Corktown Strut planned for Fourth of July weekend

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

A new music and art festival is being planned this summer in the ever-expanding Detroit neighborhood of Corktown.

Corktown Strut, July 1-3, is produced by artist consultation organization Forward Arts. It will take place inside and outside bars and restaurants in Corktown.

Two James Distillery Annex (a performance space next to the distillery), Batch Brewing, UFO Factory, PJ’s Lager House, MotorCity Wine, Mudgie’s Deli and the soon-to-open restaurant Katio are all on board.

Performance line up for the ticketed event will be announced next month at