Chaka Khan Tribute
Feat. Meagan McNeal
Wednesday, June 1st – 7:30PM-10:30PM
Chicago-born Chaka Khan’s career has spanned more than five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the funk band Rufus. Known as the “Queen of Funk”, Khan was the first R&B artist to have a crossover hit featuring a rapper, with “I Feel for You” in 1984. Khan has won ten Grammy Awards and has sold an estimated 70 million records worldwide.
Chicago’s own Meagan McNeal pays tribute to Chaka Khan, with an evening dedicated to the funk and soul icon’s five decade career.
Meagan McNeal is a powerhouse singer/songwriter and recording artist from Chicago, Illinois, versed in the genres of Soul, Jazz, and R&B. Known for her diverse range and soulful voice, she attracted great fandom on the local circuit and received international acclaim with the release of her debut album entitled “Mindset” in 2014.
Gracing the stage of NBC’s “The Voice” in 2017, Meagan’s radiating vocals landed her on the team of Grammy Award Winning artist Jennifer Hudson. Using the tools and experiences, she attained from the mentorship and artist development on “The Voice” she furthered her music career.
Since embarking on her solo journey in 2007, Meagan went on to perform throughout the USA and across the globe. With a fervent drive and dedication, she was a backing vocalist for world-famous artists like Eminem, Common, and The O’Jays. Compelling audiences with her sultry but graceful harmonies, her energetic stage presence was embraced as she opened for various artists, including The Velvelettes of the Legendary Motown Records, Dwele, and Avery Sunshine.
Influenced by groundbreaking artists such as Patti LaBelle, Anita Baker, Ella Fitzgerald, Chaka Kahn, and Aretha Franklin, Meagan refined her talents throughout the years and shaped her signature style.