Sunday, 27 February 2011

Motown and Bollywood to take over the Belgrade in weekend of music


A packed weekend of music is set to liven up the Belgrade Theatre’s Main Stage with How Sweet It Is – Motown’s Greatest Hits on Thurs 3 and Fri 4 March and Hits of the Bollywood Legends on Sat 5 March.

From 3 to 4 March one of the UK’s best live Motown shows returns to the Main Stage with a brand new show that combines first-class music, choreography and a live band to celebrate 50 years of Motown music. How Sweet It Is – Motown’s Greatest Hits includes all of the classic hits by all of the Motown superstars including The Temptations, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson Five, The Isley Brothers and many more.

“…spellbinding all the way through” - Western Gazette on How Sweet It Is - Motown’s Greatest Hits

On Sat 5 March the Main Stage will be celebrating the best of Bollywood in Hits of the Bollywood Legends featuring renowned UK Asian band The Bollywood Pandits who have been performing a wide range of Indian music since they formed in 1994.

Anuradha Shukla, the lead singer of the Bollyw\ood Pandits, has won numerous awards, collaborated with artists such as Ginuwine and has performed in front of 20,000 people at the Wembley Arena alongside comedian Bill Bailey.

Fellow member Kiran Thakrar is a multi-award-winning producer and Bollywood collaborator who has performed with some of the biggest names in the business such as Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Nadeem Sharavan, Harihan, Mahalaxmi Lyer and many more.

On Sat 5 March they will perform for the first time in Coventry a host of classic songs from the late ‘50s and onwards, which are still being heard on radio stations today.

Tickets for both of these shows are available now from the box office on 024 7655 3055 or via http://www.belgrade.co.uk/.  

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