AVENTURA — When the swaying rhythms and smooth harmonies of Berry Gordy’s Detroit hit-making factory came on the scene, it changed the course of music forever — as showcased in the blockbuster tribute, So Good for the Soul: A Tribute to Music of Motown, featured at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th Street in Aventura..
Featuring nearly 30 non-stop hits in all, this musical extravaganza includes all the favorites, such as My Girl, I Heard it through the Grapevine, Reach Out, Shop Around, Dancin’ in the Street, Stop, in the Name of Love, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing, How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), Uptight and more.
This box office bonanza includes a cast of former band members from The Jones, Main Ingredient, The Spinners and The Marvelettes, peppered with Broadway-savvy performers who had leading roles in Dream Girls, Showboat, Porgy & Bess and other hit shows.
Critics have raved about the show that pays tribute to some of the greatest groups and songwriters of all times, such as the Four Tops, The Supremes, Smoky Robinson, The Temptations, Mary Wells, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder.
“Captures the essence of America’s own music in an evening of sheer fun,” lauded the Washington Post; and “Bring your dancing shoes and bring the whole family; this is a show for everyone,” exclaimed Entertainment Review.
Tickets are $49.50.
Tickets can be purchased online at aventuracenter.org; by phone at 877-311-7469; in person at Ticketmaster outlets or at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center box office Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. and 90 minutes prior to each performance.