Campus Martius Park anchors a two square block district that is the commercial center and heart of downtown Detroit. Surrounded by over 6.5 million square feet of mixed used space from the stunning historic architecture of the landmark Penobscot Building to the contemporary Compuware and Quicken Loans Headquarters and One Kennedy Square Buildings, the Campus Martius district is a regional destination. All of the major avenues radiate out from Detroit’s Point of Origin in the Park.
The Campus Martius district is a 24-hour neighborhood comprised of 20,000 office employees, 750 residents, 35+ dining options, 50 retail outlets, the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, 10,000 Parking spaces and over two million annual visitors.
The district’s landmark is the award-winning Campus Martius Park, a 2.5 acre public square and year-round entertainment venue. Located at the heart of the neighborhood and downtown on Woodward Avenue, the Park is also the crossroads to all the other major downtown activitymore about
Nashville recording artist, Alan Turner and the Steel Horse Band are well known for their high energy rocking country entertainment! In the past they have been nominated for 18 Detroit Music Awards and were a national nominee for the 2015 Inspirational Country Music Award, "New Artist of the Year"!
Power Play Detroit is a live cover band, dedicated to playing the most classic rock & roll music of our time. Combining years of experience with youthful enthusiasm, Power Play Detroit is the perfect fit for clubs, parties and special events.SEE ALL EVENTS
The Bridge String Trio, featuring violinist John McLaughlin Williams, violinist Velda Kelly and violist Romona Merritt, will perform lively and relaxing music by a variety of composers, including Beethoven, Kodaly and more. The group successfully debuted on the Chamber Music at the Scarab Club series in 2015 and recently performed on the Boston Edison House Concert series.SEE ALL EVENTS
“Jaber’s deep, resonant voice is perfectly married to the hearty old-school country rock he throws down with ease. He is a classic songwriter, and his shows mix deep insights with good times.” - Metro Times joejaberandthelastdivide.comSEE ALL EVENTS
When listening to Overdrive Orchestra, you won’t hear the same thing twice. Their heavy classic rock influence draws in people of all ages, but their original material and bold sound keeps people coming back.SEE ALL EVENTS
Last Call is a New Age Country Rock band that’s making noise all over Southeast Michigan and Northwest Ohio. In 2015 Last Call was featured as one of the Local acts for the WYCD 99.5's Hoedown, Nashville in the Neighborhood concert series and The band landed a direct support spot opening for Montgomery Gentry at the Northwest Ohio Rib-off. http://facebook.com/lastcalliveSEE ALL EVENTS
Legendary bassist-composer Rick Robinson (Mr. CutTime) brings his dynamic string quartet + drums (Simfonica) to take classical music out for a wild joyride, with his lively arrangements of famous works by Bach, Mozart, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Ellington, Joplin and yes, Beethoven too. Included on the program are Robinson’s own popular funk-inspired works, Pork ‘n Beans and City of Trees, plus a surprise or two. cuttime.com/about-2/simfonica/SEE ALL EVENTS
“This up-and-coming folk band blends a bit of gritty blues and experimental rock music into its acoustic concoction. This folk has a bit more fury to it, including driving rock tempos, kicking under intricate guitar fretwork, melding the melodiousness of bluegrass with the fury, or the aggression, of thrash metal.” - Detroit Free Press www.thenativehowlband.com/SEE ALL EVENTS
"The electro-pop violin band, NUCLASSICA®, nominated Best Entertainment 2014, 2015, 2016 (Michigan Meetings + Events Magazine), is transforming and redefining the traditional concert experience with a fiery hot image, engaging virtuosity and high- energy stage presence. Under the direction of lead violinist, Jordan Allen Broder, accompanied by his entourage of captivating ladies, NUCLASSICA is an electrifying, one-of-a-kind show." www.nuclassica.comSEE ALL EVENTS
The All Directions Band has been a fixture in the southeastern Michigan music community for a number of years playing a powerful blend of Classic R&B, Motown, Blue and Jazz. The band has backed up a wide spectrum of talent including Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductees “Ben E. King And The Drifters” and “The Diamonds” singing groups as well as jazz legend Grady Tate and members of the band have performed with a variety of top name artists including Chuck Berry, The Tommy Dorsey Band and Clarence Clemons.SEE ALL EVENTS
Corndaddy’s music harkens back to the glory days of country rock through filters of power pop, bluegrass and British Invasion bombast. “Stellar”—Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press.SEE ALL EVENTS
Decscribed as “Michigan’s Best” in Ragtime, Boogie-Woogie & Blues performance, Matthew Ball aka The Boogie Woogie Kid brings Singer Emma Aboukasm, and Drummer Sean Nasrey for THE BOOGIE WOOGIE KID TRIO! performing piano favorites from the swingin’ days of the 20s 30s & 40s, with classic American songs like Swanee River, Women be Wise, Over the Rainbow, The Entertainer, Waltzing Matilda, Glory of Love, When the Saints go Marchin’ In, Bumble Boogie and many more! Now with over 3.5 million Youtube views see why The Boogie Woogie Kid is called “Michigan’s Best!” www.boogiewoogiekid.comSEE ALL EVENTS
“The BFE—The Blaine Fowler Experience—play hits from artists like Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, The Killers, The Cars, Cheap Trick, and more. Guitars. Drums. Bass. And lots of fun. Featuring 96.3 WDVD’s morning guy, Blaine Fowler on vocals and guitar, The BFE will rock the D!!”SEE ALL EVENTS
C3 is a Detroit born artist, composer, lyricist, and performer whose music works to promote positivity and life lessons. C3 is currently a Songwriter at Detroit Institute of Music Education and has been performing around the Metro Detroit area for a year.SEE ALL EVENTS
Metro Soul Band (MSB) has evolved to be one of the most electrifying acts to come out
of Detroit in a long time. They have developed a sound of smooth jazz mixed with Motown Classics and R&B. They are also known for their unique style of playing together with accents. Come on in, grab a seat and have a Taste of MSB.
