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Aretha Franklin Tribute Night - Video/Dancing/Sing-along

  • The Reserve 1322 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236 USA (map)

Join The Reserve for a very special tribute night to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who has sadly, passed away at the age of 76. Come celebrate her legacy with like-minded souls who appreciate the light and life she brought to the world through her wonderful music and performances.

Aretha Franklin wrote and sang the music that defined generations from the 60s to now. Aretha Louise Franklin was an American singer and pianist. She began her career as a child singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan, where her father, C. L. Franklin, was minister. She rose to fame with hits such as R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Chain of Fools, Natural Woman, I Say a Little Prayer, I Knew You Were Waiting, A Change is Gonna Come, Freeway of Love, Who's Zoomin' Who, Pink Cadillac, You Send Me, and so many more.

Free admission. Rain or shine (In decent weather, we'll be outside with a large screen and projector. In case of rain, we'll move indoors and it will be on our TV/video screens). Let's hope for clear skies!

Happy hour specials on select craft beers & wines. New champagne additions to our menu, too!

APPROACH INFORMATION (Due to Construction on 41):
Sarasota is currently installing a roundabout at 14th Street and 41 South and has eliminated left-hand turns if you are headed southbound toward Sarasota Downtown. You can avoid construction and easily get to The Reserve if you are southbound by turning left at the lighting store (Light Up Your Life) and heading South on Cocoanut to a right-hand turn on 14th Street.

We have 100 parking spaces to the South of our location, at West Indies (1312 N. Tamiami Trail) and after 5 pm, at the Center for Arts & Humanity (1226 N. Tamiami Trail), also directly south of our building. Parking is also: 1) In The Reserve lot (concrete spaces or spaces on the pebbles), 2) On-site in our designated parking area at the intersection of 14th and 41 (follow the small brown Reserve sign). All are a very short walk to The Reserve.