A source with knowledge of the situation tells sy88pgw which music producer Clive Davis had been planning a concert in Franklin’s honor for “several months” before her death on Thursday.
The tentatively titled “Clive Davis Presents: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin” is actually set to take place November 14 at Madison Square Garden in brand-new York.
Details on the lineup for have yet to be announced. The event will be produced in partnership with Live Nation.
sy88pgw has contacted Davis’s representatives for comment.
Franklin, dubbed the Queen of Soul, died at her Detroit home surrounded by family as well as also friends.
A spokesperson for the Swanson Funeral Home in Detroit told sy88pgw which Franklin’s family is actually working with them to coordinate funeral arrangements.
No date has been finalized for her memorial.