Buddy Guy & Mavis Staples to Headline HousingFest 2018
February 26, 2018
Urban Ministry Center and HousingFest are proud to announce that Buddy Guy and Mavis Staples will headline the 2018 concert on May 10th at Ovens Auditorium. Hailed by Eric Clapton as, “the best guitar player alive,” Buddy Guy is a living legend of the Chicago blues. Mavis Staples’ powerful voice has been a pillar of R&B and gospel music for over sixty years. and her award winning solo career has intersected with such artists as Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Patty Griffin, and Jeff Tweedy, just to name a few.
Tickets will be available VERY soon – check back this week!
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