Author: WDET Staff

Watch DPTV’s ‘Detroit Performs Live From Marygrove,” Curated by WDET

Detroit Public Television's series Detroit Performs -- Live From Marygrove features performances and behind-the-scenes insights from local bands.  In this episode, Chris Campbell, host of WDET's The Progressive Underground, brings to the stage the Candace Nicole Experience, Monique Ella Rose and Laura Rain & The Caesars. Watch the performances: Trusted, accurate, up-to-date. WDET strives to..

Enjoy This Special Thanksgiving Programming

Whether you're looking for a soundtrack to enjoy on your way downtown to watch the parade, while you're preparing your holiday feast or just hanging out at home, WDET is here to fulfill all of your radio-listening needs. Check out WDET's special programming, meant to both educate and entertain you throughout your Thanksgiving holiday. Looking..

Michigan’s Latest Wave of COVID-19 Infections Being Driven by Youth Sports, Child Care

Unlike previous surges, Michigan’s latest wave of COVID-19 infections is being driven by young people.  Sarah Lyon-Callo, the Director of Epidemiology for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, says high school sports like basketball, hockey and wrestling have seen the highest cases since January. Over the past week, state health officials have tied more than 80 new outbreaks to..

Tribute from Angeline Johnson

I was listening in on my Grundig, working in part of Henry Ford Hospital's research group, in the old HoJo across the Lodge, and I hear Ed's hospitalized. Hospitalized! What? I happened to have flowers on my desk I'd gotten over the weekend at the Eastern Market and left at work to enjoy -- well,..

Tribute from Harvey Thompson

SUBMITTED BY: Harvey Thompson, U.S. Vocal Jazz Ambassador to Japan I remember sending Ed my first CD, “Jazz Is Anything You Want It To Be." Ed would play it often, and have me on his show. I first met Ed at the jazz festival, when it was called the Montreux Detroit Jazz Festival. I’ll never,..

Tribute from Judy Adams

SUBMITTED BY: Judy Adams, former WDET Program Director I will always think of Ed Love not only as my personal mentor for jazz, but as one of Detroit's Jazz Statesmen.    As many of you know, I discovered jazz while listening to jazz on the radio in the early 1960s... hosted by none-other than Ed Love. ..