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Is Aretha Franklin Sick Again?
A spokesperson for the legendary Queen of Soul, 71, announced that she is taking a break from performing during the month of June.
Fri May 24, 2013
WWWZ-FM North Charleston
Aretha Franklin Taking a Break from Touring Until July; Plans to Reschedule Canceled Shows
After canceling a pair of concerts this month because of unspecified medical issues, Aretha Franklin apparently is now set to take a break from touring until July.
Thu May 23, 2013
Queen of Soul has new DTE date
Aretha Franklin has rescheduled her June 22 performance at DTE Energy Music Theatre to July 27 at 8 p.m. Refunds are available at point of purchase and tickets for the June 22 date will be honored at the venue on July 27.
King receives honour from Obama
US President Barack Obama presented King with the honour, which celebrates a lifetime achievement in popular music, at the White House in Washington.
Aretha Franklin scraps...
Rock icon DAVID BOWIE has paid tribute to his former bandmate TREVOR BOLDER after the bassist lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on Tuesday .
Wed May 22, 2013
Aretha Franklin pulls out of Ottawa Jazz Festival
A posting on the festival's website said Franklin, 71, has cancelled her entire June touring schedule under doctor's orders.
Mon May 20, 2013
Tribute to Aretha
It was announced this week that the Australian soul-diva will perform REWIND: The Aretha Franklin Songbook tour at the Burnie Arts and Function Centre on July 4. Anu will perform a touching tribute to her idol, which features an array of Franklin songs with her own special touch.
Sat May 18, 2013
Aretha Franklin to Kim Kardashian -- Babies Belong at Home, not on Tour
Kim Kardashian should think twice about taking her newborn baby on tour with Kanye West ... so says Aretha Franklin .
Fri May 17, 2013
Obamas to honor Carole King
The White House announced Friday that the president and first lady Michelle Obama will host a concert on Wednesday to honor King, 2013 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Thu May 16, 2013
KLAL-FM Little Rock
Candice Glover Wins "American Idol" Season 12
Candice Glover, a 23-year-old singer from St. Helena Island, S.C., was crowned the Season 12 American Idol champion Thursday night.
Tue May 14, 2013
Aretha Franklin Cancels Two Concerts on Doctor's Orders
Even the undisputed Queen of Soul has to r-e-s-p-e-c-t the doctor's orders. And she is.
Aretha Franklin talks movies and music
Two days ago, she headlined the annual McDonald's Gospelfest at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Donnie McClurkin, Hezekiah Walker and Cissy Houston were featured.
Eastern Daily Press
Eddie Izzard and Bobby Womack added to the line-up for Latitude Festival
More star names have been added today to the line-up of the Latitude Festival taking place at Henham Park near Southwold from July 18 to 21.
Mon May 13, 2013
One Night with Janis Joplin
Get ready to relive the summer of love! Back by popular demand, One Night with Janis Joplin returns to rock Arena Stage for another round of "exhilarating" performances packed with classic songs like "Piece of My Heart, "Summertime" and "Mercedes Benz." Don't miss one of America's greatest rock 'n' roll originals, performing with the goddesses of ... (more)
Aretha Franklin cancels shows for 'treatment'
Aretha Franklin announced Monday she has cancelled performances which were scheduled for next week in Chicago and Connecticut due to "treatment". She was supposed to perform at a special Corporate Night fundraiser with the Chicago Symphony on May 20 and at Connecticut's Foxwoods Resort and Casino May 26.
The Jersey Journal
Westfield Library to host Mostly Motown with Rhonda Denet, May 29
On Wednesday, May 29 at 7 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library will host Rhonda Denet with the Silver Fox Songs to perform the "Mostly Motown" review.
Sun May 12, 2013
The News Journal
Aretha Franklin talks biopic, Gospelfest
There was no easing into the 2013 season for Justin De Fratus. The reliever, called up Friday, is no stranger to the big leagues.
Fri May 10, 2013
Q&A: Aretha Franklin talks biopic, Gospelfest
On Saturday, she'll headline the annual McDonald's Gospelfest at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Donnie McClurkin, Hezekiah Walker and Cissy Houston will be featured.
Q&A: Aretha Franklin talks about Gospelfest and her upcoming biopic
In this July 25, 2012 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE, in Los Angeles.
Q&A: Aretha Franklin talks biopic, Gospelfest
This July 25, 2012 file photo shows Aretha Franklin performing at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.