BARRE – The Barre Opera House’s Celebration Series continues on Friday, Nov. 4. at 8 p.m. with “Shadows of the ‘60s,” a salute to the artists of Motown.
“Shadows of the ‘60s” pays tribute to Motown’s super groups, including The Supremes, The Four Tops and Temptations in an interactive and stunning production. Featuring top industry musicians and singers dressed in exquisitely designed costumes and dazzling choreography, “Shadows Of the ‘60s” presents the music of Motown with the intensity of the original recorded performances.
The Shadows 12 singers and musicians were chosen for their musical similarities to the artists they cover and together they offer the audience the authentic feel of a live Motown concert circa 1964. The evening is capped off with a finale featuring the music of Motown’s Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, The Marvelettes, Junior Walker & The Allstars, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight & The Pips, The Contours and more.
Founder/creator Dave Revels is an entertainer with over three decades of experience. In The mid- to late-eighties he was a member of the Hall of Fame group, the Drifters, which featured two original members, Charlie Thomas and Elsbeary Hobbs. He has toured world-wide and is currently the lead singer and record arranger/producer for internationally acclaimed a cappella group, The Persuasions. He is also an author and songwriter.
Tickets for “Shadows of the ‘60s” may be ordered online at barreoperahouse.org or call the Barre Opera House at (802) 476-8188. The Opera House is handicapped accessible and equipped for the hearing impaired. The Barre Opera House encourages everyone to wear a mask while attending performances. Currently, masks and proof of COVID-19 vaccination status are no longer required.