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Shadows Of Motown



  • 3 - 12 piece lineup
  • Live Soul Motown Band
  • Horn Section
  • Orchestra
  • Wide Repertoire
  • Costume Changes
  • 5k PA System
  • Concert Lighting
  • Female vocals


The band are based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire and regularly gig throughout the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 40 minutes or 1 x 70 minutes

About this Act

Shadows Of Motown have been touring the UK captivating audiences with their breathtaking show.

Performing moving versions of classic hits, Charlie & her band deliver a show that is full of energy, musical precision and visual excitement.

Charlie has quickly become one of the UKs most in demand performers!

After graduating from The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London, Europe's leading school of music she now averages hundreds of shows per year in a variety of bands, productions and ensembles enabling her to have gained a wealth of experience as a touring artist.

Shadows Of Motown is a glamorous LIVE show that makes any event special!

The show is a glittering mix of costume changes, lights and truly nostalgic music. Performed by an all live band, comprising of some of Europe's finest musicians and fronted by the dynamic Charlie May, the band perform dazzling versions of songs by 'The Supremes', 'The Four Tops', 'The Temptations', 'Martha Reeves' and many, many more...

Set times available are 2X45 mins and 1X1 hour, although custom shows and set times can also easily be arranged when booking. The band also come with their own 5000 Watt P.A. system. There is no extra cost for P.A. This is the standard system that the band tour with and can easily handle audiences of 500+!

When appearing as a lesser line up the band use backing track as well as live instrumentation so you still get that big sound!

Previous happy clients include

-Woodley Carnival

-Marriot Hotels

-Holiday Inn Hotels


-Haven Holidays

-Warner Resorts

-South Lanarkshire Council

-Macmillan Nurses


"The band were excellent on Friday night. The crowd loved it, the whole act was extremely professional and the singer was excellent! Would definitely have them back again!


South Lanarkshire Council

"Charlie has the voice of a Supreme!"

-Mark Ritchie,

The Stage Newspaper

"They completed our perfect wedding party!



"By far the best act we've had!"

-Carla Gran,

Haven Holidays

"They got it! They got that sound... that Motown sound!"



Set List

-You Just Keep Me Hanging On - Supremes
-Stop! In The Name Of Love - Supremes
-Baby Love - Supremes
-Where Did Our Love Go - Supremes
-Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Supremes
-Come See About Me - Supremes
-You Can't Hurry Love - Supremes
-Standing In The Shadows Of Love - Four Tops
-Reach Out (I'll Be There) - Four Tops
-I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) - Four Tops
-Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight
-My Guy - Mar Wells
-He Was really Saying Something - Velvettes
-Needle In A Haystack - Velvettes
-I Want You Back - Jackson 5
-ABC - Jackson 5
-Blame It On The Boogie - Jackson 5
-Can You Feel It - Jackson 5
-Rockin' Robin - Jackson 5
-I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
-How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) - Marvin Gaye
-Dancing In The Streets - Martha Reeves
-Heatwave - Martha Reeves
-Nowhere To Run To - Martha Reeves
-Jimmy Mack - Martha Reeves
-Get Ready - Temptations
-Ain't Too Proud To Beg - Temptations
-Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
-Uptight - Stevie Wonder
-I Wish - Stevie Wonder
-For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder
-Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
-Superstition - Stevie Wonder
-Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson
-What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted - Jimmy Ruffin
-Easy - Lionel Richie
-Do You Love Me - The Commodors
-Shake A Tail Feather - Ray Charles
-Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson
-Goin' To A Go-go - Smokey Robinson
-Tracks Of My Tears - Smokey Robinson
-The Way You Do The Things You Do - Smokey Robinson
-This Old Heart Of Mine - Isley Bros.
-Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) - Chris Clarke
-Proud Mary - Tina Turner
-Band Of Gold - Frieda Payne
-Please Mr. Postman - Marvalettes
-and many, many more!


  • Girl Trio
  • 5 piece; Drums, Keyboards, 2 x Female Backing Singers & Charlie May
  • 6 piece; Drums, Bass, Keyboards, 2 x Female Backing Singers & Charlie May
  • 7 piece; Drums, Bass, Keyboards, Saxophone, 2 x Female Backing Singers & Charlie May
  • 8 piece; Drums, Bass, Keyboards, Saxophone, Trumpet, 2 x Female Backing Singers & Charlie May
  • 9 piece; Drums, Bass, Keyboards, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, 2 x Female Backing Singers & Charlie May
  • 10 piece; Drums, Bass, Keyboards, Guitar, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, 2 x Female Backing Singers & Charlie May


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