Motown played an important role in popular music featuring African-American artists who achieved musical recording success. In the 1960’s Motown and its soul-based subsidiaries were the most successful proponents of what came to be known as “The Motown Sound”, a style of soul music with a distinct pop influence.
The Marvelettes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, The Supremes, The Four Tops, The Jackson Five, The Temptations, The Spinners, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Martha and The Vandellas, Jr. Walker & the All Stars, and others were all signed to Motown labels and were apart of Hitsville USA. “The Sound of Young America”, Motown’s acts, were enjoying widespread popularity among black and white audiences alike. This show concept has inspired audiences throughout Canada, U.S.A. and Europe. Sounds of Motown production features include Motown hits of The Temptations, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross & the Supremes, Marvin Gay, The Jackson Five, Martha Reeves and The Four Tops. Sounds of Motown will pick up any event with powerful strong voices harmonizing and delivering pure sensational Motown music! Sounds of Motown are colorful, engaging and fun! It is so inspirational you just ‘have to’ dance!
This high-energy performance presents classics such as “My Girl”, “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg”, “Sugar Pie-Honey Bunch”, “It’s the Same Old Song”, “R-E-S-P-E-C-T”,”The Way You Do the Things You Do”, “Grapevine”, “ABC”, “My Girl” and “Dancing in the Street”. Sounds of Motown Show will take you back to a time when music was filled with ‘soul’, funk, dance and joy. Dance and sing to the Sounds of Motown all over again!