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A Music Lover’s Guide To The South

Guide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers


Fans at the downtown Hoedown enjoy the music. (Credit: WYCD)

Downtown Hoedown Recap: ‘We Had So Much Fun!’

The 32nd annual event was memorable, not only for the sunshine and blue skies, but for the throngs of fans who flooded the city ready to party like the longest winter in history was over.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

Friends enjoy the Hoedown. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

“It’s Fun, It’s Upbeat” Says Country Music Fan At Hoedown

The Downtown Hoedown is going on all weekend at Comerica Park and if you are a country music fan – this is the place to be.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2013

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Nominations Announced For Academy Of Country Music Awards

Nominations were announced Wednesday for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards!


(Photo: courtesy, Jason Miles) A Grand Rapids musician is hoping to hit it big with his song "Liquid Gold."

Michigan Man Hopes To Strike It Big With ‘Liquid Gold’

Since he wrote the song “Liquid Gold,” Miles has gotten radio play across Michigan, been featured in news stories and even garnered love from Nashville, where he’s always dreamed of becoming a star.

CBS Detroit–08/07/2012


Monroe County Fair Preview

The Monroe County Fair exists to preserve and perpetuate the interest of agriculture, horticulture, arts and sciences and arts in their numerous branches.


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Guide To Downtown Hoedown

The Downtown Hoedown is moving to Comerica Park this year and will be held in June 8, 9, and 10. The festival boast one of the Summer’s largest musical lineups on three stages.


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Complete 2012 ACM Awards Coverage

We’re at the ACM Awards in Vegas all weekend long. Follow the latest news, interviews and performances. It’s like you’re there.



Country Music Pioneer Wade Mainer Dies At 104

A country music pioneer who got his start in North Carolina’s mountains and rediscovered music amid Michigan’s industry has died at 104.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/14/2011

The music continues at the Downtown Hoedown. (Credit: WYCD Radio)

The Music Continues At The Downtown Hoedown

The free Country Music Festival means you can hear more of Jason Aldean and others throughout Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2011