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Punk Rock Venues

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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Clutch Cargo’s

Clutch Cargo’s, named after the 1950s cartoon show – also referred by some as “The City Club” but not

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Silver Bird Saloon

This bar, also known as the West Side Six, started to book bands like The Rockets and Salem Witchcraft

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Bands

Punk Rock Bands

The Denizens

Formed in Livonia while many of the members were still students at Bishop Borgess High School in nearby Redford,

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The Traitors

The Traitors were a short-lived, and often maligned, band. But, the band’s history is fascinating and complicated with guest

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The Ivories

Started by Larry Ray and Bruce Nichols, two guitarists who had known each other since childhood in Warren, The

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Media

Media & News

SPOOEE!

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

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Touch and Go

Started in Lansing in November 1979, Touch and Go was a xerox fanzine created by Tesco Vee, a pseudonym

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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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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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