MiM News Page:
All the latest news & updates from one of the UK's leading 'live' tributes to the legends of the Tamla Motown record label
Good time celebrating a great cause !
What a fantastic time we had completing the MiM video tribute the outstanding work & commitment shown by NHS, Social Care & all essential workers across the UK. Watch the bands version of 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough' via the 'Media' page or the bands Facebook of Twitter profiles.
Welcome Abord Alex:
A big welcome to Alex Schofield who recently teamed up with MiM on their version of 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough' performed in tribute to the fantastic work carried out by NHS, Social Care Staff & key workers through out the UK during the ongoing pandemic.
Catch out Alex & the fellas performing 'Mountain' on their 'Media' page & Facebook profile.
Tribute To The NHS & Social Care Workers
The 'Made In Motor City' cast & crew to pay tribute to the NHS & Social Care services for their commitment during this period of uncertainty. More details to follow .
'Y' Theatre - Early Summer Return:
MiM have confirmed this week that they will be performing at Leicester's oldest working theatre on Friday, 7th May 2021 as part of their 'Taking Motown to the People' - 2021 tour, ticket details to follow.
Oldham Playhouse 2 - New Date!
MiM have confirmed the date for their rescheduled show at the PH2. The performance will go ahead on Saturday, 21st November 2020. Ticket will be priced at £15.00 once available, further details to follow.
Autumn Shows - Tickets Available:
Leading UK ticket outlet Ents 24 are currently selling tickets for MiM Autumn dates at Howden Shire Hall, Sleaford Playhouse & Duchess Arts Centre, Long Eaton. Check on line for further ticker details.
Covid19 - Stay Safe & See You On The Other Side!
The band want to take this opportunity wish all Motown fans, friends, family & audiences around the UK all the best during these difficult times. Stay safe & catch up soon for more Motown Mayhem !!
The 'Lyric Theatre', Dinnington 2021
MiM return to the intimate 'Lyric Theatre' on Friday, 12th March 2021. Following the success of their debut performance in 2019 the band are looking forward to catching up with Emma & the brilliant theatre staff team.
Most of all entertaining the fabulous LT audience...see you all soon!
More Show's Rescheduled.
The MiM show at Masham Town Hall has been rescheduled to take place on Friday, 4th September 2020. Tickets purchased for the original date 28th March, 2020 will remain valid for the September performance. We would like to apologies for any inconvenience caused by this unavoidable occurrence.
Penistone Paramount Theatre - Rescheduled Date!
Following the recent cancellation of MiM proposed show at the 'Penistone Paramount' theatre the band are pleased to announce they will be playing a rescheduled show on Saturday, 13th March 2021.
Everyone involved with the MiM show are looking forward to getting back to the 'Paramount' & delivering an evening of Motown Magic, hope to see you there !
Lamp Room Theatre - Confirmed:
MiM, return to the 'Lamp Room Theatre' , Barnsley on Thursday, 24th September 2020. Following the success of their previous show in 2019 the fellas are really looking forward to getting back to the theatre & catching up with the staff & fantastic audience.
Tickets for the event go on sale in June 2020, hope to see you there.
Tee storming Europe!
MiM bassist Tee Soulful is currently playing up a storm across Europe on the current 'Grace Carter' tour (seen here in Brussels). Tee will be back in time for the MiM show at the 'Masham Town Hall' on Saturday, 28th March,2020.
Good Luck Christine (Miss X):
Having the record for the band member 'lost most times' while driving to shows. Christine has finally succumbed to having lazer eye treatment over the forthcoming week. Good luck with the procedure from all in the show, hopefully you'll have a trouble free journey to the Penistone Paramount on the 20th :)
North Yorkshire Back On The Radar:
The Made in Motor - City tour continues with a performance at The Masham Town Hall on Friday, 4th September, 2020.The band are looking forward to what promises to be an evening of Motown Mayhem at this wonderful venue. Tickets for the event are now available from the box office Tel: 01765 680 200.
Build Up To The Paramount
With the MiM performance at the Penistone Paramount just around the corner look out for a forthcoming feature on the show appearing in the 'Look Local' publication on Wednesday, 4th March 2020. In addition the shows producer Steve Reynolds will appearing on local radio station 'Pennine FM' on Monday 9th March 2020 when he will discuss the forthcoming show at the Paramount & the shows plans for 2020..
Tickets for the Penistone Paramount show are still available from the Box Office Tel: 01226 767532
Village On The Green - Charity Evening
MiM are pleased to announce that they will be performing at 'VOTG' Charity evening on Saturday 4th April 2020. The band will be performing 2 x sets at the event that is scheduled to run until midnight with all funds raised being donated to the VOTG charity.
