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Presented with Entertainers Ltd
The Magic of Motown
Sat 8 Jun
Whilst this is a reserved seat show, patrons may stand during the performance
Running Time: 2 hours 20 minutes - approximate, including any interval(s).
Most tickets cost more when booked via telephone or in person at box office. See our Ts & Cs for details.
Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a million people, it's no surprise that the show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history, even performing for Her Majesty the Queen, as special guests at the Royal Variety Performance.
Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience.
Celebrate the sound of a generation as the timeless music of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson and more, are sensationally recreated for you by an exceptionally talented cast and band.
This breath-taking concert spectacular takes you on a musical journey through all your favourite songs, including: Ain’t No Mountain, Signed Sealed Delivered, Grapevine, Get Ready, Dancing In The Streets, My Girl, Blame It On The Boogie, Uptight, Endless Love, My Cherie Amor, All Night Long, Heatwave and many, many more.
This is a tribute show and is no way affiliated with any original artists/estates/management companies or similar shows.
Derby Arena event parking £5 (cash only)
Important information about your visit
Due to the ongoing A52 Wyvern Transport Improvements, your journey to Derby Arena may be affected.
The Wyvern to A52 westbound on-slip road will be closed for 13 months from Monday 3 June 2019.
The westbound to Wyvern off-slip road will be closed from Monday 3 June for 12 weeks.
Diversion routes can be found here.
Take advantage of one of the following great offers for this event.
(Please note that this offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offer including Family Tickets & Concession prices)
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“A spellbinding performance from start to finish” Daily Record, Scotland
“The evening throbbed with music… oh, the songs were back to back” Blues & Soul Magazine
“They had the sold-out crowd dancing feverishly in the aisles” Press & Journal
“A triumph... signed, sealed, delivered” Blackpool Gazette
“Hooked even the most reticent of spectators on to their feet, reaching out to the stage as though summoned by an evangelical spirit” East Anglian Daily Times
“… an incredible cast, dazzling costumes and classic tracks… this is a must-see show for all Motown fans”
“From an era of style and sequins, the show was slick, stylish, smooth and infinitely sexy”
“... spellbinding all the way through”
“I defy anyone to have left that venue without a smile on their face and the world seeming a better place. A triumph... signed, sealed, delivered” Blackpool Gazette
“With great harmonies, booming bass, blissful horns and some superb dance routines this is a show that delivers music and memories in equal measure”
“Direct from the USA, this superbly talented cast performed effortlessly and seamlessly with the sweet, smooth sounds of The Temptations, Four Tops, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye and a superb rendition of the Jacksons”
“The choreography and costume changes were immaculate and more than a few hearts fell in love with the lovely solo singer...”
“All of the singers and the band were of the highest calibre – each could have carried the show on their own”
“Choreography and costumes are slick” Hampshire Chronicle
“A massive show...a joy to watch. Excellent show, excellent night” Hastings Observer
“It was all flamboyant colour and soulful classics, vintage dance moves, bright lights and live music… honest and persuasive”
“The trio of ladies were spot on throughout, great harmonies and effortless renditions of Baby Love, Midnight Train To Georgia and You Can’t Hurry Love...they looked stunning in an array of sparkling dresses” Grimsby Telegraph
“Earned a thundering roar of patrons demanding an encore” Press & Journal