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Soultown to Motown
Friday, December 1 @ 8:00 pm
Under the tutelage of legendary Jersey Shore saxophonist, Screamin’ Steve Barlotta, The Sensational Soul Cruisers bring “Soultown to Motown” to NOH. This concert features iconic Soul and Motown music from the birth of Motown in 1960 to the release of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” album in 1983. You will hear music from The Four Tops, Temptations, Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson, Sly and the Family Stone, The Spinners, Earth Wind & Fire, and Otis Redding, compelling you to get up on your feet and dance!
Joined by 11 performers, including a horn section, keyboardists, four vocalists, and an incredible Rock and Soul rhythm section, “Soultown to Motown” recreates a note for note and absolutely live choreographed duplication of classic tunes from the early pioneers of Motown, Stax Records, Carolina Beach Music and The Sound of Philadelphia. You’ll hear music from artists like the Four Tops, Temptations, Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson, Sly and the Family Stone, The Spinners, Earth Wind & Fire, Edwin Starr, Sam & Dave, Carl Carton, Otis Redding, The Delfonics, Marvin Gaye, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, The Manhattans, Barry White, The Commodores, The Stylistics with many more soulful gems and surprises! The show touches on the crème de la crème of this vast catalogue from the Doo-Wop sounds of the Flamingos “I Only Have Eyes for You” to “Ladies Night” by Kool and the Gang. With their multimedia video backdrop, this show transcends generations which makes it one to be loved by all.