A Celebration of The Motown Legends!!
MiM bring their 'Celebration of the Motown Greats' tour to the Penistone Paramount Theatre, Penistone on Friday, 20th March 2020. The show will include new & old favourites from the band repertoire featuring the critically acclaimed vocal trio the 'MiMettes.
The event is a must for all Motown fans with tickets available from the box office Tel: 01226 767532
Thank you Barrow Forum!
Not sure where to start but thank you to everyone who attended our first show of 2020 at Barrow Forum Theatre. To say we were blown away with the reception would be an understatement thank you all for making our first show of the new year truly unforgettable. Hope to catch up again in 2021..
Please check out the MiM Facebook profile to view feedback from the fantastic audience on the night!
It's Good to be Back!
With the Christmas & New Year festivities behind us its good to be back playing our way across the country in 2020, never thought we'd miss the rigging, soundchecks & de-rigging of the show!..
For ticket information check out our Purchase Tickets page
Cando FM - Barrow & Beyond!
MiM will feature in a 30 minute special on radio station Cando FM prior to their performance at the Forum Theatre, Barrow on Friday 7th January, 2020. Cando DJ Steve Forster will interview MiM founder Steve Reynolds to discuss the history of the show from it's early days up until the present day & the forthcoming UK tour.
Make sure you keep an ear to Cando FM!
Good Luck Christine!
MiM Vocalist Christine Gregory will be appearing in the 'Gladys The Story' to be staged at the Gladstone Theatre, Port Sunlight Friday 17th January 2020. Tickets are still available for what will be a memorable production...Good luck Christine from all at MiM
Howden Shire Hall - 'Watch this space'
MiM are due to perform at the ancient market towns premier venue on Saturday, 19th September 2020. Tickets for the event will be on sale shortly, we'll keep you posted..
Happy New Year - Bringing in 2020!
A very 'Happy New Year' to everyone & hoping 2020 is as good for you as 2019 has been for us!
Best wishes from all at MiM.
' Merry Christmas' from MIM
Wishing everyone a 'Merry Christmas' & all hope Santa is kind! Looking forward to catching up in the new year for more Motown fun, best wishes from all at MiM
Count Down To The New Year , Barrow Forum.
With the new year nearly upon us tickets for MiM first show of 2020 at the Forum Theatre, Barrow are now on sale Tel: 01229 820000.
Hello Leicester !
MiM are pleased to announce that they will be performing at the 'Y' Theatre, Leicester's on Saturday 18th July, 2020 . The theatre dates back to the Victorian era & having first opened in 1884 is the oldest theatre in Leicester.
Tickets for what will be a memorable night of 'Motown Magic' are now on sale from the Box Office priced £19.00 Tel: 0116 255 7066
New Year - New Dates For 2020.
Barrow Forum Theatre - Friday 7th February 2020 - Tel 01229 820000
Gladstone Theatre, Port Sunlight - Friday 21st February 2020 - Tel 0151 643857
Penistone Paramount Theatre, Penistone - Friday 20th March 2020 - Tel 01226 767532
Masham Town Hall, Masham - Saturday 28th March 2020 - Tel 01765 680200
Grantham Guildhall, Grantham - Friday - 24th April 2020 - Tel 01476 406158
New Show, New Songs for 2020!
MiM are excited to be introducing new 'Motown Classic' songs into their set for the 2020 UK tour which starts at the Barrow Forum Theatre on Friday, 7th February 2020.
For ticket information contact the Box Office Tel: 01229 820000
Port Sunlight - Back to Where it all Began
The Century Theatre Coalville:
As 2020 gets underway MiM continue to appear across the Lincoln/Leicester regions taking their show to new theatres & new audiences.
MiM will be performing at the Century Theatre, Coalville on Sunday 10th May 2020 tickets priced £15.00 & £17.00 available from the box office Tel: 01530 278444
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Guildhall Grantham - Debut Performance
MiM will make their debut at the Grantham Guildhall on Friday, 24th April, 2020. Tickets for the event are now on sale via the venues website or telephone 01476 406158.
Home town show scheduled for 2020!
Ticket interest is on 'red alert' as MiM return to their home town Castleford for the 3rd consecutive year. With so much local interest in this show it will be a great opportunity members of the show to catch up with old friends.. Tickets now on sale Tel 01977 664566.
Barrow Forum Theatre - On Sale
MiM, begin their 2020 tour at the acclaimed 'Barrow Forum Theatre' on Friday, 7th February 2020. Why not beat the post 'New Year Blues' & grab a ticket put on your dancing shoes & go 'dancing in your seats',.. hope to see you there!
