The Past is Not Forgotten: The Detroit Sound Conservancy Saves the City’s Music History One Piece at a Time

Detroit’s Soul Ambassador, Melvin Davis, will perform at the exhibit’s opening this Friday night.

Detroit Sound Conservancy

The Detroit Sound Conservancy celebrates seven years of saving the city’s musical legacy at the Detroit Historical Museum this week.

The group is the subject of a new exhibit showcasing the non-profit’s years of work recovering artifacts like the famous stage of the Blue Bird Inn jazz club and the legendary speakers of Detroit’s Club Heaven

Listen to CultureShift’s Amanda LeClaire take a tour of the new exhibit with Conservancy founder Carleton Gholz at the link above. 

Find more info about the Salvaging Sound opening reception here.


  • 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.