Downtown Hoedown

Tailgate Fan' host Jerry Miller (C) and friends at Downtown Hoedown

‘Tailgate Fan’ Visits Detroit’s Downtown Hoedown

Among the fans at Detroit’s Downtown Hoedown to see Joe Nichols, Jake Owen, Uncle Kracker and dozens more artists were the cast and crew from CBS Local’s ‘Tailgate Fan.’

06/05/2013

Joe Nichols at Downtown Hoedown

Joe Nichols Reveals Origin Of His Daughter’s Name

Dylan River Nichols takes part of her from a song that was playing during a particularly, um, intimate moment.

06/03/2013

Jake Owen at Downtown Hoedown

Joe Nichols, Jake Owen, Uncle Kracker, More Impress Thousands During Detroit’s Downtown Hoedown

Despite rain, the artists gave all–and the fans ate it up–during the 31st Downtown Hoedown, which brought dozens of country artists to downtown Detroit this past weekend.

06/03/2013

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Casey James Thinks ‘American Idol’ Would Pick Carrie Underwood Or Kelly Clarkson As Judges

Rumors are floating “American Idol” could bring back contestants to serve as judges, but season nine finalist Casey James isn’t expecting the call to come anytime soon.

06/03/2013

Joe Nichols

Joe Nichols, Jake Owen To Headline Downtown Hoedown In Detroit

Joe Nichols, Jake Owen, Uncle Kracker, Craig Morgan, Phil Vassar, and Aaron Lewis are among the artists announced today playing the 31st annual WYCD Downtown Hoedown in Detroit.

03/06/2013

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley Says Performing Again Was ‘Well-Needed Medicine’ After His Father’s Death

The skies were friendly for Dierks Bentley last weekend when he piloted himself into Detroit for the annual Downtown Hoedown.

06/14/2012

(credit: Kurt Wolff/CBS Local)

Fans Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ To Chris Young – ‘That’s A First For Me’

Chris Young turned 27 years old today. And during his performance in Detroit this past weekend, he got a nice gift from his fans. Smack in the middle of his set Sunday afternoon at the annual Downtown Hoedown, the audience sang him a rousing version of “Happy Birthday.”

06/12/2012

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert Brings ‘Gunpowder And Lead’ — And Kid Rock — To Closing Night Of Detroit’s Downtown Hoedown

“Whiskey already? I love this town!” declared Miranda Lambert from the stage on day three of the Downtown Hoedown, which took place in Detroit this past weekend (June 8-10).

06/11/2012

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley Pays Tribute To His Father During Rousing Show At Detroit’s Downtown Hoedown

It was the sound of letting go–the powerful feeling of a human being who has felt loss, yet was now ready to step back into the world and cut loose.

06/11/2012

99.5 WYCD Downtown Hoedown - Josh Gracin

Josh Gracin, Hunter Hayes, More Bring Country Music To Detroit On Day One Of Downtown Hoedown

Detroit may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think ‘country music.’ This past weekend, though, the Motor City is all about honky tonk, thanks to the annual Downtown Hoedown, a country music extravaganza that has been taking over downtown Detroit each summer for the past 30 years.

06/11/2012

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