Neal Schon paid tribute to Aretha Franklin during Journey's set at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, on August 17. Schon, who posted a clip of the performance to his official Instagram account, wrote: "I did [a] tribute to Aretha Franklin- Queen [of] Soul R.I.P. with much Love & RESPECT."
In a separate Instagram post Schon said: "I’ve been paying respect to Aretha during my solo spot in our shows. She was the best and Huge inspiration not only as an artist but kind to all."