This edition of Tell Us Something was recorded on December 3rd, 2013 at the Top Hat Lounge in Missoula, MT. The theme was “Promises”.
Tahj Kjelland shares his story “Flat Rock”. Tahj Kjelland’s father was stationed on an aircraft carrier in Vietnam. When he returned, he moved to Missoula and became a carpenter. Tahj asked him to make a promise that by the time he was 45, he would buy a house. Tahj’s father goes hunting one day and got himself a doe.
Tahj Kjelland is a father, activist and musician. He has played with the Skoidats and Mudslide Charley, among others. Tahj organizes and emcees the poetry slam here in Missoula and has shared stories here at Tell Us Something twice before.