Posted by on 10/06/2010

Mavis Staples is still touring the world

R&B and Soul Legend Mavis Staples is embarking on a tour of the United States West Coast, before heading to Switzerland and select dates overseas. Known for her hits with her family group The Staple Singers (I’ll Take You There, and Let’s Do it Again among others), the 71 year old songstress still tours the world, and her voice has been sampled on works by million selling artists Salt -N- Peppa, Ice Cube, and Ludacris. She has lent vocals to everyone from Los Lobos to Ray Charles, and even made and appearance on the Cosby Show.

Oct 6 New York City City Winery
Oct 9 Washington DC GW Lisner Auditorium
Nov 1 Portland Crystal Ballroom
Nov 2 Boise, ID The Egyptian Theatre
Nov 4 San Diego Belly Up
Nov 5 Los Angeles Royce Hall – UCLA Live
Nov 6 San Francisco The Fillmore

Mavis Staples New Album: You are Not ALone was released Sept of 2010.Photobucket