Downtown Hoedown

Tailgate Fan' host Jerry Miller (C) and friends at Downtown Hoedown

‘Tailgate Fan’ Visits Detroit’s Downtown Hoedown

Among the fans at Detroit’s Downtown Hoedown to see Joe Nichols, Jake Owen, Uncle Kracker and dozens more artists were the cast and crew from CBS Local’s ‘Tailgate Fan.’

06/05/2013

Joe Nichols at Downtown Hoedown

Joe Nichols Reveals Origin Of His Daughter’s Name

Dylan River Nichols takes part of her from a song that was playing during a particularly, um, intimate moment.

06/03/2013

Jake Owen at Downtown Hoedown

Joe Nichols, Jake Owen, Uncle Kracker, More Impress Thousands During Detroit’s Downtown Hoedown

Despite rain, the artists gave all–and the fans ate it up–during the 31st Downtown Hoedown, which brought dozens of country artists to downtown Detroit this past weekend.

06/03/2013

Joe Nichols

Joe Nichols, Jake Owen To Headline Downtown Hoedown In Detroit

Joe Nichols, Jake Owen, Uncle Kracker, Craig Morgan, Phil Vassar, and Aaron Lewis are among the artists announced today playing the 31st annual WYCD Downtown Hoedown in Detroit. The three-day festival takes place May 31-June 2 at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit, Michigan. In an interview […]

03/06/2013

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

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