Detroit industrial rockers Crud will put an irreverent spin on the holiday with Crud’s Bad Friday (March 21) at the Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. The show will also feature performances by Dirty Americans, Pop Evil and Troubleman, as well as a fetish show by Noir Leather. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call (248) 858-9333 or visit www.thecrofoot.com.
Detroit blues legend Alberta Adams will celebrate the release of her latest album, “Detroit is My Home,” at 9 p.m. Saturday (March 22) in the Jazz Cafe at the Music Hall Center, 350 Madison St., Detroit. The album features guest performances by Mark “Mr. B” Braun, Ann Rabson of Saffire! the Uppity Blues Women and Al Hill. Admission is free. Call (313) 9653-2366 or visit www. musichall.org.
It’ll be a night of big, loud rock ’n’ roll Friday (March 21) at the Magic Bag in Ferndale, when Bridge reunites to headline on a bill that also includes Seven Letters, Flophouse and Brandon Calhoun. The Magic Bag is located at 22920 Woodward Ave. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8. Call (248) 544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag.com.
West Bloomfield jazz singer Jesse Palter and her Jesse Palter Quartet featuring Sean Jones perform at 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday (March 22) night at Arturo’s Jazz Theater and Restaurant, 25333 W. Twelve Mile Road in the Star Theater Complex, Southfield. Tickets are $20, $30 for booth seating. Call (248) 357-6009 or visit www.arturosjazz.com.