To celebrate the end of the summer, the highly anticipated, “Motown & Soul Tribute” happens during Labor Day weekend, on Saturday, September 2, and is bigger and better than ever. Patrons will celebrate Motown favorites and soul music with Will Holton (smooth jazz saxophonist); R&B Classics Live with INNERVISIONS (a Stevie Wonder tribute band); Thomas Rhyant (Sam Cook tribute); The ROC City Allstars will play a special tribute to the late WDKX Radio host Tony Boler); and Chaz Bruce will headline the event with a tribute to James Brown.

Gates open at 5 p.m. for all events and the music starts at 6 p.m. General admission tickets are $6 and kids ages 12 and under are free. VIP tickets, which include admission and dinner, are available at the gate only for $14 with general admission ticket. Tickets may be purchased (cash only) at the gate at the corner of Court and Chestnut Streets until 9:30 p.m. for each event. Tickets may also be purchased in advance at the Blue Cross Arena Box Office (no surcharge), 100 Exchange Blvd., or online at (with surcharge).

Guests may bring chairs and one sealed bottle of water per person. Smoking is not permitted in the park. Pets, skateboards, bicycles, in-line skates and drones are not allowed in the festival site.

Event Performers

Event Date

September 2, 2017 - September 2, 2017

Event Time

05:00 - 22:00

Event Location

353 Court St, Rochester, NY 14607, USA