The 20 greatest concert moments in Detroit music history
Everyone we saw at Detroit Music Weekend in downtown Detroit
When it comes to music, few cities in the U.S. can boast as much music history as Detroit. For many artists, Detroit has long carried the reputation of being a city with an energetic and hungry crowd. In between tour stops in major cities like Chicago and Toronto, Detroit crowds know how have played host to some incredible, and at times sad, moments in rock music history.
Browse through these 20 greatest concert moments in Detroit music history to see why.
Jacksons overcome technical woes to sparkle at Detroit Music Weekend
Detroit Music Weekend went down from June 14 through June 17, filling the city with music, dance and theater. Acts ranged from up and comers to household names like the Jacksons. Check out our shots of the fun.
June 16, 2018
Photos by Jonathan Weier
Detroit Music Weekend to be held June 14-17
With an orange crescent moon and the nostalgic glow of the Fox Theatre behind them, the Jacksons lit up a stage in downtown Detroit Saturday night.
The onetime Motown Records group capped a long day of entertainment at Detroit Music Weekend, playing for thousands who assembled along Madison Street for the free festival’s main event.
Detroit Music Weekend with Marlon Jackson
DETROIT (WXYZ) - 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…
Marlon Jackson of the Jackson 5 shares memories from Motown
Member of the legendary Jackson Family, Marlon Jackon joined us on The Nine this morning to reminisce and talk about Detroit Music Weekend. Watch in the video player above…
Jackson 5 to headline Detroit Music Weekend
It was 1968 when a group from Indiana signed with Motown records here in Detroit. Little did we all know the Legends would turn into the Jackson 5…
Meet the band that opened for Jack White in Detroit
WXYZ-TV Detroit | Channel 7 Interview with Marlon Jackson.
Jackson brothers, Jeff Daniels, and Mark Farner will perform at 2018 Detroit Music Weekend
The Craig Brown Band joined us in the studio today to play us a song off of their album The Lucky Ones Forget. The band opened for Jack White at Little Caesars Arena last week and said the experience was incredible…
The Jacksons and more set for Detroit Music Weekend
The return of Detroit Music Weekend is upon us and once again, it's all about the legends....
The Jacksons, Jeff Daniels, Mark Farner to headline second Detroit Music Weekend
Detroit Music Weekend – a free, outdoor event produced by Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts – will return for a second year June 14-17.
The Jacksons to celebrate career, Michael Jackson at Detroit Music Weekend
The surviving Jackson 5 brothers will present the ABC’s of their storied career at the second Detroit Music Weekend, taking place June 14-17 in the cultural area in and around the Music Hall Center and Detroit Opera House.
There's no official word yet on a potential street renaming or other civic honors like the ones bestowed last summer on a tearful Queen of Soul ahead of her Detroit Music Weekend performance, including the ceremonial renaming of Madison Street to Aretha Franklin Way....