RELEASED: Nov. 30, 2000
DANVILLE, KY - Smokey Robinson, a smooth Motown singer who has a berth in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, will appear in concert at Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 16. The show will begin at 8 p.m. in Newlin Hall.
Tickets are on sale at the Norton Center box office. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. Patrons also may call 859-236-4692 or toll-free at 1-877-HIT-SHOW.
Robinson originally gained fame as the leader of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, a top Motown group of the early 70's remembered for "Tracks of My Tears" and Ooo Baby, Baby." His perennial popularity earned him a Grammy "Living Legend" Award and placed 36 of his songs among Top 40 hits across the years.
Robinson's newest album, "Intimate," was released last year by Motown Records. It includes several new original tunes by Robinson, who is a member of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame.
The Norton Center for the Arts is a regional performing arts center which annually brings to Centre College a series of important musical groups, Broadway shows, individual performances and other works from the performing arts. A complete series schedule and subscription information is available upon request.
Contact: Norton Centre box office, 859-236-4692
Public information coordinator: Patsi Barnes Trollinger