DJ and TV personality Robin Seymour visits Detroit this weekend

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

Trailblazing Detroit disc jockey Robin Seymour will return to town this week for an industry reunion and meet-and-greet with fans. 

Seymour, 93, will be honored Saturday at an event the Suburban Collection Showplace. He's known for his long run on Dearborn's WKMH-AM station and for hosting a television dance show in the 1960s similar to "American Bandstand" called "Teen Town" and later "Swingin' Time." 

Robin Seymour

He's expected to chat about his life and career and also take questions from the audience. 

Saturday's event is 1-6 p.m. and also includes many other media personalities, musicians and other industry folk including author and former Detroit News music writer Susan Whitall, rock radio host Doug Podell, Jim Johnson of WOMC and former WXYZ-TV anchorman Erik Smith. 

Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. The Suburban Collection Showplace is at 46100 Grand River in Novi. Visit for more details and to purchase tickets. 

Seymour, who lives in Texas, will also appear Thursday at the Motown Museum 3-5 p.m. He'll meet fans and sign copies of his new book, "The DJ that Launched a 1,000 Hits."

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