Tickets for Aretha Franklin tribute concert sell out in less than 15 minutes

Posted at 10:19 AM, Aug 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-27 11:22:11-04

In less than 15 minutes, tickets for Aretha Franklin's tribute concert at Chene Park on Thursday were sold out.

Tickets went on sale via Ticketmaster at 10 a.m. and by 10:14 those tickets were all gone. They were limited to two per person and were free without fees.

The site is allowing people to put in their phone number to be alerted if other tickets go on sale.

More than 20 artists, musicians and activists are scheduled to participate in the event. 

That list includes: 

  • Cherri Black
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater
  • Doug Carn
  • Jean Carne
  • Kurt Carr
  • Steffinie Christian
  • Angela Davis
  • Raheem DeVaughn
  • George Faison
  • Minister Louis Farrakhan
  • Gwen Foxx
  • The Four Tops
  • Eddie Franklin
  • Gracie Franklin
  • Victorie Franklin
  • Johnny Gill
  • Beth Griffith-Manley
  • Kimmie Horne
  • Santita Jackson
  • Dr. Bobby Jones
  • KIKO
  • Alise King
  • Gladys Knight
  • L’Renee
  • Jenifer Lewis
  • Tasha Page-Lockhart
  • LJ Reynolds
  • KiKi Sheard
  • Angie Stone