Hart Plaza

Hoedown Venue Hart Plaza

Guide To The Downtown Hoedown

Get tips for the WYCD Downtown Hoedown in this handy summary including, parking, artist lineups and things to know before you go.

CBS 62–05/05/2011


American Idol Star Appearing At Downtown Hoedown

Country singer Josh Gracin is one of the headline acts at this year’s Downtown Hoedown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2011

Ford Auditorium, view from Hart Plaza (Wikimedia Commons)

Council Wants More Info On Plan For Riverfront Land

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is facing some opposition in his plan to tear down Ford Auditorium.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2011

‘Jobs With Justice’ Rally For Federal Job Creation

Members of Jobs with Justice gathered at Hart Plaza to rally for the creation of a national federal jobs program

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2011

Downtown Detroit Eyesore Could Be Eliminated

An eyesore at Detroit’s Hart Plaza could soon be demolished.


Fundraiser Targets Music Education

It’s a battle of the bands to kick off a fundraiser for music education in the Detroit Public School District.


Jazz, Peach And Pierogi-Packed Weekend

It’s another Labor Day Weekend full of festivals and fun in Southeast Michigan. Detroit will play host to the Detroit International Jazz Festival, September 3rd through the 6th.  Now in its 31st year, the festival takes place over […]


Music, Culture And More This Weekend

You’ll find all kinds of hot summer events this weekend in Metro Detroit. North America’s largest Arab-Chaldean-American cultural event — The Arab and Chaldean Festival kicks off Saturday at Hart Plaza in Downtown Detroit.