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Jefferson Choral Society: Motown Magic

Time: February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Venue: Historic Academy Theatre
Cost: $20 – $40

What better way to recapture the feelings of your long ago youth than by listening to music of the 1960s and 1970s? Relive the era when Motown music ruled the airwaves and blared from speakers everywhere. Jive to soul singers Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and the Supremes, the Four Tops, the Jackson Five, plus rhythm and blues singers Smokey Robinson and the Temptations.

Whether it’s gospel, rhythm and blues or soul, it’s feel-good music reminiscent of a simpler time. Come hear Central Virginia’s oldest and largest adult choir accompanied by guitars and drums perform a rousing lineup of hits and go home energized.


Standard Seat: $20.00*
Premium Seat: $30.00*
Box Seat: $40.00*

*Plus taxes and fees

For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Bank of the James Ticketing Office at (434) 846-8499.

Sponsored By:

Sponsors: The program is supported in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, which receives support from the Virginia General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; the Schewel Charitable Foundation; the Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation; and the Easley Foundation.

National Endowment for the Arts

Know before you go:

Age Requirement

All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket for this event unless otherwise stated. All ages are welcome.

Camera Policy

Videography and audio recording during the performances are prohibited. Photography of the set on stage is allowed pre-show, post-show, and during intermission. But we do ask that you show our designers and visiting performers some love by crediting them (and by tagging us) in your social media posts.

Content Advisory

The Academy Center of the Arts offers a diverse selection of entertainment. Not all productions may appeal to or be appropriate for every guest or for all ages. Ticket buyers should take responsibility for making informed decisions regarding their purchases. We recommend visiting the official show website of each show you are coming to see at the Academy. If you ever have questions about the content or appropriateness of a show, please contact us at [email protected].

Doors Open

Our lobby doors open 60 minutes prior to show time. House doors open 30 minutes prior to show time for seating.

Parking & Directions

Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. Our parking map (linked below) shows all of the free public and paid parking available. In addition, street parking is also available on most streets.

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Ticketing Policies

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Want to volunteer and see this show for free? Contact Mele Thompson, [email protected]for more information.