Venue Details

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Cary Memorial Hall
1605 Massachusetts Ave. Lexington, MA 02420
617-531-1257
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7 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 01 2014

What a spitfire! Even coming off knee replacement surgery this 74 yr young lady had everyone in the house in the palm of her hand. We were blown away by Mavis and her band- the talent and joy that just radiated was wonderful. We can't wait until...continued

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3 reviews
17 stars
attended Feb 01 2014

Wonderful concert. Mavis Staples rocked the house. She's still got it going on. Only one recommendation: Her bass guitar player frequently overpowered the singers with his sound. The auditorium isn't large, and it seemed like he didn't take...continued

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Description

She is, simply, a Legend. For more than sixty years, from her early days with The Staples Singers to her recent 2013 Grammy Award, Mavis Staples has been a legend of the Gospel and Blues worlds.

“All of my songs are me, but in a different way, with a different sound,” says Mavis Staples. “The phrasing, the tempos, the arrangements are different, but the messages are the same things I’ve been saying down through the years. They’re about the world today—poverty, jobs, welfare, all of that—and making it feel better through these songs.”

With her bold new album, You Are Not Alone, the legendary vocalist adds a remarkable new chapter to an historic career. Staples is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, and a National Heritage Fellowship Award recipient. VH1 named her one of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll, and Rolling Stone listed her as one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

About the Ticket Supplier: Spectacle Management

Spectacle Management is a full-service booking, marketing, ticketing and promoting organization specializing in the presentation of concerts, theatre, comedy, family entertainment and festival productions in venues throughout New England.