The Queen of Funk and former Rose Parade Grand Marshal Chaka Khan won’t be performing live after all at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Thursday for aFunky Divas Breast Cancer Awareness Concert, convention center officials said Wednesday.
The event is postponed and a new date has not yet been determined, they said.
Khan’s career has spanned nearly five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the funk band Rufus. She was the first R&B artist to have a crossover hit featuring a rapper with “I Feel for You” in 1984.
Khan has won 10 Grammy Awards and has sold an estimated 70 million records worldwide. She has released 22 albums and racked up 10 No. 1 Billboard songs, seven RIAA Certified Gold singles and 10 RIAA Certified Gold and Platinum albums.
Khan, who served as Rose Parade grand marshal in 2019, is currently touring, doing projects for her Chaka Khan Foundation, and producing her own line of linen, perfume, and her gourmet chocolates called “Chakalates,” available at 20 Neiman Marcus stores around the country.
She has a new look, a new album and great enthusiasm for expanding activities in music, philanthropy and other entrepreneurial ventures.
To purchase tickets for the concert, visit www.viagogo.com/Concert-
For more information, call (626) 449-7360.
The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is at 300 E. Green St.