An extension of the city's Party In The Park series, ROC the Park showcases Rochester's urban music scene with a series of three concerts in July, August, and September. On Friday, August 22, ROC The Park will host A Tribute to Motown, featuring Carlton Wilcox Live, Jimmie Highsmith, Cinnamon Jones, Art Beaty, and DJ Papa Dean performing originals and covers of hits from the Motown Record Label. Tony Boler, of WDKX, and comedian Yolanda Smilez will host. The ROC The Park series will conclude on Saturday, September 6, with "A Day of Gospel."
ROC The Park: A Tribute to Motown will take place Friday, August 22, at Martin Luther King Jr. Park at Manhattan Square, 353 Court Street. 6 to 10 p.m. $5. Cityofrochester.gov/rocthepark.