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Upcoming Events 2019________________

Saturday,  August 24, 2019     time TBD     Acoustic

Atwater in the Park, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

Bob & Rick return to Atwater for another classic rock show.  We'll be on stage in the beer garden.

Sunday,  August 4, 2019     time TBD     Acoustic

Atwater in the Park, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

Bob & Rick bring back their acoustic classic rock to one of our favorite watering holes.  We'll be on stage in the beer garden.

Saturday, June 22, 2019   7:00 p.m.     Acoustic

O'Halloran's Pub, Mt. Clemens

Bob & Rick will be at  O'Halloran's Public House for a night of classic rock acoustic covers.  Whiplash has been playing O'Halloran's (or some variation at this address) since 2006, so it's sort of a home away from home for us.  No Cover Charge.

Saturday,  September 28, 2019   Time: TBD   Full Band

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019   7:00 p.m.     Full Band!

Veteran's Memorial Park, St. Clair Shores, MI

Music On The Lake summer concert series

Join Whiplash Classic Rock as we return to the Memorial Park band shell for a full-tilt classic rock show.  This will be our 3rd year playing this concert series, and it gets better every time.  Some picnic tables available, but bring a lawn chair & enjoy a Michigan summer evening with Whiplash Classic Rock.  7:00 to 8: 30 p.m.

Saturday,  October 12, 2019   9:00 p.m.     Acoustic

The Office Pub, Romeo

Bob & Rick return to The Office Pub in Romeo for a fall color tour.

Well, it's been an interesting year so far.  We thought Whiplash Classic Rock might have banged out it's last power cord, but, to paraphrase Mr. Twain, "Rumors of our demise have been greatly exaggerated."  We will be together for at least one more show when we play Memorial Park in St. Clair Shores this June.  See below for details.

In memory of Ron Sweed (aka The Ghoul)

January 23, 1949 - April 1, 2019

Saturday,  August 10, 2019   7:00 p.m.     Acoustic

O'Halloran's Pub, Mt. Clemens

Bob & Rick return to O'Halloran's Pub for a night of acoustic classic rock.

Whiplash is dedicated to bringing live classic rock to the people of metro Detroit.  We search the classic rock songbook from A (Alice Cooper) to Z (Ziggy Stardust) to bring you songs that you don't hear on the radio every day.  We play B-sides and forgotten gems that will keep your party rocking.  We love the golden age of classic rock (Doors, The Who, Beatles, Cream) but we also pay tribute to our roots with songs from Chuck Berry, Johnny Rivers, and Elvis.  Whiplash Acoustic presents a similar set list with an emphasis on acoustic tunes from the likes of Cat Stevens, Buffalo Springfield, Van Morrison and Bob Dylan.

 Whiplash playing at Veterans Memorial Park in St. Clair Shores for  the Music On the Lake Series, June 28, 2017.

Rick Crooker,

Bass, Vocals

Voted one of the top ten bands in the Greater Detroit area!

James Vallar,

Lead guitar, Vocals

Bob Kolinski, 

Lead vocals, Rhythm guitar

Ernie Modestino,

Drums, Vocals

 The hardest working classic rock band in metro Detroit!

Whiplash is...

Music that kicks since 2006!

Whiplash Classic Rock