Mavis Staples brings Soul to the McGlohon Theater (3/30/12)



Mavis Staples If you're looking for an upcoming concert that is flying under the radar, yet promises to offer a soul-inspiring good time, this could be it. Mavis is the youngest of the legendary The Staple Singers, who were an institution of 1970s soul music with hits like "I'll Take You There." Since then, Staples has branched out to become a gospel/folk diva and female caretaker to the musical tradition of the Civil Rights Movement. Her 2010 release, You Are Not Alone, won her a Grammy for Best Americana Album. $32.50-$39.50. 8 p.m. McGlohon Theater. - Mike Cooper