* Local rockers Friendly Foes will celebrate the release of their new album, "Born Radical," by playing it in its entirety Friday (Sept. 26) at the Berkley Front, 3087 Twelve Mile Road. The group will be joined by Copper Thieves and Big Mess. Doors open at 9 p.m. Admission is $5; $10 includes a copy of the CD. Call (248) 547-3331 or visit www.myspace.com/friendlyfoes.
* Longtime Detroit favorites Dave Edwards & the Look will take up residence on Friday and Saturday (Sept. 26-27) at Outriggers, 9901 Main St., Whitmore Lake. Doors open at 8 p.m., and there's no cover. Call (734) 449-0500 or visit www.thelookde.net.
* Christy and Jeff Howard, the Front Street Blues Band and the Paul Miles Band will perform at a benefit Saturday (Sept. 27) for Henry Ford Community College's WHFR-FM (89.3). The show starts at 9 p.m. at the New Place Lounge, 22723 Michigan Ave., Dearborn. Cover is $5, and proceeds go to WHFR. Call (313) 277-3035 or visit www.whfr.fm.
* Lola Morales, Detroit's leading Latin singer, celebrates the release of her new album, "My Story," with a performance Thursday (Oct. 2) at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Pathe Jassi's World Express will also perform. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call (248) 544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag.com.