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Masters of Motown to entertain in Burke County

...down music memory lane on Saturday, Oct. 27, when Masters of Motown performs at Burke County High School.The show begins at 7...County Library and online at www.augustaarts.com.Masters of Motown celebrates the music and style of performers including The Temptations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-10-24/masters-motown-entert
What's goin' on: 40 years of Motown on the Web

...SITES: Motown40.com and 40 Years of Motown THE ADDRESSES: www.motown40.com and...ageless charm of that magic sound known as Motown. The little record company that could...achievements. So far, this has included the Motown halftime show at this year's Super Bowl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/17/tec_228397.shtml
XXX Technology
Film studios apologize to Motown founder

...released Dreamgirls have apologized to Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. for any confusion...their apologies to Mr. Gordy, whose Motown Records and experiences are widely thought...and the talent that is and has become Motown's legacy," said Mr. Gordy, 77...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/02/liv_118525.shtml
Life & style
Justin Timberlake drops out of 'Motown 45' celebration

...Timberlake has backed out of an agreement to co-host ABC's "Motown 45" special because of a conflict with filming his first movie...by the choice of Timberlake, who is white, to co-host the Motown special. The leader of Project Islamic Hope, Najee Ali, was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/26/tel_405951.shtml
Television
Cedric the Entertainer subs for Timberlake in 'Motown 45'

...Cedric the Entertainer is in as the new co-host of ABC's "Motown 45" special. Cedric, the co-star of "Barbershop 2: Back...Richie. Among the artists slated to perform in the tribute to Motown Records are The Commodores, The Four Tops, Macy Gray, Gladys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/17/tel_409088.shtml
Television
Motown week critique

...I don't watch the interviews. I don't watch the judges critiques. I only watch performances. Here is my critique of Motown week. Matt Giraud - Let's Get It On: Pretty solid performance, if not unusually inspired. I have to ask however, what's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/steven-uhles/2009-03-26/motown-we
Shopgirl: Take in a show to brighten winter weekend

These next couple of months can get dreary, and what better way to brighten up a Saturday night than the Tony Howard Motown & Elvis Review at the Imperial Theatre?This Las Vegas-style show on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m., will pay tribute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-01-30/shopgirl-tak
Music by Turner: Sharon Jones CD is delightful 'soul stew'

...the Dap-Kings' fifth release, Give the People What They Want, is chock-full of a delightful "soul stew" that mixes Motown and Stax with a cool New York City vibe. Think mid-'60s Supremes driven by frantic James Jamerson-style bass lines augmented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-22/music-turner-sharon-j
Four Tops to align Motown magic with Symphony Orchestra Augusta

...quartet was long established before signing with Motown in 1963."Unlike so many of the Motown acts, we were already in our late 20s and had...Fakir.Four years after Berry Gordy founded Motown, the Four Tops signed to the fledgling record...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-10-17/four-tops-align-motow
Green, Hall & Oates, McLean and famed Motown duo make Songwriters hall

...getting their due. The Songwriters Hall of Fame inducts the Motown team of Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield; the blue-eyed...Stone" for the Temptations, had their biggest moments when the Motown sound took a grittier turn in the late 1960s. Green, one of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/11/mus_418592.shtml
Music