The Singles start the new year on a power pop note with a performance Friday (Jan. 2) at the Magic Stick, 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Sons of the Gun, the Lessmores and Citizen Smile will also perform. Doors open at 9 p.m. Admission is $5. Call (313) 833-9700 or visit www.majesticdetroit.com.
Detroit Concerts presents Street Soundz 2009, featuring the bands Steven Who?, the Novel Citizen, Van Dyke Brown and others, Friday (Jan. 2) at the Pike Room in the Crofoot, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call (248) 858-9333 or visit www.thecrofoot.com.
Local prog rockers Oblisk will headline Friday’s (Jan. 2) edition of Phonotropic in the Vernors Grille at the Crofoot, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Music starts at 9 p.m. Admission is free — with a New Year’s resolution. Call (248) 858-9333 or visit www.thecrofoot.com.
Old Empire will hold a CD release party Saturday (Jan. 3) at PG’s Lager House, 1254 Michigan Ave,, Detroit. Birdgang opens. Doors open at 9 p.m. Call (313) 961-4668 or visit www.pjslagerhouse.com.