Rock and Roll Hall of fame inductee and gospel/soul legend, Mavis Staples is ready to take the live stage in a series of live concerts. Are you ready for non-stop quality music?
The diva celebrates happiness with her new and successful album, You Are Not Alone. The textured and intimate production features the iconic artist at her best - fervent and powerful. This album blends traditional gospel songs with two new numbers penned by Tweedy for Mavis. The record also includes her unique interpretations of music tracks by Randy Newman, Little Milton, Rev. Gary Davis, Allen Toussaint, Pops Staples and John Fogerty. The album features the touring band of Mavis as well, that travelled with her in the last three years. The touring artists include Jeff Turmes, Rick Holmstrom, Stephen Hodges, Donny Gerrard and Jeff Tweedy. The songs in the album depict Mavis’s personality in a unique way with various sounds and style. Bringing all these songs on stage soon, Mavis is ready for a live concert and Mavis Staples tickets are your way to it.
With her courageous new record, the legendary singer adds an incredible new wave to her historic career. Staples, a family band of Mavis is a National Heritage Fellowship Award recipient and has also won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. She was considered as one of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll by VH1 and Rolling Stone magazine listed her among 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. Tweedy comments about Mavis that “Mavis is the walking embodiment of undaunted spirit and courage.” She is an ever-green forward looking, positive example for the mankind. She is a keen singer and while recording the title track of her record, “Only The Lord Knows” she shed tears as she sang it pouring her soul into it. This album was a huge success and made an unbelievable decade for the singer. It is a resurgence that received her Grammy nominations in the categories of gospel, blues, pop and folk. She just loves what she does and wants to give meaning to her songs as she claims that she wants to make an album that consists of songs with meanings and tell stories that lift the audience and give the listeners to get up in the mornings.
She has come up with a number of albums that include Mavis Staples, Volt, Only for the Lonely,Oh What a Feeling, Mavis Staples, Don't Change Me Now and Time Waits for No One, among others. With pop songs and Mavis’ voice, guitar playing and singing, the Staples changed from extremely popular gospel singers to the most influential and spectacular spirituality-based group in the country. By mid 60s The Staple Singers got inspired by the close friendship between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Pops, turned out to be the civil rights movements’ musical and spiritual voices. They covered modern pop hits conveying the positive messages, including "A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall" by Bob Dylan. With songs like "When Will We Be Paid?" and “Long Walk to D.C”, the Staples focused on and attracted a large number of young people. The Staples hit the Top 40 quite a number of times from 1971 to 1975, including two number one singles, "Let's Do It Again” and “I’ll Take You There. Throughout her career, Mavis has starred in movies such as The Last Waltz, New York Undercover, Graffiti Bridge and also made appearances in The Cosby Show and The Psychiatrist.
With your Mavis Staples tickets you will get to see a highly talented singer who is ready to make her name in history. In her live concert, she will entertain you to the fullest and bring on stage her vey best. This show is going to be moving and meaningful, even more than you have anticipated. It is going to be an amazing show that should not be missed!
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