Waking Windows Music Festival Debuts in Detroit

The festival, which began in Vermont, features Moodymann, Priests, and Car Seat Headrest

The inaugural Waking Windows Festival begins this weekend at El Club. It features more than a dozen national and local artists including Moodymann, Car Seat Headrest, and 
The Craig Brown Band. 

Waking Windows organizer NIck Mavodones and Bobby Hackney is in Rough Francis, one of the bands with a significant Detroit connection who will be playing Sunday night. Listen to WDET’s Amanda LeClaire talk with Mavodones and Hackney about the festival’s beginnings in Vermont. 




  • Amanda LeClaire
    Amanda LeClaire is an award-winning host and producer of CultureShift on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit’s NPR station. She’s a founding producer of WDET’s flagship news talk show Detroit Today, and a former host/reporter for Arizona Public Media. Amanda is also an artist, certified intuitive and energy healer, and professional tarot reader.