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Review | Mavis Staples brings down the curtain on Perth Festival 2020

Mavis Staples | Chevron Lighthouse | 1st March 2020 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Huge applause welcomed the great Mavis Staples as she took to the stage to close the Perth International Arts Festival on Sunday night. The 80 year old singer opened her set with If Your Ready (Come Go With Me) which was a hit for her […]

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Mavis Staples shares her concern about the decline of civil rights

Mavis Staples shares her concern about the decline of civil rights

Mavis Staples has a career that spans eight decades. In the 1950’s she began performing alongside her father Roebuck ‘Pops’ Staples, and siblings Cleotha, Pervis and Yvonne, as the Staple Singers. They began performing gospel music in churches in Chicago. Pops Staples had a close friendship with Dr Martin Luther King and the group became […]

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