The Downtown Hoedown was established in 1982 and is widely recognized as the largest Country Music show of its kind in the world. Hosted by WYCD, Detroit's Best Country, the Hoedown is now regarded by the Country Music Industry as a premier showcase opportunity for established and new artists. Located in the heart of downtown Detroit surrounding Comerica Park, the event attracts enthusiastic country music fans from across the nation.
Hundreds of thousands of contemporary country music fans flock the beautiful Comerica Park for three full days of entertainment. National performers such as the Charlie Daniels, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Gretchen Wilson, LeAnn Rimes, Emerson Drive, Big & Rich and Josh Gracin have thrilled the crowd for years.