Chelsea de Souza is part of the Emerging Artists Piano Competition and Festival in Birmingham this weekend. (Photo: Courtesy of Cranbrook Music Guild)
ERIC B. AND RAKIM
at Saint Andrew’s Hall
This pioneering rap duo reunited recently after years of not performing together. Their 1987 debut release “Paid in Full” is considered a benchmark album for the hip-hop genre. 8:30 p.m. Thurs. $40-$55. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.
at Little Caesars Arena
One of the biggest pop queens on the scene today, Grande comes through town with her “The Sweetener World Tour,” which includes Normani and Social House. There are some stricter security measures for this show, including a handbag policy that prohibits any bag that is not 100