DETROIT, MI — The Detroit Sound Conservancy (DSC) is pleased to present Sonic Gates a spirited party dedicated to the musical legacy of Detroit’s rich DJ history and the audiences that helped it thrive. The event will pay tribute to the legendary Ken Collier and Club Heaven and will be held May 9th at The […]
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We are pleased to announce a tour collaboration with The Detroit Bus Company for our “Shifting Gears” tour. The first tour will take place on Sunday, May 3rd. Tickets will be $40. A portion of the profits will go to the DSC. You can read more about the tour here. You can purchase tickets here.
We are pleased to announce that we will be conducting a Detroit music tour as well as programming a dance party for Allied Media Conference at their annual conference June 18-21. The tour will feature our ally, promoter and activist, Adriel Thornton (Fresh Corp). You can register for the conference here. The DSC conducted a […]
This coming Saturday, March 28th, our ally Steven Reaume and his company Norway Detroit will put on an event in Detroit. Reaume is a longtime Detroit promoter, chef, designer, and entrepreneur. He has been involved with the Detroit food and club scene for many years with such venues as Industry and Korzo in Pontiac, La […]
Four members of the DSC’s advisory board are also on the board of the Friends of the E. Azalia Hackley (FAH) Collection at the Detroit Public Library. We strongly believe in the connection between the DSC’s mission and the Hackley’s. Therefore we encourage you to purchase a membership for the FAH and then to celebrate […]
This spring we are having a series of adviser / supporter monthly meet ups / fundraisers. The first one was held 7 pm – 10 pm, Monday January 26, 2015 at the Baltimore Gallery. The next event will be held at the Woodbridge Pub on February 23rd during their regular “Slow Jams” event from 10 […]
On Thursday, October 16th, 2014, the DSC’s Executive Director Carleton S. Gholz chaired a panel on Music and Labor at the North American Labor History Conference held at Wayne State University’s McGregor Conference Center in Detroit’s Cass Corridor. The panel featured Paul Schauert (Oakland University / D.I.M.E), Marsha Music (Detroit), Lester Spence (John Hopkins University), […]
Monday nights this fall, come down to Urban Bean for a night featuring live interviews / oral histories and a chance to listen to exclusive / rare Detroit music from our burgeoning archive.
Celebrate Detroit’s 313th birthday with this recording of the Electrifying Mojo circa 1983 from my personal collection. The tape is a compilation made from three other tapes all originally recorded off the radio by my dear friend, George Ryder, in the early 1980s. I have been listening to this tape for twenty years. It never […]
"Legacy is inherent that you are passing something along." Michelle McKinney @detroitsound conference. #detsound — Jennifer Baross (@Jbaross) May 23, 2014 On May 23rd, the Detroit Sound Conservancy convened its first annual conference dedicated to Detroit music. Twenty-three people presented their research, six journalists came together to discuss the past, present, and future of Detroit […]