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Mavis Staples
Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 -

“One of the greatest one hundred singers of all time. Mavis Staples is the most underrated diva of the century. She has an almost superhuman ability to implant the pure power of passion and emotion." (Rolling Stone Magazine) Soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples possesses one of the most recognizable and treasured voices in contemporary music. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, lead singer of the first family of gospel music, The Staples Singers, Staples was named by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. She is responsible for blazing a rhythm & blues trail while never relinquishing her gospel roots, and influencing artists from Bob Dylan to Prince, who dubbed her “the epitome of soul.” Get ready to raise the roof! Mavis has numerous GRAMMY nominations and recently won the 2011 GRAMMY for Best Americana Album for her latest release, You Are Not Alone , produced by Wilco lead-singer, Jeff Tweedy. Do not miss this chance to see a legendary performer experiencing a late career renaissance.

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