Saturday, January 19th -
Industrial Is Not Dead
with DJ Aaron Hingst, DJ Elektrosonik and DJ Jon Noble spinning crunchy, cold Industrial, Cold Wave, EBM, Aggrotech, Harsh Electro and more all night!
Doors @ 9pm - FREE Before 10pm for 21+
18+ Welcome -$5
21+ $5 After 10pm
$2 Wells and Domestics until 10pm. $1 off Tallboys all night.
Friday, January 25th -
with resident DJ's Pleasure Kitten, Aaron Hingst, Elektrosonik and special guest DJ Jamie James spinning New Wave, Retro Alternative, Britpop, Dark '80s, '90s Alternative from 9p-2am!
$2 Wells and Domestics Until 10pm. $1 Off Tallboys all night!
Doors @ 9pm
NO COVER for 21+ before 10pm. $5 After. 18-20 - $5 all night.
Saturday, January 26th -
Band Blender - too many bands on 3 stages
Sets are 20 minutes or less! Three stages!
The Amino Acids / Those Hounds / Toe Cutter / Ladyship Warship / Petrillo (Kalamazoo, MI) / Minus9 / LXL / Wound / Bathroom of the Future / Steve Harvey Oswald & a few more. A few.
8 p.m. doors, 9 p.m. sharp show.
$5 donation, $8 cover for ages 18-20.
Proceeds benefit Six Feet Over / Suck It Suicide!
Fri day, February 2nd - Werewolves Record Release w/The Sunburns, Gold Crayon & Vazum
February 2nd 2018 was our first show as Werewolves. February 2nd 2019 we're releasing our second album and having a record release party at Small's. It's been a killer year, and 2019 is going to be even better! Get there early and enjoy all of the bands!!!
Vazum - https://www.facebook.com/VAZUMROCKS/
Gold Crayon - https://www.facebook.com/goldcrayonband/
The Sunburns - https://www.facebook.com/thesunburns666/
Werewolves - https://www.facebook.com/WerewolvesTheBand/
Saturday, February 9th - Thirst Wave Black Hearts Ball
Thirst Wave Black Hearts Ball!!!
with DJ Pleasure Kitten, DJ Elektrosonik and DJ Aaron Hingst spinning new wave, retro alternative, goth and dark '80s and '90s all night.
Complimentary Appetizers and Valentine's Day Treats!
$2 Wells and Domestics Until 10pm.
18+ welcome. $5 Cover all night.
Doors at 9pm
Saturday, February 16th - Against the Grain, Stone Ritual, Lucid Furs, Busby Death Chair
Doors at 8 pm
Saturday, March 2nd - LEEDS and Jimmy Gnecco
8 p.m. doors
$20 ADV / $22 DOS
Tickets on sale soon...
Tuesday, March 5th - 2019 PACZKI DAY!
Fat Tuesday - Paczki Day!
Our biggest party of the year returns on Tuesday, March 5. Don't miss a day filled with friends, music, food and booze-filled paczki at Small's Bar - Home of the Paczki Bomb!
* Open 10 a.m.-2 a.m.
* Paczki Bombs!!
* Big beer cans and Polish food
* NO COVER ALL DAY!
* Live music in both rooms starting at 4 p.m. Eastside Elvis & The Motor City Mafia, the Polka Floyd show and the triumphant return of Captains of the Head
* Late show with Led Zeppelin/Heart/Blondie tribute from Party Zeppelin
Set times are approximate:
4-4:45 p.m. Eastside Elvis & The Motor City Mafia (main room)
4:45-5:15 p.m.: Captains of the Head (bar room)
5:15-6 p.m.: Eastside Elvis & The Motor City Mafia (main)
6:30-7:30 p.m.: The Polka Floyd Show (main)
7:30-8 p.m.: Captains of the Head (bar)
8:00-9 p.m.: The Polka Floyd Show (main)
9:20 p.m.-?: Party Zeppelin (main)
21+ after 4 p.m.
March 8th & 9th - HAMTRAMCK MUSIC FESTIVAL
Friday, March 8th - SpaceSkull / WOMB / Sub. Delinquents / Pancho Villa's Skull
Saturday, March 9th - Brother Son / Remnose / Betty Cooper / Hung Up
Exact set times TBA.
Doors at 8 p.m. 18+
Admission is $10 for a wristband that gets you entry into every venue within the festival.
Wristbands cost $15 after Jan. 31. Wristbands will be for sale at Small's the night of for $15 cash.
More Details: http://2019.hamtramckmusicfest.com
The 6th Annual Hamtramck Music Fest is a live music event in Detroit’s beloved enclave of Hamtramck, March 7–9, 2019. Celebrating Metro Detroit’s diverse music community, audiences hop venue to venue via foot, or shuttle to experience live performances by hundreds of bands in dozens of Hamtramck’s favorite bars, venues and restaurants. Enjoy three days and nights of live music for the community, with many shows 18 and up, as well as daytime performances for family audiences.
Sunday, March 17th - Supersuckers on St. Patrick's Day!
Small's Bar and Black Iris Booking presents:
The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World, the Supersuckers return to Small's Bar on St. Patrick's Day for their 30th Anniversary Big Show Tour!
The band will play a rock set and a country set, including the albums "Smoke of Hell" and "La Mano Corunda" in their entirety, plus more!
7 p.m. doors / 18+ /
$15 in adv. and $18 at the door
Saturday, March 23rd - Lucifer with Spell and Midas
LUCIFER wsg SPELL (Vancouver)
Plus the debut of Detroit band Midas featuring members of Bison Machine and Wild Savages!
Multi-national heavy metal band Lucifer come to Small's this spring with their 1970s very hard rock style influenced by proto heavy metal and doom rock. Led by Johanna Sadonis with Nicke Andersson (drums), Alexander Mayr (bass), Martin Nordin (guitar) and Linus Björklund (guitar).
8 p.m. doors / 18+ /
$12 adv. and $15 at doors
Friday, May 3rd - ACTORS w/ Bootblacks + The Bellwether Syndicate
ACTORS (Vancouver, BC)
Bootblacks (Brooklyn, NY)
The Bellwether Syndicate (Chicago, IL)
Friday, May 24th - Nashville Pussy and Guitar Wolf wsg Turbo A.C.'s
Nashville Pussy returns with Guitar Wolf from Tokyo, Japan and
Turbo A.C.'s, surf punk from NYC!
8 p.m. doors
$20 in advance, $25 at the door
Friday, October 4th - Aesthetic Perfection / Empathy Test
Into The Black | World Tour 2019
Aesthetic Perfection (US)
Empathy Test (UK)