Event Details

Date / Time
Saturday, October 06, 2018
7:00pm
Location
The Reserve Golf Club of Pawleys Island
The Performance Tent
Ticket Price
Preferred Seating: $85
Reserved Seating: $45
General Admission: $30

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In 1957, a group of friends in a Detroit, Michigan high school came together to make music. Billy Henderson, Henry Fambrough, Pervis Jackson, George W. Dixon, and Bobbie Smith called themselves the Domingoes, but soon changed their name to The Spinners.

The Spinners first hit the charts in 1961, with “That’s What Girls Are Made For”. In 1964, they made their debut at the Apollo Theater and won instant acclaim, a rare feat at the time. They also signed to V.I.P. Records, an imprint of Berry Gordy’s Motown label, based in Detroit. Success was elusive until 1970, when a Stevie Wonder composition, “It’s A Shame” became a hit. When singer Philippe Wynne joined the group, as legend has it, Aretha Franklin suggested the group finish out their Motown contract, then change to Atlantic Records.

The Spinners then began a stupendous climb up the charts that put 11 songs in the Top 40 pop charts between 1972 and 1976. With songs like “I’ll Be Around”, “Sadie”,”Could It Be I’m Falling In Love”, “The Rubberband Man”, “One Of A Kind (Love Affair)”, “They Just Can’t Stop It (Games People Play)” and “Then Came You” (with Dionne Warwick), The Spinners cemented their place in pop music history. The Spinners have always made music that is at once timeless and utterly in tune with the times. They possess a classic group sound and approach which never loses its universal appeal. They continue to bring their amazing show to appreciative audiences everywhere.

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  • Jackson Family Donor Advised Fund of Waccamaw Community Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • South Carolina Arts Commission
  • South Carolina's Hammock Coast

The Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and South Carolina Arts Commission.