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HOEDOWN
2012

NEW LOCATION: COMERICA PARK

VIP passes are $30 for the entire weekend • Single-day tickets are $20

DAY #1
FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012
5:00 p.m.
JT Hodges
Main Stage
5:30 p.m.
Austin Scott
Stage 2
5:30 p.m.
Kari Lynch Band
Stage 3
5:50 p.m.
Dustin Lynch
Main Stage
6:20 p.m.

Paulina Jayne

Stage 2
6:40 p.m.
Andy Gibson
Main Stage
6:40 p.m.
John Phillips
Stage 3
7:30 p.m.
Edens Edge
Main Stage
8:35 p.m.
Hunter Hayes
Main Stage
10:05 p.m.
Josh Gracin
Main Stage
 
Show Ends
 
DAY #2
SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2012
2:00 p.m.
JoCaine
Stage 2
2:00 p.m.
Michelle Parish
Stage 3
3:00 p.m.
Molly Hunt
Stage 2
3:10 p.m.
Kris Hitchcock
Stage 3
4:00 p.m.
Glen Templeton
Stage 2
4:20 p.m.
Redhill
Stage 3
5:00 p.m.
Tyler Farr
Main Stage
5:00 p.m.
Katie Armiger
Stage 2
5:30 p.m.
Alan Turner & Steelhorse
Stage 3
6:00 p.m.
Karen Newman -- National Anthem
Main Stage
6:05 p.m.
The Farm
Main Stage
6:40 p.m.
Longneck Strangler
Stage 3
7:10 p.m.
Jana Kramer
Main Stage
8:25 p.m.
Montgomery Gentry
Main Stage
10:00 p.m.
Dierks Bentley
Main Stage
 
Show Ends
 
DAY #3
SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
2:00 p.m.
Daniel Harrison and the $2 Highway
Stage 3
2:00 p.m.
Wreckless
Stage 3
3:10 p.m.
David Shelby
Stage 2
3:10 p.m.
Joey Vee
Stage 3
4:00 p.m.
Thomas Rhett
Main Stage
4:20 p.m.
Derringer
Stage 3
4:30 p.m.
Forbes Brothers
Stage 2
5:00 p.m.
Craig Campbell
Main Stage
5:30 p.m.
Annabelle Road
Stage 2
5:30 p.m.
Centerville
Stage 3
6:00 p.m.
Kip Moore
Main Stage
6:40 p.m.
Gunnar & the Grizzly Boys
Stage 3
7:00 p.m.
Jerrod Niemann
Main Stage
8:10 p.m.
Chris Young
Main Stage
9:20 p.m.
Miranda Lambert
Main Stage
Show Ends

 

 

HOEDOWN
2011

Remember, it's LIVE and FREE at Hart Plaza in Downtown Detroit...

DAY #1
FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2011
3:00 p.m.
Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys
River Stage
4:00 p.m.
Brian Lorente & The Ususal Suspects
River Stage
5:00 p.m.
Shelagh Brown
River Stage
6:00 p.m.
Scott Thompson Band
River Stage
7:00 p.m.
Billy Craig
River Stage
3:00 p.m.
Justine Blazer
Lower Stage
4:00 p.m.
Due West
Lower Stage
4:45 p.m.
Chuck Wicks
Main Stage
5:50 p.m.
Thompson Square
Main Stage
6:40 p.m.
Sunny Sweeney
Main Stage
7:35 p.m.
Aaron Lewis
Main Stage
8:35 p.m.
Jerrod Niemann
Main Stage
10:05 p.m.
Joe Nichols
Main Stage
 
Show Ends
 
DAY #2
SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2011
1:00 p.m.
Stacey Zegers
River Stage
2:00 p.m.
Rebooted
River Stage
3:00 p.m.
Redhill
River Stage
4:00 p.m.
Austin Scott
River Stage
5:00 p.m.
Molly Hunt
River Stage
6:00 p.m.
David Shelby
River Stage
7:00 p.m.
Longneck Strangler
River Stage
1:00 p.m.
Derringer
Lower Stage
1:45 p.m.
John Maison
Lower Stage
2:30 p.m.
Buffy Lawson
Lower Stage
3:15 p.m.
The Forbes Brothers
Lower Stage
4:10 p.m.
Locash Cowboys
Lower Stage
5:00 p.m.
Edens Edge
Main Stage
6:00 p.m.
U.S. Marine Flyover w/ Karen Newman
Main Stage
6:05 p.m.
Ty Stone
Main Stage
7:10 p.m.
Frankie Ballard
Main Stage
8:40 p.m.
Gloriana
Main Stage
10:15 p.m.
Josh Gracin
Main Stage
 
Show Ends
 
DAY #3
SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2011
1:00 p.m.
Daniel Harrison & The $2 Highway
River Stage
2:00 p.m.
Laura Wilkie
River Stage
3:00 p.m.
Stolen Horses
River Stage
4:00 p.m.
Desolation Angels
River Stage
5:00 p.m.
Katie Quick
River Stage
6:00 p.m.
Stephen Clark
River Stage
7:00 p.m.
Alan Turner & The Steel Horse Band
River Stage
1:00 p.m.
Stephen Cochran
Lower Stage
1:45 p.m.
JoCaine
Lower Stage
2:30 p.m.
Annabelle Road
Lower Stage
3:00 p.m.
The Harters
Lower Stage
3:45 p.m.
Adam Brand
Lower Stage
4:40 p.m.
Steve Holy
Main Stage
6:05 p.m.
The JaneDear Girls
Main Stage
7:40 p.m.
Steel Magnolia
Main Stage
9:15 p.m.
Jason Aldean
Main Stage
Show Ends

