Returning to Escondido on March 15th
Escondido, Ca. – March 4, 2019 –The Master of Hawaiian Music return to perform for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Friday, March 15th at 7:30pm in the Concert Hall.
The Masters of Hawaiian Music tour features some of the greatest Hawaiian musicians to ever come from the islands. This year’s show features George Kahumoku, Jr., Nathan Aweau, and Kawika Kahiapo.
George Kahumoku, Jr. is considered a “Hawaiian Renaissance Man” and a master of the slack key guitar, as well as the soundsthat have made Hawaiian music recognizable the world over. A multiple GRAMMY and Hoku Award-winning musician, Kahumoku has dedicated his life to spreading the sounds of Hawaiian slack key guitar.
Nathan Aweau is a critically acclaimed male vocalist and Bass virtuoso. Known for his hauntingly beautiful vocals (he’s wonMale Vocalist of the Year honors three times – more than any other artist), it isn’t surprising to learn that Hawaiian singer/songwriter/composer/producer Nathan Aweau was born into a musical family.
Kawika Kahiapo is best known for Hawaiian slack key guitar. Kawika is currently a member of “Kaukahi”, a band honored withthree Na Hoku Hanohano Awards in 2007 for Group of the Year, Song of the Year for Kawika’s title composition,”Life in These Islands”, and CD graphics.
Tickets are $35-$45 and are on sale online at artcenter.org or at the Center ticket office at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, Ca 92025, or by calling 800.988.4253. The ticket office isopen Tue. – Sat. 12–6 PM, and Sun. 12–5 PM.
Get more information about the show here as well as purchase tickets here: http://artcenter.org/event/masters-hawaiian-music-2/
About California Center for the Arts, Escondido
With a mission of bringing people together to discover, create and celebrate the arts, California Center for the Arts, Escondido is the cultural center of North San Diego County.
The Center’s unique campus includes a 1,523-seat concert hall, a 404-seat theater, a contemporary art museum, art and dance studios, and a full-service conference center with meeting and banquet facilities. The Center also runs an extensive education programand produces free community events. San Diego Magazine named the Center the “Best Limited Engagement” in North County. The Center was named in the Top Five for U-T San Diego’s Readers Poll for “Best Live Music Venue” and the Top Five for “Best Place to GetMarried.” In 2016, the Center was named “Organization of the Year” by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce. In 2018, the Center was chosen as one of fifteen cities from all over the country to be awarded a grant known as the Levitt AMP [Your City] grant. The Center received $25K in matching funds to present the Levitt AMP Escondido Music Series, which is a minimum of 10 free outdoor concerts presented over 10 to 12 consecutive weeks during 2018.
The Center is located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. The Ticket Office can be reached at (800) 988-4253. Tickets can also be purchased online. To learn more, including performance dates, times, and ticket information, visit artcenter.org.