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    Orchestra Seats for Aretha Franklin, Saturday, May 13th at NYCB Theatre at Westbury

    Long Island Cares has a limited number of orchestra seats to see Aretha Franklin in a rare Long Island performance at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, May 13, 2017.  She is both a 20th and 21st century musical and cultural icon known the world over simply by her first name: Aretha. The reigning and undisputed “Queen Of Soul” has created an amazing legacy that spans an incredible six decades, from her first recording as a teenage gospel star, to her current RCA Records release, ARETHA FRANKLIN SINGS THE GREAT DIVA CLASSICS.  Her many countless classics include “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “Chain Of Fools,” “I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)”; her own compositions “Think,” “Daydreaming” and “Call Me”; her definitive versions of “Respect” and “I Say A Little Prayer”; and global hits like “Freeway Of Love,” “Jump To It,” “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me),” her worldwide chart-topping duet with George Michael, and “A Rose Is Still A Rose.”  aretha-franklin-2014-press-photo-billboard-650

     The recipient of the U.S.A.’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal Of Freedom, an eighteen (and counting) Grammy Award winner – the most recent of which was for Best Gospel Performance for “Never Gonna Break My Faith” with Mary J. Blige in 2008 – a Grammy Lifetime Achievement and Grammy Living Legend awardee, Aretha Franklin’s powerful, distinctive gospel-honed vocal style has influenced countless singers across multi-generations, justifiably earning her Rolling Stone magazine’s No. 1 placing on the list of “The Greatest Singers Of All Time, the legendary Aretha Franklin is an American Music icon.

     Our limited block of tickets are $150 each, and all net proceeds will benefit the Long Island Cares Endowment Fund.  These tickets will not last very long so to reserve your seats please contact Claire Fratello at (631) 582-3663 Ext 102 or email: cfratello@licares.org

     

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