Solid Soul: Mavis Staples and Joan OsborneConcerts & Performances
Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne will tour together this fall on Solid Soul and will perform at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Two of the great living vocalists in American music, they are expected to play their own sets and also duet as part of the show’s finale. Tickets are $22.50-$45 and can be purchased at online or by calling the Box Office, Soul/gospel icon, GRAMMY Award-winner, and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Mavis Staples has already had a busy 2015 as she is the subject of a full-length documentary “Mavis!,” ANTI- released her new EP Your Good Fortune, and she co-produced, with Jeff Tweedy of WILCO, Pops Staples’ last album Don’t Lose This (ANTI-). She has appeared on The Daily Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show, The GRAMMY Awards, Newport Folk Festival, NPR All Things Considered, In Performance at the White House, the Kennedy Center Honors, and CBS Sunday Morning. Her most recent two full-length albums have been produced by Tweedy. Seven-time GRAMMY nominee Joan Osborne, a Kentucky native, has earned a reputation as both a commanding, passionate performer and a frank, emotionally evocative songwriter. Since her smash hit triple Platinum-certified album Relish, Joan has sung soul music as part of the GRAMMY Award-winning documentary Standing In The Shadows of Motown with Motown Records’ Funk Brothers. She also has recorded three albums of soul music in How Sweet It Is (called “potent” by All Music Guide), Breakfast in Bed, and her 2012 album Bring It On Home, which included interpretations of “I Don’t Need No Doctor” and “Champagne and Wine,” among others, earning a Blues Album GRAMMY nomination.