2018 DETROIT MUSIC WEEKEND
June 14-17, 2018
Harnessing the power of Detroit music and cultural preeminence.
*Line up of performerS, participants, and sponsors coming soon!*
DETROIT MUSIC WEEKEND grows bigger, better, and bolder in 2018 with a huge collection of unique Detroit shopping and dining opportunities, multiple downtown happenings, and – of course – music, and lots of it. This blockbuster event is what the world expects from Detroit, and this June 14-17, the city’s performing arts come together for a total downtown Detroit experience.
2018 DMW Featured Artists
Ben Daniels Band
Mark Farner's American Band
Stevie Wonder's "Innervisions" - Complexions Contemporary Ballet
2018 Online Submission Applications NOW OPEN!
DEADLINE: May 1, 2018
Applications are accepted for Showcase Artists, Cultural Pavilion, Retail Booth & Displays and Foodtruck & Delights (Rock the blocks).
2017 DMW ARCHIVES:
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.