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Mavis Staples

8 p.m. Nov. 21 at the South Miami Dade Cultural Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay; 786-573-5316 or Tickets cost $35-$60.

8 p.m. May 6 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 800-572-8471 or Tickets start at $20.

The gospel legend has the fire to tear the roof off any room she plays, and her inspired pairing with the transcendent talent of Joan Osbourne will make for a special evening at the South Miami Dade Cultural Center. Staples also will be part of another formidable bill in May when she performs at the Kravis Center with the Blind Boys of Alabama, a gathering that should bring a special kind of glory.

(Pictured: Mavis Staples at The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris: An All Star Concert Celebration at DAR Constitution Hall on January 10, 2015 in Washington, DC)

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