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Piano Man Bruce Barker sparks absolute joy for thousands of people

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Piano Man Bruce Barker sparks absolute joy for thousands of people
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Piano Man Bruce Barker sparks absolute joy for thousands of people

The stay at home order piano man bruce barker will be playing a 90 minute show through facebook live.

That included tonight.

Last week the show had more than 56 thousand comments and 15 thousand viewers.

I asked bruce to take me through the set-up and asked him why he's giving back.

Nat of car music: sweet caroline jb: ba ba ba music: good times never seemed.

Jb: so good as as thousands of people mostly past and present purdue alums join piano man bruce barker's facebook live.

Sot: this is my way to just say sit down and i am going to give you everything tonight and i don'tant anything in return just watch.

Jb: watch the 50-year- old neon cactus employee turn his basement into a piano bar nats jb: while he watches the amount of viewers sky rocket sot: 10,000 people are watching you right now.

That can't be true.

Then 11 then 12 and someobdy sent me a screnshot of 14,400.

Jb: the piano man filled mackey arena.

Sot: and i thought this was insane.

Jb: insane is that number is up to ------ sot: goosebumps shakoing your head like how?

Standup: piano man bruce says through his virtual show he only takes requests like this one...(music for 8 seconds) sot: it feels so good to give back.

Jb: bruce gives an epic show and the viewers receive an oasis for 90 minutes.

Jb: gathering with friends and family to enjoy good times, great music and a gratifying sense of togetherness.

Nats jb: bruce is adopted and says during the first show is birth mother watched from hawaii and his cousins did so from brazil.

Jb: he says his humor keeps people around.

Nats: this is a face that doesn't need to be in high definition.

Sot: i say always the first thing that comes to my head and sometimes its awesome and sometimes its like move on.

Next song (music for 1 second) jb: bruce is not taking donations but asking people to give to those who need help right now.

Sot: just follow your heart and give to where your heart chooses.

Jb: every show every thursday for the past 25 years bruce chooses to end each show with jimmy buffet's a pirate looks at forty.

Nats music.

Bruce has worked at the neon cactus since 1995.

The bar ened up in 1993.

Nearly 63-thousand

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