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Culture City

You are now entering … Culture City.

Hosted by Travis Wright, WDET’s Culture City exposes Detroit’s prolific output of arts, culture and entertainment happenings.

You’ll hear performances from local and national talent, interviews with creative characters working in low and high brow visual art, theatre, film and literature, as well as conversations about comedy, culinary arts, and sports. Culture City curates your weekend events and leaves you with a free song to download each week. We look forward to seeing you there!


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Recent Segments

Talkin’ One Mile Detroit, Write-A-House and The Corktown Strut Music Fest

June 24, 2016 on Culture City

Corktown Strut, One Mile, Write-A-House & tunes from Fawnn, Father John Misty, Mayer Hawthorne & more!

Song Artist Album
Galaxies (Remix) Fawnn Ultimate Oceans Buy Song
Seven Mile Will Sessions featuring Amp Fiddler Seven Mile
I'm Writing a Novel Father John Misty Fear Fun Buy Song
Fancy Clothes Mayer Hawthorne Man About Town Buy Song
Boom Boom John Lee Hooker Burnin' Buy Song
Mothership Connection (Star Child) Parliament Mothership Connection Buy Song

Music Hall’s Bowie Tribute, the 1st Women in Hip-Hop Conference, a Rap Round Robin & “Everyone I Owe Fest” bands!

June 10, 2016 on Culture City

Music from Anderson Paak, Cat Power & bands playing ‘Everyone I Owe’ Fest, plus a few hip-hop stories & a Bowie ballet!

Song Artist Album
The Greatest Cat Power The Greatest Buy Song
Without You Anderson .Paak Malibu Buy Song
Galaxies Fawnn Galaxies Buy Song
A Mansion Like This The High Strung The High Strung Buy Song
Red The Satin Peaches The Arsenic EP Buy Song
Squirrels Illy Mack Squirrels Buy Song

Music from Glass Animals, Black Keys, JMSN & More! Plus an International Modernism Symposium & a Pewabic Pottery Party

June 3, 2016 on Culture City

Inside the Pewabic Party & an Int’l Modernism Symposium, Plus Tunes from DIIV, Benjamin Booker, Arcade Fire & more!

Song Artist Album
Under the Sun DIIV Is The Is Are Buy Song
Modern Times The Black Keys Magic Potion Buy Song
Modern Man Arcade Fire The Suburbs Buy Song
Life Itself Glass Animals Life Itself (single) Buy Song
Clarion Lac La Belle A Friend Too Long Buy Song
Chippewa Benjamin Booker Live at Third Man Records Buy Song
Hypnotized JMSN It is. Buy Song

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Travis Wright
Host, CultureShift