Organizing Detroit Music Weekend


AS THE UTILITIES ARE DISCONNECTED. THE ENTIRE PROCESS COULD TAKE UP TO 14 MONTHS.>>>THE STAGE IS SET. IN A COUPLE OF HOURS THE MUSIC WILL FILL 2 STAGE.>>THIS IS THE MUSICAL TAINTS AND THE FIRST EVER DETROIT WEEKEND. JENNIFER ANNE WILSON JOINS US LIVE WITH MORE ON THIS. GOOD MORNING. RETURN GOOD MORNING. I AM ON THE CENTEROVER IT ALL ON THE ROOF TOP AND YOU CAN SEE EVERYTHING HAPPEN. I’M STANDING NEXT TO AN EVENT AND BIG MAJOR RESPONSER. YOU CAN SEE DOWN BELOW THE STREETS CLOSED OFF. PEOPLE PE PAIRING FOR THE MORNING TO GET UNDER WAY AT 11:00 A.M. STANDING NEXT TO ME IS HIM AND HIS BEAUTIFUL WIFE. BOTH OF YOU HAVE BEEN INVOLVE IN THE MUSIC HALL AND IN THIS EVENT. HE IS A MAJOR RESPONSER. WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GET INVOLVED WITH THE FIRST OF IT’S KIND EVENT?>>WELL, THERE’S A LONG HISTORY OF GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITIES WHERE WE DO BUSINESS. HEARSAY JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLES OF THAT. IT REALLY REPRESENTING A BUNCH OF DIFFERENT THINGS AND TYPES OF MUSIC. WHAT THEY TRY TO DO DIFFERENTLY THIS YEAR IS FEATURE ALL OF DETROIT TALENT. EVERYBODY THAT’S GOING TO BE ON ALL OF THE STAGES THAT I BELIEVE THERE ARE FOUR STAGES, WILL ALL BE DETROIT BASED. WE HAD A LITTLE TASTE OF IT LAST NIGHT AND A TRIBUTE. WE’RE GOING TO SEE THE REAL THING TODAY AT 6:00. SHE IS THE HEADLINE PERFORMER.>>THEY STAGE BEHIND YOU. THIS WAS AT JOHN R AND MADISON THAT’S ALSO BEEN NAMED ARITA FRANKLIN WAY. WERE YOU THERE?>>I WAS NOT. FROM WHAT I HEARD SHE WAS PUT TO TEARS AND HONORED AFTER THE YEARS TO HAVE A STREET NAMED ON HER BEHALF.>>IT’S SO COOL THAT SHE IS HEAR PERFORMING FOR FREE. SHE IS HERE AND HOME PERFORMING FOR THE CITY THAT SHE LOVES AND FOR PEOPLE THAT SHE LOVES AND PEOPLE THAT LOVE HER. THERE ARE SOME CONCERTS THAT YOU HAVE TO BUY TICKETS FOR AND THAT’S A FREE ONE. THANKS TO THE SPONSORS.>>YEAH, THINK ABOUT THAT . WHETHER SHE DECIDES TO CALL IT QUITS OR NOT, THIS IS A FREE CONCERT. A FREE CONCERT BY HER IN DOWNTOWN DETROIT. I MEAN JUST PROCESS THAT FOR A MINUTE. IT’S A GREAT DAY. COME ON DOWN. THERE ARE A LOT OF OTHER ACTS OTHER THAN HERE. SHELE HAPPENS TO BE A HEADLINER. THERE’S FOUR TENTS THAT ARE FULL OF MUSIC ALL DAY TODAY. COME ON DOWN. IT’S A GREAT DAY.>>WE HAVE EVERYBODY FROM ROCK AND ROLL TO R&B. THERE’S ONE ACT THAT’S PERFORMING IN YOUR TENT ON YOUR STAGE THAT HAS SOME — IT’S JAZZ WITH SOME PERFORMERS IN ADDITION TO JAZZ MUSIC AND JAZZ SINGERS. LIKE YOU SAID IT STARTS AT 11:00 AND GOES ALL DAY IN TO THE NIGHT AND TOMORROW. MOST OF THE MUSIC IS COME FLEETLY FREE. COME OUT AND CHECK IT OUT.>>I LOVE THAT HE SAID THAT TOO. YOU HAVE TO LET IT SINK IN BECAUSE THIS IS REALLY SUCH A

One comment on “Organizing Detroit Music Weekend”

  1. Dana LuCona says:

    I seen this on my TV this mornin

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