Jazz flutist and radio host Alexander Zonjic and his Friends band play while you dine Friday (April 17) at the Silk Supper Club, 6041 Haggerty Road, West Bloomfield Twp. Seatings are at 9 and 11 p.m., and the cover is $10. Call (248) 669-8999.
Former Rockets and Detroit Wheels members Jimmy McCarty and Johnny “Bee” Badanjek bring their Helldrivers Detroit rock ‘n’ roll revue back on Saturday (April 18) at Memphis Smoke, 100 S. Main St., Royal Oak. Music, spanning five decades of Detroit rock history, starts at 10 p.m. Cover is $10. Call (248) 543-4300
Sunlight Ascending, Men as Trees and Emily Rose will be among the acts rocking to benefit the Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID) on Saturday (April 18) at the museum, 5141 Rosa Parks Blvd., Detroit. Gamma Foundation, Signal Sirens and Indian Guides are also on the bill. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $10, with proceeds going to the selffunded CAID. Call (313) 899-2243 or visit www.thecaid.org.
Latin-flavored rockers Manolete will be the featured performers at TechNow09, a business-oriented “social gathering” for local entrepreneurs to network and trade ideas. The event runs from 6-11 p.m. Thursday (April 23) at the Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth St., and includes hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Manolete hits the stage at 10 p.m. Tickets are available for a minimum $1 donation, either in advance or at the door. Call (248) 399-2980 or visit www.technow09.com.