Concerts at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts
The “Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele”
Hawaiian-born Jake Shimabukuro has been called the “Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele.”
Shimabukuro’s virtuosic approach to the ukulele has dazzled music lovers at SXSW, the Playboy Jazz Festival, Fuji Rock Festival, Lincoln Center, Sydney Opera House and the Hollywood Bowl. He has performed for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and albums such as Gently Weeps, Peace Love Ukulele and Grand Ukulele have topped the Billboard World Music Charts. Shimabukuro’s eclectic repertoire ranges from jazz, blues, funk and rock, to classical, bluegrass, folk and flamenco. Shimabukuro came to fame via YouTube videos featuring beloved renditions of Beatles hits and Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” This concert will feature some of his most imaginative and adventuresome playing yet from his recent record, The Greatest Day.
More from Poway On Stage
- Saturday February 29th, 2020 - 8:00pm
- Adults $25 - $55
- Seniors (65+), Active Military, Students (age 13-21) $21 - $47
- GEICO Half Price Youth Tickets (12 and under) $13 - $28
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Rosanne Cash One of the country’s pre-eminent singer-songwriters, Rosanne Cash has released 15 albums of extraordinary songs that have earned four GRAMMY Awards and nominations for 11 more. Often classified. . .
- Saturday March 14th, 2020 - 7:00pm
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Taste of Our Towne brings together great food and wine, live music, silent and live auctions and much more, all under the stars on the Plaza of the Poway Center for the Performing Arts!