Aretha Franklin cancels State Fair concert

KYStateFair-ColorReplaced by Boyz II Men, Kool & the Gang

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 16, 2015) — Aretha Franklin canceled her Kentucky State Fair concert scheduled for Aug. 30, because the singer has another commitment, State Fair officials announced today. Franklin recently canceled shows in Tennessee and California.

Franklin’s slot will be replaced by Boyz II Men and Kool & the Gang. The concert is scheduled for 8 p.m. at Aug. 30 at Freedom Hall. Tickets go on sale July 24. Franklin tickets can be refunded at the point of purchase.