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'''Misfit's''' was a small club in the Rogers Park/Edgewater area that played punk shows in the early 1980s. It was only one block away from [[C.O.D.]], which usually booked the larger punk acts of the day.   
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'''Misfits''' was the first major club in the Rogers Park/Edgewater area to book punk bands in the early 1980s. Misfits was in operation from May, [[1981]] to June [[1982]]. The short-lived venue made its mark booking many seminal punk bands of the day including those listed below.  One notable achievement was seeking out and bringing Alex Chilton back into the spotlight. Soon after Misfits, [[Club C.O.D.]], which also booked many notable punk bands, opened about one block away.   
  
 
== Location ==
 
== Location ==
  
* One block from the corner Devon and Sheridan  
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* One block from the corner of Devon and Sheridan  
  
 
== Notable Shows ==
 
== Notable Shows ==
  
* Sepetember 25, [[1981]] - Alex Chilton, The Bush Tetras
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* May 10, [[1981]] - The Subhumans
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* September 24, 1981- dBs
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* September 25, 1981 - Alex Chilton, The Bush Tetras
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* January 1, [[1982]] - [[Ministry]]'s first show
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* January 15, 1982 - Ruts DC
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* March 3, 1982 - [[Silver Abuse]], [[Trial By Fire]]
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* March 12 & 13, 1982 - Medium Medium, Ministry
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* March 24, 1982 - Fear
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* April 4, 1982 - The Misfits
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
  
 
* [http://kmier.net/mixed/punks6.html Music and Art in Chicago, 1978-1982] - Location and Tetras show
 
* [http://kmier.net/mixed/punks6.html Music and Art in Chicago, 1978-1982] - Location and Tetras show
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* [http://www.prongs.org/ministry/illinois_entertainer-82 Illinois Entertainer Ministry article 9/1982 that said Misifts was gone]
  
 
[[Category:Venues]]
 
[[Category:Venues]]

Latest revision as of 20:03, 25 August 2008

Misfits was the first major club in the Rogers Park/Edgewater area to book punk bands in the early 1980s. Misfits was in operation from May, 1981 to June 1982. The short-lived venue made its mark booking many seminal punk bands of the day including those listed below. One notable achievement was seeking out and bringing Alex Chilton back into the spotlight. Soon after Misfits, Club C.O.D., which also booked many notable punk bands, opened about one block away.

Location

  • One block from the corner of Devon and Sheridan

Notable Shows

  • May 10, 1981 - The Subhumans
  • September 24, 1981- dBs
  • September 25, 1981 - Alex Chilton, The Bush Tetras
  • January 1, 1982 - Ministry's first show
  • January 15, 1982 - Ruts DC
  • March 3, 1982 - Silver Abuse, Trial By Fire
  • March 12 & 13, 1982 - Medium Medium, Ministry
  • March 24, 1982 - Fear
  • April 4, 1982 - The Misfits

References