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The Whispers Mother's Day Concert


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Sunday, May 14, 2023 7:00PM

Marquee Concerts Presents

The Whispers
The Temptations Review featuring The Legacy of Dennis Edwards

Doors 6pm, Showtime 7pm
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

Marquee concerts is proud to present The Whispers annual Mothers Day Concert with special guests The Temptations Review featuring the Legacy of Dennis Edwards at the newly renovated state of the art Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. This show starts at 7p with doors at 6p. Enjoy a stroll through the nearby New York Botanical Garden just over a mile away and then head over to an evening of hit songs with The Whispers and The Temptations Review!


The Whispers are an iconic American R&B vocal group known for their soulful sound, formed in Watts, Los Angeles in 1963. Originally named The Eden Trio, the group later changed their name to The Whispers, and gained immense popularity in the 1970s and 1980s with their harmonious and groovy tracks.

Their music has been sampled by several contemporary artists, including Kanye West, Jay-Z, and Chance the Rapper, showcasing their significant influence on the R&B genre. With hits such as “And the Beat Goes On,” “Rock Steady,” and “It’s a Love Thing,” The Whispers have become a part of the musical canon, and their music remains timeless and beloved by fans all over the world.

The group has released over 20 studio albums, earning multiple Grammy nominations and numerous awards for their contributions to R&B. Their distinctive sound and smooth vocals continue to inspire musicians and music enthusiasts alike, cementing their status as legends in the world of R&B. Despite the passing of some members, The Whispers continue to perform and tour, bringing their soulful sound to audiences and keeping the spirit of their music alive.


7 Gold Albums
2 Platinum Albums
12 Top Twenty Singles
40 Charted Hits Since 1970
Grammy Award Nominees
American Music Award Nominees
Soul Train Award Nominees


The Temptations Review featuring the Legacy of Dennis Edwards is a legendary R&B and soul group that has been captivating audiences for over six decades. The group was formed in 1958 in Detroit, Michigan, and quickly rose to fame with their smooth, soulful sound and intricate vocal harmonies. They became one of the most successful and influential groups of the Motown era, earning multiple Grammy Awards and other accolades for their contributions to the genre.

Dennis Edwards, one of the group’s lead vocalists, joined The Temptations in 1968 and played a pivotal role in shaping their sound. With hits such as “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone,” “Cloud Nine,” and “Ball of Confusion,” The Temptations became one of the most recognizable and beloved groups of the 20th century. After leaving The Temptations in the 1980s, Edwards continued to perform and record music, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy.

Today, The Temptations Review featuring the Legacy of Dennis Edwards continues to honor the group’s legacy with their performances. Led by original Temptations member Richard Street, the group features some of the most talented musicians and vocalists in the industry. They perform all the classic Temptations hits, while also incorporating some of their own original music. With their smooth, soulful sound and energetic performances, The Temptations Review featuring the Legacy of Dennis Edwards continues to captivate audiences and keep the spirit of Motown alive.

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