concert series

Candi Staton

Saturday, September 18, 2021
4 p.m.

Woltosz Theatre

PERFORMANCE NOTICE: This performance has been rescheduled from its original performance date of Saturday, February 20, 2021. All tickets issued for the original performance date are valid for admission to the rescheduled engagement on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Patrons who wish to request a refund or who would like to donate their ticket(s) may contact the Gogue Center box office at

Throughout the course of her 50-year career, legendary soul singer Candi Staton has recorded hits in every decade of that span, from “I’m Just a Prisoner” to her iconic cover of Tammy Wynette’s “Stand by Your Man” and her song-stealing version of the Bee Gees’ “Nights on Broadway.”  Along the way, she’s garnered four Grammy Award nominations and won over generations of fans with her powerhouse voice and timeless songs.

Released in 2018, Staton’s 30th album, Unstoppable, is both a celebration of her legacy and a bold step forward—funky and contemporary, but still steeped in the Southern soul and blues of her Alabama roots. Equally at home singing bluesy ballads, up tempo R&B and inspirational gospel anthems, Staton has accumulated many well-deserved accolades, including induction into the Christian Music Hall of Fame and the Alabama Music Hall of Fame.

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Count Basie Orchestra Program

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“With her unmistakable phrasing, born out of her Alabama soul and blues roots, she, as much as anyone, has defined Southern soul and its subset, the Muscle Shoals sound, over these past 50 years.”

– Glide Magazine

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In the event this performance is postponed, all tickets issued, including those booked as part of a 2020–21 season, series or Create Your Own subscription package, will be valid for admission to the rescheduled engagement. Patrons will be promptly alerted to any schedule changes should they occur.

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