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Aretha Franklin cancels Fox Theatre concert next week


The Oct. 13 Aretha Franklin concert at the Fox Theatre has been canceled due to “unfortunate circumstances.”

Tickets purchased for the show will be refunded by the Fox Theatre ticket office. Fans who purchased online or by phone will receive a refund to the credit card used for purchasing within 10 business days.

Tickets purchased at the Fox box office or Fox Theatre outlets must return to the point of sale for a refund, which will only be made in the same method of payment used to originally purchase the tickets.

Franklin last performed in Atlanta in November 2014 , also at the Fox Theatre.

The legendary singer, 75, has been sidelined by health issues for the past several years and has frequently canceled or rescheduled concerts.

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