The Sugatones – Soul and Motown Band
THE SUGATONES: The SugaTones is Salt Lake City’s answer to soul—a full scale Motown Tribute Band boasting some of the finest musicians and vocalists around. Nothing short of show-stopping, this unique project is a nostalgic celebration of the galaxy of Motown artists. This includes Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, Mary Wells, the Four Tops, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, and many more. A world-class lineup of seasoned stage performers and recording artists, The SugaTones embody the Motown Sound in both style and showmanship. You will be singing along to “My Girl” and dancing the night away to timeless hits, “I Want You Back” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” See for yourself why Motown music became a worldwide phenomenon still adored by millions—book The SugaTones to guarantee an unforgettable musical journey.
SEE THE BAND IN ACTION: To book nostalgic Motown Sound for your upcoming event, look no further than THE SUGATONES. Check out their recent demo video below:
R-E-S-P-E-C-T: You’d be hard pressed to find a front line more powerful and passionate than the vocalists of The SugarTones. Audiences get on their feet to show some R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the combined talents of versatile singers: Dee Dee Darby Duffin, Kandyce Marie, Latoya Cameron, and Chris Curlett. This fantastic foursome looks and sounds the part, paying such proper tribute to the Motown greats that even Mr. Barry Gordy himself would be proud. Super-tight harmonies, stellar stage presence, and a song selection that hits all the right chords, you can’t go wrong when booking The SugaTones. “Stop, in the name of love,” and give your event guests a musical experience to remember. Whether it’s a dream destination wedding, city celebration, or corporate party, look no further than The SugaTones if you want to keep the dance floor packed all night long.
HAVE BAND, WILL TRAVEL: Just like Smokey Robinson said, THE SUGATONES are ready to “cruise away from here” and are available for travel for destination weddings and corporate events worldwide. No strangers to international entertainment, they can provide all-inclusive travel packages that include hotels, productions, backline, and all applicable expenses. The band can easily accommodate any event, customizing their set and size to any venue, to make certain your guests take a musical journey together. Motown is about much more than just music. It represents the drive and dedication of artists who often overcame incredible obstacles on the road to success. The SugaTones musicians wholeheartedly reflect the hard work and passion that continues to make Motown relevant and revered today. Big believers in personal touches and professionalism, the group will make certain that you receive a superior product, both on and off stage. Just ask for a quote and leave the logistics to us. Wherever your next event may be, The SugarTones will bring the Motown Sound to your doorstep.
MEET THE SUGARTONE VOCALISTS:
DEE DEE DARBY DUFFIN / VOCALS – DEE DEE is an actor, singer, and writer, who has performed to sold out crowds for her jazz productions of I Sing What I Want: A Tribute to Jazz Divas, and I’m Feeling Good: A Tribute to Etta and Nina, and To Billie and Ella With Love. With strong roots in jazz and theater she has performed in various jazz trios and stage productions. Stage credits include: Mama (2015 Best of Utah Arts Award), The Third Crossing (2015 Arty Award / Best Local Production), 1940’s Radio Hour, You Can’t Take It with You, Hairspray, Civil War, Annie, Big River, Eclipsed, which became the first play with an all-black and female creative cast and team to premiere on Broadway, and many more. Dee Dee has performed extensively throughout the Wasatch Front and continues to teach and sing with her own jazz trio.
KANDYCE MARIE / VOCALS: Kandyce is a versatile singer, actress, and performer with stage credits including Aida in the China Tour of Disney’s AIDA, a principal vocalist for Norwegian Cruise Lines, and Dionne in Utah’s premiere of HAIR, to name a few. She has performed in numerous band and theater projects across the Wasatch Front and continues to appear daily in her favorite role: Mother of two.
LATOYA CAMERON / VOCALS: Raised in Kaysville, Utah, Latoya is a singer, actress, and writer. A graduate of Utah State University, she made her New York City debut in 2012 as the lead in Shelter: The Musical at the New York Musical Theatre Festival. Locally she has performed in numerous productions at The Salt Lake Acting Company, Plan B, and Pioneer Theater companies, as well as the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, and the Utah Shakespearean Festival. Her first love has always been music and how it can make you feel the vibrations of being human. She has performed all over Utah, made a few stops in Denver, CO., and New York City; however, joining these incredible musical artists is a dream for her because making people celebrate life through music is pure joy. So get up onto your feet and dance to the grooves from these sweet tones!
THE SUGATONES: For more information about this sensational Soul and Motown Tribute band, contact us.