The founder of Motown vocal group ‘The Miracle’, Robinson is an American pop singer, song-writer and had also been a record executive. He was also the groups’ procurer and chief songwriter. From 1955 to 1972 the group was led by him until he announced that he is retiring for turning his focus to his work at Motown. However, in the following year Robinson returned to music industry and he released his songs which earned him Top 10 solo hits ranking for ‘Just To See Her’, ‘Cruisin’ and ‘Being with You’.
In 1973, Robinson made a successful comeback through his album ‘Smoky’. In 1974, he released his second album ‘Pure Smokey’ which, however, could not bring any hits for Smokey. Robinson kept on struggling in order to compete his previous collaborators whose albums brought many hits in the same period. In the following year in 1975, Robinson came up with his third album ‘A Quite Storm’, which as the name suggest really brought a lot of success for him with it’ number one R&B hits ‘Baby That’s Backatcha’ and ‘Quite Storm’.
‘Being with You’, his 1981 sensual ballad charted him again to the top which was a number one hit for Smoky in Cash Box and the Billboard Top 100 ranked it on number two. In United Kingdom as well it topped to hit number one, making this single the most successful one in his entire career till now.
About the Venue – Greek Theater
Greek Theater is located in Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California. It is a 5,870 seat theater which is famous for organizing music events, cultural gatherings and educational institution’ ceremonies. Greek theater is owned by the city of Los Angeles and managed and operated by Nedelander Organization.
The theater’ stage is made in the shape of a Greek Temple while the theater was designed by a famous architect Samuel Tildon Norton. In early days of its inception the theater was rarely used and it served even as a Barrack during World War II. However, it was later taken care of by many different people and organization by renovating it over a period of time. In 1975 till now it has been managed by Nederlander organization and events are regularly organized on this attractive location to keep it to its original glory.
Schedule and Ticketing
Smoky’ concerts is scheduled for Saturday August 16, 2014 at 08:00 pm. Tickets are available at Box Office during weekdays Monday to Friday from 12:00 pm t 06:00 pm. On Saturdays Box Office sells tickets between 10:00 am to 04:00 pm. Tickets are also available at Ticketmasters outlets for which you may google the one nearest to your location. Further, tickets are also available at ‘ticketmaster‘.
Reaching Greek Theater
Greek theater is located at 2700 North Vermont, Los Angeles. The theatre’ website gives detailed directions for driving to the theater and also for finding the nearest parking options. If you are planning to avoid driving and enjoy your journey to its fullest, you may also hire Lax Car Service (1800fly1800) for economical and convenient approach to the venue.