American Music Journalist Gary Graff Knew Detroit Music Was Special The Second He Stepped Foot Into The CityAmerican Music Journalist Gary Graff, joins Community Connect Host Jackie Paige to talk about how special Detroit music really is, as well as the Detroit Music Awards
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 6/6 - "Everyone I Owe" Edition!Everyone I Owe is a festival at The Loving Touch in Ferndale featuring some of Detroit's favorite local acts from past and present for two special nights of nostalgia and a much deserved IOU.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 4/18This week we have a variety of Detroit artists from the familiar to the unfamiliar! We're here to bridge the gap between artist and listener, so bands like these can get the recognition they deserve.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 4/11We hope everyone had an enjoyable weekend! We're back on the grind with another playlist for your listening pleasure.
Detroit Proud Playlist - Week of 1/4: "Secret Friends Fest" EditionStarting off 2016 with a bang is the third-annual Secret Friends Fest! Check out The Loving Touch this weekend to get an earful of Detroit's favorite bands with some out of town guests mixed in for good measure. We know seeing more local bands is your resolution for this year, so don't miss it.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 12/21 - "Mittenfest X" EditionMittenfest is here to celebrate their 10th anniversary and cramming a ton of talent into five exciting nights. We're bringing you a taste of what Mittenfest has waiting for you after the holidays.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 11/16We're getting into the holiday season and all we want to do is listen to local music (and maybe some holiday music, but not until after Thanksgiving, because any sooner than that is just plain silly!). Don't know what to get your super picky family for the holidays? Just send them this link. It's what they've always wanted. We wouldn't lie.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 10/26Boo! Did we scare you? No? Well maybe all of these frighteningly awesome bands will make your skin crawl. You won't find any tricks on this playlist, just treats...and we do mean ear-candy.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 10/12This week our special Guest DJ, Woven Tangles, gives us a taste of some of their favorite Detroit artists. This indie/folk group knows how to pick 'em. You won't want to miss this playlist, trust us.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 10/5This week's playlist is all sorts of funkalicious with a little bit of rock sprinkled in for good measure. Pick your favorite place to chill and get acquainted with some of the grooviest bands in the city.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 9/28Fall is upon us here in Detroit. Don't pout about winter just yet, use that energy to absorb the coziness of Detroit's finest artists! This week's playlist will be sure to make you feel all warm and cozy inside.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 9/21 - Special "DIY Street Fair" Edition!The DIY Street Festival is back for another great year of music, food, drinks, and artistry! Check out some of the artists that will be playing this weekend on our special DIY Street Festival edition of Detroit Proud!
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 9/14This week, we're sending you off into the sunset of a beautiful, rainy weekend with a quick playlist you don't want to miss. It's short, sweet and guaranteed to kick-start your day.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 9/7 - Special "Dally in the Alley" Edition!In order to get the good vibes flowing before the 38th annual Dally in the Alley, we're bringing you a tasty piece of some of the most wholesome tunes this side of the Cass Corridor. Just think of it as our little gift to you. Now let's get ready to Dally!
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 8/31 - Special "Hamtramck Labor Day Festival" EditionIn honor of the 36th annual Hamtramck Labor Day Festival, we are featuring a handful of bands that are playing across two stages during the three-day weekend!