Makana

Makana

Seated Show, Two Full Sets, A menu of Hawaiian Appetizers will be offered.

Thu, November 6, 2014

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

Club Fox

Redwood City, CA

$22 adv / $28 day of show

This event is 21 and over

Makana
Makana
Born and raised in Hawai'i, Makana is an internationally acclaimed Slack Key guitarist, singer, composer, philosopher, activist and one of Hawaii's cultural ambassadors to the world.

He is considered the youngest authority on his art form and recognized as one of the top guitarists in the US (Guitar Player Magazine 2008). The NY Times calls him "A dynamic force within the style" of slack key and National Geographic Society says Makana is "Charting a new sonic frontier with deep ties to tradition".

His songs range from traditional to highly original, both instrumental and lyrical, exploring a broad spectrum of themes: cultural, philosophical, social-political, economic, inter-personal, sensual, and universal, often through the lens of humor and a piercing wit.

He has performed in venues worldwide ranging from Tianjin Opera House in China to The White House, toured nationwide with Jason Mraz, opened for Sting, Santana & Elvis Costello, and released 7 records to date.

From the slack key tradition Makana has evolved his own dynamic, high-octane style, coined “Slack Rock”, infused with elements of bluegrass, rock, blues and raga. His charismatic playing has garnered praise from guitar luminaries as diverse as Metallica's Kirk Hammett and flamenco's Pepe Romero.
Venue Information:
Club Fox
2209 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA, 94063
http://www.clubfoxrwc.com/