Ray Charles tribute draws hundreds to FSU

Posted at 1:45 AM, Feb 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-05 20:49:01-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Hundreds of people gathered at the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall for a special tribute to Ray Charles.

Saxophonist Maceo Parker performed To ray with Love on Monday night at Florida State University.

It's a tribute to honor charles, the Ray Charles Orchestra and the Raelettes.

This is part of the 20th year of the Opening Nights Performing Arts Program, which runs from October to April.

The program brings culture from around the world to people who may not be able to go interact with it themselves.

The next opening nights performance will be Wednesday by ukulele player Jake Shima-Bukuro.

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