OUR ANNUAL MOTHER'S DAY SHOW IS BACK AT AN ALL-NEW VENUE!
Marquee Concerts & Smooth Jazz NY's Annual Mother's Day Show is back, featuring The Whispers and The Temptations Review featuring the Legacy of Dennis Edwards. The show will take place at the newly renovated state-of-the-art Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, starting at 7pm with doors opening at 6pm.
With over six decades of experience in the music industry, The Whispers have established themselves as one of the most iconic R&B vocal groups of all time, known for their harmonious blend of funk, soul, and R&B. The group's timeless hits, such as "And the Beat Goes On" and "Rock Steady," continue to be beloved by fans across generations.
The Whispers are joined by The Temptations Review featuring the Legacy of Dennis Edwards; another legendary R&B and soul group that has made an indelible mark on the genre. The group features original Temptations member Richard Street, along with some of the most talented musicians and vocalists in the industry. With hits like "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" and "Cloud Nine," The Temptations Review pays homage to the group's rich legacy and continues to captivate audiences with their smooth, soulful sound.
For a perfect Mother's Day weekend, concertgoers can also take a leisurely stroll through the nearby New York Botanical Garden, just over a mile away from the venue, before heading over to enjoy an evening of classic hits with The Whispers and The Temptations Review.
The Whispers are an iconic American R&B vocal group known for their soulful sound, formed in Watts, Los Angeles in 1963. Originally named The Eden Trio, the group later changed their name to The Whispers, and gained immense popularity in the 1970s and 1980s with their harmonious and groovy tracks.
Their music has been sampled by several contemporary artists, including Kanye West, Jay-Z, and Chance the Rapper, showcasing their significant influence on the R&B genre. With hits such as “And the Beat Goes On,” “Rock Steady,” and “It’s a Love Thing,” The Whispers have become a part of the musical canon, and their music remains timeless and beloved by fans all over the world.
The group has released over 20 studio albums, earning multiple Grammy nominations and numerous awards for their contributions to R&B. Their distinctive sound and smooth vocals continue to inspire musicians and music enthusiasts alike, cementing their status as legends in the world of R&B. Despite the passing of some members, The Whispers continue to perform and tour, bringing their soulful sound to audiences and keeping the spirit of their music alive.
The Temptations Review ft. The Legacy of Dennis Edwards
The Temptations Review featuring the Legacy of Dennis Edwards is a legendary R&B and soul group that has been captivating audiences for over six decades. The group was formed in 1958 in Detroit, Michigan, and quickly rose to fame with their smooth, soulful sound and intricate vocal harmonies. They became one of the most successful and influential groups of the Motown era, earning multiple Grammy Awards and other accolades for their contributions to the genre.
Dennis Edwards, one of the group’s lead vocalists, joined The Temptations in 1968 and played a pivotal role in shaping their sound. With hits such as “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone,” “Cloud Nine,” and “Ball of Confusion,” The Temptations became one of the most recognizable and beloved groups of the 20th century. After leaving The Temptations in the 1980s, Edwards continued to perform and record music, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy.
Today, The Temptations Review featuring the Legacy of Dennis Edwards continues to honor the group’s legacy with their performances. Led by original Temptations member Richard Street, the group features some of the most talented musicians and vocalists in the industry. They perform all the classic Temptations hits, while also incorporating some of their own original music. With their smooth, soulful sound and energetic performances, The Temptations Review featuring the Legacy of Dennis Edwards continues to captivate audiences and keep the spirit of Motown alive.
About Lehman Center for the Performing Arts
Situated in the heart of the Bronx, the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts has undergone a remarkable renovation, transforming it into a cutting-edge facility that offers a plethora of entertainment options for music lovers in the area. The venue has been thoughtfully designed to create an immersive and unforgettable concert experience, with advanced technology and modern amenities that enhance the overall atmosphere.
The venue's renovation has breathed new life into the historic building, infusing it with a modern aesthetic while preserving its rich heritage. The state-of-the-art facilities have propelled the center into the forefront of New York City's live entertainment scene, drawing music lovers from all over the city and beyond.
From its impressive seating capacity of 2,278 to its easily accessible location near public transportation, the Lehman Center is a premier destination for music enthusiasts looking to enjoy a memorable concert experience. Its revitalization has cemented its status as one of the most sought-after venues in the city, and it continues to attract world-class musical acts that captivate audiences with their unforgettable performances.
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts
250 Bedford Park Blvd West
Bronx, New York 10468