Dancing in the Street
Motown has stood the test of time, as it is part of American culture and has influenced countless artists over the years. Amy Winehouse, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey would not have been as distinctive nor as soulful was it not for greats such as Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and the incomparable Aretha Franklin. Even Phil Collins and Rod Stewart have been swayed by the up-tempo, jazzy tones of old R&B and duly incorporated this genre of music into their iconic melodies. One other outfit that stands out from the crowd for all the right reasons is the truly inspirational Martha Reeves and the Vandellas. With hits such as ‘Nowhere to Run’, ‘Jimmy Mack’ and ‘Dancing in the Street’, this talented trio were lauded as ‘the sound of young America’ all the way back in 1962, and still captivate audiences to this very day. In this scalding hot weather you may be tempted to stick on the timeless classic ‘(Love is Like A) Heat Wave’ and dance around the garden, especially since you have heard the news that they are playing at the Ritz on Saturday August 10th. This is their first ever headlining gig in Manchester, and have brought along a wonderful 8-piece orchestra to add to the ambiance.
It has been long overdue, but we are certain that a good time will be had by all. The most fantastic thing about Martha and the Vandellas is that they appeal to young and old alike, as people of all ages can enjoy their sultry vocals and amazing harmonies. Those that remember the days where Diana Ross was the Queen of the charts can reminisce with buy cialis with prescription their nearest and dearest at one of the plushest concert venues in the whole of the North West. The Ritz has undergone a major transformation recently, as it has been refurbished to the tune of an impressive 2 million pounds, whilst still staying true to its dancehall roots of the 1930s and 40s. You cannot pass up the chance to see a living legend such as Martha Reeves in action, as a rare and unique performance from one of the greatest recording artists of all time is simply unmissable.
After you have witnessed what will no doubt be a memorable and spellbinding night of entertainment, you can make your way to one of the most salubrious hotels in Manchester City Centre for a well-deserved kip. The Mitre Hotel offers fabulous accommodation in Manchester City Centre at extremely reasonable tariffs, and all of our luxury hotel rooms are comfortable, spacious and modern. You will not find better accommodation in Manchester City Centre; we can promise you that! There are countless attractions in Manchester for you to have a gander at, such as the fascinating Museum of Science and Industry, the majestic Town Hall and the awe inspiring Imperial War Museum North. All of these brilliant attractions in Manchester are completely free of charge (all they ask for is a small discretionary donation)-which is excellent news if you are on a shoestring budget. If you want to find out a little more about Manchester City Centre accommodation, then please get in touch with The Mitre Hotel on 0161 834 4128 and one of our friendly, hospitable staff will furnish you with all the info you need.