warms up in southeast Michigan, everyone knows that
the Downtown Hoedown is just around the corner.
The 28th Annual Downtown Hoedown will rock Detroit's
Hart Plaza with almost 20 national acts and over
30 local bands on three stages and lots of fun for
the entire family.
the best pictures of the Downtown Hoedown right
here. You'll see Hoedown artist and festival attendees.
If we took your picture, this is where to find it.
Some of these look good enough for postcards.
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
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.
record crowd of 1.2 million people came to enjoy the 27th
Annual Downtown Hoedown at Detroit's Hart Plaza last weekend.
The weather held up for most of the weekend, except for
a little on and off showers on Friday.
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.
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