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cmt.com
Pilgrimage Festival 2017: Justin Timberlake, Chris Stapleton, Eddie Vedder and MoreDevon Gilfillian, Valerie June, Kingfish, Pokey LaFarge, Muddy Magnolias, Amand
cmt.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Devon Gilfillian, Valerie June, Kingfish, Pokey LaFarge, Muddy Magnolias, Amanda Shires, the Sisterhood, Langhorne Slim, Mavis Staples, Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives and more. Highlights from the 2017 event will be featured on an... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Donna Terrell Introduces Mavis Staples at LR Concertthis weekend marking 60 years since the integration of Central High School by t
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 9 hours ago
this weekend marking 60 years since the integration of Central High School by the Little Rock Nine. Donna emceed the Mavis Staples concert on Saturday night at the Robinson Center. The Rhythm and Blues/Gospel singer was the headline act. The... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
After Hours with Rick Kogan: Ted Gregory’s “Mary Jane’s Ghost,” Mike Houlihan and the Irish-American Film Festival & Greg Kot’s book on Mavis Stapleswith Rick Kogan: Ted Gregory’s “Mary Jane’s Ghost,” Mike Houlihan and the Irish
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 19 hours ago
with Rick Kogan: Ted Gregory’s “Mary Jane’s Ghost,” Mike Houlihan and the Irish-American Film Festival & Greg Kot’s book on Mavis Staples This week on the program, Ted Gregory tells Rick about the mysterious letter he received in the mail at the... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Little Rock Nine Celebrations 60 Years Laterare happening all weekend to commemorate the event. Charmaine Nero was at one
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
are happening all weekend to commemorate the event. Charmaine Nero was at one of those celebrations, a benefit concert by Mavis Staples at the Robinson Center. Earlier, she got a chance to catch up with a few high school seniors at the Clinton... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
AY Weekend Planner: Little Rocktoberfest, Little Rock Nine 60th Anniversary, ACANSA Events and More!the proceeds will go to Arkansas Women and Children First On Saturday evening
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
the proceeds will go to Arkansas Women and Children First On Saturday evening powerhouse singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples will headline a concert to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the integration of Little Rock Central High... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
THE WEEKEND TENfor children 8 and younger. Call (501) 517-6210. 2 'BLOOD (IS THICKER THAN TIM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
for children 8 and younger. Call (501) 517-6210. 2 'BLOOD (IS THICKER THAN TIME)' Gospel singer, actress and activist Mavis Staples performs, Robinson Center Performance Hall, Markham Street and Broadway, Little Rock, 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Greg Kot's Mavis Staples book is the latest pick for 'One Book, One Chicago'It’s titled “I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers and the Mar
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
It’s titled “I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers and the March Up Freedom's Highway" (Scribner) and, having been the object of admiration and glowing reviews since its 2014 publication, is now the latest volume to join the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Grassroots Arkansas to hold own '57 crisis remembrancesannounced Thursday. The Grassroots Arkansas events -- including one that will
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
announced Thursday. The Grassroots Arkansas events -- including one that will conflict with a city-sponsored concert by Mavis Staples benefiting the Little Rock Nine Foundation -- will be tied to the theme "Sixty Years: Still Fighting," said... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fast ForwardSinging: Mavis Staples, civil rights activist and rhythm and blues and gospel s
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Singing: Mavis Staples, civil rights activist and rhythm and blues and gospel singer, performs at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at Robinson Center Performance Hall, Markham Street and Broadway, Little Rock. Tickets are $39-$180. Call (800) 745-3000 or... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Tom Waits surprises audience, joins Mavis Staples at Lagunitas Brewing setThe audience members watching Mavis Staples perform on a Monday night at Petalu
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
The audience members watching Mavis Staples perform on a Monday night at Petaluma's Lagunitas Brewing were already lucky enough, but a surprise she had in store for the crowd made the night one to tell stories about. Rocker Tom Waits, waiting... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
NEA National Heritage concert, featuring Onawa musician, to be live-streamed on FridayFellowships. The highest honor given by the federal government in folk and trad
Sioux City Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Fellowships. The highest honor given by the federal government in folk and traditional arts, he will be following in the footsteps of such past recipients as blues guitarist B.B. King, bluegrass performer Bill Monroe and soul singer Mavis S... Read more
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Billboard
Mavis Staples Unveils New Album 'If All I Was Was Black' Produced by Wilco's Jeff TweedySoul legend Mavis Staples has announced a new album titled If All I Was Was Bla
Billboard / Posted 13 days ago
