American Legend Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples headshotLegendary vocalist Mavis Staples has had a historic career as an American performer, beginning more than sixty years ago when she started singing with her groundbreaking family group, the Staple Singers.

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.

Purchase tickets for Mavis Staples’s December 8th performance at the Kauffman Center!