At the heart of The Anthony Lai Band is a love for vocal harmony. The group blends voices inspired by Crosby, Stills, and Nash, Fleetwood Mac, and The Eagles together with a fusion of rock n’ roll, folk, and classical music.SEE ALL EVENTS
Taylor Tucky plays the best of today's Modern Country radio hits in a fast-paced dynamic stage show.SEE ALL EVENTS
The Sarah Sherrard Band is a young yet seasoned Classic Rock group from Southeastern Michigan offering vintage sound through a fresh, fun approach. They make you feel something familiar and new all at the same time. sarahsherrardmusic.comSEE ALL EVENTS
SideTrak'd was formed in November 2011 by five musicians who have each spent 20+ years in music. They pecialize in danceable rock-n-roll from multiple eras, 60s to 90s, primarily classic rock with some soul/R&B, Motown and modern rock mixed in.SEE ALL EVENTS
Border Patrol is a lyrically driven folk-rock group from Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario. Blending elements of traditional bluegrass and folk with punk and indie expression, they feature vocal harmonies and surprisingly upbeat melodies about our impending doom and the monotonies of every day life and love in this modern age. https://borderpatrol.bandcamp.comSEE ALL EVENTS
The Secrets are seasoned music scene veterans who grew up in Detroit and were heavily influenced by its musical landscape along with the rock coming from overseas. They have crafted smart, catchy, fun pop songs that sound instantly familiar yet fresh. They weave them artfully together with well-chosen cover tunes to create an exhilarating live show.SEE ALL EVENTS
The Lucky Nows - This high-energy band fuses alt-country, classic rock, delta blues, and folk to create a sound that is uniquely their own. A delta blues, and folk to create a sound that is uniquely their own. A who's-who of Michigan musicians, the Lucky Nows feature Jen Cass, Eric Janetsky, Jon Potrykus and Jim Nelson.SEE ALL EVENTS
"Detroit’s hard rock and metal quintet, Through Our Eyes, brings a distinctive combination of high energy, catchy rhythms with beautifully crooned harmonies mixed with hardcore screams. Remaining true to their belief of creating music that is honest, real, and from the heart, Through Our Eyes’ delivers a dynamic range of tunes, from bang your head metal to stadium rock anthems." http://www.facebook.com/ThroughOurEyesBandSEE ALL EVENTS
May 19 2016ALL NEW RESTAURANT AND BAR, THE FOUNTAIN DETROIT, ARRIVES IN CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
Today Downtown Detroit Partnership announced the latest addition to Campus Martius Park and Detroit’s restaurant, bar and outdoor dining scene, named The Fountain Detroit. The restaurant and bar arrived in the unique beach area at the park this morning in preparation for the 2016 summer season. The restaurant design is the first of its kind in Detroit, creatively built as a decommissioned 40-foot-long steel-shipping container. The Fountain Detroit is scheduled to open for full-bar service on Friday, May 27.continue to read
February 12 2016NEW RESTAURANT COMING TO CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
Today, Detroit 300 Conservancy, an affiliate of the Downtown Detroit Partnership, announced new ownership for an innovative concept restaurant for the Fountain Bistro space in the award-winning Campus Martius Park. To make way for this exciting transformation of the restaurant, Fountain Bistro will close Monday, February 15. The new ownership will also be repositioning food and beverage venues such as the Beach Bar and Grill, Rink Side Bar and Arctic Zone to enhance the overall visitor experience in the park.continue to read