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Arcade Fire 'I Give You Power' With Mavis Staples Arrives At The Right Moment

Arcade Fire send a message with their first new song in years.

Bob Dylan Announces Tour With Mavis Staples, New Album ‘Fallen Angels’

Bob Dylan announced that his 37th studio album, Fallen Angels, is due out sometime this year. Following a brief tour in Japan this April, the 74-year-old folk icon will hit the road with legendary R&B and gospel singer Mavis Staples for a 27-date ...

Watch Mavis Staples HBO Documentary TV Movie Trailer [VIDEO]

Last year, HBO purchased the distribution rights at SXSW to Mavis!, a new documentary about the life, career and struggles of Civil-Rights activists and Soul/R&B singer Mavis Staples. This week, we got to watch the first trailer for the TV movie, ...

Joan Baez Adds Paul Simon and Mavis Staples to Tour-Launching 75th Birthday Concert Lineup

Joan Baez is launching an 18-city North American tour with a concert celebrating the legendary folk singer-songwriter and social activist's 75th birthday and 55 year-long career. The folk pioneer has announced that she's added Paul Simon and Mavis ...

Mavis Staples' Album Features Bon Iver, Valerie June, tUnE-yArds

Mavis Staples Thursday announced the release of her latest LP, Livin' On A High Note, which is set to feature a slew of killer artists including Benjamin Booker, The Head & The Heart, tUnE-yArds, Valerie June, Aloe Blacc, John Batiste, Justin Vernon ...

Paul Simon and Stephen Colbert Perform 'Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard' on Late Show

When the first week of guests were announced for "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," there was a lot of speculation as to whom the mysterious Paul Simon tribute band, Troubled Waters, could be. Turns out it was Simon himself accompanied by a ...

HBO Acquires "I'll Take You There" Singer Mavis Staples' Documentary Following SXSW Premiere

A documentary on gospel singer and civil rights activist, Mavis Staples, has recently been acquired by HBO. The Jessica Edwards' documentary, "Mavis!" on the "I'll Take You There" singer, was well received at its premiere at the South by Southwest ...

Eric Church's 'Outsiders Radio' Features New Songs from Country Star, Plus Allman Brothers, Mavis Staples and Dwight Yoakam

Eric Church fans will find it worthwhile to tune into the country star's new radio show on SiriusXM Radio every month. Outsiders Radio will broadcast on the The Highway station on the last Friday of every month and promises to include previously ...

Van Morrison Announces 'Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue' With Joss Stone, Mavis Staples & Steve Winwood [TRACKLIST]

Van Morrison is the next artist to delve deeper into his back catalog and re-record some of his older tunes. The "Into the Mystic" singer recruited some of his favorite artists to join him on Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue. Mavis Staples, Joss Stone ...

Mavis Staples to Play Glastonbury Festival: Foo Fighters, Fleetwood Mac and AC/DC Still Possible Headliners

According to various reports, Mavis Staples will be playing the Glastonbury Festival in June. Organizers for the event have yet to confirm the news, though, which means that plenty of other acts are still in the running to headline. NME and William ...

Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and Usher Perform for Sting, Al Green at 2014's Kennedy Center Honors

Sting, Al Green and Tom Hanks were among some of the artists who received recognition at last night's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony Dec. 7. The 2014 class also included ballerina Patricia McBride and comedian Lily Tomlin. Earth, Wind & Fire, ...

Bruce Springsteen Tribute Concert to air on PBS, Includes Covers by Neil Young, Elton John and John Legend [WATCH]

The tribute concert that took place for Bruce Springsteen's MusiCares Person of the Year honor in 2013 will air on PBS Dec. 9. Fans will be able to see Mumford & Sons, Neil Young and Elton John, among others, perform tunes by The Boss. Jon Stewart ...

Gregg Allman, Eric Church, Widespread Panic To Pay Tribute To Mavis Staples

For her 75th birthday, Mavis Staples is finally getting the tribute she deserves.

Chuck D Discusses Today's Hip-Hop Culture In New Song Featuring Mavis Staples [LISTEN]

Chuck D discusses today's hip-hop culture in a new song.

Willie Nelson Teams Up With Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood and More For Female Duets Album "For The Girls"

Luke Bryan acknowledged last week that's rough for women in country music, as a majority of the genre's listeners are female and yet only six of the Top 25 songs on the country charts are sung by women. Willie Nelson has been aware of the problem for ...

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