by Lee DeVito
Back then, Blowout was two nights, six venues, and featured 74 artists — and was a fundraiser for the Detroit Music Awards. This year, Blowout encompasses four nights, more than 20 venues across three cities, and 300 artists.
Now's also a good time to revisit this 2009 interview featuring festival co-founder Chris Handyside, over at NPR.
Check out the official site for all the details on Blowout 2014 and look out for our Blowout issue on Wednesday for artist profiles, interviews, and much more.