EVENT: DSC 10: Celebrating a Decade of Detroit Sound Conservancy

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Join Detroit Sound Conservancy as we celebrate 10 years of preserving, advocating, salvaging and sustaining Detroit Sound. All proceeds from this event will benefit the preservation of Detroit music. Tickets and more information at : DSC10.EVENTBRITE.COM Over our 10 years we’ve curated over 150 programs for thousands of attendees, preserved thousands of artifacts physically and […]

Honoring LaVell Williams for 2022 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

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2022 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage:  Detroit Sound Conservancy Honors LaVell Williams (1967-2018) In celebration of 2022 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, Detroit Sound Conservancy honors Co-Founder LaVell Williams (1967-2018). #AudiovisualHeritageDay #WDAVH2022 In celebration of 2022 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, Detroit Sound Conservancy honors Co-Founder LaVell Williams (1967-2018) who died four years ago this […]

EVENT: Blue Bird Live Jazz and Community BBQ

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You’re invited to Join the Birds of the West Side Team Blue Bird of Detroit Sound Conservancy and The Cardinal Foundation Saturday, SEPTEMBER 10th 2-5pm 5021 Tireman Ave on the sidewalk in front of The Blue Bird Inn Live Jazz Performance from Gayelynn McKinney & The McKinney Zone Trio BBQ, LIVE MUSIC, Fun! FREE and […]

Grant Announcement: DSC Receives $100,000 From African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund

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The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund (AACHAF), a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, announced its award of $100,000 to Detroit Sound Conservancy. With more than $80 million in funding, the Action Fund is the largest U.S. resource dedicated to the preservation of African American historic places.  Detroit Sound Conservancy is one […]

Grant Announcement: DSC Awarded KIP:D+ $150,000 for Blue Bird Inn Rehabilitation

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Detroit Sound is honored to announce we have been awarded a $150,000 Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit (KIP:D) grant from The Kresge Foundation! The funds will be used to open The Blue Bird Inn once again as a neighborhood hearth for the community in the form of a music venue, gathering space and cultural education center. […]

Event: Club Heaven Community Conversation and Celebration

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Join Detroit Sound Conservancy for a night of conversation and celebration of Detroit’s legendary Club Heaven at Spot Lite on July 7th. Detroit Sound Conservancy presents a celebration of Heaven, the legendary gay Detroit nightclub that inspired a generation of Black LGBT youth in the heart of Detroit. Club Heaven was beloved by dancers and […]

Grant Announcement: $30,000 from NeighborHUB program

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GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT 🏘 We are excited to share that Detroit Sound Conservancy has been awarded a NeighborHUB grant, sponsored by The Detroit Regional Chamber (@detroitchamber) and @generalmotors. From the program’s largest-ever applicant pool, we were among the 10 nonprofits from Detroit neighborhoods to receive a portion of the total $500,000 in grants. Receiving this grant is […]

Detroit Sound Bus Tour February 12th 2022

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Join Detroit Sound Conservancy and City Institute on a bus tour of some of Detroit’s most important musical sites, past and present. Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/detroit-music-bus-tour-tickets-224235282767 Detroit proudly claims the title of Motown, Detroit Rock City and Birthplace of Techno – but there’s so much more to discover about Detroit’s thriving music scene. Join Detroit Sound […]

In Memoriam: Greg Mudge

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Our hearts are heavy from the loss of Greg Mudge, proprietor of Mudgie’s Deli, and a champion of Detroit. Like countless other causes and citizens, Greg supported Detroit Sound Conservancy and our vision from the very beginning. Before he was propelled by the food and hospitality industry, in which he excelled, Greg was propelled by […]