Voted "Best Sound and
Lights" by The Metro Times


Small's is located at 10339 Conant,
Hamtramck MI 48212
Phone: (313) 873-1117
Hours: Tuesday thru Sunday, 8p.m. - 2a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 










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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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Best of Metromix Detroit

2012 & 2013 Live Music Bar

Two years in a row!!!


Calendar Of Events

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

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Wednesday, December 17th - MOVIE NIGHT!!

Join the Maloshes for a night of weird and probably bro-tastic movies projected onto the bar room stage. Not a regular thing, but more of a wintertime treat.

8 p.m. doors, film around 10 p.m.
No cover. Melody will serve $3 well drinks and $4 tallboys.

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Thursday, December 18th - Customer Appreciation Holiday Party

Whatever it is you celebrate this time of year, we'd like to do it with you!

Join us for $2 well drinks, $2 grab bag of craft bottles and other drink specials, plus snacks, holiday music and some games (euchre, anyone?).

Open 8 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover, 21+.

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Friday, December 19th - The Witches, Warhorses and Junglefowl/Shiver

$5 door - 8p.m. doors

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Tuesday, December 23rd - Industrial 101: The Reunion

with DJ Pleasure Kitten (Thirst Wave, Leland City Club, Luna Royal Oak)
DJ Jon Noble (Leland City Club, Luna, Necto)
DJ Chris Rohn (Leland City Club, Luna, Movement 2003/2006)

Prepare to dance: an introduction to Industrial music history, past and present.

The classic dance night series revived and a continuation of what we started! The reunion of DJs Jon Noble, Chris Rohn, and Pleasure Kitten will explore the influences of Industrial music and the sounds of the artists who define the genre.
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Join us for an evening of leg stomping, arm thrusting, and sweat. Drink up, hear the songs you've known for decades, and a few unknowns you'll want to know for the decades ahead.

RSVP now, and we'll see you there! We'll even post a Spotify playlist for you after the event.

Drink specials all night!

18+ welcome
21+ FREE before 10pm - $3 After 10pm
Under 21 - $5 All Night"

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Friday, December 26th - Elvis Hitler wsg/ B7 Bombers & The Whiskey Charmers
$8 in Advance (plus $1 service fee) - $10 at the door - 8p.m. doors - all ages

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

 

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Saturday, December 27th - Speedball wsg/ Mean Mother & more!
$10 in advance (plus $1 service fee) - $10 at the door - 8p.m. doors - all ages

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

https://www.facebook.com/events/724321967663878/

 

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Wednesday, December 31st - THIRST WAVE NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE PARTY!!
Join us for a *very* special edition of THIRST WAVE!!!

Spend your New Year's Eve with us at Small's! If you were with us last year, you know how NUTS this party was! Let's do it again this year but even bigger and better!

FREE noisemakers, party hats and beads at the door!

*~*We're also offering a complimentary champagne or pbr toast at Midnight for EVERYONE in the building AND a complimentary appetizer buffet throughout the evening!

*~* DJ Pleasure Kitten, DJ Elektrosonik and DJ Aaron Hingst will be spinning New Wave, Retro Alternative, Dark '80s, '90s Alternative from 9p-4am! Expect music from: Soft Cell:Sisters of Mercy:Adam Ant:B-52's:Go-Go's:The Cure:Gene Loves Jezebel:Depeche Mode:New Order:Strawberry Switchblade:OMD:Tones on Tail:Ramones:Bauhaus:Fad Gadget:Vicious Pink:ABC:Murrayhead:Soft:The Cult:Human League:Yaz:Berlin:Stiff Little Fingers:Alien Sex Fiend:David Bowie:Happy Mondays:Elvis Costello:Joan Jett:Missing Persons:Peter Murphy:Nena:Public Image Ltd:Billy Idol:Psychedelic Furs:Tom Tom Club:The Normal:The Clash:Tears For Fears:Ministry:The Smiths:Roxy Music:Pet Shop Boys:Siouxsie and The Banshees:Iggy Pop:Joy Division:Echo and The Bunnymen:X-Ray Spex:Talking Heads:Blondie:Erasure:Duran Duran:Killing Joke AND MORE.

