74-year-old musician recently told the New York Times that “showbiz doesn’t hold any interest for me.”
Upcoming Festival Appearances
Lionel Richie, Sturgill Simpson, Sheryl Crow, Cage the Elephant, Aerosmith, Aretha Franklin, Jimmy Buffett, and Jack Johnson are among the many other acts confirmed to play.
Win Butler and Règine Chassagne were special guests at Staples’ 75th birthday tribute concert in 2014.
Come join in and sing along with every song from the Disney animated canon.
Bon Iver, Wilco, Chance the Rapper, and Gorillaz aren’t the only ones who deserve a party.
These are the voices that continue to touch, console, inspire, and empower us.
Sir Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Michael Stipe, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and many others also participate.
Justin Vernon and crew play to a captive audience at the Sydney Opera House.
On her 20th album, Raitt reminds us her glory years never really went away.
Plus: Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Van Morrison, Beck, My Morning Jacket, and many more.
Live Review: “I’ll Take You There – Celebrating 75 Years Of Mavis Staples” at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre (11/19)
One of music’s most enduring figures gets a proper tribute.
A plucky young reporter puts together the best bill for the money.