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Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 8/04 – Special DIY Street Fair Throwback Edition

Hello, hello, Detroit Proud Playlist fans, we’ve got something pretty cool in store for you this week. How many of you have heard of the annual DIY Street Fair in Ferndale? Since its start in [...]

08/04/2014

Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 6/23

Our Detroit Proud Playlist comes together each week with one goal: to share songs from the talented and admired musicians (and bands) from the Detroit area with the community. See who we picked this week!

06/23/2014

Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 10/28

Just in time for Halloween, we’ve got your party playlist all set for you! This week’s edition of Detroit Proud Playlist features some of the most notable musical artists from Detroit and a list-full of up and comers.

10/31/2013

Detroit Proud Weekly Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 9/23

We’re betting you’re getting a bit down with all of this cold weather coming in, right? First week of Fall can do that to a person… Well, this week’s playlist is the cure for all of those with the autumn blues. Hear tunes that can say what our hearts can’t, and rock away without a care. Inspiring and optimistic is what we were going for.

09/23/2013

DIY Street Fair

Bands, Crafts, & BBQ: 2013’s DIY Street Fair Social Media Re-cap

From bands to crafts to BBQ, check out what went down in Ferndale this weekend at 2013’s DIY Street Fair! We’ve got this year’s #DIYSF re-cap, in words and pictures from…YOU!

09/16/2013

Detroit Proud Playlist

DETROIT PROUD Playlist: Week of 9/09

Coming in strong for the second week of September…we’ve loaded this week’s playlist with poppy-beats, fresh hip hop, and even sprinkled in a few repeat-offenders…

09/10/2013

Blaire Alise

DETROIT PROUD: Blaire Alise

Okay, so she has her own band, her band has played the renowned Metro Times Blowout, and she was awarded a full scholarship to attend the Berklee College of Music in Boston for their summer program – where she was crowned the winner of the Berklee College of Music Singer/Songwriter competition…twice! Oh, did we mention she has accomplished all of this by the age of 16?! Yeah, we’re pretty impressed too.

08/19/2013

Detroit Proud Weekly Playlist

DETROIT PROUD Playlist: Week of 7/29

Rounding out the last week of July, this week’s CW50 Detroit Proud Playlist includes tunes from a few singer-songwriters, a bit of country-folk, and the grungy Detroit rock, to a ’50s-inspired 16-year-old rocker, as well as a few long-time loves. Also, find one of the originators of techno music in our set. Did you know he was from Detroit? Check it out!

07/29/2013

Eddie performing with The Sights at Metro Times Blowout

DETROIT PROUD: Eddie Baranek

Between fronting the successful Detroit rock band The Sights and serving as one of the music directors at School of Rock, Eddie Baranek has his bases covered when it comes to contributing to Detroit’s rock [...]

06/12/2013

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Bands With Detroit Roots To Rock SXSW 2013

The Metro Times Blowout is coming to Austin’s South By Southwest (SXSW) festival March 8 – 17. Find out which bands will be there with Detroit ties.

03/08/2013

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