In a career spanning over sixty years, Mavis Staples began singing with the family gospel group The Staple Singers (I’ll Take You There”, “Respect Yourself”). Mavis has been nominated for multiple Grammy awards in five different genres and won the 2011 Grammy for Best Americana Album for her album You Are Not Alone for which she collaborated with producer Jeff Tweedy from the alternative rock band Wilco. Mavis is responsible for blazing rhythm and blues trail while never relinquishing her gospel roots.
IF YOU WANT TO GO:
When: Friday, March 30, 2012
Location: McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square
Time: 8:00 pm
Tickets on sale December 16, 2011
http://www.carolinatix.org/ or (704) 372-1000