february 2018

fri02feb7:00 pm9:00 pmTake Me to The River: Memphis Soul & R&B Revue featuring William Bell, Bobby Rush & Don Bryant7:00 pm - 9:00 pm David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N Macinnes Pl, Tampa, FL 33602


Event Details

Memphis musicians William BellBobby Rush and Don Bryant are three of this country’s great elder statesmen of soul music. Recording for labels in Memphis and elsewhere in the South, they produced a bevy of acclaimed albums and helped turn out hits for the likes of Otis Redding, Tina Turner and Al Green. The “Memphis sound” these artists created was recently featured in Take Me to the River, a musical documentary that took home the Audience Award at SXSW Film Festival and helped put this revue on the road.

Soul singer, architect of the Stax Records sound, and 2017 Grammy® winner William Bell (“Born Under a Bad Sign,” “You Don’t Miss Your Water”) is joined by ribald blues showman and fellow 2017 Grammy®  winner Bobby Rush (“I Ain’t Studdin’ You”) and gospel and soul great Don Bryant of Hi Records (“I Can’t Stand The Rain”), all backed by the legendary Hi Rhythm Section and led by Grammy winning producer and Music Director Lawrence “Boo” Mitchell.


(Friday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

1010 N Macinnes Pl, Tampa, FL 33602