The Taj Mahal Trio, scheduled to perform at the Chicago Blues Festival later this month, is no longer part of the lineup.
A statement from the City of Chicago said, without further explanation, that Taj Mahal canceled his group’s performance.
Taking his place inthe 6:30 p.m. June 13 slot will be Shemekia Copeland, a Grammy nominee and Alligator Records act who has sung at past festivals.
The free Chicago Blues Festival runs June 12-14 at the Petrillo Music Shell and other Grant Park venues. For details, go to chicagobluesfestival.us.