Benefit the Bard featuring Gladys Knight

August 19, 2017

Announcing our 2017 Benefit the Bard Artist! How do we follow Smokey Robinson, Michael Bolton and Michael McDonald? How about with a legendary female voice? The star of this year’s Benefit the Bard has seven Grammy Awards; Rolling Stone named her as one of the Greatest 100 Women of Rock; she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; and she is in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Wind Creek Hospitality and ASF present the one and only “Empress of Soul” Gladys Knight!

Tickets are on sale now. Balcony seating is $99 – $125 through the ASF Box Office. Please call 1-800-841-4273 for tickets.

If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Lindsey Jinright at

This fundraiser is presented by Wind Creek Hospitality and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival to support the State Theatre of Alabama’s cultural programming and educational efforts.