Laugh it off with Katt Williams

Katt Williams
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Katt Williams
Saturday, 8 p.m.
Liacouras Center
1776 N. Broad St.
From $52,

Comedian Katt Williams, known for his roles in “Wild ‘N Out” and “Friday After Next,” brings his sometimes controversial brand of comedy to Philly. The basis for his tour “Conspiracy Theory,” is to speak up about and dissect topics normally off-limits for daily conversation.

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Dana Gould
Thursday through Mar. 5
Helium Comedy Club
2031 Sansom St.
From $16, Philadelphia-heliumcomedy-com

Stand-up comedian Dana Gould is a veteran of comedy of many media. His credits include writer for “The Simpsons,” creator of his own podcast, “The Dana Gould Hour” and even an appearance in “Seinfeld.” He comes from the school of Richard Pryor and George Carlin, emulating their sharp yet casual style.


Lily & Madeleine
Sunday, 8 p.m.
World Cafe Live
3025 Walnut St.
From $12,

Midwestern teenage sisters make up this folk duo, their genetically linked voices blending seamlessly into a clear and ethereal timbre that lifts as if over mountaintops. Formerly with Asthmatic Kitty, their latest album, “Keep it Together,” was released earlier this year on New West Records.

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Leon Bridges
Sunday, 8 p.m.
Fillmore Philadelphia
29 E. Allen St.
From $32.50,

A modern soul singer, Leon Bridges channels the sound of Sam Cooke and the spirit of Otis Redding, while creating a fresh immediacy takes him out of the realm of tribute band and places him unquestionably in the present. Philly R&B singer Son Little opens.

LeAnn Rimes
Sunday, 8 p.m.
Sugarhouse Casino
1001 N Delaware Ave.
From $59,

A classic player in the early 2000s pop-country scene, LeAnn Rimes is the first performer to grace the new event center at Sugarhouse Casino. Her brand of country music earned her comparisons to Patsy Cline and Whitney Houston, as well as two Grammys.

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Wham Bam Bowie Band!
Sunday, 8 p.m.
World Cafe Live
3025 Walnut St.
From $12,

Founded in 2013, this David Bowie cover band makes it their mission to faithfully present the musical prowess and electrifying personality of the man himself, focusing on his Ziggy Stardust days. Expect a good time and a heartfelt tribute from this party band.

The Music of Billy Joel

Friday through Mar. 6
Verizon Hall
300 S. Broad St.
From $72,

Vocalist and pianist Michael Cavanaugh performs some of the best-loved tunes by musical icon Billy Joel. Cavanaugh portrays the Grammy Award-winning singer in the Broadway musical Movin’ Out, and this performance will feature songs from “Scenes From an Italian Restaurant,” “Only the Good Die Young” and “Just the Way You Are.”


Philadelphia Flower Show
Saturday through Mar. 13
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
From $15,

It’s time again for the longest-running, most fragrant (probably) floral exhibition in America, the Philadelphia Flower Show. The Horticultural Society will be filled with acres of gardens and arrangements honoring this year’s theme, which celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service.

Liberty City Radio Theatre
Friday through Mar. 5
Society Hill Playhouse
507 S. 8th St.
From $15,

The debut of “Liberty City Radio Theatre,” a show based on vintage radio performances, is the last to go on in the venerable Society Hill Playhouse, which is closing after 55 years. This final performance was chosen for its celebration of artistic progress.
Wild Kratts Live!
Friday through Mar. 5
Merriam Theater
250 S Broad St.
From $29,
Based on the animated children’s show, Kratt brothers Martin and Chris perform a live version of their animal-loving and educational adventures. While the brothers face off against a humorous villain, they teach about the importance of nature reserves and the fascinating lives of animals.

Don Quixote
Thursday through March 13
Academy of Music
240 S Broad St.
From $29,

This classical comedy written in 17th century Spain is adapted for ballet, featuring Spanish-inflected dance to the sounds of music originally written by Ludwig Minkus, a Viennese composer. Cervante’s story follows the intrepid Don Quixote as he sets off to find his perfect woman.


The Harlem Globetrotters

Friday, 7 p.m.
Liacouras Center
1776 N. Broad St.
From $17,

The Harlem Globetrotters are some of the most awe-inspiring entertainers around, with their style, their athleticism and their cool, comedic persona. This is a great event for those who remember the team’s animated show in the 70s, as well as kids of adults too young to have that particular Saturday morning memory.

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