In fact, it took the pandemic to realize what Jordan and his friends already knew: that he was a one-man entertainment machine. At the time of his death, he had six million Instagram followers and a revived career as a judge. RuPaul’s Drag Race and even announcing the Oscar nominations. He was also cast as one of the main characters in the Fox sitcom Call me Kat with Mayim Bialik swear Swoosie Kurtz. Its third season has been put on hold indefinitely following Jordan’s death.
love Light. Leslie. Producer Del Shores was Jordan’s friend for nearly four decades and worked together on the film Sordid liveswith Olivia Newton-John Delta Burke, which inspired a sequel and series. (It’s quite a movie.) Danny Myrick produced Jordan’s album of gospel songs, The company is coming. The upcoming show will feature Chattanooga city officials and other friends and family. Jordan was the grand marshal of this year’s Chattanooga Riverbend Festival — the first grand marshal in its 40-year history — where he received the key to the city.
The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium seats over 3,800 and dates back to the mid-1920s. Legends who have performed there, according to Setlist.fm, include Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Little Richard, The Beach Boys, The Who, Stevie WonderKISS, Rush, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bruce Springsteen, Chaka Khanthe prince, Britney Spearsoath Willie Nelson.
The star will be buried in a private ceremony.