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Mavis Staples, Booker T Play Old Town School's Benefit

By Marcus Gilmer in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 1, 2008 7:30PM

Still looking for something to do tonight? The outstanding combo of Mavis Staples and Booker T & the MG's play the Harris Theater tonight for the Old Town School of Folk Music's annual benefit. Staples is also supporting her upcoming Live: Hope at the Hideout, a recording made this June at, well, the Hideout, that's out this Tuesday. FYI - the liner notes for the disc are by Time Out Chicago's (and former Chicagoist contributor) Scott Smith. As of post time, good tickets were still available.

Old Town School of Folk Music Benefit feat. Mavis Staples, Booker T & the MG's, and DJ John Ciba, Tonight at 7:30 p.m., Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph, $75 - $125