Southport Weekender – The Motown Freestyle

By | March 2nd, 2017|Freestyle Reviews, Motown, Weekenders|

The Motown Freestyle - Friday Night Of all the dance events, this was the one I was  looking forward to the most. My reasons were two fold. Firstly I love dancing to Motown Music, but more importantly I'd been on a bit of a mission to get more Motown played at freestyles. I'd even thought [...]

Ceroc Passion: Motown & Soul Class Night, Derby

By | December 8th, 2016|Classes and Workshops, Motown|

So excited - I'd been counting the sleeps! Everybody is counting the sleeps until Christmas (well everybody under 10 that is), but I'd been counting the sleeps until Ceroc Passion's Motown & Soul themed class night at The Rolls Royce Pavilion in Derby. Before I go any further let me just say it was better [...]

Gold Soul Motown Night: Rolls Royce, Derby

By | December 6th, 2016|Motown|

If You Love Motown get yourselves over to Derby Gold Soul run Motown and Soul nights across the Midlands and Northern England. Having only been to the ones in Long Eaton, Nottingham and this one at the Rolls Royce Pavilion, Derby I don't really know if the others are as good as this one. I [...]

Ceroc Motown Class Nights are Spreading

By | November 24th, 2016|Classes and Workshops, Motown|

Motown Class Night at Rolls Royce, Derby There's a Motown and Soul Class Night at Rolls Royce, Derby on 5th December. I spotted the above advert on the Ceroc Passion Facebook page. I then discovered the following item on the Facebook page of Ceroc Bed & Bucks, which showed they had held a similar Motown Night at Bedford [...]

Guest DJ Motown and Soul Playlist

By | November 8th, 2016|Motown, My Wish List Tracks|

How about a 30 minute Guest Slot I keep going on about wanting to dance to more Motown tracks at Modern Jive freestyles, but there comes a time when you have to put up or shut up. Think I might have to shut up! You see there is no way that I'd be confident a selection of [...]

Ceroc Passion: Parkway Social Club, Peterborough

By | October 6th, 2016|Classes and Workshops, Motown|

Tuesday afternoon and I'm trawling the modern jive websites looking for a class to review later in the evening. A class in Peterborough maybe, but its a near two hour drive - almost a four hour round trip. I'm crazy about dancing - but that crazy? I look at the Ceroc Passion website and the [...]

Magic of Motown: Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

By | September 25th, 2016|Motown|

There are many dilemmas in life. An apple for a snack or a cup of tea and a bag of Malteasers. For me the chocolate wins every time. Lets try a more difficult decision. You've been looking forward to the Ceroc Heaven Kelham Hall freestyle all week. It is after all one of the best [...]

Song List: Magic of Motown

By | September 24th, 2016|Motown|

This song list accompanies the review of The Magic of Motown. Scroll down until you find the track you want to listen to. Norman Whitfield created a ground breaking Motown track with his production of Papa was a rolling stone. Return to Review Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell recorded Ain't no mountain high enough before Diana [...]