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Aretha Franklin’s tribute show benefits Music Students and Cancer Research

Aretha Franklin’s tribute show benefits Music Students and Cancer Research

The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre is hosting a tribute concert to mark the one-year anniversary of the Queen of Soul’s death.

The Aug. 16 show will celebrate the life, legacy, and career of Aretha Franklin, and will focus on classical, R&B, and gospel — the musical genres Franklin performed.

“This year’s concert will pay tribute to Aretha’s incredible talent by showcasing some of her most memorable songs,” Deontaye Clay, a close family friend of Franklin, said in a press release.

The show will include Grammy Award-winning gospel artists Richard Smallwood and Karen Clark-Sheard of Detroit’s Clark Sisters, Aretha’s granddaughter, Grace Franklin, and the Detroit Youth Choir, which recently appeared on the television show America’s Got Talent.

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July 22nd, 2019

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