‘Rock Hall Honors: Mavis Staples’

Joel Voorman

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will honor the powerful voice of soul and gospel by bestowing on Inductee Mavis Staples the new Rock Hall Honors award, sponsored by Klipsch and PNC Bank. Mavis takes the KeyBank State Theatre stage on Friday, September 20 with her breathtaking voice that powered one of America’s most celebrated family bands, the Staple Singers. Fans can expect a full set of her hits as well as recent releases and a powerful lineup of artists that will perform on stage with her.

Staples was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Blues Hall of Fame in 2017.

“I’m the messenger,” Mavis Staples says on the eve of her 80th birthday. “That’s my job—it has been for my whole life—and I can’t just give up while the struggle’s still alive. We’ve got more work to do, so I’m going to keep on getting stronger and keep on delivering my message every single day.”

Ticket info

All seats are reserved and priced at $100,$80, $75, $65, $50, or $30.

Tickets subject to additional venue and service fees and may be purchased in person at the Playhouse Square box office or online, below:


A limited number of premium seats and VIP packages will also be available by contacting the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s development office at (216) 515-1201 or development@rockhall.org