Mavis Staples has appeared on 1 Big Blues Bender lineup.2017
This breathtaking voice has powered one of America's great family bands of all time, The Staple Singers. In her glorious career, she has stood at the forefront of the most dramatic social changes in America, brought to light self-empowerment anthems for the downtrodden and brought lovers together with soulful love tunes. This Grammy Award Winner and honorary Doctorate of Music recipient has stated there is no stopping her and that she knows her place in this world is on stage. Without question, The powerful Mavis Staples has consistently created some of the best and most inspirational music of the past half-century. Mavis Staples will doubtlessly go down in history as one of the greatest singers of all time.