Mavis Staples

plus The James Hunter Six

Due to unforeseen circumstances this concert has been moved to the O2 Academy.  This will now be a standing event. All tickets remain valid but please contact box office for refunds if desired.  All Colston Hall foyer and The Lantern shows are unaffected.

A full statement on concert relocations from Colston Hall can be read here. 

Renowned gospel singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples has been delivering powerful songs for the last 67 years, and she still has plenty to say. Originally recognised as a prodigious talent within her family band The Staple Singers, her well-sustained solo career has been immensely fruitful. Recent collaborations with Wilco, Bon Iver and tUnE-yArds demonstrate that she remains as fiercely relevant and highly esteemed as she has always been.

Support comes from British R&B band The James Hunter Six, whose energised take on classic blue-eyed soul earned frontman Hunter a much-deserved reputation as a songwriter as well as a powerful live musician.

Part of River Town: Bristol’s Americana Weekend.
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Part of Colston Hall’s 150th Anniversary programme. Click here for the full 150 anniversary listings.


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