The Ann Arbor funk outfit Frank Raines and the Third Coast Kings groove at Friday's (April 10) installment of Phonotropic in the Vernors Room at The Crofoot, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5. Call (248) 858-9333 or visit www.thecrofoot.com.
Walled Lake bassist Tony Lannen rolls out his Jazz Quartet at 9:30 Friday (April 10) at Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, 20510 Livernois Ave., Detroit. There’s no cover but a two-drink minimum while the band is playing. Call (313) 345-6300 or visit www.bakerskey boardlounge.com.
Rap and rock combine for a big night on Saturday (April 11) when one of Detroit’s favorite MCs, Hush, celebrates the release of his new video “Rise Again” on a co-headline package with Mind Candy. The Definition will open the show at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8. Call (248) 544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag. com.
Local heavy rockers Chapstik celebrates the release of a new CD, “Fire, Die In It!” on Saturday (April 11) at Small’s, 10339 Conant St., Hamtramck. Superchrist is also on the bill. Doors open at 8 p.m. Call (313) 873-1117 or visit www.smallsbardetroit.com.