OJAI — The Ojai Storytelling Festival will present the Rev. Robert B. Jones Sr., a storyteller and blues musician, at this year’s festival, set for Oct. 28-31 at Libbey Bowl and the Ojai Art Center.
Rev. Jones is a native Detroiter who celebrates the history, humor and power of American roots music.
An award-winning multi-instrumentalist, he is accomplished at guitar, harmonica, mandolin, banjo and fiddle. He has recorded six albums of original and traditional songs.
Rev. Jones is the former host of the award-winning radio programs “Blues from the Lowlands” and “Deep River” broadcast on Detroit Public Radio’s WDET-FM Detroit.
And he has taught music history courses at Wayne State University in Detroit.
For more about the Ojai Storytelling Festival, go to www.ojaistoryfest.org.
— Dave Mason