Homegrown Happy Hour

The Brenda Loomis Band Goes Classic Country on Homegrown Happy Hour

The Brenda Loomis Band has country roots that run deep, and they showed that off first-hand with a fantastic appearance on Homegrown Happy Hour with Frank Williams Jr. this week. The six-piece, Lansing-based country group dropped by the MusicTown studios on Tuesday, February 5, performing three...
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Rye Whiskey Braves the Polar Vortex for a Performance on Homegrown Happy Hour

It may be below freezing outside, but this shot of Rye Whiskey will definitely warm you up! The band, who's members are mostly based out of Monroe, stopped by the MusicTown Detroit studios on Tuesday for a live performance and interview on Homegrown Happy Hour with Frank Williams Jr. Rye Whiskey...
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Livonia Native Bryan Schaffer on Moving to Nashville to Pursue a Country Music Career

Bryan Schaffer wants to be country's next big singer/songwriter, and he's doing what it takes to make it happen. The Livonia native picked up and moved to Nashville back in September, and since then, has been working hard at his craft to break into the industry. Returning to Detroit last week to...
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Stone Combines Family and Country Music on Homegrown Happy Hour

The band Stone started with one very important element: family. Based out of Lansing, the origins of the country outfit come from back in the '90s when a then-14-year-old Kurt Stone started performing in his dad's band, and never looked back. Add to the mix his sister, Kymee , who began singing and...
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The Gasoline Gypsies Talk Music Video Premiere Party on Homegrown Happy Hour

The Gasoline Gypsies are set to release a new music video, and they want their fans to be involved. The band appeared on Homegrown Happy Hour with Frank Williams Jr. this week to discuss their upcoming premiere party inside the Lyft Lounge at MusicTown Detroit tomorrow (December 20). During the...
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Joe Jaber on How his Music Inspired his Charity 'You're Not the Only One'

It's been a few weeks since Joe Jaber launched his charity You're Not the Only One at MusicTown Detroit , at a sold-out event that also served at the release party for his latest record, Made it On My Own . This week, the Detroit-based singer returned the the MusicTown studios for an appearance on...
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Brian James Schram Brings Northern Michigan Country to Homegrown Happy Hour

Brian James Schram is making waves in country music with his distinct sound and unique songwriting. The singer/guitarist, who has played with the likes of Uncle Kracker , Kenny Chesney , Kenny Wayne Sheppard and more, dropped by MusicTown Detroit this week for an appearance on Homegrown Happy Hour...
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Homegrown Happy Hour Host Frank Williams Jr. Helps Local Country Artists Take the Next Step

Following this year's Country Music Awards, Homegrown Happy Hour host Frank Williams Jr. was featured on Channel 7 Action News in Detroit for his efforts in helping local country artists take the next steps in their careers. Williams, who hosts the night show on 99.5 WYCD, has made it one of his...
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Alan Turner and the Steel Horse Band Returns to Homegrown Happy Hour

Alan Turner and the Steel Horse Band made their return to Homegrown Happy Hour this week, marking a trifecta of appearances on the show. The band performed two original songs from their recent album, Renegade Road , as well as a brand new track co-written with fellow local musician, Greg Stryker...
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Audrey Ray Performs Live on Homegrown Happy Hour

Audrey Ray stopped by the MusicTown Detroit studios this week for a live performance and interview on Homegrown Happy Hour with Frank Williams Jr. Ray, who grew up in the Milford area, has been playing music her entire life, first learning on the piano and later transitioning to singing and playing...
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