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Mavis Staples Tribute Concert Expands Lineup

CHICAGO (CelebrityAccess) — Jeff Tweedy & Spencer Tweedy, Emmylou Harris, Keb' Mo' and Joan Osborne have been announced as additions to the lineup of artists taking part in "I'll Take You There – Celebrating 75 Years Of Mavis Staples."

The concert event will take place at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, IL on November 19 and honor the legendary singers Mavis Staples.

In addition to the round of newly announced performers, the concert will feature a lineup that includes: Gregg Allman, Ryan Bingham, Eric Church, Patty Griffin, Glen Hansard, Taj Mahal, Michael McDonald, Buddy Miller, Aaron Neville, Widespread Panic, Grace Potter, Mavis Staples, and Marty Stuart.

Grammy Award-winner Don Was will serve as music director will lead the backing band, while Keith Wortman will serve as the creator and exec. producer of the concert event. Was and Wortman's recent work together includes extraordinary concert events honoring music icons such as Johnny Cash, Levon Helm and Gregg Allman, amongst others.

The show will be filmed and recorded for distribution on multiple platforms. – Staff Writers