Save the Date for the Kennedy Center's Spring Gala, How Sweet it is: A Tribute to Marvin Gaye, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg and starring Michael Bublé! The Spring Gala will pay tribute to a pioneer of R&B music, a legend of the Motown era, and a native of Washington, D.C. This year's star-studded performance in honor of Marvin Gaye's storied career will include a repertoire of his groundbreaking, chart-topping hits that reinvented the scope and influence of popular music. Led by
When: May 18, 2016 • 7:00 pm
*This is a talk, not a musical performance. Moby wasn’t an ideal fit for the New York club scene of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. In an underground world of unfettered hedonism, he was a poor, skinny kid from Connecticut, a devout Christian, and a vegan. He was a rare oddity in the New York of Palladium, of Mars, Limelight, and Twilo.
But he was determined to make his way. In the process, he would learn what it was to be spat on, literally and