When you think of the word diva, what comes to mind – divine femininity, exceptional talent, beauty? While all of this is true, what sets her apart is her ability to innovate. In celebration of International Women’s Day, pay tribute to some of the most iconic women in music, such as Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, and other Divas of Soul. Continue to honor the work of these influential trailblazers who paved the way for generations of women to come.
Celebrate International Women’s Day with the Divas of Soul
On March 10, you’ll melt away to the sweet melodies of Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, and Dusty Springfield in this moving candlelit tribute. The Chapel at The Masonic will become the center stage as a the talented group Pure Soul Detroit spreads the message of love, sisterhood, and empowerment through the music of these divas. Surround yourself with a sea of candles and let the warm and intimate atmosphere wash over you while you pay tribute to the artists who paved the way for women in the music industry and beyond.
As the night goes on, you’ll listen to the ensemble channel the divas’ spirit, urging you to embrace your inner strength and believe in yourself. You’ll be Feelin’ Good as they play Nina’s classics, fall in love to the beat of Etta’s At Last or Say A Little Prayer with Aretha’s songs – the choice is yours! With each tune, the talented musicians will breathe new life into the music and remind you of its power to unite and inspire, as well as the importance of women’s voices in the world.
So, put on your favourite outfit, whether it’s elegant or smart-casual, and treat yourself to a memorable musical experience. Performances run for 60-65 minutes, the perfect time to relax and unwind as you listen to these powerful women. Doors will open at least 30 minutes before each show, giving you enough time to take pictures and soak in the beautiful venue. With two performances in the evening, one at 6:00 p.m. and another at 8:30 p.m., this tribute makes for the perfect pre-or post-dinner plan to celebrate International Women’s Day.