Newsmakers and links: March 6, 2013




Fine Tuning:

  • CBS/Detroit Country WYCD-FM 99.5 has announced the lineup for the 31st Annual Downtown Hoedown, set for May 31 and June 1 - 2 on the grounds surrounding Comerica Park in Detroit. Headlining the more than 40 acts that are planned are Joe Nichols, Jake Owen, and Uncle Kracker. A limited number of three day passes will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 8th with individual day tickets available on Friday, March 15th at 10 a.m. Full details at



Windsor Star:

There's no word on when and if they will resurface on the airwaves, but former 89X radio hosts Dave and Chuck "the Freak" are about to return as stars of a video game. Featuring Vanilla Rice, an evil Detroit mayor and flying penises, the game is true to the colourful and often off-colour style of the pair who hosted a morning show on the Windsor-based alternative rock station for more than 10 years before their abrupt departure in November.

Full story: Dave and Chuck "the Freak" return as a game (Wed, 3/6)







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