November 5, 2017 at 7:30PM
About The Event
Bruce Hornsby, an American singer and keyboardist known for songs such as “Mandolin Rain,” “The Way It Is,” “Every Little Kiss,” “The Valley Road,” and “Look Out Any Window” plays at The Peabody Sunday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Bruce Hornsby has created a musical life that has expanded far and wide to embrace a diverse range of musical styles. Hornsby draws frequently from classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, Motown, gospel, rock, blues and jam band musical traditions. His recordings have been recognized on a number of occasions with industry awards, including the 1987 Grammy Award for Best New Artist for “Bruce Hornsby and the Range,” the 1990 Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album, and the 1994 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance. Hornsby’s thirteen albums have sold over 11 million copies worldwide.
Bruce Hornsby has also achieved recognition for his solo albums and performances, his touring band Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, his bluegrass project with Ricky Skaggs and his appearances as a session and guest musician. He also collaborated with Grateful Dead and was an unofficial member of the band from September 1990 to March 1992, playing over 100 shows during that period.
Known by fellow musicians as an A-list collaborator, Hornsby has been sought after by a veritable “who’s who” in the music business. He’s played on over 100 records -- including albums by Bob Dylan, Don Henley, Crosby Stills and Nash, Stevie Nicks, The Grateful Dead, Squeeze, Bonnie Raitt (piano on the classic “I Can’t Make You Love Me”), Bela Fleck, Clint Black, Ricky Skaggs and Willie Nelson. In addition, Hornsby was a part-time member of the Grateful Dead from September 1990 to March 1992, performing over 100 concerts in America and Europe. He appears on four Dead album releases.
Through the years Hornsby has participated in several memorable events, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opening concert in 1995, Farm Aid IV and VI, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, the Newport Jazz Festival, and the New Orleans Heritage and Jazz Festival.
Hornsby embarked on a solo career in the ‘90s garnering both popular and critical acclaim. Hornsby's music today, like always, is known for its honest lyrics, creative tempo changes, stiletto fingering and rollicking piano runs.
Ticket prices are $59, $49 & $39, plus applicable surcharges.