Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Apr. 9, 2009




Detroit News:

Willie Nelson, Rodney Atkins and Lee Ann Womack are among the more than 50 artists who have been enlisted for this year's WYCD-FM (99.5) Downtown Hoedown, May 15-17, at Detroit's Hart Plaza. The free 27th annual concert features 20 national artists and more than 30 local acts. "We have a great lineup with a cross-section of all types of genres of country music," says Tim Roberts, program director at WYCD. "The thing I really like about country music is there's so many different forms of it, and we have everything from a progressive gal like Jessica Harp; we've got a No. 1 hitmaker like Rodney Atkins; a great songwriter like Phil Vassar; and a guy like Willie Nelson, the all-time classic. "It's a great free show for Detroit"... Willie Nelson to be at Detroit's free Downtown Hoedown in May (Thu, 4/9)

Detroit Public Television, WTVS-TV (Channel 56), has achieved its $22 million capital campaign goal. Not only is it the largest amount raised by the local PBS affiliate in its 54-year history, it happened despite Metro Detroit's bleak economic environment... Channel 56 hits record fundraising goal (Thu, 4/9)







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