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Legendary blues artist Taj Mahal offers three livestream McCain Connected shows March 13, 20 and 27 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 

Taj Mahal

Blues great Taj Mahal is offering three livestream shows featuring special guests through the McCain Connected Series at Kansas State University. Shows will be March 13, 20 and 27. | Download this photo.



MANHATTAN — Blues and roots legend Taj Mahal and special guests will perform three livestream shows  Saturday, March 13, 20 and 27 — as part of the McCain Connected Series at Kansas State University. The live shows, all featuring Mahal's favorite emerging artists, are from the UC Theatre in Berkeley, California.  
A portion of every ticket sold will benefit McCain Auditorium. Individual, group and series tickets are on sale now at this link or on the McCain Auditorium website, mccain.k-state.edu. Tickets grant viewers 48-hour access to the stream in case they can't join the performance live. 
The lineup for each show: 
 8 p.m. CST March 13  Mahal and a full electric set with the Phantom Blues Band and special guest Jon Cleary. 
 8 p.m. CDT March 20 — The Roots Rising Showcase, hosted by Mahal and featuring Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley; Amthyst Kiah; Annie Mack; Leyla McCalla; Piedmont Bluz Acoustic Duo; Ranky Tanky; Allison Russell; and Jontavious Willis. 
 8 p.m. CDT March 27 — An all-star multigenerational duo collaboration with Mahal and Fantastic Negrito. 
Tickets are $18 for one entry to one livestream concert; $25 for one household entry to one livestream concert; $65 for one entry to all three livestream concerts; and $80 for one household entry to all three livestream concerts. 
For more information on the shows or purchase tickets, visit mccain.k-state.edu.


Todd Holmberg 


McCain Connected Series