Soul legend Mavis Staples has announced a new album titled If All I Was Was Black, which is produced by Wilco’sJeff Tweedy. The two have been collaborating since 2010’s You Are Not Alone, which won a Grammy Award for Best Americana Album. Staples,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Poore sees an intact Central High zoneof Central High by nine black students will be commemorated this month in a ser
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
of Central High by nine black students will be commemorated this month in a series of events that include a concert by Mavis Staples, panel discussions, and remarks by former President Bill Clinton at the school on Sept. 25. The school, one of... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Bob Dylan to Perform in IowaBob Dylan is coming to Iowa. He'll perform on Tuesday, October 24th at Stephen
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 14 days ago
Bob Dylan is coming to Iowa. He'll perform on Tuesday, October 24th at Stephens Auditorium in Ames. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m., and they range from $55 to $125. Mavis Staples is the... Read more
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Billboard
Bob Dylan Announces Fall Tour With Mavis StaplesNY @ Nassau Coliseum # 11/10 – Richmond, VA @ Coliseum # 11/11 – Philadelphia
Billboard / Posted 14 days ago
NY @ Nassau Coliseum # 11/10 – Richmond, VA @ Coliseum # 11/11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Tower Theatre # 11/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Tower Theatre # 11/14 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem # 11/16 – Boston, MA @ Agganis Arena # # = w/ Mav... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bob Dylan headed to Pittsburgh’s Heinz Hall in Novemberas part of his upcoming tour, according to the singer/songwriter's website .
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
as part of his upcoming tour, according to the singer/songwriter's website . The Nov. 6 show will include gospel singer Mavis Staples. The 76-year-old Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature earlier this year, was last in... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Bob Dylan to perform in Grand Rapids in Octoberat the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids next month. The arena announced Monday
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 days ago
at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids next month. The arena announced Monday that Bob Dylan & His Band Performing With Mavis Staples will be in Grand Rapids for a show on October 28. Presale tickets go on sale Thursday with sale to the general... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mavis Staples confronts Trump's America on 'If All I Was Was Black'Legendary soul singer Mavis Staples addresses the country's social climate head
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Legendary soul singer Mavis Staples addresses the country's social climate head-on with her new album, "If All I Was Was Black," out on Nov. 17. The album is her third collaboration with songwriter-producer and Wilco founder Jeff Tweedy. Hear the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Bob Dylan to return to Minnesota for October concertto hit our stride on every level with ‘Triplicate.’” Dylan also has a long-sta
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
to hit our stride on every level with ‘Triplicate.’” Dylan also has a long-standing relationship with his opening act, Mavis Staples. He first heard her family’s gospel group, the Staple Singers, in 1953. As he told AARP Magazine: “It was the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Bob Dylan & His Band tickets to go on sale this weektour. Bob Dylan & His Band is set to perform Saturday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m.
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 days ago
tour. Bob Dylan & His Band is set to perform Saturday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the 1STBANK Center. Performing alongside Bob Dylan will be Mavis Staples. Tickets for the show will go on sale September 15. Prices range between $54.50 and $129... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Musician Bob Dylan coming to IU Oct. 29Ind. -- Musician Bob Dylan is coming to Bloomington this fall, Indiana Universi
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 14 days ago
Ind. -- Musician Bob Dylan is coming to Bloomington this fall, Indiana University announced Monday morning. Dylan and Mavis Staples will perform at the IU Auditorium Oct. 29. Tickets go on sale Sept. 15, with the presale beginning Sept.... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Bob Dylan will be first concert at DePaul’s new Wintrust Arenathe first concert at the new Wintrust Arena at McCormick Square. Dylan and his
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
the first concert at the new Wintrust Arena at McCormick Square. Dylan and his band will be joined by Chicago icon Mavis Staples for the grand opening performance on Friday, October 27th. The 10,000 seat Wintrust Arena will be the new home... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bob Dylan to play first concert at new DePaul hoops arena in ChicagoChicago native Mavis Staples is slated to join Dylan at the Oct. 27 concert at
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Chicago native Mavis Staples is slated to join Dylan at the Oct. 27 concert at Wintrust Arena. Ticket information has not yet been announced. The 10,000-seat arena will be the new home for the DePaul University men’s and women’s basketball teams and... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Dylan, Dead & Company coming in Novembera July performance at Joe Louis Arena, Bob Dylan and his Band return for a Nov.
