Motown and soul music tribute band ‘Uptown’ takes the stage at the outdoor Santa Rosa Plateau Pavilion

The Uptown singers and dancers open the benefit show at the Santa Rosa Plateau on the outdoor Pavilion stage.with the Motown artist Chris Brown album song “Party.” Valley News/Tony Ault photo
Uptown, straight out of performances in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, brought the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve’s outdoor pavilion to life with melodies and dancing to Motown, R&B and soul music at The Nature Education Foundation’s Live! @ the Plateau Summer Concert and Art Show Saturday, July 22.The three members of Uptown not only played the melodies of performers such as the Jacksons, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Al Green but also effortless and coordinated dance moves, bringing cheers and applause from the sold out crowd throughout the evening.Aside from the amazing dance moves there was a bit of comedy between the singers about the humidity that evening, teasing concert sponsors on stage, Marlene and Steven Darrow of the Darrow Law Center in Temecula. The
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