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Venues

Punk Rock Venues

Paycheck’s

Some on the scene believed the club received its name due to the Polish immigrant owner who’s name may

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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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Second Chance

Originally opened in 1974 as Chances Are, the Second Chance hosted notable local and national touring acts including Bob

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Bands

Punk Rock Bands

The Cubes

When The Cubes started rolling in 1979 singer/organist Carolyn Striho was still in high school. But, she was already

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The Niggers

“(Producer Jack Tann) said I don’t mean to disrespect by this name and, we were like “yeah, well what

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R.U.R.

After the short run of The Antennas, “Tex” Newman – a Dallas-native who hitchhiked his way to Detroit looking

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Media

Media & News

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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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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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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