Small's is located at 10339 Conant,
Hamtramck MI 48212
Phone: (313) 873-1117
Open for events only. See schedule below
for dates, times and details.


"Best Rock Club" - Metro Times , 2016
"Best Live Music Venue" - Hour Detroit, 2015
"Best Bar on Paczki Day" -
Real Detroit Weekly 2014, '13 and '12
"Best Club Night: Thirst Wave" - Metro Times, 2014
"Best Venue Website" - Metro Times 2013
"Best Live Music Bar" -
Mextromix/Detroit Free Press 2013 and '12
"Best Sound and Lights" - Metro Times, 2007


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 










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Small's: your favorite neighborhood corner bar and rock venue all in one. Located in the wonderful city of Hamtramck, nested in the heart of Detroit, MI, Small's is the area's premiere independent music venue.

Our front room is home to an art deco-era bar stocked with more than 50 beers including local and national craft labels, European brands and your favorite lawnmower beer in cold 24 oz. cans. Down the hall in our live room, Small's hosts national and local bands and DJs several nights a week. Check out our calendar for details.

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Small's was established in 1999. Our building, originally a bank, dates back to 1923.

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Small's has been featured in Maxim, Travel and Leisure, Guitar World and other national outlets.
Locally we've been named "Best Live Music Bar" twice by MetroMix, "Best Bar on Paczki Day" three times by Real Detroit Weekly and "Best Sound and Lights" and "Best Venue Website" by Metro Times.

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Touring sober?
Check out Passenger, a Detroit-based a support and transportation program for touring musicians, a sober greenroom.
www.passengerrecovery.com





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Calendar Of Events

TICKETING INFO: Advance tickets are WILL CALL only and will not be shipped.

ALL TICKETING IS PAPERLESS AND TICKETS ARE NOT MAILED OUT. 
YOUR NAME IS AT WILL CALL THE NIGHT OF THE SHOW. THANK YOU.
Tickets are transferable, but not refundable. All sales are final.

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Thursday, April 26th - Get Bent for Eevee the Service Dog
You can support Eevee the Service Dog get her training from Michigan Service Dogs, LLC to help her human while we drink, swear, and get bent at Small's in Hamtramck! 

Join us for this special edition of Sailor's Mouth Yoga where all ticket proceeds will go to support Eevee the Service Dog get her training so she can help her best friend, a two year old foster child who has a severe case of epilepsy. 

Eevee the Service Dog and her best friend need our help, so let's get bent!

Doors are at 7 p.m., Swearing yoga kicks off at 8 p.m.
Bring your own mat, and get ready to support a great cause while drinking, swearing, and getting bent. 

All experience levels welcome!

Learn more about Eevee the Service Dog and her human: 
https://www.facebook.com/ eeveetheservicedog/
https://www.gofundme.com/ EeveeTheServiceDog

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Friday, April 27th & Saturday April 28th - CONVERGENCE XXI

Bella Morte 
Sunshine Blind
Ego Likeness
The Bellwether Syndicate 
Autumn
Acid Casualty
Curse of Cassandra 

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Thursday, May 3rd - Ray & Laura's COMEDY SHOWCASE

Stand-up comedy in the bar room
8 p.m. doors / 9 p.m. show / 21+
$5 

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Friday, May 4th - Brother Son
wsg Discount Nostalgia and Mark Whalen & The Buttermilk Boys

8 p.m. doors / 9:30 p.m. show / 18+

$8 cover / $12 for 18-20

 

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Saturday, May 5th - Thirst Wave + Industrial Is Not Dead Old School Night
Welcome Thirst Wave + Industrial Is Not Dead join forces for a killer dance party!

Join residents DJ Pleasure Kitten, DJ Elektrosonik and DJ Aaron Hingst for a night of Retro Aternative, Dark '80s & '90s, Classic Industrial and Coldwave, Goth, New Wave and more

9 p.m. doors

$5 cover / No cover before 10 p.m. for 21+ 18+

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Sunday, May 6th - Dead Kennedys and T.S.O.L. with Gay Black Republican 

$25 in advance - $30 day of show - *All Ages* - 8p.m.

