Imagine sitting under a canopy of Oaks with the Topa Topa mountains towering in the distance, and listening to the African sounds of Bassekou Kouyate and his ensemble, the inventive music of Jayme Stone (two time Juno award winning banjoist) and his quintet, and the haunting voices of Nevenka singing songs of Eastern Europe. These are the musical treasures that await you when these musicians take the stage for the 4th annual Ojai World Music Festival. Two fabulous nights of music that will transport you to another time, another place, music that is ancient, as well as bold and contemporary. Along with the concerts, there will be workshops and some very special events that will make the 4th Annual Ojai World Music Festival an experience not to be missed.
Two fabulous nights of music that will transport you to another time, another place. Music that is ancient, as well as bold and contemporary. A food truck offering delicious foods will be available both nights to encourage picnicing in the bowl.
Come Hear the World!
Jayme Stone - Wassoulou
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"Delicate, imaginative and unusual music."— Time Out New York
"The Yo-Yo Ma of the banjo."— Globe and Mail
- Bassekou Kouyate: Virtuouso picker, musical visionary and Africa's greatest instrumentalist
- JaymeStone: Two-time Juno-Award-winning banjoist, composer and instigator, with music inspired by sounds from around the world
- Nevenka: Los Angeles-based women's folk chorus performing songs from Eastern Europe
The NEW Libbey Bowl
Thanks to the dedication and diligent effort of the Ojai community, the new Libbey Bowl became a reality in June 2011. More than 750 families joined hands and hearts to achieve a shared vision: giving Ojai a state-of-the-art cultural venue that will serve our community for decades to come. www.libbeybowl.org
Beautiful Ojai Valley
In fast-paced Southern California, Ojai remains a place apart, suspended in time.
Tucked away from the world, like the mythical paradise of Shangri-La, Ojai offers a place to relax, wind back the clock and rediscover nature, art and yourself.