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Motown Museum to Host Weekend Celebration of Berry Gordy & 60 Years of Motown in Detroit

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After a nationally televised tribute live performance earlier this 12 months, Motown will deliver its 60th anniversary celebration again to the place it began this fall.

The Motown Museum will host a weekend of occasions Sept. 21-23 in Detroit, honoring the corporate’s founder with Hitsville Honors: Celebrating Berry Gordy & 60 Years of Motown on Sept. 22 on the metropolis’s Orchestra Corridor.

Members of the Temptations, the 4 Tops, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas and the Supremes’ Mary Wilson are anticipated to attend, together with Ne-Yo and Detroit-based Large Sean and Kem. Tickets run $50-$1,000 and go on sale Aug. 1 by way of motownmuseum.org.

On Sept. 21, a free Motown Gospel Live performance will happen at Detroit World Outreach, that includes performances by Regina Belle, Kierra “Kiki” Sheard, Tye Tribbet & G.A., BET Sunday Finest winner Tasha Web page-Lockhart and a 125-member choir drawn from greater than 70 Detroit faith-based teams. The celebration concludes Sept. 23 with a Soul In One Movie star Golf Traditional that includes Motown alumni and different friends at Tam-O-Shanter Nation Membership in suburban Detroit.

The corporate’s anniversary has already been celebrated with Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration, which was filmed throughout January in Los Angeles and aired April 10 on CBS.

The corporate can also be releasing an expanded version of the field set Motown: The Full No. 1’s, initially launched for the corporate’s 50th anniversary, on June 28. And Motown was honored in the course of the 32nd annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards final week in Los Angeles.

The Motown Museum, established in 1985 by Esther Edwards Gordy, is planning to develop right into a 50,000-square-foot facility that can home extra artifacts from the corporate’s archives, interactive reveals and extra. Particular plans for the growth have but to be introduced, although the museum did unveil a brand new Dancing within the Road Park subsequent to the present Hitsville USA home throughout May.


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