In case you get bored watching Titanic get laden with statuettes, Washington, D.C., Rust Belt blues-rockers The Delta 72 play at 10 p.m. Monday, March 23, at Stinkweeds Record Exchange, 1250 East Apache, Suite 109, in Tempe. The cover is $5. 968-9490.
The members of Servotron call themselves Proto-Unit V-3, Z4-OBX, Andro Series 600 and OOZXI. They play a Kraftwerk/Devo/B-52's-esque "entertainment program for humans" at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at the Atomic Cafe, Hayden and Roosevelt in Scottsdale. Tickets are $8; Medieval Knievels, and FH Hill Co. share the bill. 970-6433.
For something a bit more soulful, George Gershwin's 1935 Porgy and Bess--probably the premier American addition to the canon of world opera--opens its three-day run with performances at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 24; and the same time Wednesday, March 25, at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 West Adams; there's also an abridged "concert version" at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets for the full performances are $40 or $45; the concert version is $30 or $35. Two more performances--at 2 and 8 p.m.--are scheduled for Thursday, March 26. 262-7272 (Phoenix Civic Plaza), 503-5555 (Dillard's).
Love Celtic dance? Despise the preening Michael Flatley? Then perhaps Dublin's RTE Irish National Radio Dancers are for you--their show of traditional Irish music and dance features a six-minute finale which they insist is "the original Riverdance." The tapping starts at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Sundome, 19403 R.H. Johnson Boulevard in Sun City West. Tickets are $11, $16 and $20. 975-1900 (the 'dome), 503-5555 (Dillard's).