Downtown Hoedown

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Sarah From Striking Matches Was Almost Army-Bound

Striking Matches are ready to take the Downtown Hoedown stage on Friday June 5th! Sarah from the band tells us she was almost army-bound before the band came to be.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/22/2015

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Brett Eldredge Wanted A Hug From Faith Hill

There were a ton of celebrities at Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran’s after party following Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards. But there was only one woman on Brett Eldredge’s mind as soon as he walked in […]

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/21/2015

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Eli Young Band Knew ‘Turn It On’ Was A Hit

From the first time the Eli Young Band played their new single Turn It On, they knew it was a hit record!

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/20/2015

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Golf Cart Confessions With Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker spills some personal secrets while on the back of a golf cart.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/20/2015

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Darius Rucker Dishes On Other Downtown Hoedown Acts

Darius Rucker will headline the Downtown Hoedown on Friday June 5th. Joinging him on stage will be Brett Eldredge, Brothers Osborne and A Thousand Horses, among others. Darius says he really loves their voices and that […]

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/18/2015

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Zach From A Thousand Horses Remembers His First Cabbage Patch Doll

Zach from A Thousand Horses recalls his first Cabbage Patch Doll. His name is Alec Brown, no word on whether he will join the band for the Downtown Hoedown on Friday June 6th.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/15/2015

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Ashley Monroe Cuts Live Album

Congrats to Downtown Hoedown artist Ashley Monroe for recording her first live album earlier this week. Monroe performed Tuesday in front of about 200 people at the Blue Room at Jack White’s Third Man Records, recording ten […]

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/14/2015

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Jana Kramer Says She Is A Singer First

Downtown Hoedown’s Jana Kramer says that she is a singer first but she will still act if the role is right for her.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/13/2015

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Darius Rucker Can Bring Some ‘Southern Style’ To The Downtown Hoedown

Darius Rucker will share some Southern Style at the Downtown Hoedown!

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/12/2015

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Downtown Hoedown’s Michael Ray Can’t Wait For His Next Tattoo

Playing the Downtown Hoedown for the first time, Michael Ray talks about another passion of his besides country music… tattoos.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/12/2015