Local Nonprofit Breathes New Life Into Historic Blue Bird Inn via Hour Detroit
Bringing Back Blue Bird via The Detroit Jewish News
Fight continues to save Detroit’s United Sound Systems Recording Studios via CBS Detroit
Amazon doles out $250,000 to seven Detroit nonprofits via Detroit News
Preserving Detroit’s United Sound Systems, where icons like Miles Davis and Aretha Franklin recorded via WBUR
Push to rehab Detroit’s historic Blue Bird Inn seeks to revive sweet sounds via Detroit News
Emmett Till’s Chicago home will get money designated for preserving Black history via NPR
Emmett Till’s Chicago home among sites granted funding earmarked for preserving history via CNN
National Trust Awards $3 Million in Grants to 33 Sites to Help Preserve Black History via Saving Places
$1.3 million in grants fund 28 community-based projects in Detroit, Highland Park and Hamtramck through KIP:D+ via Kresge Foundation
Detroit Sound Conservancy: Blue Bird via BLAC
The Blue Bird Inn Will Fly Again via Michigan Chronicle
Rehab of historic Detroit jazz club the Blue Bird Inn enters next phase via Metro Times
Detroit Sound Conservancy Shares Big Steps, Renderings for Blue Bird Inn via Altnubian
Efforts to restore Detroit’s historic Blue Bird Inn move on to next phase via Model D
Michelle Jahra McKinney and DSC featured in Wayne State alumni magazine via Wayne State
Michelle Jahra McKinney appears on Stateside to talk about our Detroit music tour via Michigan Radio
Michelle Jahra McKinney on preserving Detroit’s musical legacy and building the future via Model D Media
Blue Bird Inn spared from demolition after historic designation via Detroit Free Press
Michigan arts and cultural organizations receive nearly $10M in grants from state arts organization via Metromode
Southeast Michigan arts groups get $500,000 injection from relief fund via Detroit Free Press
Reviving Detroit’s Historic Blue Bird Inn via Belt Magazine
Saving Detroit’s Musical Legacy Becomes High Priority for Local Historians via WDET’s Culture Source
Detroit music legends tell their stories at special celebration event this week
Call & Response, a celebration of Detroit’s sonic resistance in Ann Arbor via All About Ann Arbor
Effort underway to restore iconic Detroit club that once hosted jazz legends like Miles Davis via Michigan Radio
Behind The Effort To Save Legendary Detroit Jazz Hot Spot The Blue Bird Inn via Daily Detroit Podcast
Live in the D: Uniquely Detroit – The Blue Bird Inn is back!
Detroit Sound Conservancy works to restore iconic jazz club Blue Bird Inn via WDIV/Click On Detroit
“Detroit jazz club Blue Bird Inn gets a new lease on life” via Metro Times
“Detroit Sound Conservancy plots future for historic jazz club, designated ‘dangerous'” via Crain’s Detroit
The Week in Detroit… via The D Brief
The Salvaging Sound exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum introduces kids to the Detroit Sound Conservancy and the city’s music scene via Metro Parent
The Past is Not Forgotten: The Detroit Sound Conservancy Saves the City’s Music History Once Piece at a Time via WDET: Culture Shift
New Salvaging Sound Exhibit Highlights Work of Detroit Sound Conservancy at Detroit Historical Museum via dbusiness
MDOT to transplant legendary Detroit recording studio for I-94 rebuild via Crain’s Detroit
A Win For Detroit’s Musical Legacy: United Sound Systems Spared From Demolition Under New MDOT Plan via WDET
Detroit’s historic United Sound Systems studio spared from demolition via Michigan Radio
Kresge headed back to neighborhoods with $1.5M via The Detroit News
The Organization I Love : 2018 : Detroit Sound Conservancy via The Detroit I Love
LaVell Williams via Michigan LGBTQ Remember
“What’s the value of Detroit’s cultural legacy? Artists and preservationists make the case” via Model D.
“Detroit musician, mentor LaVell Williams dies” via The Detroit News
‘A legend from our house’: Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin via The Guardian
Season 9, Episode 5 of Destination Michigan on WCMU
18 Detroit neighborhood groups split $1.5M in Kresge grants via Curbed Detroit
Can the National Theatre be saved? via Curbed Detroit
Within A Conflicted Present, The Sounds Of ‘New Detroit’ Mine Its Past via NPR Music
STOP WHAT YOU’RE DOING! WE FOUND MORE BAD-ASS LIVE FOOTAGE OF JOHN LEE HOOKER THAT YOU MUST SEE via Dangerous Minds
Music preservation org saves the Blue Bird Inn stage, an important piece of Detroit music history via Model D.
John Lee Hooker To Be Inducted Into Detroit Sound Hall of Fame on 100th Birthday via WDET
“Celebrating the History of Detroit’s Iconic United Sound Systems Recording Studio” via WDET
“How Detroit Sound Conservancy helps restore Motor City music history” via Detroit Free Press
Detroit Sound Conservancy on MetroArts Detroit
“Could Detroit Show Us the Way to a New Future of Work?” via Metropolis.
Longtime Michigan journalist Jack Lessenberry introduces our Executive Director to his audience on Michigan Radio
We got a shout out from writer Mike Rubin on the New York Times Popcast.
“Meet the Nonprofit Fighting to Preserve Detroit’s Music History” via Red Bull Music Academy
“Giving United Sound, Detroit’s other landmark music studio, its due” via Model D.
“A Non-Profit Races the Clock to Preserve Detroit History” via Crave
“Hitsville vs. Soulsville: How Detroit and Memphis are embracing their soul music heritage” via Model D.
“Graystone jazz artifacts, forgotten in Detroit skyscraper, now being preserved” via MLive
“An insider’s cultural guide to Detroit: The Motor City moves on” via The Guardian
“Detroit Sound Conservancy Remembers Detroit Gay Clubs” via Between the Lines
Blog post via the Sound Studies blog Sounding Out
Interview with WDET’s Travis Wright
Article on #detsound conference at Deadline Detroit
Interview by the Boston Globe.
Article at the Grammy Foundation
Interview on WAYN’s Michigan Movement
Interview on WDET’s Craig Fahle Show
Article in the Metro Times’s City Slang Blog.
Article in Model D. describing the genesis of the DSC.