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Ooh, Baby Baby: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin and Smokey Robinson

08/14/2020 - 8:00pm
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Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul, had a career that spanned over 60 years and several generations of music lovers. “Respect”, “Chain of Fools”, and “Natural Woman” are only a few of her tunes that we all love and know today.

Smokey Robinson, The Poet Laureate of Soul, along with his group, The Miracles, brought Motown their first successful hit, “Shop Around”. Smokey has been instrumental in putting Motown Records on the map and writing a collection of songs that are simply unforgettable. These songs include: “Cruising”, “I Second That Emotion”, “You Really Got A Hold On Me”, and many more! Did you know that he wrote “My Girl”?!

Aretha and Smokey had a lifelong friendship, meeting as children and living on the same street in Detroit's North End neighborhood. Despite being on different labels, their bond was never broken. Laiken Love and Tre McLaughlin are going to take you a on soulful walk down memory lane in this exclusive musical production.

Friday, Aug. 14, 8 pm. Tickets $18