Hawaii Public Radio announces the lineup for the upcoming season of their Atherton Summer Concert Series, kicking off May 25. Featured artists represent a diverse array of genres, including jazz, Americana, vintage soul, contemporary Hawaiian, and modern shakuhachi. Ameresco is the summer sponsor of the Atherton Concert Series.
May 25 Pacific Harp Project (Jazz)
June 1 DeShannon Higa (Jazz)
June 8 Peter Apo Band (60s/70s Folk Rock)
June 15 Constant As the Moon (Jazz/Folk/Rock)
June 22 Patrick Galvin (Classical Violin)
June 29 2ality with Steve Grimes and Steve Susser (Folk Rock/Blues)
July 6 The Chames Gang (Blues/Rock)
July 13 Wayne Wilkinson (Jazz Guitar)
July 20 Hawaiian Style Band (Contemporary Hawaiian)
July 27 The Elevations (Vintage Soul)
August 3 Norm Foster & Friends (Classical)
August 10 Gordon Freitas (Folk Rock)
August 17 Stephen Inglis (Americana/Rock)
August 24 AguaDulce Salsa Band (Salsa/Latin Jazz)
August 31 Christopher Yohmei Blasdel & Sasha Bogdanowitsch (Modern Shakuhachi/World)
September 7 Freddie Miranda (Latin Jazz)
Reservations may be made online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (808-955-8821) during regular business hours. Tickets are $25 general, $20 for HPR members, and $15 for students with ID; online service fees apply. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawaiʻi Public Radio, 738 Kāheka Street. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; music begins at 7:30 p.m.
About HPR’s Atherton Performing Arts StudioThe Atherton Studio seats 75 people and is home to a magnificent Bösendorfer concert grand piano. The Studio is available for rent for musical performances, community group meetings, recordings, and lectures. It is located in the HPR office and studio complex at 738 Kāheka Street, across from the Honolulu Don Quijote. Metered street parking is available, as are paid lots at the First Hawaiian Bank (Kapiʻolani branch) and in the Pan Am building. Select Atherton Season concerts air on the HPR-produced program Applause in a Small Room, Sundays at 4 p.m. on HPR-1.