A short-lived, but notable downriver venue, Nunzio’s in Lincoln Park was a disco that would host both Bookie’s era
Originally known as JC’s Rock Saloon, a biker bar where a notorious fight broke out at a Traitors/Ramrods show
Opened by Maria Lidia “Lili” Karwowski in 1974, Lili’s started in a very honest way. Art Lyzak, vocalist for
The Pigs were a three-piece band featuring Michael Rushlow (guitar/vocals), Steve King (bass), and Alan Faye (drums). While some
Cadillac Kidz was founded in 1979 after singer Spaz Seville and guitarist Cameron Stirnweis met during a show at
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
Touch and Go
Started in Lansing in November 1979, Touch and Go was a xerox fanzine created by Tesco Vee, a pseudonym
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.
During the Bookie’s era, many bands released records on their own vanity labels. But, there were also a few