A Memphis Soul and Rhythm & Blues Revue National Tour Featuring music by William Bell, Charlie Musselwhite and Bobby Rush plus a special documentary screening!
Sunday, November 12th 2017 Kalamazoo State Theatre Doors for Documentary: 3:30pm || Start Time: 4:00pm Doors for Concert: 6:30pm || Start Time: 7:30pm
Join us at Kalamazoo State Theatre for a double feature event of the 2014 film “Take Me to the River,” followed by a live performance featuring some of the artists from the film.
Documentary: Named after the Al Green classic, the documentary, is a celebration of the musical influence of Memphis, paying tribute to old-school blues and R&B masters as they work with hip-hop artists of today, bridging the communication gap between generations. This feature film follows them through the creative process of recording a new album to reimagine and merge time-honored and newer idioms. Featuring Terrence Howard, William Bell, Snoop Dogg, Mavis Staples, Otis Clay, Lil P-Nut, Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Yo Gotti, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, The North Mississippi All-Stars and many more.
Concert: Watch members of the movie’s cast, Bobby Rush, Grammy winner Charlie Musslewhite, William Bell & Academy Award winner Frayser Boy, Al Kapone, the recipients of 27 Gold and Platinum records, The Hi Rhythm Section and The Stax Academy Alumni Band with Music Director Boo Mitchell take the stage in a live performance following the footsteps of the film.
Ticket Information: This is an all ages, general admission event. There’s an 8 ticket per person limit. • Movie price: $10.00 • Movie & concert price: $32.50 • *$15 tickets available during this exclusive online presale from 5/24-5/25 only!*