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Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive Irvine, CA 92612
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Lots of food choices right across the street. Try the Veggie Grill!
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The whole thing is only an hour so park across the street and not in the parking structure, where you have to pay $10..
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5 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 13 2011

The history of slack key guitar combined with the culture of Hawaiina makes for a truly delightful evening that transcends our every day limits. To open oneself to the pureness of one's heart is an exquisit treat. I would recommend this to all...continued

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 13 2011

Incredible night....I loved the venue but the music is what I came to hear and I was not disappointed! Very entertaining and I'm still humming Hawaiian music this morning! Keep 'em coming!

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Visit Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole’s website.


Praised by The New York Times as “dazzling” and considered the greatest living slack key guitar player by _Esquire _Magazine, Makana’s personal songs weave the roots of Hawaii’s vast musical palette into a universal sound. A three-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winner (Hawaii’s Academy of Recording Arts), Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole is the voice of Hawai’i’s new generation. With a passionate, unmatched love of his music and culture, Kaumakaiwa challenges not only himself but his contemporaries as well. Together, these two artists weave an extraordinary musical tapestry. With a musical language that expresses the diverse range of human emotion and experience, Makana and Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole are blazing a new trail in the 21st century while paying homage to those who have come before them.