Producer / Event Organizer / TV Show Host
Gary is an award-winning music journalist based in Detroit. who writes for Billboard, the New York Times Features Syndicate and Digital First Media. He is a regular guest on The Drew & Mike Podcast and on radio stations in Detroit and Milwaukee. Gary's encyclopedic knowledge can be found in books he has written about Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger and others. He co-founded the Detroit Music Awards and as a well-known and respected member of the music industry, Gary is a voting member of the GRAMMY Awards and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Founder/Executive Producer/Event Organizer
Michael is a seasoned marketing, branding and promotions professional with over thirty years of experience in business development, focusing on media and the non-profit sector. He has a solid track record and a respected reputation in the sports and entertainment industry after working with The Detroit Red Wings, The Philadelphia Flyers and The Philadelphia 76ers . While representing some of the most notable names in sports and live entertainment, Michael has organized and promoted hundreds of events, ranging from concerts and sporting events to family shows and Broadway performances at venues including the Wells Fargo Center and Radio City Music Hall.
A special thank you to Dave Feeny, Maria Cukr, Matt Lee, Stacey Sherman, Jere Stormer and Steve Taylor - Advisors to the The Front Porch!
Thank You to our friends at the City of Ferndale, City Council and Special Events Committee!