Lady Soul: The Life and Music of Aretha Franklin, a weeklong celebration, will tell the story of the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In conjunction with the Museum’s latest special exhibit, Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power, the Museum will honor Franklin’s work and her enduring influence.
We regret to inform you that due to illness, Patti Austin will no longer be able to perform at the tribute concert.
Tribute concert artists include Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Dennis Edwards (of the Temptations), Ronald Isley (of the Isley Brothers), Jerry Butler and Spooner Oldham, as well as 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominee Chaka Khan, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Patti Austin, Carla Cook, Kris Bowers, Melinda Doolittle, Mike Farris and Cissy Houston.
The tribute concert will be held Saturday, November 5, at 7:30 p.m. at PlayhouseSquare’s State Theater in Cleveland. Franklin will attend the tribute concert to accept the award but is not scheduled to perform.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Tickets are $30, $40 and $50. Tickets will be available at the PlayhouseSquare box office, by calling (216) 241-6000, or by clicking here.
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Roll Over Beethoven: The Life and Music of Chuck Berry, a weeklong celebration, told the story of one of the first musicians to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. Berry has had a lifetime of brilliant musicianship and has inspired nearly every rock artist to date.
Of the tribute, Berry said: "You can't get any higher."
RESOURCES: Learn more about this year's honoree.