What You'll Get
- One general-admission G-Pass to see Take Me to the River, starting from $32.50
- The documentary begins at 4 p.m.; the concert starts at 7:30 p.m.
How G-Pass Works: Following purchase, your G-Pass will be in My vouchers. You may redeem your G-Pass via the mobile app when you enter the venue. You may also print it out in advance. Use the G-Pass to enter the venue directly; you won’t need to redeem at will call. Discount reflects the merchant’s current ticket prices - price may differ on day of event.
Take Me to the River
- The movie: follows multiple generations of Memphis musicians who come together to record a new album exploring race, gender, and age through the lens of the city’s history
- Interview subjects: include Mavis Staples, Yo Gotti, and William Bell
- The concert: A Memphis soul and rhythm & blues revue featuring legends like William Bell, Charlie Musselwhite, and The Stax Academy Alumni Band.
The Fine Print
About Kalamazoo State Theatre
"Save the State": that was the rallying cry in Kalamazoo in 1982, as local arts groups and city officials spearheaded efforts to save the historic Kalamazoo State Theatre from demolition. And it was more than just a building the community sought to save. Since it first illuminated its marquee in 1927, the State Theatre had hosted countless vaudeville acts, operas, big bands, and bands with tiny drums, and had served as a cultural fixture for the city. Fortunately, the campaign worked. The venue was purchased in 1985, and after undergoing renovations, the State Theatre once again began housing entertainment ranging from rock concerts to live comedy for the citizens of Kalamazoo.