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The Historic Grande Ballroom at 8952-8970 Grand River. Here's a taste of some of the talent that graced the Grande in the late 60's, early 70's: MC5, Albert King, The Rationals, The Jagged Edge, The Velvet Underground, The Yardbirds, Traffic, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Country Joe & The Fish, Canned Heat, The Psychedelic Stooges, Led Zeppelin, Cream, Jefferson Airplane, The Mothers of Invention, Blue Oyster Cult, The Electric Prunes, Blue Cheer, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Captain Beyond, King Crimson, Steppenwolf, J. Geils Band, Motor City Mutants, SRC, The Turtles, The Bonzo Dog Band, Savoy Brown, Genesis, Elton John...
Joe Cocker, Procol Harum, The James Gang, Steve Miller, Moby Grape, Fleetwood Mac, The Soft Machine, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Tim Buckley, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, The Flamin' Groovies, Chuck Berry, Slim Harpo, Spooky Tooth, The Woolies, Ted Nugent & The Amboy Dukes, The Frost, Jethro Tull, The Who, Pink Floyd, The Moody Blues, Humble Pie, Johnny Winter, The Nice, Psychedelic Lollipops, Santana, Alice Cooper, John Mayall, Rush, The Jeff Beck Group, Ten Years After, Lee Michaels, Iron Butterfly, Van Morrison, Spirit, Deep Purple, The Kinks and The Grateful Dead. Info obtained from The Motor City Music Archives.
The interior of the Grande Ballroom.
Nice street photo of the Grande Ballroom. Click the pic for a LARGE view.
A front entrance of the Grande Ballroom.
A final Shot of the Grande.

Grande Ballroom