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Venues

Punk Rock Venues

Nunzio’s

A short-lived, but notable downriver venue, Nunzio’s in Lincoln Park was a disco that would host both Bookie’s era

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New Miami

Originally operated as a supper club in the 1950s/1960s as the Miami Show Bar, Vietnam veteran Daniel Overstreet about

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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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Bands

Punk Rock Bands

Algebra Mothers

The Algebra Mothers was formed mostly by classmates from Cass Tech, a Detroit high school with a long roster

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The 3-D Invisibles

Following turns in The Seatbelts and R.U.R. before creating his first band, Crayon Killers, Rick Mills went one further

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Destroy All Monsters

Destroy All Monsters is a group in two parts: the artist collective and the straight ahead rock band. DAM

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Media

Media & News

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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Face The 80s

“Face the 80s” was a documentary shot on sound Super 8mm film mostly in 1978 and part of 1979

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SPOOEE!

Started by Johnny Chamberlin in the late summer 1978, SPOOEE! was a rival Detroit punk paper to White Noise.

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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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