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November 2021

14nov2:30 pm5:30 pmDetroit Music Bus Tour

Event Details

Detroit proudly claims the title of Motown, Detroit Rock City and Birthplace of Techno – but there’s so much more to discover about Detroit’s thriving music scene. Join Detroit Sound Conservancy and City Institute on a bus tour of some of Detroit’s most important musical sites, past and present.

You’ll see places where some of the world’s most famous acts have performed and where new genres were born. Our guide will also introduce you to some of the cultural preservation efforts underway at many of these sites to ensure that Detroit’s music history isn’t forgotten but celebrated. After this tour you will not just know more about Detroit’s music, people, and geographies, but also will learn more on how you can play a part in preserving and celebrating Detroit’s musical legacies.

Highlights include (stops in bold):

– United Sound Studios

– Motown Museum

– Blue Bird Inn

– Grande Ballroom

– Exhibit 300 Techno Museum

 Spot Lite Detroit


TICKETS: Tickets are $50 before 11/7 and $60 after 11/7.\

RECOMMENDED: Masks are recommended for participants that are not vaccinated against COVID-19.

CHECK-IN: The tour begins promptly at the start time. Please arrive 5 minutes prior to the start of the tour and check in with your guide. The tour will start and end in the Techtown parking lot – view map here: https://techtowndetroit.org/contact/

PARKING: There is a parking lot at the starting point,which is where the tour begins. Use of public transportation is also encouraged as an alternative. View map here: https://techtowndetroit.org/contact/

TICKETING: No need to print your ticket. Arrive a few minutes early to check-in and give the guide your name. That’s it! If your plans change and you can’t make it, please cancel your booking to open up your spot to another participant.

Photo courtesy of Detroit Metro Times.


(Sunday) 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm


TechTown Detroit

440 Burroughs Street Detroit, MI 48202 United States


City Institute


$50 – $60