Aretha Franklin


Last year’s so-so A Woman Falling Out of Love didn’t quite steer the Aretha Franklin conversation away from her protracted health troubles and back toward the R&B legend’s music. (The recent announcement that she called off her engagement to William Wickerson after three weeks only increased the tabloid chatter.) Whatever the album’s quality, though, Franklin seems unlikely to lavish much attention on it tonight. Expect hits and lots of ’em.

Fri., Feb. 17, 8 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 18, 8 p.m., 2012