Kapono is one of the great island songwriters of his generation. - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (PRWEB) June 11, 2018
Saturday, July 14 brings a celebration of island life to the 26th Annual Summer Nights outdoor concerts. Henry Kapono is a performer who has it all — vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, composer, thrilling performer, and audience favorite.
He has received multiple honors and awards, including a Grammy nomination and 14 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards (Hawaii’s “Grammy”) including Male Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Rock Album of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement.
Kapono's original songs with a rock vibe celebrate his love for his family, express his pride in his Hawaiian culture, and share his joy in his home on the Islands!
Hawaii Music Award winner Johnny Valentine, one of Hawaii’s top entertainers (who gave his nephew Bruno Mars his start on the stage) joins Kapono for this special Summer evening concert.
The evenings music will showcase all the Kapono classics as well as launch his newest CD release, "Welcome 2 My Paradise!"
The evening begins with a hula dance performance from Hula On, Na Pua O Ka La’akea.
Dinners available to purchase on-site from Mauna Loa Hawaiian BBQ.
Kid fun will be sponsored by Trips for Kids Marin.
WHAT: Henry Kapono & Johnny Valentine perform as the Hawaiian Islands are celebrated for Summer Nights at the Osher Marin JCC’s 2nd outdoor concert of the series.
TICKETS: From $25. Kids 17 and under free. Available at http://www.marinjcc.org/arts
WHEN: Sat. July 14, @ 7 p.m. Doors: 6:15 Gen Ad/ 6:00 VIP/Subscribers
WHERE: The Osher Marin JCC, 200 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, 1/2 mile E off 101
PARKING: Ample FREE parking.
MORE: Dinners, snacks, coffee, tea, sodas beer, wine, cocktails available for purchase or bring a picnic. No glass or alcohol allowed to be brought in.
The Summer Nights venue is located in an intimate, safe, natural setting with easy access and seating choices for all.
Playground on-site, children’s art activities and free admission for ages 17 and under make for a fabulous family night out. Trips for Kids Marin host the Kid Zone this evening with hands-on fun for the little ones.
Created to celebrate diversity, explore commonalities, and bring generations together through live music, Summer Nights works to build community through the arts.
SUMMER NIGHTS 2018:
Sat 7/7 - Afro-Cuban: Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca
Sat 7/14 - Hawaiian Night: Henry Kapono with special guest Johnny Valentine
Sat 7/21 - Soul Jive Gypsy: Royal Jelly Jive
Sat 7/28 - American Folk Pop: Kuinka
Sat 8/4 - Latin Big Band: Pacific Mambo Orchestra