Funk Dance Party


Funk Dance Party



Featuring the male vocal quartet Motown Sounds of Touch; the Dayton Funk All-Stars and the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company; admission is free, but tickets are required.

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African American Studies | Music | Musicology


The Motown Sounds of Touch is a cover group with four high-energy singers from Dayton, Ohio. Touch has been entertaining audiences around the country for over 15 years and was a top-3 finalist on the NBC-TV show The Winner Is, hosted by Nick Lachey.

The world-renowned Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (Debbie Blunden-Diggs, artistic director), celebrates its 50th-anniversary season in 2018-19. It received a 2016 New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” award for its revival in New York City of Rainbow Round My Shoulder with choreography by the late Donald McKayle. In the spring of 2018, the company toured Russia and Kazakhstan as cultural ambassadors through the U.S. Department of State’s DanceMotion USA exchange program.

Funk Dance Party