Musician Taj Mahal to Perform at UM

May 19, 2015

MISSOULA – Composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal will perform at the University of Montana’s Dennison Theatre on Wednesday, July 22. The doors open at 7 p.m., and the concert will begin at 8 p.m.

Tickets currently are on sale at, at the Adams Center Box Office and all GrizTix locations. Tickets also may be purchased by calling 406-243-4051 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets cost $35, plus applicable service fees.

Taj Mahal is known as an influential figure in late 20th century blues and roots music. Though his career began more than four decades ago with the American blues, he has broadened his artistic scope to include music representing regions across the globe, including West Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the Hawaiian Islands. Over the years, Taj Mahal’s musical passion and curiosity have led him around the world, and the resulting global perspective is reflected in his music.

For more information call Chanelle Paakkonen, UM Productions marketing coordinator, at 406-243-4719 or email

Contact: Chanelle Paakkonen, UM Productions marketing coordinator, 406-243-4719,