Family, friends, fans and colleagues gathered to celebrate Otis Redding’s birthday, and we’ve got pics from the bash!

    Otis’ estate, in conjunction with the city of Macon, Georgia, hosted An Evening of Respect on September 10. Artists such as Ledisi took the stage to perform some of Otis’ big hits, such as "Dock of the Bay," "Try A Little Tenderness" and "These Arms of Mine."

    Otis would have been 70 years old this year, but he died in a plane crash back in 1967. He was 26 years old.

    Proceeds from the concert went to benefit the Big "O" Youth Educational Dream Foundation.

    Check out pics from the show below!

     

     

    —Sonya Eskridge