Bookie’s Club 870
Pre-Punk History of Bookie’s Club 870 From Cliff Bell’s to Beauchamp’s After success with several venues stretching back to
Opening around 1974 as Todd’s Sway Lounge, owned and operated by couple/business partners Bobby Calvert & Dan Campbell, this
A short-lived, but notable downriver venue, Nunzio’s in Lincoln Park was a disco that would host both Bookie’s era
Destroy All Monsters
Destroy All Monsters is a group in two parts: the artist collective and the straight ahead rock band. DAM
Nikki and the Corvettes
As a young music fan, Nikki Corvette remembers the impact seeing The Stooges and the MC5 had on her
The Pathetx was a group that happened to be around in the transition from the first wave punk bands
Big John’s Cowabunga!
A stapled 8 1/2 x 11 inch magazine, Big John’s Cowabunga! was founded in Midland, Michigan by John M.
Face The 80s
“Face the 80s” was a documentary shot on sound Super 8mm film mostly in 1978 and part of 1979
During the Bookie’s era, many bands released records on their own vanity labels. But, there were also a few