FEB 18, 2023
SFJAZZ Center – Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
Concert Tickets tour 2022-2023
Biography and Tour
Mavis Staples (born July 10, 1939) is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress, and civil rights activist. She has recorded and performed with her family’s band The Staple Singers, and also as a solo artist.
Staples was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 10, 1939. She began her career with The Staple Singers in 1950. The group signed to Vee-Jay Records in 1955 and released their first single, “Uncloudy Day”, in 1956. They achieved mainstream success with hits such as “The Weight” (1968), “Respect Yourself” (1971), and “I’ll Take You There” (1972).
Staples has appeared in a number of films and television shows, including the Martin Scorsese concert film The Last Waltz (1978) and the documentary Wattstax (1973). She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999, and received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005. In 2016, she released her album Livin’ on a High Note.
The Staple Singers
- Uncloudy Day (1956)
- Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (1965)
- Why? (1966)
- Soul Folk in Action (1968)
- Be Altitude: Respect Yourself (1971)
- The Staple Swingers (1972)
Mavis Staples Solo
- Only for the Lonely (1970)
- A Piece of the Action (1977)
- The Voice (1993)
- Spirituals & Gospels: A Tribute to Mahalia Jackson (1994)
- Have a Little Faith (2004)
How to Buy Tour Tickets?
Are you a fan of Mavis Staples? Check out the tour schedule below to find out when she’s coming to a city near you! And be sure to grab your tickets early – VIP tickets always sell out fast!
Concert tickets for Mavis Staples can be bought online through her website. VIP tickets are also available for purchase through Staples’ website. Tour dates and locations can be found on her website.
The best way to get tickets is by buying them online, but you can also try various resale sites for cheaper options. Keep in mind that these alternatives might not be as affordable as getting tickets from the source.
Another way of securing VIP tickets is speaking to sellers outside of the venue, but this isn’t always the safest option. To avoid being scammed, only purchase from sources you trust.
If you’re feeling lucky, try winning tickets through a contest or lottery. Get your tickets as early as possible to make sure you have a spot at the show!
“Mavis Staples is a national treasure, and her concert was an experience I will never forget.” –John C., Chicago, IL
“Her voice is as strong as ever, and her energy on stage is incredible. She put on an amazing show!” –Mary S., Detroit, MI
“I saw Mavis Staples in concert last night, and it was one of the best shows I’ve ever seen. She is an incredible performer with so much talent. If you have the chance to see her live, do not miss it!” –Lisa K., New York, NY