Nashville, New York, and that’s it — those are the only other cities in the country that can match Detroit’s vibrant musical legacy, a history that is still being written. Celebrate the latest chapter of the Detroit music scene at the 2016 Detroit Music Awards. The awards are decided by local musicians and industry insiders from Southeast Michigan. Categories include: Folk/Acoustic, Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Country, Classical, Rock/Pop, R&B and Hip-hop, Electronic and World. Nominees must have some connection to the greater Detroit orbit, which extends from the Ohio border north to Flint and Ann Arbor to Lake St. Clair. Famous names like Eminem, Kid Rock, Smokey Robinson and more have appeared in the past. Check out which music legends will be in attendance this year, and which up and comers will join their ranks in the future.
April 29, 6pm/door | 7pm/show | $20/general admission.
The Fillmore Detroit | 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit.
313-961-5451 | detroitmusicawards.com