1032 Park Avenue
Mountain View, Arkansas, 72560
With a career spanning over 50 years, Grammy-award winner Taj Mahal is truly one of the elder statesmen in the blues and folk music world. This concert on Friday, September 28 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. will feature Taj with his electrifying trio for a night of music, not soon to be forgotten. In September 2014, some 50 years after moving to Los Angeles to form the band Rising Sons with fellow blues musician Ry Cooder and Jessie Lee Kincaid, Taj Mahal hightailed it to Nashville to receive an honor he called “one of the most powerful and wonderful things that could ever happen in my life.” Celebrating decades of recording and touring that have nearly singlehandedly reshaped the definition and scope of the blues via the infusion of exotic sounds from the Caribbean, Africa and South Pacific, the two-time Grammy winning singer, songwriter, film composer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist was feted with the Lifetime Achievement for Performance Award at the 13th Annual Americana Honors and Awards.