Venue Details

150 Star Starred
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive Irvine, CA 92612
949-854-4607
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Member Tips

Dress is casual. Hawaiian shirts are definitely appreciated.
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Parking is in the UCI structure next to the theatre. Cost: $8
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Concession bar has wine, beer and other drinks & snacks. Open before the show & intermission
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Restaurants & casual dining available at University Center across the street from the theatre
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Reviews & Ratings

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5 events
4 reviews
0 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... continued

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4 events
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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Website

http://www.thebarclay.org/events-details.asp?n=explore-events&n1=...

Quotes & Highlights

Visit Makana’s website.
Visit Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole’s website.

Description

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.