Detroit's 2020 Mo Pop festival called off due to coronavirus
click to enlarge Brita Brookes"We are deeply disappointed to announce that Mo Pop 2020 will not be taking place, due to the ongoing uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic. Not being able to bring it to you for year eight breaks our hearts, but it is the right thing to do. It's unsurprising but official: Detroits 2020 Mo Pop Festival has been canceled due, of course, to the coronavirus.The festival made the announcement on social media on Thursday, saying "it is the right thing to do. "Ticket-holders can either transfer their ticket to next year's festival, or receive a full refund. Before that, Mo Pop was held for two years at Sterling Heights' Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill.This year's lineup included Khalid, the 1975, Phoebe Bridgers, Orville Peck, Doja Cat, and others.metrotimes.com
Seen In Detroit: Mo Pop Festival
Mo Pop Festival was held this past weekend at West Riverfront Park in downtown Detroit, featuring performances by Tame Impala, Vampire Weekend, Lizzo, and more. With an estimated 33,000 attendees, Mo Pops boutique and niche ambiance was indeed one of the must-see events of the year! Re-live the excitement of Mo Pop in these snaps from local attendees! New to Seen in Detroit? We scour Instagram for the latest and greatest photos by local photogs like you!detroit.cbslocal.com
Mo Pop Festival returns to Detroit's West Riverfront: What you need to know
Detroit's Mo Pop music festival returns to the West Riverfront this weekend. History behind the festivalIn 2013, Mo Pop music festival drew a crowd just shy of 8,000 at Sterling Heights Freedom Hill Amphitheater for one day only. When and where is Mo Pop? When does Mo Pop start? For 75 cents, patrons can ride to the Joe Louis Arena stop and walk roughly 1 mile to the Mo Pop entrance.
Flashpoint 8/13/17: Coleman Young II talks Detroit election; West Riverfront Park design contest
DETROIT Detroit mayoral candidate Coleman Young II and city clerk candidate Garlin Gilchrist talk about Detroit's upcoming election after last week's primary. Also, a contest for what Detroit's West Riverfront Park should look like was discussed. Flashpoint is hosted by WDIV Local 4 anchor Devin Scillian. Watch Flashpoint on WDIV at 10 a.m. on Sundays.