This week there’s a good variety of blues-related shows, and some big names who recently performed in Connecticut are returning. Their visits to other venues only underscore the quality of Connecticut’s entertainment scene.
Mavis Staples performs at the Wall Street Theater on Friday. She began her career with her family band in 1950. When she graduated from high school, the Staple Singers took their music on the road. Led by family patriarch Roebuck “Pops” Staples on guitar, and featuring the vocals of the Staples siblings, the Staples were referred to as “God’s Greatest Hitmakers”.