Lectures & Classes

Making the Modern Sound: Music and Cultural Politics 1896 - 2004

When: Tue., Feb. 26, 6-8 p.m. and Sat., March 16, 3-5 p.m. 2019

Why did the "Detroit sound" happen in the first place? In this two part lecture series, Carleton Gholz, founder and CEO of the Detroit Sound Conservancy and music preservation activist, will explore the history of the music industry in Detroit. Among the topics covered will be the experience of musicians as workers, the rise of independent music studios, and the formation of the Detroit Federation of Musicians in 1896.

Price: Free