Celebrated blues legend Taj Mahal brings his glorious voice and virtuosic multi-instrumentalism to this uniquely powerful evening of new world music. A musical innovator, cultural ambassador and winner of the 2023 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album, Taj Mahal’s long career touches on every imaginable strand in the fabric of roots music. Joining the Taj Mahal Quartet is Gambia’s griot kora sensation Sona Jobarteh, who regularly plays to sold-out crowds all over the world. Witness the alchemy of African griot traditions and American blues in this special evening.
Date: Thursday, February 22
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Campbell Hall, UCSB, Isla Vista, CA 93117