The Chessmate, at the corner of Livernois and 6, has a history of late night concerts, cutting-edge acts, and legendary troubadours, as well as nights of joy and pain, from high school students watching James Cotton play harmonica in the middle of Livernois, to a teen being shot by the Errol Flynns after a night […]
We are currently hard at work “restaging” the Blue Bird stage for transport to Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne 2017. Here are some recent photos of our process. Read more about our work with the Blue Bird Inn since 2012 here.
We are going to celebrate John Lee Hooker’s 99th birthday this coming Monday, August 22nd, while also imagining his centennial next year in 2017. In that spirit, come witness a John Lee Hooker-inspired jam session and video shoot for ONE MILE / Detroit Afrikan Music Institution / Detroit Sound Conservancy featuring: Efe Bes Tino G […]
Detroit Sound Conference III Call for Papers 10 am – 8 pm October 15, 2016 Detroit, MI Keynote Speaker: Melvin Davis (pictured above) This event is free and open to the public. The Detroit Sound Conservancy (DSC), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the region’s sonic heritage, will host its 3rd annual conference […]
For the third time since 2012, we will be participating in a Detroit music tour for attendees of the Allied Media Conference. Our adviser Adriel Thornton will join us. AMC will take place from June 16-19th in Detroit. Find out how to register and more details here.
Our friends at Slow Jams are executing an exclusive all vinyl mix as a gift for our Patreon pledge campaign. Stay tuned…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eve R. Doster Phone: 313-575-6115 Email: email@example.com Tickets: Eventbrite Facebook Event Page Suggested Minimum Donation $20 October 7, 2015 (Detroit, MI) – The recent historic designation of Detroit’s United Sound Systems Recording Studio – the nation’s oldest, still operating, independent recording studio – rings in a revitalized era for music production […]
We have been asked to participate in the upcoming Pitchfork Radio pop-up radio station in Detroit’s Cass Corridor which will broadcast from Willy’s Detroit October 5 – 23rd. The DSC will program three, hour-long programs with music and interviews, each of the next three Tuesdays, from 4 – 5 pm. 4 pm EST, Tuesday, October […]
Our Executive Director Carleton Gholz will be discussing digital audio preservation and cultural ethics in Detroit music for the Great Lakes THATCamp at Wayne State University this Saturday morning. The informal conference is presented by the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) and the Wayne State School of Library and Information Science. You can find more […]
The Detroit Sound Conservancy is proud to present the “Dance Detroit Record Pool Reunion” at this year’s Allied Media Conference. The event will be held June 20th at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) in Detroit as part of AMC’s “Dance Dance (R)Evolution” night. The event is free for conference participants or $15 at the […]