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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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.

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Friday, January 25th - Thirst Wave
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!

18+ welcome
Doors @ 9pm
NO COVER for 21+ before 10pm. $5 After. 18-20 - $5 all night.

 

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Saturday, January 26th - Band Blender - too many bands on 3 stages
Sets are 20 minutes or less! Three stages!
With:
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!

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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/

 

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Satur
day, 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

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Satur
day, February 16th - Against the Grain, Stone Ritual, Lucid Furs, Busby Death Chair

Doors at 8 pm
All ages
$10



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Satur
day, March 2nd - LEEDS and Jimmy Gnecco

All Ages
8 p.m. doors

$20 ADV / $22 DOS

Tickets on sale soon...


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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.

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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.

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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

Tickets:
https://www.eventbrite.com

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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

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com

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Friday, May 3rd - ACTORS w/ Bootblacks + The Bellwether Syndicate

ACTORS (Vancouver, BC)
https://actors.bandcamp.com/

Bootblacks (Brooklyn, NY)
https://bootblacks.bandcamp.com/

The Bellwether Syndicate (Chicago, IL)
https://thebellwethersyndicate.bandcamp.com/


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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

TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com
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Friday, October 4th - Aesthetic Perfection / Empathy Test
Into The Black | World Tour 2019

Aesthetic Perfection (US)
Empathy Test (UK)

18+
$18 presale
$23 door

TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com

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