The Songs & Times of Sam Cooke

The Songs & Times of Sam Cooke

The Songs & Times of Sam Cooke – A Change is Gonna Come starring ARIA-award winning and multi-platinum selling recording artist Gary Pinto.

Performance Details



Latrobe Performing Arts Centre, Corner of Breed and Grey Street, Traralgon, VIC, Australia

How much

LPA Member $59
Adult $69
Concession $59


Forging a link between soul and pop, the legend of “King of Soul”, Sam Cooke will be revealed when Australian soul singer and performer, Gary Pinto who will be supported by "The Champions of Soul" to perform the unforgettable tell-all story of Cooke’s rise to fame and shockingly early death through his unforgettable music.
Credited by many as the inventor of soul music, Cooke began his career in gospel bands, later moving to “secular music” and creating a sound that broke the colour divide. More than sharp suits, luxury cars, generous women and earthy language, Cooke’s crystal-clear, velvet-smooth voice had the melodies to match and created a new genre of music.