The MACC Offers a Week Packed with Entertainment Feb. 15-22February 10, 2015, 10:28 AM HST · Updated February 10, 10:36 AM 0 Comments
By Maui Now Staff
The Maui Arts & Cultural Center has scheduled over a full week of entertainment between Sunday, Feb. 15, and Sunday, Feb. 22. Tickets are available through The MACC Box Office. Call 242-SHOW (7469) Monday through Saturday or book online.
Sunday, Feb. 15
The Harlem Quartet will perform at 3 p.m. in The MACC’s Castle Theater. The quartet brings “a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent,” said the Cincinnati Enquirer. All members of the quartet are seasoned solo artists, appearing with major orchestras as well as performing solo and ensemble work. In addition to their worldwide chamber music series, the Harlem Quartet collaborates with distinguished international performers and institutions. Praised for its panache by The New York Times, the quartet’s mission is to advance diversity in classical music. They have worked closely with jazz legends Chick Corea and Gary Burton to record the albums “Hot House” and “Mozart Goes Dancing,” which won a Grammy Award in 2013. Tickets: $12, $30, $40.
Monday & Tuesday, Feb. 16 & 17
Hawai‘i Youth Symphony Presenting ‘MusicAlive!’ Concerts at The MACC
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Wednesday, Feb. 18
Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
Celebrate Mardi Gras Hawai‘i 2015 in the Castle Theater with Louisiana’s Cultural Music Ambassador Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience. Beginning at , 7:30 p.m. they will bring their signature blend of New Orleans funk, world blues and American zydeco roots music that will get you in the dance groove of Creole tradition. Terrance’s daughter, Memphis-based Marcella Renee Simien, will join him on stage as a special guest. Two-time Grammy Award Winner Simien is legendary for his live performances, complex vocal harmonies and diverse repertoire. He and his band were featured in the blockbuster film, “The Big Easy,” and have shared the stage with Robert Palmer, Stevie Wonder, Los Lobos, Taj Mahal, Dr. John, the Meters, Alan Toussaint, Paul Simon and Dave Matthews Band. Laissez les bon temps roule! Let the good times roll! A Lazar Bear Production. Tickets: $35, $45, $55, $65.
Thursday, Feb. 19
Sara Evans (click for Maui Now article)
Thursday, Feb. 19 & 20
The MACC Presents Mele ‘TalkStory’ and Concert (click for Maui Now article)
Saturday, Feb. 21
Jake Shimabukuro Returns to The MACC (click for Maui Now article)
Sunday, Feb. 22
Maui Pops presents Keola Beamer with Kumu Hula Moanalani Beamer
Music Director James Durham and the Maui Pops Orchestra will perform in the Castle Theater beginning at 3 p.m. Keola Beamer is one of the premier singer/songwriters in Hawai‘i and master of Hawaiian slack key guitar. Beamer established himself early as a leader of contemporary Hawaiian music when he wrote “Honolulu City Lights,” which remains one of the bestselling recordings in the history of Hawaiian music. Kumu Hula Moanalani Beamer will join Keola, making this a truly special program. Tickets: $15, $30, $40, $50 (half-price students 18 and under for $30 to $50 seats).