Legendary blues guitarist Taj Mahal will headline the 2019 Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance, along with stalwarts Donna the Buffalo, and Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band.
Other headliners announced Monday afternoon were Willie Watson, Railroad Earth, Rising Appalachia, Todd Snider, Ryan Montbleau Band, Hayley Jane & The Primates, Driftwood, Tony Perez Band, BKO, Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad, Garifuna Collective and Nativos Jammin’ Orchestra.
Mahal will perform as part of the Taj Mahal Quartet.
Dozens of performers spanning various genres will hit the multiple stages at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds from July 18 to 21. In the past, some of the genres represented have included Cajun, Appalachian bluegrass and old-time Southern Appalachian string bands, rock and jazz.