2017-2018 ALOHA SERIES

2017-2018 SNEAK PEEK

More events are being added, so check back regularly!

 

September 16, 2017 | Saturday | 7:30 p.m.
The Chipper Experience! Where Comedy & Magic Collide!!
Fun for kids ages 9-99!


Two-Time “Comedy Magician of the Year”, Chipper Lowell, returns to southern California for an incredible night of side-splitting comedy, magic, and fun-filled surprises! Chipper has appeared multiple times on NBC’s THE TONIGHT SHOW, THE DISNEY CHANNEL, AMERICA’S FUNNIEST PEOPLE!, & DON’T BLINK!, as well as all four seasons of the CW’s hit series: “MASTERS OF ILLUSION”.   Described as a “Cyclone of high-energy wit & laughs, and jaw-dropping magic!”, Chipper has performed all over the world, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, England, Malaysia, Australia, and New Zealand.   Audiences and critics alike continue to rave about his hilarious one man show and onstage antics.   Suitable for ages 9 and up, Chipper’s show is a nonstop roller coaster of edgy comedy, original magic, and even a bit of dangerous juggling stunts thrown in for good measure.  Come join us!  And make sure to bring your family and friends!  You’re in for a laugh-filled and memorable evening of absolute fun!

September 23, 2017 | Saturday | 7:30 p.m.
The Marmalade Skies Project

A multi-genre homage to the timeless music of the Beatles. This project is a heartfelt tribute to the timeless music of The Beatles, as told through many musical languages--rumba flamenca, the Afro-Cuban charanga, soul/jazz, Pink Floyd-style psychedelia--it's all here, the classic songs you know and love in brand-new settings.
October 3, 2017 | Tuesday | 7:30 p.m.
Roger McGuinn

As the founder of The Byrds, Roger McGuinn is firmly established as an indisputable industry icon. From his signature 12 string Rickenbacker sound, to his instantly recognizable vocals on hits like “Turn,Turn,Turn”, “Eight Miles High” and “Mr. Tambourine Man”, McGuinn didn’t just make music; he made history.

Aloha Series

October 7, 2017 | Saturday | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Raiatea Helm

Raiatea Mokihana Maile Helm set the Hawaiian music community on fire at age 18, with the release of her debut CD Far Away Heaven in 2002. Her pure, clear voice makes her a natural performer of leo ki`eki`e (Hawaiian falsetto). She is now recognized as one of Hawai‘i’s premier female vocalists and a keeper of the Hawaiian falsetto tradition of the early to mid-20th century. Accompanying herself on ‘ukulele, Raiatea interprets traditional Hawaiian songs with the mastery and control of a jazz vocalist and has been heralded as the successor to such Hawaiian music greats as Aunty Genoa Keawe.

October 26, 2017 | Thursday | 7:30 p.m.
RealNewMusic proudly presents
An Evening with Philip Glass

Join legendary composer and performer Philip Glass in a moderated conversation with composer/Shannon Center Theatre Manager Shane Cadman. The evening will also include Mr. Glass performing some of his music on piano.

RealNewMusic is an annual concert that features art music created and performed by composer/performers.

Aloha Series

December 9, 2017 | Saturday | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Maunalua

Maunalua is known for its tight harmonies and prowess with slack key guitar. Long a favorite with audiences all over Hawaiʻi, as well as a number of foreign countries and the continental U.S., their always-entertaining performances range from fun, high-energy songs to sweet and soulful ballads, interspersed with banter between the three group members and with the audience. Whether performing for hundreds at inauguration festivities for then newly-elected President Obama in 2009, or for a few dozen people at a backyard paʻina (party), Maunalua never disappoints.

Aloha Series

January 20, 2018 | Saturday | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
The Makaha Sons featuring Jerome Koko with Kimo Artis and Mark Yim

For 40 years, Jerome Koko and the Makaha Sons have committed themselves to perpetuating traditional Hawaiian music throughout Hawai‘i and the World. Their incomparable vocal arrangements and delightful stage presence filled with comical antics have won the hearts of thousands of fans worldwide.
Aloha Series

March 17, 2018 | Saturday | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Willie K

Legendary Hawaiian musician and guitar-hero Willie K returns to the Shannon Center!

Aloha Series

May 26, 2018 | Saturday | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Robert Cazimero & Halau Na Kamalei

We are excited to once again close our season with the incomparable Robert Cazimero & Halau Na Kamalei. As always these will be performances not to be missed!


 

 

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