A Celebration of Joni Mitchell

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Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 19:30

The Ojai Storytelling Festival will present a musical evening featuring the Dreamland Band’s A Celebration of Joni Mitchell with Kimberly Ford and the Reverend Robert B. Jones critically acclaimed piece, “Three Chords, Five Notes” on Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Ojai Art Center Patio @ 7:30 pm. Tickets are $37 for adults and $35 for seniors(65+). All ticket holders must either show a vaccine record card or a negative Covid test three days prior to the event.

A Celebration of Joni Mitchell featuring Kimberly Ford is a rocking tribute to the most iconic singer-songwriter of the Woodstock generation. Mitchell touched millions with her nearly 40-year career that spanned genres from contemporary folk to jazz to full-throated pop-rock. This incredible seven-piece band, modeled on Joni’s tenure with Tom Scott & the L.A. Express, plays all your favorite tunes, like Help Me, Both Sides Now, Conversation, Blue, River, All I Want, Free Man in Paris, Carey and, of course, Woodstock. The piece also features stories about Joni Mitchell.

In Three Chords, Five Notes the Reverend Robert B. Jones takes the audience on a musical journey that explores the roots of spirituals, worksongs, blues, country bluegrass, rock and roll, Motown sound and even rap music. The Reverend Robert Jones, Sr. is an inspirational storyteller and musician who celebrates the history, humor, and power of American Roots music. At the heart of his message is the belief that our cultural diversity tells a story that should celebrate, not just tolerate.

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