* Striking musicians from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra kick off an October concert series at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, at Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills. Grant Cooper will be the guest conductor and cellist Robert deMaine the featured soloist for a program of Brahms, Verdi and Saint-Saens. Tickets are $20 for regular seating and $50 for premium seating. Call 248-860-6786 or visit www.detroitsymphonymusicians.org.
* The psychedelic rock quartet Maunder Minimum presides over a bill that also includes Ketman, Toasters Not Torpedoes and I’minya Friday, Oct. 8, at the Crofoot, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Doors open at 9 p.m. Admission is $5. Call 248- 858-9333 or visit www.thecrofoot.com.
* Callahan’s Music Hall in Auburn Hills is mostly known for blues and rock, but it takes a jazz and soul turn with a double bill of Pontiac’s Keith “Bubby” Webb and Inohs Savid at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9. Tickets are $10. Callahan’s is at 2105 South Blvd. Call 248-858-9508 or visit www.atcallahans.com.
* Detroit hard rocker Brendon Bogues celebrates the release of his new self-titled album with a performance on Sunday, Oct. 10, at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call 248-544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag.com.