By Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press
Tickets for Thursday’s free Aretha Franklin tribute show at Chene Park were grabbed up in a matter of minutes Monday morning.
The free tickets were distributed at Ticketmaster starting at 10 a.m.
The show — dubbed “A People’s Tribute to the Queen” — will run 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, on the eve of Franklin’s funeral. Chene Park capacity is about 6,000.
Meanwhile, more details about Thursday’s program have been announced:
An R&B tribute led by musical director Kern Brantley will feature performances by Narada Michael Walden, Ronnie McNeir and Detroit singers including Cherri Black, Steffanie Christi’an, Angela Davis, Gwen Foxx, Beth Griffith-Manley, Kimmie Horne, KIKO, Alise King and L’Renee and Tasha Page-Lockhart.