Detroit area modern rockers Fireworks celebrate next Tuesday’s release of their new album, “All I Have to Offer is My Own Confusion,” with a show tonight at Modern Exchange, 12219 Dix-Toledo Road, Southgate.
Louder Than Bombs, Hellmouth, Monument Monument and This Time Next Year are also on the bill. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cover is $8. Call (734) 284-2547 or visit www.themodern exchange.com.
A couple Michigan bands roll into Pontiac tonight for a special Covers Lovers edition of Phonotropic. Port Huron’s Pixie Dixx will play the music of the Pixies, while Fish Lips paddle in from Kalamazoo to play a set of songs by the Smiths. The show starts at 9 p.m. in the Vernors Room at The Crofoot, 1 S. Saginaw St. Admission is $5. Call (248) 858-9333 or visit www.thecrofoot.com.
Jimmie Bones, the keyboardist in Kid Rock’s Twisted Brown Trucker Band, will sit in with the Howling Diablos on Saturday at Callahan’s, 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. The Free Dirt Band opens. Showtime is 9 p.m. Admission is $5. Call (248) 858-9508 or visit www.at callahans.com.