The Motor City will be burning with some big shows by local-ish heroes this weekend:
* Ann Arbor native Andrew WK will party hard on Friday, June 21, with a free concert as part of Go Skateboarding Day at the Majestic Theatre, 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Doors open at 8 p.m., and RZL DZL and Build and Destroy will also perform. CAll 313-833-9700 or visit www.majesticdetroit.com. Earlier this week WK, joined by the Roots' ?uestlove, set out to establish a new world record with a 24-hour non-stop drum session as part of the O Music Awards in New York City.
* The tribes of Detroit's Funky D Records will gather on Friday, June 21, to celebrate the release of the Royal Blackbirds' new album "Shot Down." The Howling Diablos, Horse Cave Trio, Linda Lexy and the Motor City Rah Rahs will also perform at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Doors open at 8 p.m. Cover is $10. CAll 248-540-3030 or visit www.themagicbag.com.