Before the star-studded funeral takes place on Friday, a tribute concert in honor of the late Aretha Franklin has been announced and will be streamed on TV One.
More than 30 performers, including Kurt Carr, Raheem DeVaughn, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Gladys Knight, Johnny Gill, Regina Belle and more are expected to take the stage at Chene Park Detroit Ampitheatre.
A People’s Tribute To The Queen kicks off at 6/5 C.
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Minister Louis Farrakhan
The Four Tops
Dr. Bobby Jones
Per KissDetroit, all performers are scheduled to take the stage to sing her cover of “Respect” as the finale.
Franklin died August 16 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 76. Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams and Jennifer Holliday are just some of the singers slated to perform at the Queen of Soul’s funeral, Friday, August 31.