Detroit Downtown Hoedown


The Downtown Hoedown was established in 1983 and is widely recognized as the largest Country Music Festival of its kind in the world.  Hosted by 99.5 WYCDDetroit’s Best Country, the Hoedown is regarded by the Country Music Industry as a premier showcase opportunity for new and established artists.  Located at Hart Plaza in the heart of downtown Detroit, the event attracts hundreds of thousands of enthusiastic country music fans from the Midwest and beyond.

The 2010 WYCD Downtown Hoedown marks the festival’s 28th Anniversary!  Bringing over 800,000 attendees, participating in 3 days of country life-style music and entertainment, this year is the biggest ever and is expected to surpass all the rest with over 30 artists taking to the stage, including local Detroit artists and many of country music’s biggest national stars!  Not surprisingly, many artists have gotten their big break at the Downtown Hoedown, namely Rascal FlattsGarth BrooksReba McEntire,Montgomery GentryBig & Rich, just to name a few.  Check out our “Hall of Fame” to see the complete list of Hoedown performers!  Be sure to come on down from May 14th through 16th, 2010 to see the next generation of country stars shine at the Hoedown!
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