A protégé of Hawaiian slack key guitar legends Bobby Moderow Jr. and Uncle Sonny Chillingworth, Makana has dedicated his life to perpetuating as well as evolving the traditional Hawaiian art form. From this tradition Makana has evolved his own dynamic, high-octane style, coined "Slack Rock"--slack key infused with elements of bluegrass, rock, blues and raga. He was a contributor to the 2007 Grammy-nominated Hawaiian Slack Key Kings Vol. I and 2009 Hawaiian Slack Key Kings Vol II and is considered one of the "greatest living players" (Esquire Magazine) whose "instrumental brilliance bears comparison with the work of such groundbreaking acoustic guitarists as John Fahey and Michael Hedges" (Maui News). The New York Times described him as "dazzling." Now Hear This Series Ticketing: Purchase at The Shedd Institute Ticket Office (541-434-7000, 868 High Street). Shedd Institute concerts at the Hult Center must be purchased at the Hult Ticket Office (541-682-5000, One Eugene Center). Discounts to most Shedd Institute shows available for youths high school and younger (50%); college student with current student ID (10%); group discounts for purchases of 8 or more tickets to a single show (10%), discount for purchases of 20 or more (15%). Shedd Institute package discounts (10% to 20%) are available through The Shedd Ticket Office (541-434-7000 or 868 High Street) or on the web. Discounts cannot be combined. Don’t miss our great set-menu, casual pre-performance dinners for $19.75 ($14.75, kids 9 and younger) in The Shedd’s Great Hall 1 1/2 hours before most evening performances at The Shedd (usually 6 pm). Prepared by The Shedd's resident chef, Shelby Hoopes-Tice, each meal includes entrée (vegetarian option), salad, side dish, dessert, coffee and tea. Wine, beer, and soft drinks are available for purchase. Reservations with The Shedd Ticket Office at least 1 day in advance are required.
Date & Time
November 15, 2014
7:30PM - 9:00PM
Add to Calendar 11/15/201407:30 PM 11/15/201409:00 PM America/Los_Angeles Makana A protégé of Hawaiian slack key guitar legends Bobby Moderow Jr. and Uncle Sonny Chillingworth, Makana has dedicated his life to perpetuating as well as... More info at www.oregonfamily.com/events/49825/makana The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts 868 High Street , Eugene, OR 97401 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927