Kanika Moore + The Motown Throwdown

Years of Participation

The Motown Throwdown is a powerhouse group of some of Charleston’s best finest soul musicians. Vocalist Kanika Kay Kay” Moore leads the quintet with impressive charm and face-melting vocal prowess. Backing her Charleston sax man Mike Quinn, guitarist Dave Grimm, drummer Stuart White and bassist Corey Stephens. Focus on the soul and funk sound of the 60s and 70s, as the name suggests, the Motown Throwdown seamlessly swerves through and in between genres, exhibiting unique arrangements and re-imaginings of your favorite soul classics. Emotive solos by both Quinn and Grimm punctuate many of the tunes throughout their sets, lending rock and jazz qualities the performance. Artists like The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Aretha…the list goes on. You can expect two things; You will love the entire set list, and you will dance.