Chaka Khan to perform at Benton Franklin Fair
KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo announced Monday that Chaka Khan will perform at the rodeo on August 22nd.
The Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo released the following statement:
Chaka Khan is one of the world’s most gifted and celebrated musicians. With a rich musical legacy, the 10-time GRAMMY® Award-winner is looking forward to a celebration of a lifetime. A songwriter, actor, author, philanthropist, entrepreneur and activist, Chaka Khan has influenced generations of recording artists. She has the rare ability to sing in seven music genres, including R&B, pop, rock, gospel, country, world music and classical. Affectionately known around the world as Chaka, she is revered by millions of fans as well as her peers for her timeless, classic and unmatched signature music style and ability. The late, great Miles Davis often said, “She [Chaka] sings like my horn.” And the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin says, “[Chaka] is a one- of- a -kind, premier vocalist.”
Tickets go on sale at 8 a.m. March 9 at bentonfranklinfair.com, Kennewick Ranch & Home and the Fair Office. Reserved seats are $25. Fair admission is also required with reserved seats; general seating is free with admission.