has teamed up with Boomers Roadhouse to give you the chance
to win a pair of tickets to see JoCaine with special guests
Swampside. The concert begins at 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, May
22. JoCaine has been filling A-rooms all over metro Detroit,
upstaging national acts and have managed to land his redneck,
white trash, blue collar rock on more than one Hollywood motion
picture soundtrack (Lonestar State of Mind, Laurel Canyon,
The Last Run) and a popular TV series (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation).
JoCaine's original intentions were not to pursue a music career.
As a 6' 4", 245 lb. All-American tight end in college,
Joe Binki had plans to go pro. An absolute hurricane with
a football in his hands, his teammates christened him "JoCaine".
has teamed up with the city of St. Clair Shores to give you
the chance to win a pair of VIP meet-and-greet passes with
country star Josh Gracin. Gracin will perform at "A Taste
of Home" on Saturday, May 15 at 5:00 p.m. The meet-and-greet
will take place either before or after his performance. Bring
out your red, white and blue and show your true colors to
support our active duty military. The city of St. Clair Shores
is raising money to send care packages over to the troops
serving overseas. There is a $5 recommended donation to get
into the event. There will be shuttle locations from Lakeview
High School on 11 Mile Road and Little Mack to take people
to the event.
has teamed up with Atlantic Records to give you the chance
to win a copy of Uncle Kracker's new album "Happy Hour."
Produced by multiple Grammy-Award winner Rob Cavallo, "Happy
Hour" is a breezy blend of country-flavored pop and rock
and roll that showcases not only the Detroit native's natural
appeal as a likeable Everyman, but also his considerable gifts
as a songwriter. Uncle Kracker has had impressive success
as a songwriter, racking up co-writing credits on Kid Rock's
blockbuster hits 'Bawitdaba,' 'Cowboy,' 'Forever,' 'Only God
Knows Why,' and 2008's No. 1 'All Summer Long,' as well as
his own Adult Top 40 No. 1 'Follow Me' (from his 2000 double-platinum
debut Double Wide).
has teamed up with Lyric Street Records to give you the chance
to win a copy of "Unstoppable," the new album by
country group Rascal Flatts. Rascal Flatts released the first
single "Here Comes Goodbye" from their album, Unstoppable,
to radio on January 20, and the album was released on April
7, 2009. The song was co-written by American Idol season 6
finalist Chris Sligh. The second single, "Summer Nights",
co-written by Gary LeVox, was released in early May 2009 debuting
at #57 and topped out at #2 on the country charts.The third
single off the album, "Why", peaked at #18 on the
country charts. The band released their fourth single, "Unstoppable",
in January 2010.
has teamed up with The Machine Shop to give you the chance
to win a pair of tickets to see Colt Ford with special guests
Flynnville Train. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May
13. Colt Ford has released one album, Ride Through the Country,
in December 2008 via his own Average Joe's Entertainment label
and has charted three singles on the Hot Country Songs charts.
Ford has also written a theme song for Professional Bull Riders,
and has worked with John Michael Montgomery, Montgomery Gentry,
and Cledus T. Judd, among others. Flynnville Train is an American
country rock music band. Their self-titled debut album was
released on September 11, 2007, and it produced two singles
on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.
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Downtown Hoedown is known as
the World's Largest Free Country Concert. The event is held each year
at Hart Plaza along Detroit's Beautiful Riverfront bordering Windsor,
Ontario. It is a three-day event featuring music, dancing and fun
for all ages. The music portion is filled with local bands, newcomers
and established artists.