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Cuba Gooding, Sr. to perform at Murat Theatre

Cuba Gooding, long-time lead vocalist of the legendary Grammy-nominated R&B/pop ensemble “The Main Ingredient” and Shelly Garrett, creator and director of the famed “Beauty Shop” play franchise, will present a Sweet Soul of the 70s concert on Sunday, May 31 at The Murat Theatre, located at 502 N. New Jersey St. (Old National Center) in Indianapolis. Show begins at 7:00 p.m.

Cuba Gooding of the legendary “Main Ingredient”, Shelly Garrett, creator/director of the hit play “Beauty Shop” present “Sweet Soul of the ’70s” concert at The Murat Theatre in Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana – May 15,2015- Cuba Gooding, long-time lead vocalist of the legendary Grammy-nominated R&B/pop ensemble “The Main Ingredient” and Shelly Garrett, creator and director of the famed “Beauty Shop” play franchise, will present a Sweet Soul of the 70s concert on Sunday, May 31 at The Murat Theatre, located at 502 N. New Jersey St. (Old National Center) in Indianapolis. Show begins at 7:00 p.m.

Artists that will perform include, Gerald Alston and The Manhattans (Kiss and Say Goodbye, Shining Star), Cuba Gooding and The Main Ingredient (Everybody Plays the Fool, Just Don’t Want to be Lonely), Blue Magic (Sideshow, Three Ring Circus) and Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes (If You Don’t Know Me By Now, The Love I Lost). Tickets are on sale now at $45, $55, and $65.

“This music just makes you feel good and we need it more now than ever,” said Gooding, who is the father of Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. “Teaming up with Shelly Garrett was a blessing because he has the same passion that I have and the production knowledge that is vital to us being successful. We plan to not only take this show all across America, but internationally as well. This is our history and we need to cherish these legends who are still here with us. These are the authentic guys and you don’t want to miss this opportunity to see them live with an orchestra.”

Gooding and Garrett are no strangers to making history. As lead vocalist of The Main Ingredient for more than four decades, Gooding has charted such hit songs as Everybody Plays the Fool, Just Don’t Want to be Lonely, Spinning Around (I Must be Falling in Love), You’ve Been My Inspiration, I’m so Proud, Rolling Down a Mountain Side, Happiness is Just Around the Bend, and more. As Creator and Director of the famed “Beauty Shop” stage production, Garrett has grossed over $30 million – still a box office record. “Beauty Shop” has been seen by over 40 million people. Garrett has been dubbed “The Godfather of Urban Theatre”.

To purchase tickets for the Sweet Soul of the 70s concert, log on to www.sweetsoul70sconcert.com or go to ticketmaster.com or Ticketmaster outlets or phone 1.317.231.0000.

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