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November 12, 2017

Kalamazoo State Theatre  
Doors for Documentary: 3:30pm || Start Time: 4:00pm
Doors for Concert: 6:30pm || Start Time: 7:30pm

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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.

Directed by Martin Shore & named after the Al Green classic, this 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.

Watch the Official Move Trailer HERE!


Watch members of the movie’s cast, Bobby Rush, Charlie Musselwhite, William Bell, Frayser Boy, Al Kapone, 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.

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(William Bell, Bobby Rush, and Charlie Musselwhite photographed)


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
  • Student ticket: $15.00 with proof of valid student ID. Tickets available for purchase online and in-person only at the KST box office. Student must present ID at will call to collect tickets.  Box office hours are Fridays 11am-6pm.
  • Groups of 10 or more receive $5 off per ticket.

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Security Information:
All patrons are subject to search, pat down, and wanding.  The following items are not allowed in the venue: guns, knives, lasers, tasers, mace, glass items, cameras, selfie sticks, outside food or beverage, no bags over the dimensions of 8 inches wide by 5 inches tall with a width of 2 inches,  and other items that may challenge public safety.  You can view our full list by visiting our frequently asked questions here

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