3 Fall Weekend Getaways for Music Lovers

Modified: April 02, 2019 | Story by Amy S. Eckert, Larry Olmsted and Douglas Trattner, Long Island Pulse, Aug. 28, 2017

…Today’s Motown Museum occupies two modest houses just north of downtown. The museum, emblazoned with the old sign “Hitsville U.S.A.,” preserves iconic Studio A with the piano that recorded The Jackson 5’s debut hit “I Want You Back.” The microphone that recorded the sounds of a generation is also on display. Behind it a patch of worn-out linoleum destroyed by the tapping feet of recording artists.

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    Motown Museum
    2648 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48208
    313-875-2264
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    Jolly Pumpkin
    441 W. Canfield St., Ste. 9, Detroit, MI 48201
    313-262-6115
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    Motor City Brewing Works
    470 W. Canfield St., Detroit, MI 48201
    313-832-2700
  4. 4
    Selden Standard
    3921 Second Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
    313-438-5055
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    Shinola
    441 W. Canfield St., Detroit, MI 48201
    313-285-2390
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    The Majestic Theatre
    4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
    313-833-9700
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    Magic Stick
    4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
    313-833-9700
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    Garden Bowl
    4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
    313-833-9700 x20
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    Fox Theatre
    2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
    313-471-3211
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    Cliff Bell's
    2030 Park Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
    313-961-2543
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    Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney
    One Park Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
    313-237-1700
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    Campus Martius Park
    800 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
    313-962-0101