Smokey Robinson performs in Huntington Saturday as part of the Marshall Artist Series.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Motown legend Smokey Robinson
comes to Huntington's Keith Albee Performing Arts Center, 925 Fourth Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, who has also earned the Grammy Living Legend Award
, founded Berry Gordy's first vocal group, The Miracles, while still in high school, and the group's "Shop Around"
was Motown's first number one hit. He wrote a number of hits for the Miracles including "You've Really Got a Hold on Me," "Ooo Baby Baby"
and "The Tracks of My Tears."
He eventually became VP of Motown Records and wrote and produced hits for other Motown greats, including "The Way You Do the Things You Do," "My Girl"
and "Get Ready"
for The Temptations.Tickets are $65 and $83.25, plus convenience charges. Call 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com