Tag: Classic Soul Music Hits

Music Pioneer Berry Gordy's Legacy is Celebrated at Motown Museum Fundraiser Event

Music Pioneer Berry Gordy's Legacy is Celebrated at Motown Museum Fundraiser Event
The stars came out to pay homage to Motown Founder Berry Gordy this past weekend for a celebratory event commemorating the 60th anniversary of Motown Record Corporation. The three-day event started on Saturday September 21 and showcased an entertainment lineup full of music, celebrities and dignitaries that converged on Detroit for a celebration benefiting the... Read more »

Motown Founder Berry Gordy's $4 Million Donation to the Motown Museum Expansion Will Help Boost Detroit's Economy

Motown Founder Berry Gordy's $4 Million Donation to the Motown Museum Expansion Will Help Boost Detroit's Economy
The Motown Museum expansion campaign in Detroit has another reason to celebrate. Museum officials announced today that Motown music pioneer Berry Gordy will donate $4 million to the project.  Gordy’s latest contribution adds to other donations as well, from institutions and organizations across the country including Ford Motor Company and UAW-Ford, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, The... Read more »

'Pride & Joy' Marvin Gaye Musical Comes to Chicago

'Pride & Joy' Marvin Gaye Musical Comes to Chicago
CHICAGO:  Tickets are going fast for Chicago’s hottest musical play, Pride & Joy: The Marvin Gaye Musical, coming to the Chicago Theater June 19th through June 23rd.    Pride & Joy is a show-stopping performance that tells the story of Grammy Award winning singer-producer Marvin Gaye and his passionate relationship with his first wife Anna Gordy... Read more »
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Chicago’s Behind The Scene TV Production Showcased in New Documentary 'The Production Crew'

Chicago’s Behind The Scene TV Production Showcased in New Documentary 'The Production Crew'
DVIDEO 79 Productions is in post-production for their much anticipated film documentary The Production Crew.  Produced and directed by Emmy Award Winning Editor Don Howze, The Production Crew is a behind-the-scenes perspective of four television crew members producing local and network television programs in Chicago: Kevin Gist (Steve Harvey), Hope Halliburton (ABC-7 News), Ray Blaney... Read more »

Singer Marvin Gaye’s Life Story Resonates in Music and Drama at Black Ensemble Theater

Singer Marvin Gaye’s Life Story Resonates in Music and Drama at Black Ensemble Theater
In celebrating Black Ensemble Theatre’s 40th Anniversary Season, the award winning theater based in Chicago is giving an encore performance of their most highly acclaimed plays. The Marvin Gaye Story (Don’t Talk About My Father Because God Is My Friend), performing from June 12 to July 10, 2016,  is one of seven plays featured this... Read more »

Arseniooooooooo Hall is Back! Late Night TV 'Just Got Real'

Arseniooooooooo Hall is Back! Late Night TV 'Just Got Real'
The comedian, actor, producer and multi-nominated Primetime Emmy Award winning talk show host Arsenio Hall, will once again grace the stages in Hollywood, to premier his new “The Arsenio Hall Show”  on September 9 on the CBS network. VIDEO: Arsenio Hall talks to his fans at the Comedy Union Hall plans to bring back the... Read more »
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Singers Anita Baker & Jill Scott Perform in Chicago Summer Concerts

Two of the music industry’s most sultriest soul singers will be in Chicago July 13,  eight time Grammy Award winning singer Anita Baker and the neo-soul hipster and Grammy nominated R&B vocalist Jill Scott. Fans of both Baker and Scott will have to decide between one of two summer concerts since both songstresses will be... Read more »

British Soul-Pop Group 'Swing Out Sister' Will kick Off US tour in Chicago

British Soul-Pop Group 'Swing Out Sister' Will kick Off US tour in Chicago
The British pop group Swing Out Sister will kick off their United States tour in Chicago at the House Of Blues on July 2.   Swing Out Sister was popular in the ’80s for their danceable and uplifting music, that flowed with funky jazz and soulful arrangements. Swing Out Sister is best known for their 1986... Read more »