black Label offering than any of our other records, to be sure."
The Golden Gods Tour also features Down, Devil You Know and Butcher Babies. Doors are at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $29.50-$32; ticketmaster.com.
Lady Gaga's favorite duet partner, the ageless Tony Bennett, returns to Heinz Hall Friday for another run through the classics.
Prine bounces back
Late last year, John Prine canceled a number of concert dates due to lung cancer surgery (having had cancer in his neck more than a decade ago).
Paisley Pavilion opener
Brad Paisley just released "Wheelhouse" (the album with "Accidental Racist") last year, and he's already moving on.
Fiddlesticks for kids
The third and final concert of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2013-2014 Fiddlesticks Family Series is "A Salute to America," led by the big cat, resident conductor Lawrence Loh and vocalist Katy Williams.
Celtic Woman: The Emerald Tour brings traditional Irish anthems, pop standards and music by producer David Downes to the Benedum on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Salute to Shostakovich
Members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra join Chatham University faculty member Pauline Rovkah for an all-Shostakovich program. Violinist Noah Bendix-Balgley, violist Erina Laraby-Goldwasser, cellist David Premo and violinist Jennifer Ross will perform with Ms. Rovkah, a pianist, in the Russian composer's String Quartet No. 15, Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano and Piano Quintet.
Il Divo, the operatic vocal group created by Simon Cowell, brings "A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs of Broadway Live" to the Benedum Center on Sunday,
NEED TO KNOW
• As part of Art Museum Day, The Frick Art & Historical Center will offer free admission on Sunday for docent-led tours of Clayton, the restored home of the Henry Clay Frick family. Reservations for tours are strongly recommended, as tour space is limited. Reservations may be made by calling 412-371-0600. Art Museum Day emphasizes the essential role that art museums play in their communities.
• Country star Vince Gill returns to the Palace Theatre in Greensburg tonight at 8. $45-$90; www.thepalacetheatre.org or 724-836-8000.
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