Detroit glam rockers The Beggars celebrate the release of their new CD, “Party to the People,” Friday (August 17th) at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Friends of Dennis Wilson, Carjack and Charlie Don’t Surf will open the show. Doors open at 8 p.m. Admission is $7. Call (248) 544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag.com.
Detroit’s ever-popular Dirtbombs roll back home to play Saturday (August 18th) for a south-of-Dream Cruise bash with Lee Marvin Computer Arm, Mountains and Rainbows at the Magic Stick, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call (313) 833-9700 or visit www. majesticdetroit.com.
The Ypsilanti-based Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band plays a latesummer calypso party 7:30 p.m. Sunday (August 19th) at The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. Tickets are $15. Call (734) 761-1451 or visit www.theark.org.