Detroit’s leading Beatles tribute band, the BackBeats, twist and shout Friday (Sept. 28) 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.
Longtime Detroit rock favorite Bootsy X will run the party Saturday (Sept. 29) at Small’s, 10339 Conant St., Hamtramck. Troubleman and Kevin K are also on the bill. Doors open at 8 p.m. Cover is $6. Call (313) 873-1117 or visit www.smallsbardetroit.com.
Local country singer Justine Blazer celebrates the release of her new album, “Red, White and Blue,” with a performance Wednesday (Oct. 3) at Triple C’s, 2100 14 Mile Road, Warren. Doors open at 8 p.m. Admission is free. “Red, White and Blue” comes out Tuesday, and Blazer will autograph copies on Wednesday night. Call (586) 795-4414 or visit www.justineblazer.com.