Sound Opinions presents Wattstax

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 @ 7:30pm

Event Info


$9 in advance, $10 cash at door.


The Music Box Theatre

3733 N. Southport Ave





Chicago Public Media

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  at the Music Box Theatre. 

Tickets are $9 in advance and remaining tickets will be sold for $10 cash at the door. All proceeds go to benefit Sound Opinions and Chicago Public Media. Please note: This movie is Rated R.

WBEZ members enter code STAX for $1 discount. 

Advance tickets will be available beginning at 6:30 P.M. at the door under the purchaser's name. Tickets will not be mailed. Purchase tickets here.

Questions: or 312.948.4600.