The Magic of Motown show returns to the area later this year to celebrate the music of that legendary record label.
It can be seen at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Saturday, October 9, from 7.30pm.
The show is packed with talented, charismatic American performers, including headlining Stateside singing sensation Andre Lejaune, and that’s the way producer Michael Taylor clearly likes it.
“Take, for instance, 50 years ago.
“America wowed the world with slickly-choreographed concert shows by Motown artists offering the full package.”
Artists like the Supremes, Temptations, Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Mary Wells and Martha Reeves and the Vandellas oozed style, sophistication and vocal dexterity, according to Michael.
“It goes back to what we’re taught in stage school,” says Magic of Motown leading man Andre.
“The importance of establishing a rapport with the audience is lesson number one.
“If what you’re doing isn’t gelling, you switch.
“They’ve paid their money to come and see you, so there must be something in your repertoire that’ll please them.”
The Magic of Motown authentically brings to life million-selling hit song after million-selling hit song in one spectacular stage show.
The show starts at 7.30pm and tickets are £24.
They are available by calling the box office at the venue on 0115 989 5555 or going to www.trch.co.uk
n Comedian Omid Djalili is coming to the area next year to perform as part of his latest tour.
The star of his own show on BBC1, Omid Djalili is one of our most popular comedians ans and has a great reputation as a live performer.
He is also an actor who has appeared in a number of films including Gladiator, Mean Machine, The Infidel and many more.
The show comes to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Thursday, February 12 at 8pm. Tickets are £23.
n Take a trip down Memory Lane later this year when a show entitled Sixties Gold comes to the area.
It can be seen at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Thursday, November 25.
Taking part are Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Searchers, PJ Proby, The Fortunes, Brian Poole and Chip Hawkes.
For ticket details, call the box office on 0115 9895555.
n Top comedian Jon Richardson is to bring his new show - Nidiot - to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Friday, October 31.
The British Comedy Award 2013 Nominee is checking his tyre pressures, hoovering his floor mats and putting an emergency packed lunch in the boot of his car, ready to hit the road again with a
brand new tour.
The perennial singleton and misanthrope is determined to become a more easygoing person for the sake of his friends and his future health.
Come and find out whether or not a leopard can change its spots, or if they are doomed to be angry forever not to have been given a more uniform and symmetrical fur pattern.
Away from his live stand up, Jon Richardson is best known as team captain on 8 Out Of 10 Cats. He is massively in demand for television and radio appearances.
His recent TV credits include Have I Got News For You, Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Channel 4’s Comedy Gala Live At The 02 and Never Mind The Buzzcocks.
The show at the Royal Concert Hall gets under way at 8pm.
Tickets to see Jon Richardson in action are £19.50, and are available by calling the box office on 0115 9895555 or www.trch.co.uk