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Published: 2012/04/03

Members of TV On the Radio, Mavis Staples and More to Join The Impressions for Curtis Mayfield Tribute

On July 20, Lincoln Center will host a tribute to the late Curtis Mayfield, the iconic Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member whose music served as a soundtrack to the civil rights movement. Special guests including Mavis Staples, Kyp Malone and Tunde Adebimpe of TV On the Radio, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Aloe Blacc and more to be announced will join The Impressions, the vocal soul group Mayfield led early in his career, along with a 14-piece house band under the musical directorship of guitarist Binky Griptite of the funk-infused Dap-Kings.

Tickets are on sale now on Lincoln Center’s website.

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