Attend this unique night of nostalgia and great music – one visit and we know you’ll be hooked! Dance to the feel good sounds of music from Motown to Memphis, New York and beyond and be part of an amazing concert/dance party that has been filling the Commodore for 15 fantastic years. If you like this music genre, you will LOVE this event!
Anchoring the 2018 incarnation of Motown Meltdown is a 12-piece band of the most seasoned and veteran session musicians in the country who will accompany 25 dynamic and exciting performers, each singing a classic soul tune. Prepare to start “Dancing in the Streets,” celebrating the music and musicians of a powerful era, including Diana Ross, Otis Redding, Martha & the Vandellas, Stevie Wonder, Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Jackson 5, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight and many more!
Catch all these amazing solo performances in one room, on one night: Karen Lee Batten, Joani Bye, Leora Cashe, Candus Churchill, Oliver Conway, Olivia Steele Falconer, Warren Dean Flandez, Roy Forbes, Marie Hui, Angela Kelman, Linda Kidder, Jane Mortifee, Marcus Mosely, Dawn Pemberton, Will Sanders, Kendra Sprinkling, Catherine St. Germain, Stephanie Standerwick, David Steele, Don Stewart, David Wills, Garfield Wilson and more!
Motown Meltdown is MC’d by Gene Valaitis (Mornings Host Roundhouse Radio 98.3)
Hosted by David Wills (Stonebolt) and Angela Kelman
Musical Direction David Sinclair and Steve Hilliam, Produced by Kendra Sprinkling
Enjoy a fabulous night of entertainment by some of Canada’s amazing vocalists while benefiting Seva Canada, whose mission is to restore sight and prevent blindness in developing countries.
“Proceeds from Motown Meltdown will benefit Seva Canada’s sustainable and innovative blindness prevention and treatment programs in 13 of the poorest places in the world. Founded by an eclectic group including guru Ram Dass, Dr. Larry Brilliant and Wavy Gravy, an American entertainer and peace activist, Seva Canada, a Vancouver based charity has been giving the power of sight to those most in need in developing countries for over 33 years. Many people are unaware that cataracts, the leading cause of avoidable blindness, can be cured in 15 minutes with a sight-restoring surgery costing just $50.” – Penny Lyons, Executive Director.
About Seva Canada: Seva Canada (seva.ca) restores sight and prevents blindness in developing countries. Since 1982, Seva donors have given the power of sight to over 4 million people through life-changing surgeries and provided comprehensive eye care services to millions more.
Seva works with local partners to create sustainable eye care programs that achieve long-term change, are culturally sensitive and reach those most in need – women, children and people living in extreme poverty and isolation. Seva Canada works in some of the poorest places in the world: Benin, Burundi, Cambodia, Congo- Brazzaville, Egypt, Ethiopia, Guatemala, India, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, Tanzania, and Tibetan Areas of China.
About Nicola Wealth Management: Established in 1994, Nicola Wealth Management (www.nicolawealth.com) is one of Canada’s fastest growing asset fund management and private investment counsel firms (Investor Economics) with over $4.5 billion in assets under management. The firm provides portfolio diversification well beyond stocks and bonds, comprehensive and integrated wealth planning, and consistent and stable returns, serving affluent families, entrepreneurs, and foundations across Canada.
Seva Canada Society 100-2000 West 12th Ave., Vancouver, BC V6J 2G2
Tel: 604.713.6622 Fax: 604.733.4292 Toll-free: 1.877.460.6622 seva.ca