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  1. Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm RevueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Local Tourist

    ... Griffin, and Marty Stuart were struck by his incomparable voice, and Mike opened shows for Patti LaBelle, Mavis Staples, Blind Boys of Alabama, Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby. By 2010, having released the award winning SHOUT! Live followed by an EP ...

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  2. Additional Artists Announced for Lincoln Center's Out of Doors 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of roots, country, folk and more to Damrosch Park. Performances include the powerful soul and gospel singer Mavis Staples , prolific producer and vocalist Joe Henry, provocative songwriter and tender-twanged Margo Price, and the country-rock union ...

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  3. First performers, including legendary R&B singer Mavis Staples,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Powhatan Today

    ... khaen, a mouth organ made from bamboo, that is used in traditional Laotion music. "We've been trying to get Mavis Staples for the last few years," said Stephen Lecky, one of the organizers for the festival. "This year, the stars aligned." The Grammy ...

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  4. 5 things to do this weekend in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Chicago Tribune

    ... out the blues Friday through Sunday, as well as something new, with a rooftop lounge for the first time. Mavis Staples is the Sunday headliner, and Friday and Saturday features tributes to Bob Koester and Little Walter, respectively. Food and drink ...

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  5. On People Are My Drug, Phil Cook Gets High on the Power of LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Independent Weekly

    That directional shift makes sense in light of the extracurricular work he's conducted in the interim: Cook wrote for Mavis Staples and The Blind Boys of Alabama, and has partnered with The Branchettes' Lena Mae Perry, among other seminal roots music figures, on a handful of projects. For his second album, People Are My Drug , he borrows from their encouraging messages at a time when being kind remains critical.

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  6. The Reader's guide to the 2018 Chicago Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    ... can find plenty of other gems on the bill, rough cut and otherwise. And the culminating Sunday-night set by Mavis Staples, Chicago's undisputed queen of soul and gospel, should provide sufficient benediction for even the crankiest critic. Certain ...

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  7. RTD Exclusive: First performers, including legendary R&B singer Mavis ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Powhatan Today

    ... subscribers with digital access. To learn more or to subscribe, click here . "We've been trying to get Mavis Staples for the last few years," said Stephen Lecky, one of the organizers for the festival. "This year, the stars aligned." The Grammy ...

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  8. Lincoln Center's 40th season to offer plenty to entice LovelandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | ReporterHerald.com

    ... Rogers said the lineup is a diverse one that includes by performers as established as iconic gospel singer Mavis Staples and as cutting-edge as Facebook sensation Postmodern Jukebox. But Rogers said the Lincoln Center has reserved the season's ...

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  9. A Day for Mom: Starkville leaders reflect on Mother's DayRead the original story

    May 13, 2018 | Starkville Daily News

    ... her favorite meals and musical entertainment with Lauren and Lezli opening up for her favorite singer, Mavis Staples, her favorite singer. And since budget is unlimited, I would also arrange one or two Gladys Knight performances." Taylor said if he ...

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  10. At 76, Twin Cities bluesman Wee Willie Walker enjoys resurgent music careerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | Star Tribune

    ... vocalist. That's the second most nominations this year - more than famous stars like Taj Mahal, Keb Mo and Mavis Staples. Walker's voice, part velvet, part sandpaper, is the perfect Memphisian mlange of Sam Cooke, Al Green and Otis Redding. "I'm ...

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  11. Jonny Lang & Mavis StaplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | GlobalNews

    ... am to 10 pm. Two GRAMMY award winning legends as Blues icon Jonny Lang and Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame inductee Mavis Staples will perform at the Burton Cummings Theatre, October 3. The co-headliners will bring all their hits to the stage for one ...

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  12. Baton Rouge Blues Fest set to run on schedule despite rain, storms in forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... Neal, Marcia Ball, Samantha Fish, Henry Gray and Flat Duo Jets. On Thursday, organizers said that headliner Mavis Staples had cancelled her appearance. Staples, who was supposed to perform at 8:15 p.m. Saturday on the LA 1 Stage in Repentance Park, ...

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  13. 'Best of 225 This Week': Baton Rouge Blues Festival returns to downtownRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2018 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... . On Sunday, musicians Samantha Fish, Lazy Lester, Erica Falls and Terry "Harmonica" Bean will take the stage. Mavis Staples, the festival's scheduled headliner, has canceled her performance due to the death of her sister Yvonne Staples.

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  14. The genesis of Malachi HenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | San Diego Reader

    ... years in Charlotte, "I moved back a year ago." But before that, "I had gotten in touch with the guitarist for Mavis Staples, Rick Holmstrom, who I had met on the road." The two worked on a record that Hernandez says has an "Alabama Shakes kind of ...

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  15. Yvonne Staples dead: Key member of Staples Singers dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    ... and "Respect Yourself" -- and played a crucial role in the late-blooming solo career of her younger sister, Mavis Staples. She proved to be a rock in her family's time of greatest need. Yvonne Staples died at her South Shore apartment in the care of ...

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  16. Yvonne Staples, key member of Staple Singers, dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    ... and "Respect Yourself" - and played a crucial role in the late-blooming solo career of her younger sister, Mavis Staples. She proved to be a rock in her family's time of greatest need. Yvonne Staples died at her South Shore apartment in the care of ...

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  17. SMF: Return of the North Mississippi AllstarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Connect Savannah

    ... Martin to drink?" Luther began writing the song over three years ago while reading a book by his friend Mavis Staples, the famed R&B singer and civil rights activist. "All the songs from the civil rights movement are still just as powerful and ...

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  18. Jake La Botz to Showcase New SUNNYSIDE Album at NYC's Bowery BallroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... comes with the arrival of summer ("Feel No Pain"). La Botz has opened for greats like Ray Charles, Dr. John, Mavis Staples, JD McPherson, Etta James, The Blasters, and Tony Joe White.< 2018 U.S. TOUR DATES ACCOMPANYING JD MCPHERSON April 10 - ...

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  19. HOUSINGFEST 2018 Featuring Buddy Guy & Mavis Staples At Ovens Auditorium 5/10Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Ovens Auditorium will host HousingFest 2018: A Concert to End Homelessness in Charlotte featuring Buddy Guy & Mavis Staples on Thursday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com , by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd . Tickets cost between $51.50 and $76.50 and are subject to change.

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  20. Singer Mavis Staples cancels Lawrence Public Library event because of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Mavis Staples, a legendary R&B and gospel singer, has unexpectedly canceled her speaking engagement at the Lawrence Public Library on Wednesday.  Staples was scheduled to speak at the library's 780s Series, "An Evening with Mavis Staples," at Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St. "Mavis Staples regrets that she has been forced to cancel her engagements this week so that she can attend to a family emergency," the library said in a statement. "Mavis loves her fans and is grateful to everyone who was planning to attend the event, and she sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience this unfortunate cancellation may have caused.

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