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Sound Opinions presents Wattstax

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.

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