Harpos Concert Theatre

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Harpos Concert Theatre is located at 14238 Harper Avenue, Detroit, Michigan in the United States. It is known as a venue for Heavy Metal and Industrial Rock. Harpos is known for $1.00 pitchers of Beer and $1.00 Pitchers of Well Drinks.

It was built in 1939 for the Wisper and Westman circuit as the Harper Theatre. It was built for about $290,000 and was designed in Art Moderne style by Charles N. Agree. There is an 80-foot (24 m) vertical sign on the front of the theatre that spells out "HARPOS," adapting the old Harper Theater sign. There are murals in the lobby and auditorium by Thomas di Lorenzo. It was converted to a Rock club in 1973. Bands that have performed there over the years have included Iron Maiden, U2, Dio, White Zombie, Danzig, The Misfits, Paul Rodgers, Anthrax, Foghat, Cheap Trick, Rob Halford, Robin Trower, Dead Kennedy's, Mitch Ryder, Motorhead, Blue Oyster Cult, Alvin Lee, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, John Entwistle, INXS, Ace Frehley,Prong, Slayer, Megadeth, Johnny Winter, Michael Schenker Group, Armored Saint, Molly Hatchet, Joe Lynn Turner, Gwar Powerman 5000, Slipknot, Coal Chamber, Mushroomhead, Insane Clown Posse & many others. The venue has also hosted shows for hardcore hip hop artists such as Tech N9ne, Hopsin, Gorilla Zoe, Twista, Boondox, Twiztid, and King Gordy.
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