Omaha Performing Arts presents “World Blues” featuring The Taj Mahal Trio, Vusi Mahlasela and Fredericks Brown at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Friday, October 25th at 8:00 p.m. The celebration of the global influence on American blues is part of Omaha Performing Arts’ 13/14 Season.  “World Blues” features three diverse points of view in the world of blues music. Anchored by The Taj Mahal Trio, led by iconic folk-blues legend Taj Mahal with Omaha native Billy Rich on bass and Kester Smith on drums, the evening will highlight the South African blues of guitarist/vocalist Vusi Mahlasela and the more modern rock ‘n’ roll perspective of New Zealand band Fredericks Brown, whose vocalist is Taj Mahal’s daughter, Deva Mahal. Tickets start at $35 and are available at 345-0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas Street.  For more information, please contact Kim Reiner at (402) 661-8442 or by email at