Visit the sites (and sounds) of Detroit’s Music History

Photo of a elaborate theatre interior.
Duration Full Day
Topic(s) Arts, Architecture and Building
Activities Theater, Arts and Culture
Type Kid Friendly, Active, Urban, Educational, Inspirational, Indoors, Outdoors, Road Trip, Group Friendly

Interior of Fox Theatre in Detroit. Photo by DDohler, CC BY 2.0,

The content for this Trip Idea was researched and written by Jade Ryerson, an intern with the Cultural Resources Office of Interpretation and Education. Kat Slocum, Valentin Pulido, and Ariel Schnee conducted the original research for this itinerary.

From jazz and blues to Motown and techno, music is at the heart of Detroit’s history. On this trip idea, discover the historic stages, visit iconic venues, and get into the groove yourself. Explore more of Detroit with the Detroit Travel Itinerary.

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Last updated: October 5, 2020