COMING ATTRACTIONS: A MUSICAL TRIP TO THE ISLANDS

Written by Triplicate Staff January 03, 2013 08:51 am

Known as the “Master of the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar,” Keola Beamer performs Jan. 11 in Crescent Elk Auditorium.
Known as the “Master of the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar,” Keola Beamer performs Jan. 11 in Crescent Elk Auditorium. Photo courtesy of Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness
The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) presents the third performance of its 30th anniversary season, Keola Beamer with Moanalani Beamer, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, in Crescent Elk (Middle School) Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City.

Considered the “Master of the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar,” Keola Beamer is one of Hawaii’s premier singer/songwriters,  arrangers and composers.

He has recorded and produced more than  20 albums. His considerable talent springs from five generations of one of Hawaii’s most illustrious musical families.

Beamer will be accompanied by his wife, hula master Moanalani, who also chants, sings background vocals and plays ancient Hawaiian percussion instruments.

Tickets cost $18 for general admission, $15 for seniors 65 and older, $12 for students (K-college, full-time) and will go be available at the door and at Del Norte Office Supply in Crescent City and Wright’s in Brookings.

 For more information, call DNACA at (707) 464-1336.