Mo Pop Festival 2017

Mo Pop Festival 2017

July 29, 2017 - July 30, 2017
July 29, 2017 - July 30, 2017


Mo Pop Festival is a two day festival which has been taking place on the West Riverfront Park in Detroit, Michigan since 2013.

The festival is equipped with local vendor food trucks, craft and arcade tents, a biergarten and more making it fun for all ages.

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Solange Knowles
Tyler, The Creator
Foster the People

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Detroit International Riverfront
The Detroit International Riverfront is a tourist attraction and landmark of Detroit, Michigan extending from the Ambassador Bridge in the west to Belle Isle in the east, for a total of 5½ miles (8.8 kilometers). The International Riverfront encompasses a cruise ship passenger terminal and dock, a marina, a multitude of parks, restaurants, retail shops, skyscrapers, and high rise residential areas along with Cobo Convention/Exhibition Center and Joe Louis Arena. The Marriott at the Renaissance Center and the Robert's Riverwalk Hotel are also situated along the International Riverfront.


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Mo Pop Festival 2017: Opening day teems with musical treats in Detroit
  –  July 30, 2017
A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. When the Mo Pop Festival made its West Riverfront Park premiere in 2015, it brought a splash of indie cool to Detroit’s summer itinerary. The young tradition continued in strong form Saturday, as a diverse ...
At Denver’s 2017 UMS, fans and artists take a chance on each other
  –  July 30, 2017
(He’d heard of the UMS, but wasn’t attending the festival.) Over at the Irish Rover, a block north of the line, Kansas City, Mo.’s Sherry Butts knew about ... crowd packed in to catch the Denver folk-pop outfit Edison. “I think I’ll stay here ...
Preview New Music with ‘Sacred Hearts Club’ by Foster the People
  –  July 21, 2017
The album is available in vinyl via the band’s main website. The band is set to tour nationally with spots at Lollapalooza, ACL Fest, Mo Pop Festival and several prestige venues. Browse over the complete list of tour dates. This album and style of music ...
Mo Pop after parties announced at Magic Stick and PJ's
  –  June 22, 2017
and the festival announced today that there are two after parties going down in the city after things wrap up at the West Riverfront Park. The first official party goes down Saturday, July 30 at the Magic Stick. Mo Pop 2017 artist Wavves will headline the ...
Mo'z Motley Blues Band at Dangberg Historic Park
  –  June 22, 2017
The five-piece band Mo’z Motley Blues will perform blues, rock pop and soul at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic ... The full Dangberg Summer Festival schedule can be found on the park’s website. UPDATE 10:30PM: An arrest has been made in Monday ...
Concert Review: 2017 Playboy Jazz Festival
  –  June 16, 2017
Los Angeles’ Playboy Jazz Festival is often a mélange of R&B, pop, funk and smooth jazz ... TajMo: The Taj Mahal and Keb Mo’ Band firmly established that the blues is very much alive and well, and might even steal your spouse. Fueled by horns ...
Crews prepare the finishing touches for three-day Kansas City Jazz and Heritage Festival
  –  May 26, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo ... pop and R&B singer/songwriter Brandy, soul singer Lalah Hathaway and jazz master guitarist John Scofield will all will be performing. “You will also see a lot of musicians from Kansas City, jazz musicians, we wanted this festival ...
Foster the People 2017 Tour Setlist
  –  May 26, 2017
Foster the People are currently on the road for their 2017 North American Summer Tour ... rockers will embark on a few more shows and festival appearances, including Lollapalooza in Chicago, Illinois and Mo Pop Festival in Detroit, Michigan.
2017 Summer Tip Sheet
  –  May 25, 2017
USA Taekwondo brings the 2017 National Championships to Cobo Center June 29 ... Go to for more information. The Mo Pop Festival occupies West Riverfront Park July 29-30. Riverside biergarten, food truck alley and craft bazaar accompany ...
Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’: TajMo Review
  –  May 18, 2017
TajMo is the first album Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ recorded together. It’s not the first time they partnered up, they performed together at the Crossroads Guitar Festival in 2013 ... accentuated horns anchored in pop music. “Om Sweet Om” brings ...

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