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Motown: The Groove That Changed America
April 15, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM EDT
Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, and South Carolina’s own James Jamerson are just a few of names associated with one of the greatest record labels of all time, MOTOWN.
Founded by Berry Gordy, Jr., MOTOWN became an American institution and achieved significant crossover success, creating a style of soul music with a distinct pop influence. Join the CJO, as we celebrate MOTOWN and the unique rhythmic groove that changed America.