New festival planned for Detroit's Corktown neighborhood

'Corktown Strut' scheduled for July 1-3

A new summer festival is planned for Detroit's Corktown neighborhood.

The Corktown Strut is scheduled for July 1-3 and aims to put the spotlight on homegrown music, arts and food.

Events are planned for at least 16 venues, with area restaurants showcasing specialty offerings. The festival is being produced by the nonprofit Forward Arts.



Produced by Forward Arts

Detroit's Music, Art and Food Festival July 1-3, 2016

Thank you 2016 STRUT SPONSORS:  Two James Distillery | Batch Brewing Co. | Red Bull Energy Drink | Detroit Free Press | Jägermeister| Corktown Business Association | Slows Bar BQ | Detroit Electronic Quarterly

STRUT Festival Ticketed Venues (More TBA):  Two James Distillery Annex| Batch Brewing Co. | UFO Factory | PJ’s Lager House | MotorCity Wine| Mudgie’s Deli | Katoi McShanes Irish Pub & Whiskey Bar

STRUT FESTIVAl PARTNERS: Assemble Sound | Urban Organic | TV Bar| Party Store Productions Aphotic Segment

the music festival line-up will be announced and tickets will go on sale at in April.

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To learn more about Forward Arts, please visit