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Musical Tribute Saluting Aretha Franklin To Be Held At Chene Park Detroit Amphitheatre

Aretha Franklin. (Matthew Jordan Smith)
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DETROIT (CelebrityAccess) – A star-studded lineup of more than 20 performing artists and activists will gather to celebrate the life and legacy of the Queen of Soul during an event at Chene Park Amphitheatre in downtown Detroit on Thursday, August 30th.

Leading artists across the R&B, Gospel, Jazz, and Hip-Hop genres are slated to perform tributes while a number of activists will speak about Franklin’s contributions to both the feminist and civil rights movement.

The tribute will be part of a four-day celebration of Franklin’s life and career beginning with a previously announced public viewing August 28-29 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryA private, invitation-only funeral for close family and friends is scheduled for the morning of August 31st at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit.

The event is free to attend, however, tickets are required for admission. Tickets will be available online through beginning Monday, August 27, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. ET. Guests are allowed a maximum of two (2) tickets via Ticketmaster digital-mobile tickets.

The full tribute lineup is as follows:

  • Cherri Black
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater
  • Doug Carn
  • Jean Carne
  • Kurt Carr
  • Steffinie Christian
  • Angela Davis
  • Raheem DeVaughn
  • George Faison
  • Minister Louis Farrakhan
  • Gwen Foxx
  • The Four Tops
  • Eddie Franklin
  • Gracie Franklin
  • Victorie Franklin
  • Johnny Gill
  • Beth Griffith-Manley
  • Kimmie Horne
  • Santita Jackson
  • Dr. Bobby Jones
  • KIKO
  • Alise King
  • Gladys Knight
  • L’Renee
  • Jenifer Lewis
  • Tasha Page-Lockhart
  • LJ Reynolds
  • KiKi Sheard
  • Angie Stone

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