The idea of this page is I am going to write a few lines about every event we hold. So hence that it will keep anyone who missed an event in touch. So here goes.



Well the corona virus really did for us, our normal attendance was down by 50% but what can you do. Just to state my policy on all this, the Motown will continue unless we are stopped by the authorities or it becomes totally non economical. Any changes I will post them on the website.

To happier things a massive and very special thank you to everyone who turned out in these difficult times. There is no doubt that some people were frightened off by the corona stuff which is quite understandable. Strangely enough we had a cracking night it seemed like people just wanted to enjoy themselves, which you know you normally do at the Motown. A special mention a happy birthday to Lisa who was at the Motown with her friends to celebrate her special night.

Thats it next Friday I will be at Eccles Masonic it would be lovely if you can join us there so we can do it all over again. My next date back at Boothstown will be on Friday 24th April hope to see you then.



Dont these months keep flying by it won't be too long till it's summer and we all are complaining how hot it is. Yet another good turnout thanks to everyone who turned out especially all the ladies who came to June's retirement bash. June has evidently retired from Tesco and gets her first monthly cheque in the next few weeks. Enjoy yourself my love. Also a special mention to Mark and the gang who turned out for his birthday. All the best my boy. Don't forget folks if you have a birthday coming up there is no better place to celebrate it than at the Motown, you'll always get a good night with us. Not a lot more to report.

I'll be back at Walkden in four weeks on Friday 3rd April so will hope to see you then. If you are forward planning cast your eyes over the August date as I've had to move it due too a double booking by the club. Next week I will be at Boothstown Legion, a great one if you like to dance, massive dance floor with plenty of space.



As it's a leap year I'm told it is allowed for ladies to propose to gentleman, unfortunately I didn't get any proposals so it looks like that's me done. Just to
let ladies know I am available by text and e mail till the end of today !!!! It wasan't a bad night considering the incessant rain, not as many people as the last night but perfectly acceptable. Thanks to everyone who turned out, we had our usual cracking Lowton night. That's why I likw Lowton so much, the people really know how to enjoy themselves, no possers here.

I will be back at Lowton on Friday 10th April I do hope that you will join me then and that we can do it all over again. If you fancy Motown next Friday I will be at Walkden Legion it would be great to see you.



Back to the home of Motown for the first time in 2020. It was good to be back, it was too long to have been away. It was a fabulous turnout and thanks to everyone who turned out and made it such a special night. Walkden on one of its special nights takes some beating. Wend was with us, thats 2 weeks on the run, we haven't seen her for 5 years and then does two in a row. Good to have Detroit back at the Motown bouncing about.

Just a note for your diaries later in the year. Walkden has done it to me again and made a double booking. So we were suppose to be there on 7th August, but have now moved that back to 14th August. I will remind you all later in the year. Hopefully after this everything at Walkden will stay the same.

Right I'm having two week off now so the next Motown will be at Lowton on Friday 28th February. I will be back at Walkden on Friday 6th March, I do hope you can join me then and we can do it all over again.



First of the year at Boothstown and a good turnout, thanks gang. Well we are out of Europe now then. If you were with us you took part in a first and last event when we played the National Anthem at 11.00pm. Tell me any other Motown night where you can hear the National Anthem. There was definetely a big cheer when I announced we were out of Europe, I was surprised. We definetely had some faces we haven't seen for years, it was good to have you back gang, don't leave it so long next time. Also we seemed to be Birthday Cenral, I don't know why there was so many but anyhow to you all have a happy birthday, and make a new year resolution to keep it Motown in 2020.

I must apologise for the equipement breakdown early on in the night, thats hasn't happened before in 15 years. Thankfully we got it going again after 5 minutes or so, but I must admit it had me worried. I was beginning to think it was Friday the 13th as well as the above we got stuck on the motorway for an hour and hence got there late. But the Motown will not be beaten.

The next Motown at Boothstown is on Friday 13th March, I do hope that you can join me then and we can do it all over again. If you fancy Motown next Friday you will find us at Walkden Legion and I'd love to see you.



First of the year at Eccles although it's only three weeks since New Years Eve which maybe explains the smaller crowd than usual. Although equally it may be a bit of the January blues. Nevertheless it was a good night and it was good to see some of the faces we didn't see over the festive season. Yet again we had quite a lot of Motown Virgins with us which is always good to see. I must admit that it always surprises me where new people keep coming from, long may it last.

I didn't do a video last night, I felt as I did one at Eccles on New Years Eve, but no worries we will be back with the videos next week. There's going to be a longer break till the next one at Eccles as I don't want to overkill it.

So the next one at Eccles will be on Friday 20th March. I hope to see you then, if you fancy Motown next Friday I will be at Boothstown Legion that's usually a good one.




Well what better way to start a New Year than beginning it all for another year at Lowton. You know I love my Lowton people and it's got to be said what a magnificent turnout for early January. Maybe everybody needed to get back in the swing again. I noticed that there appeared to be loads of new faces which was great. In case you didn't know gang you're known as Motown Virgins. Just as an aside I had my first enquiry for New Years Eve 2020, now you know I like to do things up front but that's pushing it even for me.

Talking about Christmas and New Year I've got a few of the Christmas CD's left, maybe I over estimated on numbers a bit. So if you didn't get one over the festive period and you would like one just ask me at any of the venues and I'll let you have one. I think this may be the last year for Christmas CD's as they don't seem to be as popular as they once were.

Right thats it, I will be back at Lowton on Friday 28th February when I hope you can join me and we can do it all over again. Next Friday I am at Eccles Masonic, if you've not been you should give it a try it's a nice room.



Well that was different, It must be 25 years since i've done a New Years Eve. Many thanks to all the people who brought tickets and turned up. And as allways on ticket nights we seemed to sell about 30 tickets to people who didn't turn up. To those people you missed a cracking night, why buy tickets and not come, it never makes any sense to me. The crowd generally was probably a fair bit different from one of my typical Motown nights, so consequently we were overun by Motown Virgins. Once people had got the booze down we had a cracking night. Musically it was a bit different than a normal Motown night, New Years Eve I dragged a lot of the party stuff out, but it seemed to go down a storm. Apologies to the gentleman who wanted me to play Hacienda music, but not really my bag. Anyhow if you are a Motown Virgin or one of my regular Motowners can I wish you all a very Happy New Year.

Hopefully there will be a video up on the site within a day or two, once I have got out of my darkened room. A special mention for the lady who accosted one of my friends in Urmston Safeways to tell her Kevin Lane is a legend. Thank you my love.

Right I am having a rest for a couple of weeks, but the Motown will be back on the road on Friday 17th January 2020 when I will be at Lowton Social Club. The next time I will be at Eccles is on Friday 24th January. I hope to see you at one of these nights. Thanks gang. Kevin



Lets keep it Motown all the way through 2020.



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