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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: 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 […]

Community Development: Birds of the West Side Meal Delivery Program

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Earlier this summer, we received a Community Development mini-grant from Co.Act Detroit and CDAD, with funding from the McGregor Fund and the Hudson-Webber Foundation! We’ve been using these funds to directly support our partnership between DSC’s Team Blue Bird and The Cardinal Foundation, to continue the food distribution program to homebound senior neighborhood residents in […]

DSC Remembers: K-Hand

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The inimitable, pioneering DJ and producer Kelli Hand, the First Lady of Detroit, has passed on. Our hearts go out to the family, friends and fans of K-Hand. ⁣⁣Kelli was a singular figure in dance music history, helping to lay the groundwork for Techno to take over the world. She blazed trails for women in […]

Understanding: 1970 Roy Brooks Live Release! All Proceeds from the Release Benefit DSC!

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Supercharged 1970 Roy Brooks Live Release! All Proceeds from the Release Benefit Detroit Sound Conservancy! Understanding is a blazing 1970 concert recording featuring the Detroit-born master percussionist Roy Brooks leading a gifted quintet through its spirited paces at Baltimore’s Famous Ballroom, will be released by Reel to Real Recordings this week.  Comprising more than two […]