Legendary music acts The Temptations and The Righteous Brothers teaming up for summer concert

Credit: Andrew H. Walker

Credit: Andrew H. Walker

Two legendary music acts are teaming up for a summer concert.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo The Righteous Brothers are partnering with four-time Grammy award-winning group The Temptations for a co-headline show at Rose Music Center in Huber Heights on Thursday, July 25, 2019.

Tickets will range from $23.50 to $71. Tickets are on sale as of Friday, Feb. 15 at www.Ticketmaster.com and www.Rosemusiccenter.com. Charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

*Ticket prices include parking and are subject to applicable Ticketmaster fees. Dates, times and artists subject to change without notice. All events rain or shine. 

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The Righteous Brothers have a string of No. 1 classics, including the most played song in radio history, “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’.”, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo of Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield topped the charts for four decades. After Hatfield’s death in 2003, Medley continued to perform to sold-out crowds around the world, but fans and friends pleaded with him to keep The Righteous Brothers alive. “No one could ever take Bobby’s place, but when I caught Bucky Heard’s show it all came together,” Medley said in a news release. “I found the right guy to help me recreate the magic.”

The concert experience will feature their biggest hits – “Lovin’ Feelin’,” “Soul & Inspiration,” “Unchained Melody,” “Rock and Roll Heaven,” Medley’s Grammy-winning “Dirty Dancing” theme “The Time of My Life,” and more.

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For more than 50 years, Motown legends The Temptations have prospered, propelling popular music with a series of smash hits, and sold-out performances throughout the world.

The Temps began their musical life in Detroit in the early sixties. It wasn’t until 1964 however, that the Smokey Robinson written-and-produced “The Way You Do the things You Do” turned them into stars.

Hits include “My Girl,”“It’s Growing,” “Since I Lost My Baby;,” “Get Ready,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” “Beauty Is only Skin Deep,” “I Wish It Would Rain,” “I Can’t Get Next to You,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” and more.

The classic lineup was Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin, Paul Williams, Eddie Kendricks and David Ruffin. Beyond the fabulous singing, The Temps became known for smooth stepping and flawless presentations.

The current lineup consists of: Otis Williams, Ron Tyson, Terry Weeks, Larry Braggs, Willie Greene Jr.

The Temptations were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989, into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999, and into the Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame in 2013; the same year they were honored with the Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement GRAMMY® Award. Winner of four GRAMMY Awards, they received Motown’s first-ever GRAMMY in 1969 for “Cloud Nine.” Additionally, a two-part, scripted miniseries on the group, broadcast by NBC in 1998, was a ratings smash and won an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or Movie.

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