Grammy-winning blues legend Taj Mahal will be among the headliners at the 2015 Vancouver Folk Music Festival this summer.
The festival returns to its waterfront home at Jericho Beach this July 17-July 19. Attracting some 30,000 fans and famous for its laid-back, counterculture vibe, the event is considered one of the musical highlights of the summer in Vancouver. This year’s lineup features 60 acts, with performers hailing from 14 countries, and early-bird tickets are on sale now.
Taj Mahal started his musical career more than a half-century ago and has since redefined 20th-century blues and roots music with his unique compositions, singing and guitar-playing. His creations fuse traditional blues with sounds from the Caribbean, Africa and the South Pacific, creating an unmistakeable style. Continue reading:
Taj Mahal, Richard Thompson and More: 2015 Vancouver Folk Music Festival Lineup Announced