1.2 Million Fans Gather For 27th Annual WYCD Downtown Hoedown
May 19, 2009 at 12:54 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO Country WYCD/DETROIT's 27th Annual DOWNTOWN HOEDOWN kicked off FRIDAY (5/15) at HART PLAZA. Over 1.2 million Country music fans gathered for the weekend-long event.
Gray skies, rain and chilly temperatures didn't stop fans from watching FRIDAY's acts, which included LUKE BRYAN, JACK INGRAM, KEVIN COSTNER & MODERN WEST, STEPHEN COCHRAN and JESSICA HARP.
SATURDAY's (5/16) artist lineup included BOMSHEL, ELI YOUNG BAND, LEE ANN WOMACK, TRENT TOMLINSON, PHIL VASSAR, JOSH GRACIN and DARRYL WORLEY.
Country legend WILLIE NELSON closed the show on SUNDAY night (5/17) with several of his classic hits, joined briefly at one point by KID ROCK. Earlier in the day, ZAC BROWN BAND joined ROCK onstage for a duet of his hit, "All Summer Long."
Other acts that appeared SUNDAY included WHITNEY DUNCAN, TRAILER CHOIR, JASON MICHAEL CARROLL, JUSTIN MOORE and JESSICA ANDREWS.