Aretha Franklin 23 Acts Featured at Memorial

8/23/2018 11:07 AM PDT

Aretha Franklin Detroit Memorial Features 23 Musical Acts

EXCLUSIVE

8/24 -- The official document we received listed Gladys Knight as a performer at the memorial. A rep for Gladys tell us that there was a miscommunication ... she will not be performing, but she will be in attendance.

TMZ just got a list of the performers who will take the mic at Aretha Franklin's memorial next Thursday, and it's awesome!!!

Check this out:

The Four Tops
Gladys Knight
Johnny Gill
Ron Isley
Kiki Sheard
Kurt Carr
Jean Carne
Doug Carn
Ronnie McNeir
L.J. Reynolds
Tasha Page-Lockhart
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Dr. Bobby Jones
Jenifer Lewis
George Faison
Angie Stone
Raheem DeVaughn
Gracie Franklin
Eddie Franklin
Victorie Franklin
Santita Jackson
Ralphe Armstrong Band
Kern Brantley Band

Dr. Louis Farrakhan will be attending as a guest.

The event will go down at the Chene Park Amphitheatre in Detroit on August 30.

According to a doc obtained by TMZ, performances can be acoustic, track or with the Aretha Franklin combined band.  

And, all artists will have to pay for their own air, ground and hotel accommodations.

As you know, Aretha died last week after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.