WMU News

Smokey Robinson comes to Miller Auditorium

Nov. 5, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- Legendary singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson comes to Miller Auditorium for a single performance beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9.

Tickets range from $42.50 to $20 and available through the Miller Auditorium ticket office at 616 387-2300, toll free at 800 228-9858 or online at <www.millerauditorium.com>.

Smokey Robinson has musically influenced four decades with achievements including 36 Top 40 hits, a Grammy "Living Legend" Award, berths in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, the Soul Train "Heritage Award," a NARAS "Lifetime Achievement Award," and numerous other honors. This velvet-voiced crooner has always been a major part of the soundtrack of our lives and continues to be with his visionary new album, "Intimate," on Motown Records.

A founding Motown executive, Robinson began his career fronting the Miracles, as well as composing songs for other Motown acts, such as The Temptation's "My Girl."

Media contact: Krista Iles, 616 387-2298, krista.iles@wmich.edu

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