Makana to Perform Two Big Island Concerts

Makana will perform two concerts on the big island, on Thursday January 30th at the Aloha Theater in Kainaliu at 7pm, and on Friday January 31st at the Kahilu Theater in Waimea at 7pm.

Makana Cameron

Makana Cameron

Tickets are available in advance from AlohaTheatre.com, or from Kiernan Music for the Aloha Theatre show and from Kahilutheatre.org, or 885-6868 for the Kahilu Theatre show.  Tickets for the Aloha Theatre are $30 general admission, with $25 discount price for students and seniors.  At the door all tickets will be $35.  Tickets for the Kahilu Theatre show are reserved seating, ranging from $20 to $65, with discounts for Kahilu Theatre members.

Makana is an internationally acclaimed guitarist, singer, and composer who is widely known for lending his musical talent for social change. His guitar playing has been featured on three Grammy-nominated albums, including the soundtrack of the Academy-Award winning film “The Descendants.”

Makana’s unique blend of Hawaiian, folk and rock influences and the passion and energy of his performance engages his audience like few entertainers on the scene. He has performed worldwide in venues ranging from Tianjin Opera House to Bumbershoot in Seattle to WOMAD in England to The White House. Makana has shared the stage with Jason Mraz and Jack Johnson, Sting, Carlos Santana and Elvis Costello.

For his two Big Island concerts he’ll be performing songs from his new CD release RIPE.

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