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purplethunder3
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Mavis Staples' 80th Birthday Celebration

Happy 80th birthday to Mavis Staplesborn July 10th! cool music woot! party

Mavis Staples, Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile and More to Participate in ‘Mavis 80’ Celebration Livestream

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On July 31, FANS will broadcast ‘Mavis 80, A Newport Folk Revival,’ a livestream event to celebrate the legendary Mavis Staples’ 80th birthday. Proceeds from the livestream will go to support the Newport Festival Foundation’s educational initiatives that celebrate innovation while preserving the deep traditions inherent in Jazz and Folk music.

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In addition to Staples herself, the livestream will feature a star-studded group of artists including Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Trombone Shorty, Grace Potter, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucius, M. Ward, Joe Henry and more.

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In addition, Ben Harper will be performing during the stream; Harper produced and wrote on Staples latest album, We Get By.

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Tickets for the livestream are available now. For more information and to purchase, head to FANS.com.

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Reply #1 posted 07/14/20 1:58pm

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Reply #2 posted 07/14/20 6:00pm

Dalia11

Wonderful! Happy Birthday Mavis! 😃 🌹 🎁 🎂 🎉 ⭐ 🎉
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Reply #3 posted 07/15/20 8:41pm

Phase3

Shes still Melody...and shes still cool!!
Glad she is still with us
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Reply #4 posted 07/16/20 7:38am

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She's actually 81 this year and it would make sense that this concert did not occur during the pandemic.

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Reply #5 posted 07/16/20 8:07am

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Cinny said:

She's actually 81 this year and it would make sense that this concert did not occur during the pandemic.

Didn't know that. Even more reason for her to celebrate...

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