Aretha Franklin Cancels Two Upcoming Performances For Medical Issues

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NEW YORK, NY – “The Queen Of Soul,” Aretha Franklin, has dropped out of two upcoming performances because of a medical issue.

Franklin was due to perform with the members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on May 20th at an event honoring the city’s business community.

Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Janelle Monãe will perform in her place.

In a press release, Franklin’s rep says the singer will be undergoing treatment during that time at the advice of her doctor.

The statement doesn’t say what the treatment is for.

Franklin has also pulled out of a performance at the foxwoods resort and casino in Connecticut.

Source – CNN

FOX 2 Newsletters

Sign up for a newsletter from FOX 2 to get updates about news and weather. We offer daily headlines, breaking news, severe weather, and forecast emails.


Latest News

More News