TICKETS: https://www.ticketweb.com


Tickets available at the Crofoot Box Office, www.ticketweb.com & by Phone: (866) 468-3401. Tickets are also available fee-free with cash at UHF Records in Royal Oak MI, and at Small's Bar in Hamtramck.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/194462974646614/

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Thursday, May 10th - Savage Master and Bewitcher wsg Nuke and Heavy & Beyond

Satanic heavy metal straight from the depths of hell, Savage Master returns to Small's on Thursday, May 10 with speed metal demons Bewitcher from Portland, OR and Detroit's own Nuke.

Heavy & Beyond will DJ in the bar room all night!

8 p.m. doors / 9 p.m. show / +18

$10 in advance / $15 at the door

TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com

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Friday, May 11th - Past Forward
Once again, the minds that brought you PLASTIC PASSION and STRANGEWAYS RADIO bring you a second edition of PAST FORWARD! 

Doors at 9pm
21+ Free before 10pm. $5 After.
18+ $5 All Night.

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Saturday, May 12th - Small's and Darque Productions, LLC. present:
Grendel wsg Ghostfeeder + Peter Turns Pirate

GRENDEL
on their SEVERED NATIONS NORTH AMERICAN TOUR 2018 supporting
"The Age of The Disposable Body" album on Metropolis Records

plus Special Guests
Ghostfeeder
and
Peter Turns Pirate


Doors @ 8pm
18+ welcome with Proper ID

Tickets: $15 in Advance / $20 Day of Show

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grendel-w-aesthetic-perfection-and-peter-turns-pirate-tickets-42258172331
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*Tickets are transferrable but non-refundable.

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Friday, May 18th - Captains of the Head EP 45 Release Show
The Ballad of the Captains of the Head 

With special guest “Former singer songwriter at Musician” and
not just a pretty face on a beer bottle, Scotty Karate! 

Limited edition 45s (on spill proof vinyl) will be FREE to the first 50 guests as well as for sale.

With your MC, Brett Mercer, as progressive Andrew Dice Clay.

$8 cover / 8 p.m. doors / 21+

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Saturday, May 19th - Spring Band Blender! 13 bands for 20 minutes on 3 stages!
With too many bands on too many stages, the Band Blender returns on Saturday, May 19 to raise funds for Six Feet Over and the Positive Approach outreach project. 

SIDE STAGE (in the middle room)
1:00 - Steve Harvey Oswald
12:00 - Heavy Hand (Milwaukee)
11:00 - TAMMI
10:00 - Carmel Liburdi
9:00 - Genghis Ganj

CORNER STAGE (by the sound board)
12:20 - Suburban Delinquents
11:20 - The State
10:20 - Stacked Deck
9:20 - Milk Bomb

ACTUAL STAGE (it's the actual stage)
12:40 - The Cell Phones (Chicago)
11:40 - Pewter Cub
10:40 - Primitiv Parts 
9:40 - LVRS

8 p.m. doors / 9 p.m. show

$5 for 21+, $10 for 18-20
Door profits benefit Six Feet Over

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Sunday, May 20th - Mabel Gray Takeover with Corey Dennison Band

Jack Daniels presents a night of food, cocktails and live action blues from Chicago's Corey Dennison Band 

Cocktail takeover by Paul Fradeneck and delicious bar food from the Mabel Gray kitchen squad. Bring dancing shoes, cash and book a designated driver. Leave the rest to us. 

6 p.m. doors. First set around 7:30 p.m.

$5 - 21+

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Friday, May 25th - Cannabis Corpse wsg Acid Witch, SNAFU and Shit Life

Weed-themed death metal band Cannabis Corpse comes to Small's Bar with Detroit metal bands Acid Witch, SNAFU and Shit Life.

