The Detroit-based Go-DIY Records label rolls out a halfdozen of its artists for a label showcase on Saturday (May 9) at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Fifth Woodward, Sewn Mouth Secret, the Setup, Cozmonauts and Infrastar will represent the imprint that night, with doors opening at 8 p.m. Admission is $8. Call (248) 544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag.com.
AC/DC isn’t coming back to town until August, but the youths from the local franchise of Paul Green’s School of Rock will ride the musical “Highway to Hell” Friday and Sunday (May 8 and 10) with a show of AC/DC music at the Emerald Theatre, 31 N. Walnut St., Mt. Clemens. Doors open at 6 tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10. Call (586) 913-1920 or visit www.emeraldtheatre.com.
Detroit rocker Rodriguez, whose career was re-launched by the 2008 rerelease of his 1970 album “Cold Fact,” continues his comeback Saturday (May 9) at the Magic Stick, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Kelly Jean Caldwell opens. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 day of show. Call (313) 833-9700 or visit www.majesticdetroit.com.
Johnnie Bassett and his Blues Insurgents will preview songs from his forthcoming album — “The Gentleman is Back,” out June 30 on the Mack Avenue label — during the Detroit Blues Society’s monthly meeting and open jam at 9 p.m. Saturday (May 9) at Callahan’s, 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. Admission is free. Call (248) 858-9508 or visit www.atcallahans.com.