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VIDEO: Detroit icons honored ahead of Michigan Central Station reopening concert

Posted at 12:11 PM, Jun 06, 2024

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Ahead of tonight's concert to celebrate the grand reopening of Michigan Central Station, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Ford Philanthropy President Mary Culler and other leaders honored Detroit's artists and paid homage to the city.

VIDEO: Michigan Central Station hosting star-studded concert to celebrate reopening:

Michigan Central Station hosting star-studded concert tonight to celebrate re-opening

The artists that were honored included Patti Smith, Jack White, The Clark Sisters, Kierra Sheard, Illa J and Slum Village. Patti accepted the honor posthumously for her husband, guitarist Fred Smith.

Hear from Patti Smith below

Patti Smith accepts honor for Detroit ahead of Michigan Central Station concert

VIDEO: Bill Ford shares his hopes for the reborn Michigan Central Station

Bill Ford speaks out on his hopes for the reborn Michigan Central Station

To learn more info about the concert or Michigan Central Station,click here.

Hear from Michigan Central Station CEO Josh Sirefman in the video below:

Michigan Central Station CEO talks about reopening preps and celebration

Click here for more info on everything you need to know for parking and road closures for tonight's concert.