WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Tickets go on sale Saturday for a concert by Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul, who will perform Nov. 13 at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.
Franklin's performance will be part of the Pepe Infiniti Concert Series at the County Center, and will be her only stop in New York this fall, according to a press release from Westchester Media Concerts & Events.
"It feels like we're going to be witnesses to history," said Irwin Kornfeld, CEO of WM Concerts. "It's Aretha."
Franklin is to be inducted into the Gospel Music Association's Hall of Fame in August, and her list of accomplishments dates back decades. In 1987 she was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2010 she was inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame at the Apollo Theater. She has 20 Grammy Awards, five American Music Awards and four NAACP Image Awards, and she is the 2005 recipient of a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
In 2009, Franklin was named the No. 1 Vocalist of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday and may be purchased at www.wmconcerts.com.