Called the “world’s largest free country concert event,” the WYCD Downtown Hoedown brings country music’s finest to Motor City’s Hart Plaza May 15-17.
Presented by country radio station WYCD, the 27th annual Downtown Hoedown features performances by Willie Nelson, Rodney Atkins, Luke Bryan, Lee Ann Womack, Phil Vassar and Josh Gracin plus many more artists and bands.
Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion, Raleigh, N.C.
September 6, 2008
Along with all that international talent the Downtown Hoedown also features the best of the best of Detroit’s local country scene.
The Downtown Hoedown began in 1983 with Hank Williams Jr., Tanya Tucker, The Kendalls, Brenda Lee and Mel Tillis headlining the first festival. Over the years the Downtown Hoedown has hosted Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Dixie Chicks, Montgomery Gentry and virtually everyone who has sat at the top of the country charts during the past two decades.
Opening night of the festival features performances by Rodney Atkins, Kevin Costner & Modern West, Luke Bryan and Jack Ingram.
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte, N.C.
July 21, 2007
Detroit-area show producers Palace Sports & Entertainment is working with WYCD on this year’s Hoedown. For more information, please click here for the WYCD Web site.