Mavis Staples News

Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe to Appear Together at the HollandMavis Staples and Nick Lowe to Appear Together at the Holland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

An impromptu performance in 2011 led to friendship between two musical giants: Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe. The two are touring together in a double-bill, with a one-night-only performance in Omaha. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary on Legendary Gospel Singer Mavis Staples, 2/29HBO to Debut Documentary on Legendary Gospel Singer Mavis Staples, 2/29
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Celebrating the extraordinary gospel and soul music legend and civil rights icon, who rose to fame as lead singer of the legendary family group The Staple Singers, MAVIS! debuts MONDAY FEB. 29 (9:00-10:25 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Jessica Edwards directs the first feature documentary about this enduring performer. (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater & Irvin Mayfield, with New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Ignite the Chan CentreDee Dee Bridgewater & Irvin Mayfield, with New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Ignite the Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents renowned jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater with Irvin Mayfield and his New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), February 27, 2016 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. (more...)

Chic Gamine to Deliver Soul with Funky Flair at Wharton Center, 1/21Chic Gamine to Deliver Soul with Funky Flair at Wharton Center, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Credited with delivering Motown soul, French pop spirits and rock and roll flair, CHIC GAMINE will make their Wharton Center debut while featuring all of these aspects. (more...)

Nora Ephron Doc Among HBO's Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2016Nora Ephron Doc Among HBO's Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2016
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2016, including: MAVIS!, a celebration of music legend Mavis Staples; EVERYTHING IS COPY, a candid portrait of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron (more...)

Paula West Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko for Four-Week Engagement in 2016Paula West Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko for Four-Week Engagement in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

After a sold-out engagement last February, renowned San Francisco Bay Area jazz vocalist, Paula West, returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for a four-week engagement - February 11 - March 6, 2016.  Known for her rich, powerful contralto voice, West will present an all-new show featuring an eclectic range of songs by Bob Dylan, Glen Campbell, Pearl Bailey, Ethel Waters, and more!  Accompanied by her four-piece band, West will take San Francisco audiences on a musical journey through the ages.  Tickets for Paula West range in price from $40-$60 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com.  (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group Sets 2016 Winter & Spring SeasonBerkshire Theatre Group Sets 2016 Winter & Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce the 2016 winter and spring schedule of events at The Colonial Theatre, The Garage and The Unicorn Theatre. Tickets are available for purchase now. (more...)

Tickets to Milk Carton Kids at Ohio Theatre Now on SaleTickets to Milk Carton Kids at Ohio Theatre Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The Milk Carton Kids released their third album, Monterey, this past May.  A refreshing alternative to the foot-stomping grandeur of the so-called "folk revival," an understated virtuosity defines The Milk Carton Kids. The two years since the release of their last album, The Ash & Clay, have been significant ones for the group. In addition to a Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album, The Milk Carton Kids won Duo/Group of the Year at the Americana Music Awards in 2014. (more...)

John Fogerty and Spoon Join Lineup for IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT at Madison Square GardenJohn Fogerty and Spoon Join Lineup for IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award-winner John Fogerty and Spoon added to the star-filled lineup of artists taking part in IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT, an all-star concert event celebrating the music and message of the legendary music icon. (more...)

Mavis Staples & Joan Osborne Head to bergenPAC TonightMavis Staples & Joan Osborne Head to bergenPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Solid Soul: Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne, tonight, November 14th, 2015 at 8PM. Purchase tickets to see these award winning artists at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT to Air Exclusively on AMC, 12/19IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT to Air Exclusively on AMC, 12/19
by Movies News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

In honor of what would have been John Lennon's 75th birthday, Blackbird Presents in partnership with AMC today announced Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert, an all-star concert event (more...)

The Milk Carton Kids Come to Nashville TonightThe Milk Carton Kids Come to Nashville Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Grammy-nominated harmony duo The Milk Carton Kids have announced the May 19 release of their third album, Monterey, and will bring their 2015 concert tour to Nashville with a performance at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center tonight, November 5 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne Bring SOLID SOUL Tour to MPAC TonightMavis Staples and Joan Osborne Bring SOLID SOUL Tour to MPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Grammy Award-winning legend Mavis Staples teams up with multi-platinum recording artist Joan Osborne on the highly anticipated national tour, 'Solid Soul.' Mayo Performing Arts Center presents 'Solid Soul' tonight, November 3, 2015 at 8 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: BALLET MEMPHIS Brings Diversity and a Southern Sensibility to a Run at the JoyceBWW Review: BALLET MEMPHIS Brings Diversity and a Southern Sensibility to a Run at the Joyce
by Sondra Forsyth - Nov 2, 2015

In the wake of the media frenzy about African-American ballerina Misty Copeland, a recent article in The New York Times by Gia Kourlas applauds the fact that the American Ballet Theatre and the New York City Ballet are featuring black, Asian, Latino, and multiracial dancers 'where it matters most: Lincoln Center, home base to both companies'. (more...)

20th Anniversary of Joan Osborne's 'Relish' Comes to CD, Digital, & Two-LP Vinyl Version Today20th Anniversary of Joan Osborne's 'Relish' Comes to CD, Digital, & Two-LP Vinyl Version Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The Relish 20th Anniversary Edition will be available on October 30 in three separate formats, featuring expanded liner notes written by Chris Talbott and a variety of bonus tracks. (more...)

Chan Centre Welcomes World's Leading Flamenco Guitarist Paco Pena TonightChan Centre Welcomes World's Leading Flamenco Guitarist Paco Pena Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2015

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the world's leading flamenco guitarist Paco Peņa, tonight, October 24 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group to Welcome John Mayall in 2016Berkshire Theatre Group to Welcome John Mayall in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group presents 'The Godfather of British Blues,' John Mayall at The Colonial Theatre on Thursday, March 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Mavis Staples & Joan Osborne Heading to bergenPAC, 11/14Mavis Staples & Joan Osborne Heading to bergenPAC, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Solid Soul: Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne, Saturday, November 14th, 2015 at 8PM. Purchase tickets to see these award winning artists at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne to Bring SOLID SOUL Tour to MPAC, 11/3Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne to Bring SOLID SOUL Tour to MPAC, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Grammy Award-winning legend Mavis Staples teams up with multi-platinum recording artist Joan Osborne on the highly anticipated national tour, 'Solid Soul.' Mayo Performing Arts Center presents 'Solid Soul' on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 8 pm. (more...)

20th Anniversary of Joan Osborne's 'Relish' Coming to CD, Digital, & Two-LP Vinyl Version, 10/3020th Anniversary of Joan Osborne's 'Relish' Coming to CD, Digital, & Two-LP Vinyl Version, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

The Relish 20th Anniversary Edition will be available on October 30 in three separate formats, featuring expanded liner notes written by Chris Talbott and a variety of bonus tracks. (more...)

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