2008 SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards

 

NEWS! SoulTracks Awards to be hosted by broadcastingMason legend and the voice of the Detroit Pistons, MASON! 

Hey SoulTrackers! We had such a good time last year, we're going to do it again in '08!  An entire weekend of great music, highlighted by the SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards!

 

NEWS! SoulTracks Awards to be hosted by broadcastingMason legend and the voice of the Detroit Pistons, MASON! 

Hey SoulTrackers! We had such a good time last year, we're going to do it again in '08!  An entire weekend of great music, highlighted by the SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards!

The SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards have grown into a must-see event for lovers of modern soul music.  Last year's awards were truly magical, and we're planning a show this year that will be even better.    The MaxThis year's awards will be held on Friday, October 3 at Detroit's beautiful Max M. Fisher Music Center (connected with Orchestra Hall).   And it will be followed by an all-star show to be held on the evening of Saturday, October 4 at the GM Theatre ad Detroit's wonderful Museum of African American History, creating a full weekend of fantastic soul music. 

And we'll not only be focusing on the current world of soul, we'll be helping the next generation.  100% of the profits from this year's weekend will be donated to the music program at Cornerstone Schools, one of the nation's most vibrant and successful urban schools.

Plan to visit us and our hosts Mason and Jodine Dorce to see some killer performances by nominees for this year's Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Duo or Group of the Year and Top New Artist.   We'll also be presenting our annual Lifetime Achievement Award, which is always a highlight of the show. This year's Lifetime Achievement winners will be the incredible Dramatics.  

The Weekend

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3:  

8:00 p.m. - SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards at Detroit's beautiful Max M. Fisher Music Center.     
11:30 p.m. - Awards Afterparty at the Music Hall Jazz Cafe.  Just bring your Awards show ticket to be admitted.  This will be a great party that will be filled with artists, promoters, record company executives and other music industry folks.  

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4  

1:00 p.m. - Motown Museum Tour: We'll be taking a group tour of the world famous "Hitsville USA" Motown museum.  All of our visitors will receive the group rate of $8.00 each.  
8:00 p.m. - SoulTracks All-Star Jam at Detroit's wonderful Museum of African American History.  This will be an incredible show featuring both local and visiting artists singing some of the greatest soul songs of Detroit.

Tickets 

The Awards Show: Tickets are just $25. And there are three ways you can buy tickets:

  1. Visit the ticket office at 3711 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48201 (no service charge).
  2. Call the Max's ticket office at 313-576-5111, push prompt #5 and ask for tickets to the SoulTracks Awards at the Music Box Theater on October 3 (tickets subject to $3.50 service charge) .
  3. Purchase tickets online at The Max Website (tickets subject to $3.50 service charge).
All-Star Jam: Tickets for Saturday's All-Star Jam are available for only $10 and can be purchased online at GrooveTickets.com by Detroit, MI 48201. CLICK HERE to purchase.

Accomodations 

For those of you coming into Detroit from other locales, we've negotiated a special rate through September 19 for SoulTracks visitors at the Hilton Garden Inn - Detroit, 351 Gratiot Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226. Ph: (313) 967-0900.  Tell them you're with SoulTracks to get the special rate of $115.

CONFIRMED ARTIST ATTENDEES (so far)

Albright, Algebra, Malik Alston, Jarrard Anthony, Ascendant, Maya Azucena, Karen Bernod, Monica Blaire, C.E.L., Gordon Chambers, Chimere, Abby Dobson, Conya Doss, The Dramatics, Dwele, Amp Fiddler, Tony Fields, LaShelle Griffin, Lee Griffin, Dain Harris, April Hill, Heston, Impromp2, Kev.O, K'Jon, Kloud 9, P.J. Morton, Rob Murat, Phil Perry, Chris Rob, Kendra Ross, Sy Smith, Taniq, Russell Taylor, Rhonda Thomas, Spyder Turner, Liv Warfield, Yahzarah, Geno Young.

We hope to see you in Detroit in October! 

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Special Thanks to:

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