Sounds of the Motor City head to Derby

Sounds of the Motor City head to Derby

Derby will be Going Loco this summer as a 60th anniversary celebration of the music of the Motor City heads for the railway city. Tickets are now on sale from Derby LIVE for the Magic of Motown 2020, which steams into Derby Arena on Friday 10 July.

This unstoppable show has been seen by over a million people, including Her Majesty the Queen at the Royal Variety Performance.

New for 2020, this year’s show marks 60 years since the start of Motown, the record label that defined a generation.

Derby Arena is the perfect venue for a trip down memory lane, enjoying classic hits from artists such as Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, The Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson and many, many more.

The talented singers and musicians will perform classics such as Reach Out, Heard It Through The Grapevine, Mr Postman, My Girl, Stop In The Name of Love, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough and more, in an energetic and breathtaking show.

This is Motown at its very best; signed sealed and delivered. Reviews of Magic of Motown include:

Daily Record, Scotland - “A spellbinding performance from start to finish”

Blues & Soul Magazine - “The evening throbbed with music… the songs were back to back”

East Anglian Daily Times - “Hooked even the most reticent of spectators on to their feet, reaching out to the stage as though summoned by an evangelical spirit”

Press & Journal - “They had the sold-out crowd dancing feverishly in the aisles”

Blackpool Gazette - “A triumph... signed, sealed, delivered”

Tickets cost £31.50 and are available from the Sales and Information Centre on 01332 255800, online at, or in person from the Sales and Information Centre, Riverside Chambers, Full Street, Derby DE1 3AF.

While this is a seated performance, audience members may stand and dance during the show.

This is a tribute show and is no way affiliated with any original artists/estates/management companies or similar shows.

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