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Venues

Punk Rock Venues

Red Carpet Lounge

Red Carpet was one of the pre-Bookie’s venues that gave some nights to local non-cover band acts. A range

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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

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Second Chance

Originally opened in 1974 as Chances Are, the Second Chance hosted notable local and national touring acts including Bob

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Bands

Punk Rock Bands

Leisure Class

Original formed as Mr Unique & The Leisure Suits, known later as Mr Unique & The Leisure Class, and

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The Pigs

The Pigs were a three-piece band featuring Michael Rushlow (guitar/vocals), Steve King (bass), and Alan Faye (drums). While some

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The Reruns

Taking their cue from television, and borrowing the last names of notable characters from 1950s/1960s shows, The Reruns were

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Media

Media & News

WDET’s Dimension

WDET is Detroit’s public radio station based at Wayne State University. The station was originally put on the air

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White Noise

Started originally as a ruse to get free drinks, records, and tickets, White Noise developed into a tabloid sized

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WDET’s Radios in Motion

WDET, Detroit’s public radio station based at Wayne State University, was originally put on the air by the United

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Stories

Share em' if you got em'

Tell us your story

Where you in a band in the scene? Did you book a bar? Did you remember some great shows? Have some photos, film, tapes, flyers or great stories to share? Get it touch and we’ll talk about adding your memories, stories, and artifacts to the Detroit Punk Archive.

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