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The Emelin Announces Rise & Shine Virtual Celebration Photo The Emelin Announces Rise & Shine Virtual Celebration
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

The one hour virtual event will be hosted by legendary WFUV and SiriusXM radio DJ Dennis Elsas, and features exclusive performances by a diverse roster of world-class artists who have previously graced the Emelin stage including David Broza, Amy Helm, Flor de Toloache, Ballet Hispánico, Jake Shimabukuro and David Bromberg. 

The Emelin Theatre Launches Rise & Shine Campaign and Virtual Celebration, Plus Annou Photo The Emelin Theatre Launches Rise & Shine Campaign and Virtual Celebration, Plus Announces Reopening
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021

The Emelin Theatre has launched the Rise & Shine Campaign to prepare for, fund and celebrate its reopening scheduled for early October.  The Rise & Shine campaign will run throughout 2021 and lead into the 50th Anniversary Season of the Emelin in 2022.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2021‚Ä"22 Season Photo Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2021‚Ä"22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present a brand-new season filled with concerts and performances for a wide range of tastes from eclectic to traditional, from Grammy-winning artists in jazz, American roots, classical and global music to Broadway greats and more.

Peoria Symphony Orchestra Announces Revised 2020/21 Season Photo Peoria Symphony Orchestra Announces Revised 2020/21 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2020

The Peoria Symphony Orchestra has announced a reimagined 123rd Season!  The September, October, and November concerts will be recorded and broadcast on WTVPa??s Create channel on the originally scheduled concert dates. The concerts will be recorded at Grace Presbyterian Church with small and socially distanced orchestras and no live audience.

Joe's Pub Features Priya Darshini Live From Home, and The Jewbadours and Mrs. Smith F Photo Joe's Pub Features Priya Darshini Live From Home, and The Jewbadours and Mrs. Smith From the Archives This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2020

Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share multiple events with audiences worldwide each week.

JOE'S PUB LIVE! FROM THE ARCHIVES Features Natalie Weiss,  First Ladies of Disco and  Photo JOE'S PUB LIVE! FROM THE ARCHIVES Features Natalie Weiss, First Ladies of Disco and Aretha Franklin Tribute This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2020

Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share multiple events with audiences worldwide each week.

Anchorage Concert Association Presents WATCH WHILE WE WAIT Virtual Programming Photo Anchorage Concert Association Presents WATCH WHILE WE WAIT Virtual Programming
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jul 7, 2020

The Anchorage Concert Association is bringing content into the homes of their patrons with their new Watch While We Wait programming on their site.

Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2020‚Ä"21 Season Preview Photo Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2020‚Ä"21 Season Preview
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 16, 2020

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Opens Submissions for OC CENTER STAGE Photo Segerstrom Center for the Arts Opens Submissions for OC CENTER STAGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2020

Starting today, Segerstrom Center for the Arts is accepting submissions for its county-wide talent competition, OC Center Stage. In a period of uncertainty and social distancing, this is the perfect time to become Inspired, brush up and rehearse act, and submit your entry for an opportunity to be among Orange County's rising stars.

Jake Shimabukuro and Sierra Hull Added To Corona Concerts Photo Jake Shimabukuro and Sierra Hull Added To Corona Concerts
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020

Corona Concerts will return to the Peace Center's outdoor TD Stage in 2020, offering audiences an opportunity to discover new music while lounging by the Reedy River. Jake Shimabukuro and Sierra Hull have been added to the schedule, with more concerts to be announced in the coming weeks.

Jake Shimabukuro Releases New Album 'Trio' Photo Jake Shimabukuro Releases New Album 'Trio'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 11, 2020

Jake Shimabukuro has been redefining what the ukulele is capable of for the last 20 years, and on 14 February 2020, he returns with his new album 'Trio,' his first on Music Theories Recordings, a division of Mascot Label Group.

Emelin Theate for the Performing Arts Announces February Events Photo Emelin Theate for the Performing Arts Announces February Events
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 2, 2020

 Emelin Theate for the Performing Arts has announced its lineup of events and artists in February! Check out the full lineup below:

Carlsen Center Presents Robert Randolph And The Family Band At Yardley Hall Photo Carlsen Center Presents Robert Randolph And The Family Band At Yardley Hall
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 21, 2019

The 2019 - 2020 season of the Carlsen Center Presents Series continues with Robert Randolph and the Family Band, on Saturday, November 9, 8 p.m. in Yardley Hall. High res photos with IDs can be found here.  Video can be found here and here.

