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Mavis Staples Live: Hope At The Hideout

Mavis Staples - Live: Hope At The Hideout
  • Release date: November 4, 2008
  • Label: Anti/Epitaph
  • Recording location: The Hideout - Chicago, IL
  • Recording year: 2008
  • UPC/EAN Code: 45778699360
  • ©2008 Anti Inc.
  • ℗2008 Anti Inc.
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About Mavis Staples' Live: Hope At The Hideout

On Monday June 23rd a lucky few Chicagoans were treated to an intimate performance at the Hideout by the leading lady of protest, Mavis Staples. Accustomed to appearances at large venues, particularly in her hometown - the Windy City itself - Staples played with a stripped down, raw and swampy three-piece band and just a handful of back-up singers, providing a rare opportunity for fans to get close and sweaty with a figure who has led the musical charge towards equality and justice for the past five decades. Fortunately, the magical set was captured on tape, and now the rest of us can experience the righteous protest and joyful inspiration Mavis imparted that evening via Mavis Staples Live: Hope at the Hideout.

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