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Hawaiian Concert this Saturday 3 pm

Jul 18, 2015

"Folk Music & Beyond" presents a special performance by award-winning Hawaiian slack key guitarist George Kahumoku.  This concert was recorded in Berkeley a few months ago.  Joining George on stage are Da' Ukelele Boyz and Daniel Ho.  They perform a mix of Hawaiian classics, original songs, and instrumentals.

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Hawaiian slack key guitarist Patrick Landeza returns to the KALW studios this Saturday for a live performance.  He'll talk about his upcoming appearance at the Freight in Berkeley at the end of this month with the Legends of Waikiki, three of Hawaii's most iconic traditional singers.  Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.

Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music PlayerFolk Music & Beyond's special guest is John Cruz, award-winning singer-songwriter from Hawaii.  John is a guitarist, story-teller, and teacher and serves as cultural ambassador for Hawaii.  He was chosen to play at President Obama's inauguration.  John will perform a few songs and tell lots of stories.  We'll hear songs from his recent recordings "Acoustic Soul" and "One Of These Days."