 

 

 

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28th Annual
MAY 14 • 15 • 16, 2010

SCHEDULE OF STARS

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HOEDOWN NEWS

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ARTIST PROFILES

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HOEDOWN TRIVIA (Exclusive)

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2010 HOEDOWN PREVIEW

As the weather warms up in southeast Michigan, everyone knows that the Downtown Hoedown is just around the corner. The 28th Annual Downtown Hoedown will rock Detroit's Hart Plaza with almost 20 national acts and over 30 local bands on three stages and lots of fun for the entire family.

HART PLAZA MAP

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HOEDOWN PICTURES

View the best pictures of the Downtown Hoedown right here. You'll see Hoedown artist and festival attendees. If we took your picture, this is where to find it. Some of these look good enough for postcards.

HOEDOWN GUESTBOOK

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DOWNLOAD OUR 2010 HOEDOWN POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Will it be your first time at the Hoedown? See what to expect when you go...

2010 HOEDOWN REVIEW

A record crowd of 1.3 million people came to enjoy the 28th Annual Downtown Hoedown at Detroit’s Hart Plaza from May 14-16. The weather held up for the entire weekend with no rain whatsoever.

LISTEN: Exclusive Interview with new country duo Steel Magnolia regarding their upcoming performance at the Downtown Hoedown (5/7/10)

LISTEN: Exclusive interview with country star Stephen Cochran regarding his upcoming performance at the Downtown Hoedown (5/1/10)

LISTEN: Exclusive Interview with country artist Steve Azar regarding his upcoming performance at the Downtown Hoedown (4/25/10)

WATCH: First Time At the Hoedown? Watch Our Exclusive 2010 Hoedown Video Preview (4/18/10)

LISTEN: Exclusive Interview with new country singer Ashley Allyson regarding her upcoming performance at the Downtown Hoedown (4/6/10)

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27th Annual
MAY 15 • 16 • 17, 2009

SCHEDULE OF STARS

Find out who's coming to the Downtown Hoedown before anyone else!

Click Here to Download and Print a copy of the Schedule (PDF)

HOEDOWN NEWS

Read articles about the stars coming to the Hoedown!

ARTIST PROFILES

Learn more about the stars coming to the Hoedown!

HOEDOWN TRIVIA (Exclusive)

How well do you know the Downtown Hoedown artists? Find out here with our special trivia quiz...

2009 HOEDOWN PREVIEW

The 27th Annual Downtown Hoedown will rock Detroit's Hart Plaza with 22 national acts, 33 local bands, three stages and lots of fun for the entire family.

HART PLAZA MAP

Find out where stages, food, vendors and restrooms are located.

HOEDOWN PICTURES

View the best pictures of the Downtown Hoedown right here. You'll see Hoedown artist and festival attendees. If we took your picture, this is where to find it.

HOEDOWN GUESTBOOK

Share your thoughts, experiences and memories about Detroit's Downtown Hoedown. Who was your favorite Hoedown artist? Who do you want to see at upcoming Hoedowns?

DOWNLOAD OUR 2009 HOEDOWN POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Will it be your first time at the Hoedown? See what to expect when you go...

2009 HOEDOWN REVIEW

A record crowd of 1.2 million people came to enjoy the 27th Annual Downtown Hoedown at Detroit's Hart Plaza last weekend. The weather held up for most of the weekend, except for a little on and off showers on Friday.

WATCH: Exclusive Interview with Curb recording artists Bomshel (4/26/09) MPEG Video

First Time At the Hoedown? Watch Our Exclusive 2009 Hoedown Video Preview (4/13/09) MPEG Video

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26th Annual
MAY 9 • 10 • 11, 2008
SCHEDULE OF STARS
HOEDOWN PREVIEW

ARTIST PROFILES

2008 PICTURES

HOEDOWN GUESTBOOK

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25th Annual
MAY 18 • 19 • 20, 2007
SCHEDULE OF STARS
HOEDOWN PREVIEW
ARTIST PROFILES
2007 PICTURES
Click here to download a special Powerpoint presentation about the 2007 Downtown Hoedown!!
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24th Annual
MAY 19 • 20 • 21, 2006
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HOEDOWN PREVIEW
ARTIST PROFILES
2006 PICTURES
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23rd Annual
MAY 13 • 14 • 15, 2005
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HOEDOWN PREVIEW
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2005 PICTURES
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MAY 18 • 19 • 20, 2001
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Detroit's Downtown Hoedown is known as the World's Largest Free Country Concert. The event is held each year at Hart Plaza along Detroit's Beautiful Riverfront bordering Windsor, Ontario. It is a three-day event featuring music, dancing and fun for all ages. The music portion is filled with local bands, newcomers and established artists.

 

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