The Old Miami

Detroit Music Venue / Dive Bar / Night Club
3930 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MIOpen today until 2:00 AMOpening at 12:00 PMOpen until 2:00 AM tomorrowOpen 24 hours
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Nothing Elegant: Tis The Season Edition

Dec 8, 2018 – Dec 9, 2018

Take a break from the holiday madness and meet us on the dance floor for a little dance therapy. Let's shake off the stress of holiday parties, family dinners, gift shopping and giving and give ourselves permission to shake our booties! As always ladies on the decks, shenanigans on the dance floo...

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Francis DeCarlo, Black Shampoo, Slizz & Johnathan Gaylord

Dec 15, 2018 – Dec 16, 2018

Come and see Francis DeCarlo, Black Shampoo, Slizz, and Johnathan Gaylord tear it up at The Old Miami before its 2019

Saturday, December 15th

Old Miami presents...

Francis DeCarlo

Black Shampoo



Jonathan Gaylord

9pm door

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Slob / GIRL FIGHT / The Counter Elites / Gala Delicious

Dec 21, 2018 – Dec 22, 2018

The Counter Elites have been described as if Crass and The Descendants had babies through their raucous sound.

Vicious grunge created in a Detroit basement in 2017.

Girl Fight is an energetic f...

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Virga, Electric Blanket, Sex Police & Red Electric Shark

Dec 14, 2018 – Dec 15, 2018

Old Miami presents...
Ohh Shhhheeeiiiii Beeeeee


Electric Blanket

Sex Police

Red Electric Shark

9pm Door

The Old Miami

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Call in the Calvary, Pontiac Stags & Garage Mahal - 11/21

Nov 21, 2018 – Nov 22, 2018

Biggest bar night of the year
Doors open at 9, Music at 10
$5 Cover

Live performances by

Call In The Cavalry

Garage Mahal

The Pontiac Stags


The Old Miami
3930 Cass
Detroit, MI

Posted on Mar 2, 2018

Saturday, March 3

SURPRISE!! Jon Langford, one of the founding members of UK's The Mekons, will be making special visit.

Jon Langford (Mekons)


John Szymanski
Tony Paris & Burnin' Sugar

Formed in the late 1970s as an art collective, The Mekons are one of the longest-running and most pro...

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Posted on Feb 1, 2018

February 14th

We don't care, let's just have fun tonight. A night of noise-ful rock-influenced punky folk jams.


Mr. Clit & the Pink Cigarettes (IN)
J. Walker & The Crossguards
Oginalii (TN)
Electric Blanket
Dark Devil (Stacey MacLeod of Dear Darkness)

Door 7pm


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Ramasocky’s Bday Riot

Jan 6, 2018 – Jan 7, 2018

Come and get your fill at the Bday Riot

Plague Years - Detroit
U.d.i. - Detroit
Nuke - Detroit
Whut? - Chicago
Anger - Chicago
MRSA - Detroit

Door 7pm

CBGB's of the Midwest

Daniel Overstreet, a Vietnam veteran infantryman, bought the burned out building in 1979 and opened the The Old Miami in 1980.

Due to Mr. Overstreet's service to the country, it is a veteran's bar, first, and any veteran is granted free entry for all the events. It has morphed into one of the gems of The Corridor and has a huge backyard & patio, including a koi pond and bonfire area. It is a place where locals, artists, musicians and punks get along over whiskey and a game of pool..  But this place garnered credibility by supporting the great local bands and traveling musicians that come to city. 

Since the bar started booking shows, it has gained notoriety as the "CBGB's of the Midwest," playing host to national/international artists like The Allman Brothers, The Vibrators, Butthole Surfers, D.O.A., Booker T and the MG's, Richie Hawtin, Dead Milkmen, Country Joe and the Fish, Red Elvises, and  PF Sloan.  The music venue has, also, been home to some of Detroit's biggest talent including Iggy Pop, The White Stripes, Mitch Ryder, Patti Smith, MC5 members Rob Tyner & Wayne Kramer, Sonic's Rendezvous, Carl Craig, Jay Dilla, Rodriguez, Amboy Dukes, Eminem, Royce da 5' 9", Big Sean, Visionquest crew, Detroit Cobras, The Dirtbombs, The Gories, Destroy All Monsters, Mary Wells and many Motown performers.  

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3930 Cass Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Business Hours

Mon:12:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Tue:12:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Wed:12:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Thu:12:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Fri:12:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Sat:12:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Sun:12:00 PM – 2:00 AM