A source with knowledge of the situation tells CNN that music producer Clive Davis had been planning a concert in Franklin’s honor for “several months” before her death on Thursday.
The tentatively titled “Clive Davis Presents: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin” is set to take place November 14 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Details on the lineup for have yet to be announced. The event will be produced in partnership with Live Nation.
CNN has contacted Davis’s representatives for comment.
Franklin, dubbed the Queen of Soul, died at her Detroit home surrounded by family and friends.
The funeral for Franklin will be held August 31 in Detroit, according to the singer’s publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn.