DANCING IN THE SHADOWS OF MOTOWN - LIVE SHOW Tickets
7:30pm, Sat 13 January, 2018
The Basement, Sydney, NSW
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COME DANCING and Celebrate the foundation anniversary of Motown Records on this day in 1959 with the “Dancing In The Shadows Of Motown” live show.
Motown paved the way for SOUL - DANCE Music, with more hits than The Beatles, The Stones, The Beach Boys and Elvis combined!
The 11 piece band features some of Australia's most respected singers and musicians playing classic hits from the "Standing in The Shadows Of Motown" movie/album in the first set, then a second Motown dance set to take the night out.
Hear classic hits including: Reach Out, Heatwave, I Heard It Through the Grapevine,
Dancing in The Streets, Uptight, You keep Me Hanging On, WAR, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Standing On Shakey Ground, Higher Ground, My Girl and Get Ready as well as some more obscure dance groove tracks such as Shotgun, Cloud Nine and The Flick.
It's hard not to singalong and dance with the best songs from the enormous catalogue of: The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Martha and The Vandellas, The Four Tops, Edwin Star and many more.
Check out the line-up:
Armando Hurley: MC/Vocals - Toured with Diana Ross, Joe Cocker, Tina Turner, etc.
Franchesca Appolis - Sang with The Starlettes, Harlem K nights, Marvin Gaye Experience etc.
Patou Powell: Vocals - ARIA Winner, sang with Kylie Minogue, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, James Freud..
Kimi Tupaea: Vocals/Drums - legend Sydney based singer/drummer ex. Doobies/ Eagles show, Barry Leef etc.
Matt Roberts- Guitar/Vocals - International Blues Challenge Memphis 2016, Jeff Duff, Kate Lush Band
Sam Boyd: Keyboards - played with Guy Sebastian, The Beautiful Girls, Mia Dyson, Ray Beadle, etc.
Jason Bruer: Sax - Ex Jools Holland band, played with Sting, BB King, Madness, Martha & The Vandellas
Craig Bodinnar: Producer/Bass - The Aretha Franklin Experience, Stevie Ray Vaughan Celebration
Adrian Veale: Trumpet - ARIA Award nominee, played with Jessica Mauboy, Dami Im, Flume etc.
Mike Raper: Trombone - Sydney session player, High Tops Brass Band, The Groove Academy
Sunil De Silva: - Played with Tommy Emmanuel, Incognito, Marvin Gaye Experience etc.
Dinner & Show tickets include entry, seating and 2 course meal.
Dinner & Show tickets are only available via Moshtix.
Some Dinner & Show Bookings may be on a shared table. Please let us know at the time of the booking as a special request should you prefer not to share, and subject to availability we'll do our best to accommodate your request. Note it is not possible to join ticket holders together across ticket groups (meaning A Reserve ticket holders cannot sit with B Reserve etc).
DOORS OPEN AT 7.30PM
MUSIC STARTS AFTER DINNER SERVICE, AROUND 9.00PM
SET TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FROM SHOW TO SHOW
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
When General Admission Ticket sales have closed on the day of the show they may still be available at the door on the night.
All patrons must be over the age of 18
Once purchased tickets are non-refundable & non-transferable
(applies to both Standing and Dinner sales)
Please ensure you bring photo ID as proof of age
A booking fee applies to all advance tickets. (All quoted prices include tax).
Dress is Smart/Casual at Manager's discretion. No thongs.
The Basement has very limited accessibility for patrons with disabilities, however please contact the venue to ensure there is adequate availability for you to enjoy the show comfortably and they can advise on the recommended seating options.
SEATING MAP FOR DINNER & SHOW BOOKINGS
Please Note: tables cannot be joined together. Please ensure everyone you intend to seat at your table is included in your booking to avoid being seated separately. Unfortunately, Dinner & Show bookings are for a minimum of 2 people.
Specific table reservation is not available for this performance. It is the venue's decision as to which table you will be allocated. Whilst the venue would love to give everyone their preferred seats, it is not always possible. We ask that you respect this decision and enjoy the performance.