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Dierks Bentley at Downtown Hoedown in Detroit

Dierks Bentley Says Performance Was ‘Well-Needed Medicine’ After Father’s Death

The skies were friendly for Dierks Bentley last weekend when he piloted himself into Detroit for the annual Downtown Hoedown. After about a 2-1/2 hour flight in a rented single-engine Cirrus, he arrived safely to talk backstage with […]

06/14/2012

Chris Young performs at the Downtown Hoedown in Detroit (Steve Wiseman / 99.5 WYCD)

Fans Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ To Chris Young

Chris Young turned 27 years old today. And during his performance in Detroit this past weekend, he got a nice gift from his fans. Smack in the middle of his set Sunday afternoon at the […]

06/12/2012

Miranda Lambert at the WYCD Downtown Hoedown (Photo By Steve Wiseman / 99.5 WYCD)

Miranda Lambert, Kid Rock Close Out Detroit’s Downtown Hoedown

“Whiskey already? I love this town!” declared Miranda Lambert from the stage on day three of the Downtown Hoedown, which took place in Detroit this past weekend (June 8-10). During her very first song, “Fastest […]

06/11/2012

Dierks Bentley at Detroit's Downtown Hoedown (Kurt Wolff/CBS Local)

Dierks Bentley Pays Tribute To His Father

It was the sound of letting go–the powerful feeling of a human being who has felt loss, yet was now ready to step back into the world and cut loose. Dierks Bentley, who lost his […]

06/11/2012

Josh Gracin on stage at Downtown Hoedown (Photo by Steve Wiseman / 99.5 WYCD)

Josh Gracin’s R-Rated Pranks And The Highs And Lows Of Tweeting His Lyrics

“Coming back home and having family and friends come out, and just being amongst Michiganders, is always a great thing for me,” Josh Gracin proclaims as he talks with Linda Lee, on-air personality at CBS […]

06/10/2012

Hunter Hayes  (Photo by Steve Wiseman/99.5 WYCD)

Hunter Hayes Says ‘Wanted’ Was A ‘Dream Checklist’

Just a little over a year ago, a then 19-year-old Hunter Hayes was on a radio tour promoting his debut album Storm Warning. He’s come a long way since then, headlining sold-out shows, touring with […]

06/09/2012

Josh Gracin at Downtown Hoedown (Photo By Steve Wiseman / 99.5 WYCD)

Josh Gracin, Hunter Hayes, More Bring Country Music To Detroit On Day One Of Downtown Hoedown

Detroit may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think ‘country music.’ This weekend, though, the Motor City is all about honky tonk, thanks to the annual Downtown Hoedown, a country […]

06/09/2012

(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images For Country Thunder)

Big & Rich Say ‘That’s Why I Pray’ Might Be ‘Biggest Song Ever’

Big Kenny and John Rich are back in the studio and working on the first Big & Rich album in five years. Today marks the release of their first single off the new album, and […]

05/22/2012

Justin Moore’s Tour Bus Catches Fire Enroute

Lightning has officially struck twice for 2009 and 2010 Downtown Hoedown artist and chart topper [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Justin Moore[/lastfm] in Detroit. The last time the Country star headlined a show at the Royal Oak Music Theatre […]

02/17/2011

Rays Final Game Against Tigers

The Rays played the final game of the series in Detroit. 

08/11/2010

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