Sound Opinions presents
The Sound Opinions at the Movies series continues with Wattstax, Mel Stuart's 1973 documentary chronicling the legendary Stax Records-sponsored Watts Summer Music Festival. Wattstax gives you a front-row seat to history-making performances by Stax Records stars including The Staples Singers, The Bar-Kays, Luther Ingram, Rufus Thomas, and Isaac Hayes.
Join Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot for a special screening of
Wattstax on Wednesday May 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Music Box Theatre.
The Music Box is located at 3733 N. Southport Ave in Chicago.
Tickets are $9 in advance.
WBEZ members enter code STAX for $1 discount.
Remaining tickets will be sold for $10 cash at the door.
Proceeds go to benefit Sound Opinions and Chicago Public Media.
Please note: This movie is Rated R.
Advance tickets will be available beginning at 6:30 at the door under the purchaser's name.
Tickets will not be mailed.
Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.948.4600.