Originally opened in 1974 as Chances Are, the Second Chance hosted notable local and national touring acts including Bob
A short-lived, but notable downriver venue, Nunzio’s in Lincoln Park was a disco that would host both Bookie’s era
Opened by Maria Lidia “Lili” Karwowski in 1974, Lili’s started in a very honest way. Art Lyzak, vocalist for
While not exactly certain on the start date, Coldcock was formed in either 1976 or 1977 after guitarist Gerald
As a band as likely to play the tearjerker pop hit “Last Kiss” and an Erik Satie minimalist classical
Born out of several other respected bands on the Bookie’s scene, notably The Pigs (later known as The Rushlow-King
Started originally as a ruse to get free drinks, records, and tickets, White Noise developed into a tabloid sized
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