7 p.m. PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd. $38.25-$74.25.
Here’s your chance to turn the tables on the “American Idol” judge: Watch and listen to him perform the biggest hits from his 24-year career, then let him know what you think. With Jerrod Niemann and Brett Eldredge.
8 p.m. (also Saturday and performances through Sept. 4). Duke Energy Theater, 345 N. College St. $22-$24. 704-372-1000.
Queen City Theatre Company does David West Read’s comedy about intimacy and intrigue at the Adult Film Awards in Las Vegas. For mature audiences only.
Southern Ideal Home Show
10 a.m.-8 p.m. (also 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday). The Park Expo and Conference Center, 2500 E. Independence Blvd. $9 (14 and younger free). www.southernshows.com.
The show brings experts from home-building and home-improvement companies (and their top products for kitchen and bath, lawn and garden, and every corner of the home) together with homeowners in search of ideas, good deals, new trends and expert advice.