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Homegrown Happenings: Coldcock, Marquis De Sade Ball and more...

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Seminal Detroit punk rockers Coldcock, best known for their 1979 single “I Wanna Be Rich,” reunite for a one-off show Friday (July 17) at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Gorevette and the Chet Offensive are also on the bill. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call (248) 544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag.com.

For those who aren’t too, um, tied up this weekend, The Marquis de Sade Ball 2009 takes over the Eagle Theater in Pontiac for the better part of two days featuring burlesque shows, art, fashion and furniture exhibitions and live music. Not for the faint of heart. The ball starts at 8 p.m. Friday (July 17) and 1 p.m. Saturday (July 18)at the Eagle, 15 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Tickets range from $20-40 and there is a dress code. Call (248) 858-9333 or visit www.marquisdesadeball.com.

Jake Bishop, the 16-year-old guitar prodigy from Fraser, brings his band to Oakland County for a performance Saturday (July 18) at Callahan’s, 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. Doors open at 9 p.m. Cover is $5 Call (248) 858-9508 or visit www.atcallahans.com.

Five local DJs will do a little spin battling at 10 p.m. Saturday (July 18) in the 1-Up competition (one-up each other, get it?) on the Alley Deck at the Magic Stick, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit. One champion will be chosen for the night based on audience response. Admission is free. Call (313) 833-9700 or visit www.majesticdetroit.com.

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