POPS! Series

Dancing in the Street: A Symphonic Tribute to Motown

Oct 06, 2018

8:00 PM

A Symphonic Tribute to Motown

Oct 06, 2018 8:00 PM

The music of Motown comes to Long Beach when we perform hits from Motown’s golden years.

Tickets for this concert will go on sale on August 27.

For more information or to become a subscriber, call the Symphony box office at (562) 436-3203 ext. 1

Long Beach Arena
Pacific Ballroom
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

POPS! Series Sponsor

Jeff Tyzik, Conductor

Michael Lynche, Vocals

Shayna Steele, Vocals

Experience the magic of MOTOWN! This program features smash hits made famous by artists like Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, The Temptations and the one and only Stevie Wonder. Songs include Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Reach Out I’ll Be There, Dancing In The Street, I Heard it Through The Grapevine, My Girl, Superstition, and more! Audiences will be transformed by the powerful music of Motown with these authentic arrangements and talented young vocalists, Shayna Steele and Michael Lynche (American Idol finalist). This concert is not affiliated with Motown Records.

Program and artists subject to change.


The POPS! Series is a fun and friendly way to enjoy an entertaining night out. There are two ways to experience the POPS!—either at a table of 10 on the Arena floor or from the upstairs loge in a theater-style seat.

The concert itself starts at 8:00 PM, but the doors open at 6:30 PM and people are encouraged to come early and bring a picnic dinner—along with your favorite libations—to enjoy before the show. If you can’t bring your own food and drink there are also concessions available at the Arena (pizza, sandwiches, full beverage service).

Jeff Tyzik, Conductor

GRAMMY Award winner Jeff Tyzik is one of America’s most innovative and sought-after POPS! conductors. Tyzik is recognized for his brilliant arrangements, original programming and engaging rapport with audiences of all ages. Tyzik holds The Dot and Paul Mason Principal POPS! Conductor’s Podium at the …

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Michael Lynche, Vocals

Michael Lynche is a new breed of soul singer with completely classic influences. Traces of Donny Hathaway, Al Green, Luther Vandross, Sam Cooke and James Brown all seem to flash in this uniquely talented performer. Undeniable charisma, well-crafted song arrangements, and a voice soaked in …

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Shayna Steele, Vocals

There's no need to sugar coat it since her impressive credits speak for themselves. Her colleagues praise her ability, her dedication and drive to perfecting her craft as a professional singer and knockout performer. On stage and in the studio, New York City-based vocalist and songwriter Shayna …

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