Give the Gift of Great Music: The Aretha 2020 Jazzy Nights Season Tickets and Seat Licenses On Sale Starting November 29th

Series tickets and seat licenses can be purchased online starting Black Friday; Box Office Open during Black Friday Weekend 

Detroit, Nov. 22, 2019 – 2019 was a fantastic inaugural season for The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre (formerly Chene Park Amphitheatre). The 2020 season is shaping up to be even better. Shoppers seeking the perfect holiday gift should look no further than season tickets for Jazzy Nights and Seat Licenses at The Aretha. Starting at 10:00 A.M. ET November 29th (Black Friday), tickets for the venue’s 2020 Wednesday Jazzy Nights Series and Seat Licenses will be on sale at the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre Box Office. Online sales at will begin on Black Friday as well. 

The series of twelve Wednesday Jazzy concerts featuring nationally acclaimed artists has become a summer tradition in Detroit. The series kicks off in early June. Previous headliners have included: Will Downing, Damien Escobar, Kenny G, Najee, Black Violin, Jonathan Butler, Kirk Whalum, Loose Ends featuring Jane Eugene, Roy Ayers, Robert Glasper, Double Vision Revisited, plus many other renowned musicians. Season tickets for Wednesday Jazzy Nights at The Aretha are the best entertainment deal in town. Purchasers of season tickets will receive 12 shows for the price of 11 at $323*. Individual Jazzy Night tickets will be $25. The lineup will be announced early Spring. At that time, individual shows will go on sale. 

Personal Seat Licenses (PSL) also go on sale starting November 29th. A great option for music lovers, a PSL allows license holders to select and secure their preferred seats for all 2019 paid Wednesday night concerts at The Aretha. With a PSL purchase, selected seat(s) will be held under the name of the license holder up to three weeks before the show. If the license holder does not purchase the seat(s), those tickets will be released for sale to the public. The cost of each PSL starts at $500. 

In addition to the Wednesday Jazzy Nights series, The Aretha will be the destination for many outstanding weekend shows. Stay tuned for announcements on the weekend lineup at The Aretha. 

The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre Box Office will be open on Black Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on “Shop Small” Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. The Aretha Box Office is located at 2600 Atwater in Detroit. Phone: 313-393-0292. 

“After a successful transition to The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre in 2019, we look forward to presenting our 17th season in 2020,” says Shahida Mausi, president and CEO of The Right Productions, Inc., which manages and operates the venue. “The Wednesday Jazzy Nights series at The Aretha is the perfect gift for those seeking an authentic Detroit experience. There’s simply no better venue in Detroit for taking in live music than The Aretha. Premium Seat Licenses will assure that you get the best seats to another phenomenal season.”

Shoppers purchasing tickets at the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre Box Office during the Black Friday weekend and those purchasing tickets online on Cyber Monday (December 2) can enter to win prizes. 

Shoppers can download The Aretha mobile app in the iTunes App Store or Google Play for real time announcements and updates. 

*Including facility fee. All shows are rain or shine. Events are subject to change. Prices may be slightly higher day of show. Lighted and secure parking is available. The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre is a City of Detroit, Recreation Dept. facility, managed and operated by The Right Productions, Inc. 

About The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre 

Located at 2600 Atwater in the heart of downtown Detroit, The Aretha is the epicenter for live summer entertainment in the Motor City. This renown waterfront amphitheatre boasts 5,000 seats and 1,000 lawn spots for concert goers. More than 40 events are held at the venue and 150,000 guests visit each summer. Tickets can be purchased at The Aretha Box Office (Call 313-393-7128 for hours during the offseason) and anytime online through Concertgoers can download The Aretha mobile app in the iTunes App Store or Google Play to receive news about The Aretha events. For more details, visit Follow The Aretha on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Page 3 


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