On January 25, Whoopi Goldberg will host a special tribute concert to the incomparable Otis Redding at the Apollo Theater in New York City.
In addition to the Dap-Kings, who are acting as the house band, newly announced artists include Aloe Blacc, Michelle Williams, Ruth B. and Nikka Costa. Guitarists Warren Haynes and Marcus King will also make appearances, as well as Stax Records legend Steve Cropper.
As previously reported the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Otis Redding III, Dexter Redding and Jussie Smollet are also featured on the bill honoring the late soul singer.
Tickets for An Evening of Respect: Celebrating Otis Redding are available here.