Pops Series

Aretha Franklin – a tribute to the Queen of Soul

May 21, 2022

8:00 PM

Aretha Franklin – a tribute to the Queen of Soul

May 21, 2022 8:00 PM

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Doors open at 6:30.

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Long Beach Arena
Pacific Ballroom
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

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POPS Series Sponsor

In Partnership With:

The Long Beach Branch NAACP

Generously Sponsored By:

Valero Energy Corporation

Capathia Jenkins, Vocals

Matthew Johnson, Vocals

Eckart Preu, conductor

Celebrate the Queen of Soul with your Long Beach Symphony! Broadway powerhouse Capathia Jenkins joins multi-talented actor, singer, dancer, and musician Matthew Johnson to present the singer-songwriter’s greatest hits including the iconic “Respect”, “Think”, “A Natural Woman”, “Chain of Fools”, “Amazing Grace”, and many more!

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for entry into this event.

Capathia Jenkins, Vocals

The Brooklyn-born and raised singer/actor, Capathia Jenkins, most recently released her single “I Am Strong” and her critically acclaimed CD Phenomenal Woman the Maya Angelou Songs with her collaborator Louis Rosen, sold out the world-famous Birdland Theatre in NYC for 3 nights. She starred as ‘Medda’ in the …

Matthew Johnson, Vocals

The multi-talented Matthew Johnson is an actor, singer, dancer, and musician who has performed with the likes of Pharrell, John Legend, Jennifer Lopez, Childish Gambino, and Stevie Wonder. His musical theater roots were cultivated at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, and through his mentor, Debbie Allen, …