by Peter Aaron
Recently, Staples reached millions of younger ears thanks to her collaboration with Wilco main man Jeff Tweedy for a series of Grammy Award-winning recordings that includes 2011’s You Are Not Alone and 2013’s One True Vine (both Anti- Records).
Get a load of this amazing clip of Staples belting out the Band’s “The Weight” with Wilco and Nick Lowe backstage at the Civic Opera House in Chicago:
Mavis Staples will perform at Club Helsinki in Hudson, New York, on February 22 at 8pm. Tickets are $55 and $85. For more information, call (518) 828-4800 or visit http://helsinkihudson.com/.