Live at the Lyric: Taj Mahal with Will Kimbrough

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. The 2016 “Live at the Lyric” performing arts season would not have been possible without Regions Bank, Books a Million, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, Stewart Perry Construction, Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, HealthSouth, AL.com, WBRC Fox 6 News and B-Metro. Fievent.com | Contact | Privacy | Terms