Catch Ukulele Virtuoso and Rising Star, Taimane

Performing at the Center for the First Time on October 19th

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Escondido, Ca. – October 5, 2019 – Ukulele virtuoso and rising star, Taimane will be performing for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Saturday, October 19th at 7:30pm in the Concert Hall.

Born and raised in Hawaii of hapa Samoan descent, Taimane is renowned for both her pyrotechnics on the four-string island staple and prowess in using music and movement to paint vibrant images that elicit deep emotional response.

Taimane will feature her band, Ramiro Marziani (classical guitar), Jonathan Heraux (percussion) and Baethoven (violin, background vocals), as well as dancers, Li‘o (Polynesian dance) and Sky Fung (contemporary dance).

2019 has seen Taimane establish herself as one of the most exciting new stars in world music. She kicked off the year presenting concerts in New York at the largest performing arts gathering in the world and garnered major praise and buzz.

Taimane quickly built additional momentum at the mega SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX where National Public Radio (NPR) hailed Taimane as one of the week’s stand-out artists.

After over a decade of passionately pursuing her art and investing in herself year after year, Taimane is poised to share her music and vision of Hawaii with the world.

Tickets for Taimane – Elemental Tour: A Visual & Musical Experience are $25-$65 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 is open Tue. – Sat. 12–6 PM, and Sun. 12–5 PM.

Get more information about the show including his program as well as purchase tickets here: http://artcenter.org/event/taimane/

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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 program and 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 Get Married.” 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