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
a July performance at Joe Louis Arena, Bob Dylan and his Band return for a Nov. 1 date at the Fox Theatre, with Mavis Staples opening. Tickets are $25-$129.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15. Meanwhile, the Grateful Dead... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan set to appear at IU in Octobernext month. Bob Dylan and his band will appear will appear at the IU Auditoriu
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 14 days ago
next month. Bob Dylan and his band will appear will appear at the IU Auditorium on Oct. 29. They’ll be joined by Mavis Staples. Tickets go on sale this Friday (Sept. 15) at 10 a.m. Those interested in buying tickets can get them online... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Dylan, Dead & Company coming to Little Caesars Arenato its schedule. Following a July performance at Joe Louis Arena, Bob Dylan an
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
to its schedule. Following a July performance at Joe Louis Arena, Bob Dylan and his Band return for a Nov. 1 date, with Mavis Staples opening. Tickets are $25-$129.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15. Meanwhile, the Grateful Dead... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Indie Jam Rolls Out Portugal. The Man, Misterwivesmore that are sure to make for a great night. Meanwhile, the San Diego Blues Fe
NBC San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
more that are sure to make for a great night. Meanwhile, the San Diego Blues Fest is at the Embarcadero headlined by legend Mavis Staples. South Bay celebrates Pride by the bay, Big Bloom and the Loons get garagey at Casbah and Music Box hosts a... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego's Top Weekend Events: All About Musicals ... And Blues$55; find tickets. The popular San Diego Blues Fest returns to downtown's wate
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
$55; find tickets. The popular San Diego Blues Fest returns to downtown's waterfront. Legendary gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples headlines the seventh annual festival. The afternoon also features blues guitarist Joe Louis Walker and rising... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Residents show support for Suffolk Theater's green room proposaldown. Suffolk Theater general manager Dan Binderman said the theater employees
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 18 days ago
down. Suffolk Theater general manager Dan Binderman said the theater employees about 70 people and has attracted acts like Mavis Staples, Arlo Guthrie, Judy Collins and Gilbert Gottfried. He said there has been investment in downtown Riverhead... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
Stick-pounding rhythms at World House Choir concert“We’re singing to uplift.” When asked to summarize the program she has put tog
Yellow Springs News / Posted 18 days ago
“We’re singing to uplift.” When asked to summarize the program she has put together, Roma quoted from the above-mentioned Mavis Staples song. “‘Peace and love will grow between the races, love is the only language where there is total... Read more
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The Mercury News
Dee Dee Bridgewater’s packed SF weekend: From Ella to Memphis soulto her transistor radio, she soaked up new tracks by Memphis-based Hi Records a
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
to her transistor radio, she soaked up new tracks by Memphis-based Hi Records artists like Ann Peebles, Al Green and Mavis Staples on WDIA, the first radio station in the U.S. devoted to African-American audiences. Co-produced by saxophonist... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Clinton to give speech at LR's Central Highthe Little Rock Nine Foundation, a panel featuring the Little Rock Nine and an
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
the Little Rock Nine Foundation, a panel featuring the Little Rock Nine and an interfaith service. Rhythm and blues singer Mavis Staples, known for "I'll Take You There" and "Respect Yourself," will headline the concert. The Rev. Raphael Warnock,... Read more
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The Mercury News
From Monkees to Gorillaz, how should we evaluate fictional music?as a platform for Albarn to scratch his collaborative itches — the band has wor
The Mercury News / Posted a month ago
as a platform for Albarn to scratch his collaborative itches — the band has worked with everyone from Vince Staples to Mavis Staples. Why does that require Albarn to pretend he’s a cartoon?Like our Facebook page for more conversation and news... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Mavis Staples to close Stern Grove FestivalSan Francisco’s Stern Grove Festival has served as Sunday Mass — at least 10 we
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
San Francisco’s Stern Grove Festival has served as Sunday Mass — at least 10 weeks out of the year. Well, this Sunday, Mavis Staples is ready to take ’em to church for one last time this summer. The great soul singer, who got her start in... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
60th Anniversary Preparations Underway for Central High School's 'Little Rock Nine'event is Friday, September 22, through the Sunday, September 24. It includes a
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 1 months ago
event is Friday, September 22, through the Sunday, September 24. It includes a concert at Robinson Center featuring Mavis Staples from the Staple Singers. It wraps up with an interfaith service Sunday. The hope is to show how far the city... Read more

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