Last Updated on Thursday, 12 January 2017 13:09
Published on Tuesday, 11 October 2016 13:30
Ojai Valley News photo by Tim Dewar
Bruce Hornsby performs a one-man piano concert in Libbey Bowl Oct. 8.
Tim Dewar, Ojai Valley News publisher
An event held Saturday in Ojai's Libbey Bowl to raise money for education ended up giving an education.
Three-time Grammy-Award winner Bruce Hornsby gave the nearly 700 in attendance a musical education while he covered many of hits and some of his more obscure songs.
“I've never played in Ojai before,” Hornsby told the audience after his first song. “It only took me 30 years to get here.”
Shortly after his solo piano performance began, Hornsby told event staff not to remove a man who had made his way down to sit in front of the stage. He then invited anyone else who wished to sit on the concrete apron to do so. The area quickly filled and the concert continued.
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