Originally opened in 1974 as Chances Are, the Second Chance hosted notable local and national touring acts including Bob
Silver Bird Saloon
This bar, also known as the West Side Six, started to book bands like The Rockets and Salem Witchcraft
A short-lived, but notable downriver venue, Nunzio’s in Lincoln Park was a disco that would host both Bookie’s era
The Plugs existed in some form as far back at 1976. The band was created out of friends of
Founded in 1976, The Romantics created a power pop sound recalling on the British Invasion bands as much as
The roots of The Seatbelts start in the St. Linus Catholic School choir. When he was in elementary school,
Started by Johnny Chamberlin in the late summer 1978, SPOOEE! was a rival Detroit punk paper to White Noise.
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.
Touch and Go
Started in Lansing in November 1979, Touch and Go was a xerox fanzine created by Tesco Vee, a pseudonym