Ukulele Virtuoso Taimane to Makes Musco Center Debut Photo Ukulele Virtuoso Taimane to Makes Musco Center Debut
by Julie Musbach - Oct 4, 2019

Taimane, long a sensation in her native Hawaii and now a rising world music star, makes her Musco Center for the Arts debut on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 4pm. Her Taimane - Elemental Tour, which has drawn sold-out houses across North America, brings the ukulele virtuoso and hypnotic vocalist to Orange County for one night only.

Carlsen Center Presents Jake Shimabukuro At Yardley Hall Photo Carlsen Center Presents Jake Shimabukuro At Yardley Hall
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 3, 2019

The 2019 - 2020 season of the Carlsen Center Presents Series continues with Jake Shimabukuro, Ukulele, on Sunday, October 27, 7 p.m. in Yardley Hall. High res photos with IDs can be found here.  Video can be found here.

Blue Note Hawaii Announces October Lineup Photo Blue Note Hawaii Announces October Lineup
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 30, 2019

October's Blue Note Hawaii lineup has a little something for everyone including two comic powerhouses with Todd Barry and Donnell Rawlings continuing the Blue Note Hawaii Comedy Series. Eighties pop sensation Tiffany gets things rolling and Jane Monheit, one of today's best jazz vocalists makes her Hawaii debut. October brings some of Hawaii's most iconic local artists including Paula Fuga in a tribute to Aretha Franklin, Henry Kapono presenting his Artist 2 Artist Concert Series featuring Jerry Santos, the return of Willie K and ‚ÄúMusical Crossroads‚ÄĚ with Johnny Valentine and The Honolulu Chamber Choir. Josh Kaye will present a tribute to Chet Baker featuring Frank Tabata and Kalapana will perform together as a remembrance of Malani Bilyeu. The Hawaii News Now Jazz Legends Series features Harvey Mason, a legendary, multi-GRAMMY¬ģ nominated session drummer, producer, composer and recording artist. The Island 98.5 Rocksteady Reggae Series is back with Toronto-based Magic! in an unplugged performance. In partnership with the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival, EFFEN Vodka Presents Drag Appetit, a drag queen brunch you won't want to miss. Erhu virtuoso Tsun-Hui Hung, two-time GRAMMY¬ģ Award-nominee slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson, steel-guitarist Greg Sardinha and bassist Wade Cambern wrap up the month in Across the Sea: An Evening of World Fusion.

BWW Interview: Jake Shimabukuro - the Jimi Hendrix of Rock Ukulele - on Sharing the M Photo BWW Interview: Jake Shimabukuro - the Jimi Hendrix of Rock Ukulele - on Sharing the Magic of his Music with the World
by Shari Barrett - Aug 27, 2019

Appropriately called the Jimi Hendrix of Rock Ukulele, Jake Shimabukuro's records have topped the Billboard World Music Charts on numerous occasions, and as a live performer he has become one of the hottest tickets around. He's played with world-renowned orchestras and at prestigious venues such as the Hollywood Bowl, Lincoln Center and the Sydney Opera House, and has dazzled audiences at music festivals including Bonnaroo, SXSW, the Playboy Jazz Festival and Fuji Rock Festival. He even performed for that rarest of audiences: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Now local fans have an opportunity to experience Shimabukuro's wholly unique approach to the acoustic ukulele during his current nationwide tour stop on Thursday, October 3 at 7:30pm at The Broad Stage, 1316 11th Street in Santa Monica 90401.

Ukulele Virtuosi Taimane Comes to the Center for the Arts Photo Ukulele Virtuosi Taimane Comes to the Center for the Arts
by Julie Musbach - Aug 12, 2019

Ukulele master Taimane makes her Smothers Theatre debut performing with her quartet and a Polynesian dancer at Pepperdine University in Malibu on Thursday, October 17, at 8 p.m.

The Broad Stage Hosts AN EVENING WITH JAKE SHIMABUKURO Photo The Broad Stage Hosts AN EVENING WITH JAKE SHIMABUKURO
by Julie Musbach - Jul 30, 2019

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Jake Shimabukuro, a?oethe Jimi Hendrix of ukulele,a?? (Guitar Player) on Thursday, October 3 at 7:30pm.

Poway OnStage Announces 2019/20 Professional Performance Series Photo Poway OnStage Announces 2019/20 Professional Performance Series
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 25, 2019

Poway OnStage is proud to announce its 2019-2020 Professional Performance Season marking the 29th year of presenting one-night-only performances in the intimate 800-seat theatre known for its high fidelity sound, excellent sightlines and beautiful lobby.

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