From the Ballroom to the Museum: Celebrating Black Resistance in the Graystone Collection

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On Thursday November 9th, Detroit Sound Conservancy will present an evening of performance, celebration and reflection on the legacy of the Graystone Ballroom and International Jazz Museum at the Jam Handy. The program will feature the debut  performance of the New Graystone Ensemble led by world renowned drummer and composer Ali Jackson.  More info and […]

Blue Bird Inn Groundbreaking Ceremony and Annual BBQ

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BLUE BIRD INN GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY & ANNUAL BBQ Please join Detroit Sound Conservancy (DSC) at our annual community BBQ, and celebrate us breaking ground for the rehabilitation of the historic Blue Bird Inn! The event will take place on Sunday, September 10, from 2-5pm outside the Blue Bird Inn, located at 5021 Tireman Avenue, Detroit, […]

Event: Willie & Pancho Elegant World of Jazz

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We are pleased to support a wonderful event by our partners at The Societie of the Culturally Concerned. THE SOCIETIE OF THE CULTURALLY CONCERNED TO HONOR DETROIT ‘40’s JAZZ ARTIST KENNY PANCHO HAGOOD The Societie of the Culturally Concerned (SOCC) is pleased to announce its upcoming event, The Elegant World of Jazz, which will honor […]

Event: Interstate 313: Displacement and Preservation On the Road to a Just Future

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Detroit Sound Conservancy and Black Bottom Archives present a panel discussion about the impact of interstate systems on Detroit. Sunday February 26th 2pm at Main | Detroit Public Library 5201 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48202 Free RSVP Here: Community advocates and preservation organizations Detroit Sound Conservancy (DSC) and Black Bottom Archives (BBA) present a panel […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Music in the Archives: Performance at the Reuther

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Join us at the Reuther Library January 23 for a night in celebration of Detroit music. With performances by Melvin Davis and Ron English, this free event will highlight the importance of musicians’ oral histories in the community. Held in partnership with Detroit Sound Conservancy, the event features the legendary Blue Bird Inn Stage. Facebook […]