Local rockers Simplicity celebrate the release of their third studio album, “Ego Straight” with their first hometown performance in five months Friday (May 25th) at the Magic Stick, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit. The Muggs and D Carlo also are on the bill. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 at the door; those bringing MP3 players will be able to download the album for free at the venue. Call (313) 833-9700 or visit www. majesticdetroit.com.
Jazz vocalist Shahida Nurallah is holding forth Friday and Saturday (May 25th- and 26th) at the restaurant Pi, 28875 Franklin Road (at 12 Mile Road), Southfield. The music starts about 9 p.m., and there’s no cover charge. Call (248) 208-7500 or visit www.piofsouthfield.com.
The local rock buzz band Greenstreet cranks it up Saturday (May 26th) at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. The (edit) Concern and Lime Regal open the show. Doors open at 8 p.m. Admission is $7. Call (248) 544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag. com.