Posted April 7, 2014
Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” will present Ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Performing Art Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall.
In his short career, Shimabukuro has redefined an unusual instrument. He has received praise from Eddie Vedder, Perez Hilton and Sanjay Gupta, been declared a musical hero by Rolling Stone, and compared to Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix.
He has even played in front of the Queen of England. In Shimabukuro’s new record, “Grand Ukelele,” he collaborates with Alan Parsons, the famous producer and engineer known especially for his work in The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” and Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.” Shimabukuro’s new record is a follow-up to his 2011 record, “Peace, Love, and Ukulele,” which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard World Charts.
Ticket prices are $24 or $28. Tickets can be purchased at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office, open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the school year. The Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office is open one hour prior to show times.
Tickets can also be purchased over the phone at (208) 282-3595 or online at www.isu.edu/tickets. They can also be purchased at Vickers Western Stores in Pocatello or Idaho Falls and at the Pond Student Union Building. The Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office is open one hour prior to show times.
For more information on this artist visit www.jakeshimabukuro.com.