Motown Block Party hosted by ASU Black Theatre Organization

Event description

  • Arts and entertainment
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Family friendly
  • Free

Get ready to groove and move like it's the swinging 60s! Join us for a soulful celebration that'll transport you straight to the heart of Motown. ASU's Black Theatre Organization is throwing the ultimate blast from the past in celebration of the ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre production of Dominique Morisseau's "Detroit ’67," and you're invited.

Live Entertainment:
Jam out to the timeless hits of Motown's finest artists With DJ PHOX on the 1’s and 2’s!
Special guest performances by students in ASU's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, bringing the soulful sounds of Detroit to Tempe.

Delicious Eats: 
Be sure to register for the event to be able to enjoy lunch catered by Aramark (while supplies last).

Swag and Prizes: 
Score exclusive BTO Motown Block Party merch. (While supplies last)
Win free Detroit ’67 tickets in our best 60s costume and dance contests!

Games and Activities: 
Can you double Dutch? Hopscotch? Play spades, dominos or Bid widst? Come teach our eager students who are ready to learn.

Soul Train Line:
Strut your stuff down the Soul Train Line! Let loose and show off your best moves as you groove to the electrifying beats of Motown classics.

Don't miss out on the party of the school year. Grab your friends, dust off your bell-bottoms and join us for an unforgettable day of fun, music and nostalgia. Admission is free! Let's make memories that'll last a lifetime at ASU's Black Theatre Organization’s Motown Block Party.



Event contact

Friday, April 5, 2024

Friday, March 5 from 12-3 p.m. at Nelson Fine Arts Plaza

12:00 pm3:00 pm (MST)


Nelson Fine Arts Center Plaza