****UPDATE 10/7/17 ARETHA FRANKLIN SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELED*******
Due to unfortunate circumstances, Aretha Franklin’s show at the Fox Theatre on Friday, October 13 has been canceled. Tickets purchased for the show will be refunded by the Fox Theatre Ticket Office.
Customers who purchased tickets online or by phone will receive a refund to the credit card used for purchasing tickets within 5-10 business days. Tickets purchased at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office or Fox Theatre Outlets must be presented at the Ticket Office to receive a refund. If a credit card was used, the original purchaser must present credit card used for purchase along with ID that matches the credit card. Refunds will only be made in the same method of payment used to originally purchase the tickets at the box office. Ticket purchasers are encouraged to contact the Fox Theatre Ticket Office at 404-881-2017 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org with any refund questions.
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Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, will be performing one-night only in Atlanta at the legendary Fox Theatre on Friday, Oct. 13at 8 p.m. One of the most influential and important voices in the history of American music, with a repertoire that spans pop, soul, jazz, rock, blues, and gospel, get ready for a night of all the hits and the great diva classics.
Tickets will go on sale Friday, Aug. 25 at 12 p.m. Tickets may be purchased by visiting www.FoxTheatre.org, by calling 855-285-8499, or at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office. Tickets start at $69.50, plus applicable fees.
In 2009, Franklin was named the #1 Vocalist of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine. With her ever-distinctive, soulful, to the-bone vocal style, she has graced music charts for nearly five decades and her ‘live’ performances have touched the hearts of tens of millions since she began her musical journey in Detroit as a singing child prodigy. It is her rich legacy of recordings that are a testament to the power, majesty, and genius of this one-of-a-kind artist of the first order. Aretha Franklin has earned countless international and national awards as well as accolades and global recognition on an unprecedented scale. She is a 2005 recipient of a Presidential Medal of Freedom honor (the U.S.A.’s highest civilian honor), presented by President George W. Bush, and in 1999, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts, presented by President Bill Clinton. She sang at the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama (2009) and at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton (1993). She also performed at the inaugural gala for President Jimmy Carter (1977).
In 1968, she sang at the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. She is the recipient of a Kennedy Center Honor; 18 GRAMMY® Awards, including Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for eight consecutive years, a GRAMMY Legend Award, and a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award; five American Music Awards; and four NAACP Image Awards. In 1987, she was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 1979, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2007, Franklin was honored at the Annual United Negro College Fund Evening of Stars and was presented with UNCF’s Award of Excellence. She was named 2008 MusiCares® Person of the Year by the Recording Academy, and she was presented with the prestigious NAACP Vanguard Award. In 2010, she was inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame at the Apollo Theater. In April 2012, Franklin received the TV Land Music Icon Award. In August 2012, Franklin was inducted into the Gospel Music Associations’ Hall of Fame. To date, she has received 12 Honorary Doctorate Degrees.