The 99.5 WYCD Hoedown was established in 1983 and is widely recognized as the largest Country Music Festival of it’s kind in the world.
Hosted by 99.5 WYCD, the Hoedown is regarded by the country music industry as a premier showcase opportunity for new and established artists.
Historically located in downtown Detroit, the event attracts hundreds of thousands of enthusiastic country music fans from the Midwest and beyond.
The 34th anniversary of WYCD’s festival will take place at DTE Energy Music Theatre because of construction downtown. That said, don’t think for a second we’re leaving Detroit in our rear view.
We have exciting plans for the future and will be back in Detroit for the Hoedown.
As for 2017, DTE is a premiere outdoor concert venue and we’ve got Lady Antebellum, Kelsea Ballerini, Brett Young and a handful of other great country acts coming to perform.
So, come out and party with us on June 30 in Clarkston and see the next generation of country stars shine!
Hoedown Hall of Fame: Not surprisingly, many artists have gotten their big break at the Hoedown, namely Rascal Flatts, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker, Montgomery Gentry, Big & Rich, just to name a few.