Doors open at 8 p.m.

$10 in advance, $15 at the door
TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cannabis-corpse-wsg-acid-witch-snafu-and-shit-life-tickets-43848648488

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Saturday, May 26th - INDUSTRIAL IS NOT DEAD

9 p.m. doors

No cover before 10 p.m. for 21+ / 18+ welcome

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Saturday, June 2nd - THIRST WAVE ANNIVERSARY

9 p.m. doors

No cover before 10 p.m. for 21+ / 18+ welcome

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Thursday, June 7th & Friday, June 8th - Big Time Garbage Fest presents
the return of Kurt Metzger and Sherrod Small!

Thursday, June 7 - "Race Wars" podcast live with Kurt and Sherrod
8 p.m. doors - 9 p.m. show

Friday, June 8 - Stand-up sets by Kurt and Sherrod
8 p.m. doors - 9 p.m. show

$20 each night or $35 for both
Seated shows!

RSVP Night 1: https://www.facebook.com/ events/166641794054690/
RSVP Night 2: https://www.facebook.com/events/200533580547838

Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. April 20

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Saturday, June 9th - INDUSTRIAL IS NOT DEAD

9 p.m. doors

No cover before 10 p.m. for 21+ / 18+ welcome

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Thursday, June 21st - Supersuckers with Speedealer and the Strains
Black Iris Booking and Small's presents:

The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World returns to Small's Bar!

Supersuckers with very special guests Speedealer and Detroit's own The Strains

8 p.m. doors / 9 p.m. show

$16 in advance, $18 at the door

TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com

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Sunday, June 24th - Dirty Black Summer Ceremony - Her Dark Host & Grave Gnosis
Join us for a very special live Summer Solstice ceremony, Sunday June 24th as we welcome our kindred spirits of The Void, all the way from Fla., GRAVE GNOSIS - further details forthcoming

Grave Gnosis 
https://www.facebook.com/ gravegnosis/

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Friday, June 29th - Against the Grain LP/7" split release show

Against the Grain celebrate their release of "Cheated Death" and a limited edition split release with another incredible band. Only 100 available. 

Full Lineup and details tba soon.

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Saturday, June 30th - DEAD BOYS
They're back! We had so much fun with the Dead Boys last fall, so we're stoked they're coming back for another round this summer.

Johnny Blitz and Cheetah Chrome of the Dead Boys are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the band's first album "Young Loud and Snotty," and touring with Detroit's own Ricky Rat!

8 p.m. doors / All ages welcome

$15 in advance / $20 at the door

TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dead-boys-at-smalls-tickets-43756186933

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Friday, July 13th - Grayling Record Release Party
Celebrate the release of the new and final effort from Detroit band Grayling,
released on Jett Plastic Recordings

wsg Hoaries (Texas, ex-White Drugs), Steve Harvey Oswald and DJ Shawn Addison

In 2014, Jerry Wolny, Shawn Grzyb, and Dave Bingham reformed Grayling with all original members. They began playing shows and working on a new record. As the record reached completion, Jerry Wolny passed away. 

The surviving members will perform a full set of Grayling songs along with John Henderson, and Kyle Green from Break Anchor. 

8 p.m. doors / 9:30 p.m. show / 18+

$10

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Friday, July 20th - Murphy's Law wsg Suburban Delinquents, High Totals and Lowcocks
Founded in Astoria, Queens in 1983 Murphy's Law is huge part of the New York and American hardcore legacy. Their albums, such as the self entitled, "Murphy's Law" and the 1989 follow up "Back With A Bong" helped creating the sound of New York Hardcore back then, as well as what it stands for today.

With special guests Suburban Delinquents, High Totals and The Lowcocks

8 p.m. doors / 8:30 p.m. show / 18+
$12 in advance, $15 at the door

TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com

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Paperless, fee-free ticketing available at the bar any night we're open.

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