Mavis Staples Fan Day

Mavis Staples Fan Day

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:30pm

The Rock Hall Honors celebration continues with Mavis Staples Fan Day at the Rock Hall, featuring live music by Valerie June's Trio. 

Performances and Programming:

Olivet Institutional Baptist Church Praise & Worship Team

10:00am | PNC Stage (Outdoor Plaza)

  • The day kicks off with a special performance as the gospel choir from Olivet  Institutional Baptist Church take the PNC stage.

Mavis Staples Exhibit Dedication

10:30am | Rock Hall Honors: Mavis Staples Exhibit (Level 0)

  • Honoree, Mavis Staples joins us for the dedication of her Rock Hall Honors exhibit. The limited-time display includes performance gowns, images from Staples’ personal collection, and a Fender Telecaster played by Pops Staples.

Stories of Rock Trivia: Women Who Rock 

11:00am | Rock Hall Honors: Mavis Staples Exhibit (Level 0)

  • Think you know your Women Who Rock? Stop by our Rock Hall trivia show and prove it! Prizes will be awarded to winners.

Women Who Rock Jam

1:00pm | The Garage Jam Room (Level 2)

  • Join us in the Jam Room to listen and perform songs from Women in Rock, including The Staple Singers, Heart, Aretha Franklin and more!

ValeriE June Trio 

2:00pm |  PNC Stage (Outdoor Plaza)

  • Stop by the Rock Hall Live stage and check out a special live performance by Valerie June's Trio. 

Artifact Spotlight

All Day | Rock Hall Honors: Mavis Staples Exhibit (Level 0)

  • Fans can view Staples’ artifacts on display in the newly unveiled Rock Hall Honors exhibit.

From the Vault: The Staples Singers

All Day | Forest City Theater (Level 0)

  • See uncut Staples Singers induction footage from the Vault, on loop throughout the day. 

Mavis! Film Screening 

All Day | Foster Theater (Level 4)

  • Film screening of the Peabody award-winning documentary Mavis!, on loop throughout the day. 

About Valerie June

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Known for her sound that encompasses folk, blues, gospel, soul, country, Appalachian and bluegrass, June has been hailed by the New York Times as one of America’s “most intriguing, fully formed new talents.” The New Yorker was captivated by her “unique, stunning voice,” while Rolling Stone dubbed her “unstoppable.” She has astonished TV audiences from coast-to-coast with spellbinding performances on The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Austin City Limits, Rachael Ray, and CBS Saturday Morning, and graced some of the world’s most prestigious stages, from Carnegie Hall to the Kennedy Center.

About Olivet

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Olivet Institutional Baptist Church Praise & Worship Team is Christ-centered, purpose driven, and committed to serving their church and community with their God-given talents. Their culture is centered on cultivating servant leaders, valuing our creative investments, and preparing for excellence in every ministry opportunity.