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  • Oct 20-26, 1999
  • Vol. 20, No. 1

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  • Spit flying folk fun
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  • Spit flying folk fun

    Any genre goes here, as long as it's acoustic. You might hear bluegrass, klezmer, flamenco, and a few folksingers, all in one week. The intimate semi-circular seating arrangement ensures that even those in the back row can see and hear the spit flying onstage.
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  • Coming up
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  • Coming up

    The Shelter hosts a lineup of national and local touring bands that are not quite popular enough to play upstairs in St. Andrew's Hall. The venue provides an invaluable opportunity to check out fledgling alt-rock bands before they hit the 'big time.' An added bonus is the pool table, where bands have been known to shoot a few rounds before taking the stage.
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  • St. Andrew's Hall
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  • St. Andrew's Hall

    The venerable Detroit institution known as St. Andrew's Hall, has played host to just about every conceivable punk, hard-core, new wave, no wave, alternative and anything in between band that's come down the new music pike since 1980. With a capacity of 1,000, and a balcony ringing the upstairs leve, there's an opportunity to see from every angle. Friday and Saturday nights are host to three floors of fun, with a potpourri of DJs' and live acts.'
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