7. 1974 – In which "punk" is further defined, Detroit style
What do you get when you combine a long-haired, cross-dressing, strung-out lead singer and a crowd consisting of hard-partying motorcycle gang members? A 45-minute version of "Louie, Louie", and said frontman’s subsequent visit to a local hospital. During a concert at the famed Michigan Palace, Iggy Pop incited and encouraged a riot among the very aggressive Scorpions motorcycle gang. The riot ended when Iggy jumped into the crowd to confront one of the heckling gang members. It did not go well for him.
8. 1984 – The Tigers Win the World Series, and... fire
Following the World Series victory, the crowd of mostly nonviolent, mostly young, definitely celebrating young men, gave new meaning to the song "Dancing in the Streets" -- by which we mean the streets were overturned cars, and occasionally on fire.