Despite the floods!!
Delayed beyond belief by adverse weather conditions MiM arrived in time to perform to an enthusiastic audience at the Michelle Arts Centre, Hanley. Thanks to everyone involved with the production from the venue & most importantly the wonderful audience.
Detroit Sound of Motown:
'DSM' are set to undertake more shows in 2020.
Following the success of September 2019 show's at the North Wales' Motown Weekend' & Blackpool's prestigious 'Carousel' Hotel 'MiM' have announced a performance in North Wales for 2020 with further dates to follow through-out the year.
To keep up to date with the latest 'DSM' news check out their Facebook/Twitter profiles plus Website over the forthcoming weeks.
Mitchell Arts Centre ..on the horizon!
Can't say how much the fella's are looking forward to this end of year show on Friday, 8th November, 2019.. come along & join in with the fun!
Bingley, Long Eaton & Sevenoaks - what a great week!!
A big thank you to everyone involved with producing the shows over the past week & not forgetting the fabulous audiences who attended each of the performances. All the best for the new year, catch up soon, .MiM
Michelle back for 'The Stag'
The recent MiM performance at the Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks saw the return of internationally acclaimed singer Michelle Cleave. Michelle, has recently been absence from the show however will always be remembered as one of the vocalists who helped launch the MiM show in the UK.
With only three shows left on the 2019 tour schedule MiM are looking forward to performing at the Duchess Theatre, Long Eaton, Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks & Mitchell Arts Centre, Hanley.
Tickets for these events are still available...see 'Purchase Tickets' page.
Having missed the last two MiM performances on the current tour Christine will be returning for the shows at Bingley Arts Centre on Thursday 3rd October, 2019 & The Duchess Theatre, Long Eaton on Thursday 10th October, 2019.
Amber in for Blackpool Show!
It's with great pleasure that MiM welcome back singer Amber Kuti for their forthcoming performance in Blackpool on Saturday, 28th September, 2019. Also, making his debut on the night will be tenor sax player Elliot Holland who has previously played with many Motown & Soul artists around the UK.
On The Horizon!
The MiM show rounds up it's 2019 tour with a performance at the Mitchell Arts Centre, Hanley on Friday 8th November, 2019. To celebrate what has been a great year for the show the band are determined to make their end of tour performance a special one for the Motown fans in attendance...watch this space!
Looking forward to Long Eaton!
MiM show at the Duchess Theatre on Thursday, 10th October 2019 will be one of four shows performed by the troupe during the month. Tickets for the event are selling fast .
Anyone wishing to purchase tickets are advised to contact the Box Office Tel: 0115 8823 884
Bingley Art Centre , Ticket Update:
Tickets for the MiM show at the Bingley Arts Centre are still available from the box office Tel:01274 567983. The show will be recorded for audio release in 2020 through www.made-in-motor-city.com
Hope to see you there..!
Stag Theatre - Ticket News
Demand for tickets for the forthcoming MiM performance at the Stag Theatre have increased over recent days. Therefore, anyone wishing to attend this event on Saturday, 12th October 2019 should contact the theatre box office Tel: 01732 450175 to avoid disappointment.
Taking the 'Motown Sound' into the Autumn Season - Tour Dates:
Thurs 3rd Oct, 19 - Bingley Arts Centre , Bingley
Thurs 10th Oct, 19 - Duchess Theatre , Long Eaton
Sat 12th Oct, 19 - The Stag Theatre , Sevenoaks
Fri 8th Nov, 19 - Mitchell Arts Centre , Hanley
See 'Purchase Tickets' page for further details.
Thanks a 'Million' Romsey!
A big 'thank you' to all that that came along to the Plaza Theatre show on Friday, 30th August, what a great night, lets hope we can do it all again.
Lindsay Debuts at The Plaza!
MiM are pleased to welcome renown tenor sax player Lindsay Goodhand on board for their forthcoming shows at The Plaza Theatre Romsey & The Stag Theatre Sevenoaks. Having finished her touring/recording commitments with vocalist Michael Ball, Lindsay will be appearing with MiM in Romsey this Friday (30th).
With only a few tickets available anyone wishing to attend the Plaza showshould contact www.ticketsource.co.uk/plazatheatre to avoid disappointment.
Bank Holiday - Motown Mayhem:
As the bank holiday gets nearer MiM are preparing for their appearance at the 'Tribute Festival' to be held at the Plaza Theatre, Romsey. Ticket sales for the festival have exceeded expectation & near sell out is anticipated for the six shows involved in the event.
