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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

Dustin Lynch

Dustin Lynch Says ‘Cowboys And Angels’ Is ‘Changing My Life’

Twenty-seven-year-old Tennessee native Dustin Lynch is set to release his self-titled debut album this summer (August 21 on Broken Bow), and the centerpiece of that release will be a single he’s been working the past few months, “Cowboys and Angels.”

06/11/2012

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Gracin’s R-Rated Pranks, Plus Highs, Lows Of Tweeting Lyrics

Though Josh plays sold out crowds wherever he goes, the Westland Michigan native says that being home is just a “different vibe, different feel and different energy.”

06/10/2012

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Hunter Hayes Says ‘Wanted’ Was A ‘Dream Checklist’

Just a little over a year ago, a then 19-year-old Hunter Hayes was on a radio tour promoting his debut album Storm Warning. He’s come a long way since then.

06/10/2012

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Country Music Comes To Detroit On Day 1 Of Downtown Hoedown

Detroit may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think ‘country music.’ This 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.

06/10/2012

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The Farm Breaks Billboard’s Top 20—Hear ‘Home Sweet Home’

Things are really starting to heat up for new band The Farm! After announcing that their self-titled debut album will be hitting shelves on July 17, the trio experienced another big celebration, as their new single “Home Sweet Home” broke the Top 20 on the Billboard & Mediabase country charts.

06/08/2012

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley Loses His Father, Cancels Nashville Show, But Hoedown Appearance Still On

As many country fans know by now, Leon Bentley, father of singer Dierks Bentley, passed away this weekend in Phoenix, Arizona. He was age 88.

06/04/2012

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Detroit Girl Goes From Hoedown To Hollywood on “American Idol”

Not only is she from Detroit, but she’s performed at the 99.5 WYCD Downtown Hoedown! And we’ve got the video.

01/20/2012

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