Dramatics to headline concert at Powers


Staff report

YOUNGSTOWN

The Sweetest Day Love Festival concert, featuring The Dramatics, featuring L.J. Reynolds, with Ray, Goodman & Brown, Enchantment and Heatwave, will be Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. at Powers Auditorium.

Tickets start at $49 and are available at the DeYor box office, 260 W. Federal St., downtown; by phone at 330-744-0264; and at youngstownsymphony.com.

Headlining the old-school show will be American soul music vocal group The Dramatics.

The act was formed in Detroit in 1964 and is best known for its 1970s hit songs “In the Rain” and “Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get.”

The group presently consists of Reynolds with Winzell Kelly, Leon Franklin and Donald Albert. The Dramatics were inducted into the R&B Music Hall of Fame in 2013.

Ray, Goodman & Brown is an American R&B vocal group that originated as The Moments, which formed in the mid-1960s.

Their greatest successes came in the 1970s with hits including “Love on a Two-Way Street,” “Sexy Mama” and “Special Lady.”

Also taking the stage will be Enchantment, which is best known for its mid-1970s hits “Gloria,” “Sunshine” and “It’s You That I Need.”

Heatwave is an international funk/disco band formed in 1975 known for the singles “Boogie Nights,” “The Groove Line” and “Always and Forever.”

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