Woodsong Summer
Concert

Respect! A Tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

August 11, 2024

Respect! A Tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin is a tribute group that features a 10 piece orchestra fronted by the incomparable Da’Quela “Cookie” Payne. Respect! pays homage to the music of the late great, Aretha Franklin. The show features such Aretha classics as Think, Chain of Fools, Never Loved a Man, Dr. Feelgood, and many more! Don’t miss your chance to see this Vegas style tribute act perform! You’ll swear that the Queen left behind a little bit of herself in Cookie so that she can carry on the torch!

Klehm’s Woodsong Concerts are lawn-style events held in our beautiful Fountain Garden, meaning there are no reserved seats and attendees should plan to bring their own blankets, chairs or other seating. Attendees are welcome to bring their own food and drink to enjoy in a responsible manner prior to and during the concert.

We are excited to announce that local favorite Gelato Joe’s will be present at each concert to offer their delicious and cool summertime treats for sale to concertgoers!

 

 

 

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ALL TICKET SALES ARE ONLINE-ONLY

In order to offer the best experience to our guests, no tickets will be sold at the gate. All sales will be online only in 2024.

Sunday, August 11th, 2024

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Gates open at 4:00PM

Klehm Members: $12

Special discount codes are emailed to Klehm members in monthly exclusive eNewsletters

Public Admission: $15

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden
2715 S. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61102

1 (815) 965-8146

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