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General Event Information
Live Music: Blues
Dates and Times:
September 27, 12:00AM-12:00AM; (Doors at 7:00 pm Show at 8:00 pm)
Mavis Staples is an American treasure. A Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and National Heritage Fellowship award winner, Staples was featured on Rolling Stone's Greatest Singers of All Time list, and VH1's list of the Greatest Women of Rock and Roll. She is both a Lifetime Grammy Award recipient and 2011 Grammy Award winner for her latest CD, You Are Not Alone (Best Americana Album). Mavis was also honored with a 2012 Living Blues Award for Most Outstanding Blues Singer. She has been embraced by a younger generation of musicians and music fans and performed at Bonnaroo, Outside Lands and ACL Fest, she has recently been joined onstage by Win Butler of Arcade Fire, Colin Meloy of The Decemberists, Elvis Costello and Andrew Bird. Mavis spent much of 2012 touring with Bonnie Raitt (with featured nightly duets) and will be touring in Fall 2013 supporting her latest studio CD (title TBA) produced by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco.