2018 DETROIT MUSIC WEEKEND
June 14-17, 2018
Harnessing the power of Detroit music and cultural preeminence.
*Line up of performer, participants, and sponsors coming soon!*
2018 Online Submission Applications NOW OPEN!
DEADLINE: April 1, 2018
Applications are accepted for Showcase Artists, Cultural Pavilion, Retail Booth & Displays and Foodtruck & Delights (Rock the blocks).
FREE OUTDOOR CONCERTS
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Open and free performances hosted in the premiere entertainment district, right outside of Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts.
2018 DMW Legend announced soon!
Check back for the big reveal of who will be headlining this years Detroit Music Weekend
2017 DMW Line Up:
Finally, all of Detroit’s music came together in one epic festival!
Performances Starring ARETHA FRANKLIN, Tuxedo feat. Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One*, Josh Gracin, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, DJ D-Nice, Zayion McCall & The Crew, Laith Al-Saadi, DMK and many more…
Additional Performances by:
LARRY CALLAHAN & SELECTED OF GOD CHOIR | OBED SUCCARI PANAMO | SEAN BLACKMAN'S IN TRANSIT | KING LYNXX | ELIJAH J | KENDRICK HARDAWAY & THE UNION | NICK SPEED | MELVIN DAVIS | ALISE KING | TANDEM (BRUCE BAILEY | BALLET DETROIT | RANDALL V WILSON & THE CHOZEN FEW | DE'SEAN JONES | JADE | ARGENTINE TANGO DETROIT | DETROIT WINDSOR DANCE | TORCH WITH A TWIST | JOEL GREENE | MOSAIC YOUTH THEATRE OF DETROIT | HARDCORE DETROIT | PUPPETART | KING MOORE | DETROIT CHILDREN'S CHOIR | JENNIFER HARGE | SUMKALI | SPHINX | DAN TILLERY | DETROIT PUBLIC THEATRE | SHAKESPERE IN DETROIT
2017 DETROIT MUSIC WEEKEND SPONSORS
Gala, Showcase and Post-Performance
Cameron B. Duncan - Carol A. Friend - Ann M. Hall - Don Manvel - Michele & Paul Samuels - Donna & Jeff Vanneste - The Welburn Group
2017 Featured Artists
tuxedo feat. Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One
Larry Callahan & Selected of God Choir
Sean Blackman In Transit
Obed Succari's PanaMO
Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels
2017 Superband Artists
KERN BRANTLEY - Musical Director
BETH GRIFFITH - Vocals
DAVE McMURRARY - Saxophone
KAMAU KENYATTA - Saxaphone
VALDEZ BRANTLEY - Keyboards
LARRY FRATANGELO - Percussion
ANDRE FRAPPIER - Guitar
CURTIS BOONE - Vocals
GREG PHILLINGANES - Keyboards
WALTER WHITE - Trumpet
RON OTIS - Drums
Thornetta Davis- Detroit's Queen of the Blues
GLORIA RIDGEWAY - Vocals
CHERRI BLACK - Vocals
JOHN RUTHERFORD - Trombone
To see the full lists of 2017 Featured, Superband, Showcase, Paradise Valley, and Super Celebrity Vocal artists, visit the archive sections in each of the artist tabs.