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 […]
Posts Tagged: Detroit music
Support: Help Melvin Davis, Detroit’s Soul Ambassador, with Medical Cost
Music heals in times of trouble – for six decades, the Detroit Soul Ambassador Melvin Davis has provided music and memories to help us all. Now we can help Melvin. During the heart of the pandemic, Melvin soldiered through a debilitating case of COVID pneumonia only to begin another fight against Leukemia. While he is […]
Announcing The Blue Bird Inn Historic District!
The Blue Bird Inn, an institute of Detroit music and a hearth of the Black community, has been designated a local Historic District by the City of Detroit.
Come to our 5th Birthday!
Turntables & Taps – Birthday Edition! Feat. DSC & James Wailin The #ParliamentRoom at Otus Supply is proud to present the Birthday Edition of #TurntablesandTaps! Monday, April 24 – we celebrate the 5th Birthday of Detroit Sound Conservancy with a special night of groove. We’ll be featuring James Wailin’s own Hi-Fi Vintage Pop-Up Shop as […]
Sicko Scholarship at WSU
We are pleased to announce that we will be working with Wayne State University’s Department of Communication’s Journalism program to administer a scholarship in Dan Sicko‘s name for the next three years. The first scholarship should be given out this spring. We have will have more details to share at our upcoming conference. In the […]
The Search for Heaven Fall 2016
#MovingHeaven #ClubHeaven #SonicGates #KenCollier #Detroittechno #Detroithouse #thesearchforheaven A video posted by detroitsound (@detroitsound) on Sep 28, 2016 at 3:59pm PDT
John Lee Hooker 99th Birthday
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 […]
Call for Papers: Sound Conference III
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 […]
Dilla’s Delights in Paradise Valley
Herman “Uncle Herm” Hayes, James “Dilla” Yancey‘s uncle, knows how to move forward without slipping into amnesia. We are honored to be a small part of his entrepreneurial efforts at Dilla’s Delights to create possibilities for his nephew’s daughters by lending him our Paradise Valley model from the Graystone International Jazz Museum Collection. The model […]
To our advisers and supporters: we have some important new developments to share with you. As our collections continue to surface and grow, we have commenced the search for a more suitable space for our archives. While this is a good problem to have, we regret that it meant moving out of United Sound Systems […]