BMI Takes Songwriters Festival to Motor City

Pictured after the 1st Annual Detroit Songwriters Festival show at Coyote Joe’s (L-R): Uncle Kracker, Coyote Joe’s owner Joe Hellebuyck, Hunter Hayes, BMI’s Dan Spears, Troy Verges, Kid Rock, WYCD-FM PD Tim Roberts, LoCash’s Preston Brust, WYCD-FM Event Manager Sarah Thomas, Sarah Buxton, LoCash’s Chris Lucas

Pictured after the 1st Annual Detroit Songwriters Festival show at Coyote Joe’s (L-R): Uncle Kracker, Coyote Joe’s owner Joe Hellebuyck, Hunter Hayes, BMI’s Dan Spears, Troy Verges, Kid Rock, WYCD-FM PD Tim Roberts, LoCash’s Preston Brust, WYCD-FM Event Manager Sarah Thomas, Sarah Buxton, LoCash’s Chris Lucas

BMI and CBS Radio hosted the First Annual Detroit Songwriters Festival Oct. 19-22 in the Motor City to feature the craft of songwriting.

BMI artists/songwriters Hunter HayesLoCashUncle KrackerMichael RayWendell MobleyCasey BeathardTroy Verges, and Sarah Buxton performed at the event at various venues around the city like the Hockeytown Cafe and Coyote Joe’s. 

The festival was sponsored in part by HD Radio and included a special guest appearance from Detroit native Kid Rock.

(L-R): BMI’s Dan Spears, Wendell Mobley, Warner Bros. recording artist, Michael Ray, Casey Beathard and WYCD-FM Program Director Tim Roberts

(L-R): BMI’s Dan Spears, Wendell Mobley, Warner Bros. recording artist Michael Ray, Casey Beathard and WYCD-FM Program Director Tim Roberts

 

Uncle Kracker and Kid Rock perform at Coyote Joe’s

Uncle Kracker and Kid Rock perform at Coyote Joe’s

 

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