Anyone wanting to join in the fun should contact www.ticketsource.co.uk/plazatheatre for ticket information...see you there!
Festival of Music
MiM will be appearing at the Plaza Theatre Romsey on Friday 30th August 2019. The performance will be part of a festival of music held at the venue over the bank holiday period. Tickets for the event are available online from www.ticketsource.co.uk/plazatheatre
Check Out The Media Page!
The 'Mimettes' can be seen recorded live leading the band through a rendition of The Temptation classic 'Get Ready Here I Come' . Filmed at their recent sold out show at the Oldham Playhouse 2 the footage shows the band to be on top form .
Standing Ovation - A Night We'll Always Remember
The MiM Troupe can not thank the fabulous audience at the Sleaford Playhouse Theatre enough for their overwhelming response to last nights performance. We remain truly thankful for your support it means everything to those involved with the show.. MiM
East Coast Here We Come !
MiM return to the 'Evron Centre' Filey on the back of a successful performance at neighbouring Scarborough's YMCA Theatre. All the cast & crew hope to see you there for a night of 'Motown Mayhem'
A limited number of tickets still available from the venue (see Purchase Tickets page)..
Thank You Scarborough
The recent MiM performance at the YMCA Theatre saw show debut in the beautiful seaside resort of Scarborough. The band would like to thank the 'enthusiastic' audience for their energy & kind comments. Let's hope we can do it all again next year!
Next stop for the MiM troupe will be the Evron Centre, Filey (19th July) as the UK tour marches on into the summer, hope to see you there!
Tickets for this MiM show can now be purchased from the Box Office Tel: 0333 666 3366. This event to be held on Saturday, 27th July, 2019 is anticipated to sell out following the forthcoming Radio Lincolnshire appearance.
Another Superb Sunday.
Once again MiM visited the 'Lamp Room Theatre' Barnsley for a performance of Motown classics & once again the audience on the night were the stars of the show!
MiM & crew would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone in attendance plus the theatre staff for making us feel so welcome, thank you for the superb response on the night & social media support since.
Hope to see you all again in 2020...MiM
MiM by the seaside - Scarborough here we come!
MiM will visit Scarborough to perform at the YMCA Theatre on Friday, 14th June, 2019. With the summer season in full flow the band hope to add to the holiday atmosphere by providing an evening of Motown classics that will have the audience 'dancing in their seats'!!
Ticket now on sale Tel: 01723 506750
MiM - 'Live Promo' Debut!
MiM are excited to announce the release of the debut live video recording. Recorded at the recent sold out show at the Oldham Playhouse 2 the footage will appear in several formats including full length performance, promotional medley & individual tracks featuring the incredible vocal talents of MiMette's both collectively & individually.
Scheduled for a June, 2019 release watch this space for further updates.
MiM at 'The Swan'
With summer well & truly underway MiM are looking forward to providing a 'Motown Heatwave' to 'The Swan' Theatre, Worcester on Saturday,1st June, 2019.. hope to see you theatre, tickets available Tel: 01905 611427
Count Down To 'The Crescent'
Tickets are still available for the MiM performance at The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham this forthcoming Saturday (18th).
Tel: 0121 643 5858
Michelle to appear at the 'Stag Theatre'.
Long time band associate Michelle Cleave will be appearing as 'special guest' at the MiM performance at 'The Stag Theatre' , Seven Oakes on Saturday,12th October, 2019. Michelle, has performed as part of the show on a regular basis over the past 12 months & will do so again at the 'Stag' performance.
Hope to see you there for what will be a night of Motown classics !
Swan Theatre - Tickets Selling Fast
Tickets for the MiM show at the Swan Theatre, Worcester are selling fast, anyone planning to attend this event to be held on Saturday, 1st June, 2019 should book now to avoid disappointment .
Tickets available Tel: 01905 611714
Duchess tickets go on sale!
Tickets for the performance onThursday,10th October, 2019 at the Duchess Theatre, Long Eaton are now on sale. Tickets available Tel: 01332 875350 or contactwww.Duchess-Theatre.com
Evron Centre Filey - RESCHEDULED DATE!
MiM have rescheduled their forthcoming summer show at the seaside resort of Filey. The band will now perform at the 'Evron Centre' on Friday, 19th July, 2019 previously this show had been expected to go ahead on Friday, 12th July, 2019.
All concerned with the MiM show hope that this rearrangement does not cause any inconvenience to those intending to attend the show, look forward to seeing you there!
Brewhouse Arts Centre - Burton upon Trent
MiM, performance at the 'BAC' will see the debut of vocalist Katie Eastwood. Having been added to the MiM cast in the summer of 2018 Katie has waited patiently to debut with the show. Expect a night of Motown mania as the band & Katie present their high energy tribute to the legends of the Motown record label.
