Friday's (June 5) Mr. Sandman’s Quadruple Album Release Prom celebrates new or recent releases by four bands — Deastro, the Silent Years, Manna and Quail and the Summer Pledge — with a fifth, Bars of Gold, thrown in for good measure. Doors open at 8 p.m. at The Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Admission is $5. Call (248) 858-9333 or visit www.thecrofoot.com.
Singer-songwriter Jamie McCarthy and the bands PBM and Effigy team up Friday (June 5) for a Detroit rock showcase 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.
Flint blues rockers the Rusty Wright Band roll south on I-75 to perform Friday (June 5) at Callahan’s, 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. The sextet has just released a new album, “Playin’ With Fire.” Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the door. Call (248) 858-9508 or visit www.atcallahans.com.
Music fans headed to this year’s Detroit Wig Out are encouraged to “sport a new look” or “an alternative guise” while they take in music by Black Jake & the Carnies, Silverghost, Spag and Dale Beavers & Bootsey X on Saturday (June 6) at the Magic Stick, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Doors open at 8 p.m. Admission is $10, $12 for those not wearing wigs. Call (313) 833-9700 or visit www.majesticdetroit.com.