06/08/2012 05:38 pm ET

Detroit Could Get A Big Riverfront Music Festival This Summer At Ft. Wayne

Detroit may get its own music festival this summer, a mashup of Chicago’s Lollapalooza, Tennessee’s Bonnaroo and the Coachella event near Palm Springs, California.

The organizers of Prospecto 2012 have received the go-ahead from the city of Detroit to occupy – please forgive the verb – historic Ft. Wayne in the Delray neighborhood of the southwest section of the city the weekend of August 24-26. Brett VanTil, vice president of digital marketing for the festival, said a decision to proceed will be made within two weeks, based on financing and sponsorship commitments.

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