Audience members won’t want the show to end as The Greatest Hits of Motown ignites the crowd. The show has been a mainstay for 15 years with the 100% live show bringing together world class choreography, an amazing band and first-class music.
Critics claim this is the best Motown experience you’ll ever have.
Every Motown Classic is recreated on stage with the voices and moves that will convince the crowd that Motown is back. Songs from the best Motown artists will be on full display, including:
- Edwin Starr
- Lionel Richie
- Stevie Wonder
- Smokey Robinson
- The Jackson Five
- The Isley Brothers
- The Temptations
- Marvin Gaye
- The Four Tops
- Many more
Critics call the vocals terrific as the diverse style of Motown hits the stage. The tour continues in 2017 and 2018 with dates booked through 12 July, 2018.
Berry Gordy Jr., the founder of Tamla Records, started the company in 1959 as an American record company. The original company was absorbed into the Motown Record Corporation in 1960 in the then thriving Detroit. Filled with promise, Detroit provided the perfect recipe for success for Motown.
Racial integration into music is highly attributed to Motown.
The Motown Sound was born offering a distinct pop influence infused with a unique version of soul music. The small record company became legendary in the 1960s when the company had 79 records hit the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
Motown would eventually move from Detroit to Los Angeles in 1967 following the Detroit Riots. The move helped Motown gain even more success.
The company grew through several subsidiaries. The Motown artists during the record company’s initial success include Eddie Holland, Mable John and Mary Wells. The record company would then sign several artists to the label, including the Jackson 5, the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, the Miracles and the Marvelettes.
Gordy’s third label would include the Monitors, the Spinners, the Temptations and several other artists. Soul, the company’s fifth label would sign on the famous Gladys Knight & the Pips, the Originals and Shorty Long among several others.
Motown’s Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is works to encompass the sound and style of Motown during the height of the company’s existence. Fans of the Motown style will be greeted with an authentic sound and style that took the world by storm in the 60s.
The show’s success has led to over one million tickets being sold for this stunning celebration of music.