FRI • MAY 31 • 7PMBuy Tickets
Tickets: $75, $50, $45, $35, $25 | Limit 8 tickets per mailing address
DOORS 6PM • SHOWTIME 7PM
The Vogel • Basie Center Campus • 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank
THAT MOTOWN BAND: Do you love songs like Heat Wave, Ain’t to proud to beg, Baby Love, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, My Girl, and Ain’t No Mountain High Enough? Do you love artists like Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Supremes and The Four Tops? Then, you are going to love this group of talented vocalists and musicians. That Motown Band has been entertaining Motown fans for years.
Joining the Motown Band is Garfield Fleming. Garfield is a Soul Singing Vocalist of legendary status having been a member of The Delfonics for 25 years with William Hart. Garfield’s obvious resemblance to David Ruffin makes people look twice but when he sings fans get lost in time! He sounds just like Bobby Womack, David Ruffin and can also perform the songs of many legendary artists. In 1981 Garfield released a single “Please Don’t Send Me Away” which is still played all over the world. He gained much of his fame as a solo artist with that song and was received very well in many countries all over the world.
The Musical Director for That Motown Band is Johnny Gale. Johnny is a Grammy nominated producer, composer, arranger, vocalist and guitarist extraordinaire. Johnny Gale is also a renowned expert in the authentic stylings of classic soul, doo wop, R&B, blues and rock. Johnny has performed and recorded with Cyndi Lauper, Dion, Ronnie Spector, Darlene Love, Phoebe Snow, Aaron Carter, M2M, Louden Wainwright III, Jules Shear, Joan Osborne, The Soul Survivors, Hank Ballard, the Dells, The Spaniels and literally hundreds of legendary doo wop groups. Johnny Gale was a recent recipient of the East Coast Music Hall of Fame Legend Musician Award.
Presented by Count Basie Center for the Arts
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