Motown at the Apollo

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Wednesday / April 30, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue

Professor Lawrence "Larry" Watson will recreate the weekly excitement listeners enjoyed in the heyday of the Apollo Theater. The concerts starts with a tribute to Dionne Warwick and the compositions of Burt Bacharach and Hal David. There will also be a medley of Sam Cooke hits, and an all-out tribute to Valerie Simpson of the famed group Ashford and Simpson. The evening will be rounded out with covers of classics by Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Tate Vega, and Marvin Gaye.