Tons of great drink specials all night long!
Doors @ 9pm. $5 Cover all night!!!!

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Friday, January 2nd -Comedy Bonanza with stand-up, improv and
multi-media comedy from your favorite local comedians.
8 p.m. doors - show starts at 9:30 p.m.
$5 cover

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Thursday, January 8th - Elvis B-Day Bash!
Celebrate the birth of the King with some bad ass rockabilly.
Cash O'Riley The Devil Elvis Show and more TBA
$8 cover - 8p.m. doors

https://www.facebook.com/events/596130210516179/


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Saturday, January 10th -Nightkin, Mutilatred, Morgatory, Writhing and 3 Parts Demon
$10 cover - all ages - 8p.m. doors

https://www.facebook.com/events/645658452209369/

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Friday, January 23rd - HARLOW
Details coming soon! - 8p.m. doors - all ages

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Saturday, January 24th - THIRST WAVE 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY BASH wsg. DARREN REVELL

Can you believe it's already been two years? Two years of dancing, DJs, old friends and new friends, cocktails and killer Thirst Wave dance parties?

Come help us celebrate, Saturday, January 24th 2015

Join DJ Pleasure Kitten, DJ Elektrosonik and DJ Aaron Hingst for a night of New Wave, Retro Alternative, Dark '80s, '90s Alternative from 9p-2am!

Special guest DJ DARREN REVELL of Big Sonic Heaven will be joining us on the decks in his second Thirst Wave appearance!

$2 Well Drinks and Domestic Bottles until 10pm with other $2 specials throughout the night!

We'll also have concert ticket giveaways throughout the evening!
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Expect music from:

Soft Cell:Sisters of Mercy:Adam Ant:B-52's:Go-Go's:The Cure:Gene Loves Jezebel:Depeche Mode:New Order:Strawberry Switchblade:OMD:Tones on Tail:Ramones:Bauhaus:Fad Gadget:Vicious Pink:ABC:Murrayhead:The Cult:Human League:Yaz:Berlin:Stiff Little Fingers:Alien Sex Fiend:David Bowie:Happy Mondays:Elvis Costello:Joan Jett:Missing Persons:Peter Murphy:Nena:Public Image Ltd:Billy Idol:Psychedelic Furs:Tom Tom Club:The Normal:The Clash:Tears For Fears:Ministry:The Smiths:Roxy Music:Pet Shop Boys:Siouxsie and The Banshees:Iggy Pop:Joy Division:Echo and The Bunnymen:X-Ray Spex:Talking Heads:Blondie:Erasure:Duran Duran:Killing Joke
AND MORE!

21+ - NO COVER BEFORE 10PM and ONLY $2 AFTER!!
$5 For UNDER 21 ALL NIGHT
Doors at 9pm

Invite your friends and spread the word!

**Voted "Best Club Night in Wayne County" by Metro Times readers in the 2014 Best Of Detroit awards!**

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Saturday, February 7th - 2015 DETROIT SUBGENIUS MUSIC THING

Our yearly local-ish music barrage.
Starts at 9pm STAT. 3 stages. All ages. $10.
FEATURING: (in uncertain order as of yet)

The Amino Acids
Electric Lions Soundwave Experiment
Man Inc.
Like Like The The The Death (WI)
The Counter Elites
Caveman Woodman & Bam Bam Moss
Carjack
Lizerrd ...
Snakewing
PALACES
Scissor Now!
Reptilian Brain
John Davies Problem
Q of Death
Sid Redlin / Scott Boyink (Brag of the SubGenius)

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Tuesday,February 17th - PACZKI DAY!!!
Open 10 a.m.-2 a.m. - No cover all day

More details coming!

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