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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Aretha Franklin at Verizon Hall, Television at The TLA

Aretha Franklin | Photo via billboard.com
Aretha Franklin | Photo via billboard.com

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, comes to Verizon Hall tonight with her latest record in tow. Released in October, Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics sees her taking on classics from Etta James’ “At Last” and Diana Ross’ “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” to modern classics like Adele’s “Rolling In the Deep.” Here’s hoping some of her own signature songs wind up in the mix as well. Tickets are still available, and information can be found at the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →

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The Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin, playing Verizon Hall on December 29th

Aretha Franklin | Don Hunstein/Sony Music Archives
Aretha Franklin | Don Hunstein/Sony Music Archives

Ladies and Gentlemen: The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin is playing Verizon Hall on December 29th. Franklin’s new album Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics features the Queen covering Etta James (“At Last”), Gladys Knight (“Midnight Train to Georgia””), Barbra Streisand (“People”), Adele (“Rolling in the Deep”), Chaka Khan (“I Am Every Woman”), Diana Ross (“Ain’t Know Mountain High Enough”), and others. Continue reading →