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.










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.


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


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.


Thursday, November 20th - It's the November Edition of Gravestone @ Small's!

Gravestone brings you the best in synth pop/ ebm/ industrial/ aggrotech / goth and more. Gravestone resident DJs Jay Misanthropia and Riku Namako will be joined by DJ Voyager and DJ Biohazard40!

Hope to see you out, Gravers!

Doors @ 9pm. No Cover before 10pm

$3 After 10pm for 21+ $5 Cover for under 21.

Great drink specials all night!


Friday, November 21st -INDUSTRIAL IS NOT DEAD!!!

DJ Void6, DJ Aaron Hingst and DJ Elektrosonik will be spinning crunchy,
cold Industrial, Cold Wave, EBM, Aggrotech, Harsh Electro and more all night long!

Doors @ 9pm - FREE Before 10pm 18+ Welcome -$5 21+ $3 After 10pm
Great drink and beer specials all night.


Saturday, November 22nd - Kelly Campos

$8 - all ages - doors at 8p.m.


Wednesday, November 26th - THIRST WAVE & INDUSTRIAL IS NOT DEAD

Join residents DJ Pleasure Kitten, DJ Elektrosonik, DJ Aaron Hingst and DJ Void6 for a night of New Wave, Cold Wave, Dark Retro and Industrial from 9p-2am!

Expect music from:

Skinny Puppy:Soft Cell:Sisters of Mercy:Pigface:Adam Ant:B-52's:Babyland:Go-Go's:Evil Mothers:The Cure:Gene Loves Jezebel:Depeche Mode:New Order:Strawberry Switchblade:OMD:Tones on Tail:Ramones:Bauhaus:Fad Gadget:Vicious Pink:Leaether Strip:ABC:Murrayhead:The Cult:My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult:Human League:Yaz:Ministry:Berlin:Stiff Little Fingers:Alien Sex Fiend:Nine Inch Nails:David Bowie:Happy Mondays:Elvis Costello:Joan Jett:Missing Persons:Peter Murphy:Test Dept.:Nena:KMFDM:Public Image Ltd:Bill...y Idol:SPK:Psychedelic Furs:Acid Horse:Tom Tom Club:Project Pitchfork:The Normal:The Clash:Sister Machine Gun:Tears For Fears:Front Line Assembly:The Smiths:Roxy Music:Die Krupps:Pet Shop Boys:Siouxsie and The Banshees:Rosetta Stone:Iggy Pop:Joy Division:Unit 187:Echo and The Bunnymen:X-Ray Spex:Talking Heads:Einstürzende Neubauten:Blondie:Revolting Cocks:Erasure:Duran Duran:Killing Joke:Nitzer Ebb:Cabaret Voltaire:Hate Dept:X Marks The Pedwalk
and more!

Drink specials all night long!

Doors @ 9pm - FREE Before 10pm for 21+
18+ Welcome -$5
21+ $3 After 10pm


Saturday, November 29th - Ether Aura returns to the stage for the first time in six years!
Also appearing is Visitors and Siamese. Dont miss out on this rare event!!


Saturday, December 13th - Nashville Pussy, Valient Thorr & Against The Grain
$13 in Advance (plus $1 service fee) - $16 at the door - 8p.m. doors - all ages

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


Saturday, January 24th - HARLOW
Details coming soon! - 8p.m. doors - all ages