Masters of Soul brings Motown classics to MSU’s Lyceum Series

Contact: Aspen Harris

STARKVILLE, Miss.—The Motown tribute group Masters of Soul brings a classic era of music to Mississippi State for the second performance of the university’s 76th Lyceum Series.

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Masters of Soul will bring Motown’s style and hits to Lee Hall’s historic Bettersworth Auditorium on Nov. 16. (Submitted photo)

Featuring members from The TFC Band backed by professional musicians, the seasoned performers now tour as the Masters of Soul, reproducing the looks, choreographies, styles and sounds of Motown music and groups discovered in the early 1960s where the genre was born in the Motor City—Detroit, Michigan.

The group performs Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in Lee Hall’s historic Bettersworth Auditorium. The show is free for MSU students, and the general public can purchase tickets at Individual tickets are $30 per person and $25 for MSU employees and senior citizens.

After touring worldwide for more than 40 years, The TFC Band created Masters of Soul in 2008 to honor influential artists including The Temptations, The Jackson Five and Stevie Wonder.

The Lyceum Series is MSU’s longest running performance arts series and a key part of the university’s continued commitment to the arts. For more information and tickets, visit

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