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Motown Martha & the Vandellas Fundraising Performance

Motown’s Martha & the Vandellas Performing LIVE on Wednesday, April 18th at 7:30 pm

A Beautiful Me fundraiser hosted at Landmark Academy in Kimball, MI

Between performing in Spain, United Kingdom, and California, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas will be bringing the classic Motown sound to Landmark Academy (4864 Lapeer Road, Kimball, MI 48074) on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. This performance is Ms. Reeves support in the building of girls’ self-worth through the non-profit organization A Beautiful Me.

Martha & the Vandellas are an American all-female vocal group formed in 1957. The group achieved fame in the 1960s with Motown’s label. Hits include: Nowhere to Run, My Baby Loves Me, Jimmy Mack, and the signature, Dancing In The Street.


Ms. Reeves is the recipient of the Dinah Washington Award, a Rhythm ‘n Blues Foundation Pioneer Award, a Black Woman in Publishing Legends Award, and has been inducted in the Alabama, Soul, Rock and Roll, and Vocal Group halls of fame. “Dancing in the Street” has been entered into the Library of Congress Registry of Historical Recordings and into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Martha Reeves and the Vandellas are listed among Rolling Stone magazine’s “100 Immortal Artists.”

Along with this performance, Touchstone Crystals by Swarovski will be selling their beautiful crystals to further support this fundraiser.

Doors open to the lobby at 5 pm for Swarovski jewelry shopping and mingling. Auditorium doors open to general admission seating at Performance begins at 7:30 pm and will conclude with a special showcase of local A Beautiful Me 4th & 5th grade essay contest winners by Ms. Reeves.

General admission tickets are $30 each and pre-sold ONLY.  Purchase your ticket at or contact Cathy at 810-434-4803.

A Beautiful Me is a 501c3 charitable organization that fosters girls’ self-esteem in 3rd-12th grade through uniquely developed confidence-building, interactive workshop series. The original curriculum has measurable outcomes to equip our future generation with confidence. For more information, visit, email Karen Palka at, or call (586) 604-3037.


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