Tickets for the performance are now available from the Box Office Tel: 01283 508100
MiM welcome Elishama:
Motown (tribute) Diva, Elishama Melbourne will be appearing as 'special guest' at the MiM performance at the prestigious 'Crescent Theatre', Birmingham on Saturday, 18th May, 2019. This show will prove to be a spectacular experience for any Motown fan raised on the classics hits from the 60s/70s.
Tickets are still available for this performance Tel: 0121 643 5858
Back to where it all began :
MiM returned to the Forum Studio Theatre, Chester on Friday, 12th April to be welcomed by the most enthusiastic of audiences who warmly received the band from song one!.
The previous years tour had seen the MiM show perform at the 'Forum' with an uncertainty that at times reflected in the performance, none of this was apparent this time around as the band responded to the audience from the outset resulting in an unforgettable night of Motown classics.
Thank you from all the cast & crew at MiM.
Northallerton - Forum (feat Amber Kuti)
A big thank you for the overwhelming support we received from the audience & staff at our recent show at The Forum Theatre, Northallerton. You all made our first visit to the venue a very special occasion...thank you, MIM
Hello -The Met, Bury
The vocal talents of the 'MiMettes' will be on show at the forthcoming MiM performance at the 'Northern Soul' venue of the year, The Met Theatre, Bury on Saturday 16th March, 2019.
There are alimited number of tickets still available from the box office...hope to see you there!
Tickets for the forthcoming MiM show at the Playhouse Theatre, Oldham on Saturday 4th May, 2019 are selling quickly. Due to the high demand only a limited number of tickets remain. - # Update - THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT
Contact the box office Tel: 01706 840400
Darwen Library Theatre, Blackburn
Tickets for the MiM show at the Darwen Library Theatre, Blackburn are now on sale from the box office.
Priced £15.00 & £13.00 contact the theatre on Tel: 0844 847 1664 for further details.
The Met Theatre, Bury
The next stop on the MiM tour promises to be a special occasion with the performance at the Bury Met being filmed by Image Play Media Productions. The film which will include performance/backstage & soundcheck footage is scheduled for release in Spring 2020.
All proceeds from the future sale of the live recording will be donated to the National Autistic Society.
New dates for Winter, 2019
MiM have confirmed performance's at Bingley Arts Centre, Thursday 3rd October, 2019 & The Mitchell Art Centre, Friday 8th November, 2019 as the final dates in their 2019 UK Tour.
'Brewhouse' go on sale!
Tickets for the MiM show at the Brewhouse Art Centre, Burton are now on sale. Tickets are available from the Box Office Tel: 01283 508100 or
from online www.brewhouse.co.uk
Thank You Castleford!
Thank you to everyone who came along to the Civic Centre, Castleford show on the 16th February & made it once again a great success. It was nice to see all the familiar faces & the new MiM fanatics up & dancing!
Thanks for all the kind words of support & recognition of the shows development over the past 12 months.
Hope to see you all again next year, best wishes from the MiM troupe!
MiM return to The Paramount in 2020
Following the recent 'sold out' show at The Paramount Theatre, Penistone MiM are to return to the theatre on Friday, 20th March 2020. Everyone concerned with MiM would like to thank the audience & theatre staff for making the performance recent performance a special night.
Hope to see you all again soon!
Dinnington added to Spring 2020 Tour
The MiM troupe have confirmed they will be playing the 'Lyric Theatre', Dinnington as part of their 2020 tour. The show returns to the venue on 21st March, markingthe third occasion the show has performed at the theatre.
A Big Welcome to Amber
Amber Kuti-Smith will be special quest at MiM forthcoming performance at the Forum Theatre, Northallerton. The show takes place on Saturday 23rd March, 2019 with the performance starting at 7.30pm.
Tickets available from the Box Office Tel: 01609 776230
Debut at the 'Town Hall' Masham
MiM have confirmed a performance at the historic 'Town Hall', Masham for Saturday, 28th March 2020. This will be the bands first performance at the venue & promises to be a special night as new Motown classics are scheduled to be introduced into the set list.
Happy New Year from the Garrick Playhouse
MIM commenced their UK tour with a performance at the prestigious Garrick Playhouse Theatre, Altrincham to an audience of over 300 Motown fans. The performance marked the debut of vocalist Christine Gregory who along with Michelle & Rosario provide the high quality vocal blend & harmonies to the MiM frontline.
The show now moves on to The Lyric Theatre on Friday 8th February, 2019.
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