Creative Alliance to hold Aretha Franklin tribute concert in September

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A group of local musicians will pay tribute to the late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who died last week of pancreatic cancer, with a September concert at the Creative Alliance. 

Dubbed “Respect: A Homegoing Tribute Concert Honoring Aretha Franklin,” the Sept. 23 show will include performances by Lea Gilmore, Navasha Daya, Ama Chandra, Shalanda Hansboro, The Steam Dollz, Omnia Azar, Alexis Taylor and Jonathan Gilmore. Local writer Petula Caesar will serve as host, and other special guests will be announced at a later date, according to the venue.

The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Creative Alliance recommends buying tickets, which cost $20 or $17 for members, in advance.

Brandon Weigel

Brandon Weigel

Brandon Weigel is the managing editor of Baltimore Fishbowl. A graduate of the University of Maryland, he has been published in The Washington Post, The Sun, Baltimore Magazine, Urbanite, The Baltimore Business Journal, b and others. Prior to joining Baltimore Fishbowl, he was an editor at City Paper from 2012 to 2017. He can be reached at [email protected]
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