Drifters former member leads Motown on Tour

Croydon Guardian: Roy G Hemmings brings Motown to the Fairfield Halls Roy G Hemmings brings Motown to the Fairfield Halls

50 years of Motown will be celebrated, led by front man Roy G Hemmings, the longest serving member of The Drifters.

Motown on Tour will include hits by The Supremes, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, The Jacksons, Stevie Wonder and Lionel Ritchie.

Front man Roy G Hemmings has been the longest serving member of The Drifters and has appeared at prestigious venues around the world, including a memorable performance at the White House for the then president Bill Clinton.

This action packed full evening show features The Love Supremes as well as The Tops & Tempts performing accurate portrayal to Motown's legendary vocal groups from Detroit Michigan USA Under the musical direction of acclaimed arranger and saxophonist Anna Brooks, the seven-piece Dictionary of Soul mainstay backing band comprises some of Britain's finest musicians and provides the accompaniment for this live show with a total of 14 persons on stage portraying the thumping beat of the Motown dream.

Motown on Tour, Fairfield Hall, Park Lane, Croydon, March 4 8pm.

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