Mavis Staples is a living legend. She is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, who has links with Bob Dylan, Marty Stuart and Aretha Franklin. She has won two Grammy’s, ‘Best Americana Album’, and ‘Best American Roots Performance’. Mavis is know for her experimentation across gospel, soul, folk, pop, R&B, blues, rock, and hip hop over the last 60 years. Aside from her music career she is an actor and civil rights activist.
Now in her seventh decade, with the release of her new album Livin’ on a High Note, she is gaining new momentum with a younger audience and features songs by Neko Case, Justin Vernon, Nick Cave, Ben Harper, Tune-Yards, Aloe Blacc and others. This new album thought to represent the symphony of her life is available now. If you’re a strong independent woman looking to celebrate with other like minds, you better be down the front for Mavis Staples this summer!