The VIPP Report: Kentucky State Fair announces that the Queen of Soul will perform

Photograph of Aretha Franklin. Photographed in Detroit, MI April 7th, 2014

Photograph of Aretha Franklin. Photographed in Detroit, MI April 7th, 2014

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin will perform on the last day of the Kentucky State Fair in Freedom Hall on Sunday, August 30 at 8 p.m.  The R&B/Soul music legend is the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Fans will be able to hear classics like “Respect,” “Freeway of Love” and “A Natural Woman.” This is Franklin’s first public appearance in Louisville in ten years.

Tickets for An Evening with Aretha Franklin are $50 and $55 each and includes Kentucky State Fair gate admission. Tickets go on sale Monday, June 1 at 10 a.m.  Tickets can be purchased at the Kentucky Exposition Center and Kentucky International Convention Center Ticket Offices and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000, or purchase online at http://www.ticketmaster.com.

The Kentucky State Fair is August 20-30 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. For more information about the Kentucky State Fair, visit www.kystatefair.org.

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