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Where: Mahaffey Theater, 400 1st Street S. St. Petersburg, FL
When: Sat Jan 19 7pm – 9:30pm
Jan. 19 - Mavis Staples.
Mahaffey Theater, 400 1st Street S. St. Petersburg, FL
www.themahaffey.com or 727- 892.5767
7 p.m.Mavis Staples
With the groundbreaking family gospel group The Staple Singers ("I'll Take You There", "Respect Yourself") and on her own, Mavis is responsible for blazing a rhythm & blues trail while never relinquishing her gospel roots
Rolling Stone named Staple Singers' "I'll Take You There" and "Respect Yourself" among Top 500 Songs of All Time
Featured in The Band's The Last Waltz with The Staple Singers. Collaborations and appearances withReverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. andBill Cosby to Presidents Kennedy, Carter andClinton to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Prince, Bob Dylan, Los Lobos, Aretha Franklin, Ry Cooder rank among Mavis' many career highlights.