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Aretha Franklin will perform for free on June 10 as part of Detroit Music Weekend, a four-day concert unfolding in Detroit’s entertainment district June 8-11.

A full schedule for the event was announced at a press conference Thursday at Music Hall.

Franklin will perform a 90-minute concert at 6 p.m. June 10. Franklin’s body of work will be the subject of a Franklin tribute on June 9, a ticketed event at Music Hall Center featuring the Detroit SuperBAND — a collection of players including members of Kid Rock and Aretha Franklin’s bands — and vocalists including Mitch Ryder and Thornetta Davis. Tickets begin at $25.

In addition, the city of Detroit will declare a section of Madison Street — between Brush Street and Witherall Street — “Aretha Franklin Way” during a dedication ceremony beginning at 5 p.m. June 8.

Other performers at Detroit Music Weekend include Mitch Ryder, Josh Gracin, Laith Al-Saadi, Larry Callahan and Selected of God Choir, Obed Succari and Sean Blackman.

Mayer Hawthorne’s funk project Tuxedo will perform June 10 at a ticketed event, admission for which costs $80. A $120 VIP ticket includes open bar and food.

Detroit Music Weekend will feature four stages of entertainment, from puppetry to dance, Music Hall’s Vince Paul said at the press event.

agraham@detroitnews.com

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