All photos by Tony Gibson.
Grammy award-winning songwriter Diane Warren received the Impact Award at this year’s festival. One of the more prolific and successful contemporary songwriters today, Warren was honored for her using the power of her pen to create songs that make people think and to raise awareness about critical social issues.
She has received nine Academy Award nominations for original songs such as “Nothings Gonna Stop Us Now.” Musical Director Anthony Krizan, songwriter and former lead guitarist for the Spin Doctors, gathered a talented group of performers to rock the house for the Diane Warren Concert and Tribute on Saturday, Oct. 20.
This article first appeared in the November 2018 issue of Middleburg Life.