Mahalo Uncle Willie K Benefit Concert set for Saturday
KAHULUI – The Mahalo Uncle Willie K Benefit Concert will be held on Saturday, April 21, in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s A&B Amphitheater/Yokouchi Pavilion from 1 to 8 p.m. Gates open at noon.?
Maui Tribe Productions and the ‘Ohana and Friends of Willie K are presenting benefit concerts on three islands to help compensate for the lost income and mounting healthcare expenses resulting from Willie K’s recent diagnosis of lung cancer.
This will be a day of celebration jam-packed with awesome music by the Kahaiali’i Brothers, KB the Next Generation, Kalani Pe’a, Pono (Kaleo Phillips, Josh Kahula, and Pi’ilani Arias), Jesse Tanoue, Ata Demasco, Arlie Asiu, Na Koa, Na Ha’i plus special guests, along with ono food and free keiki fun.?
Born Willie Kahaiali’i, Uncle Willie K has been performing at home in Hawaii and across the world for all of his life.
Performing alongside some of the industry’s most celebrated artists, the eclectic artist made his mark with a brand of dynamic stage performances and a diverse repertoire of music that spans across time, language and continents.
Tickets are $25 unseated general admission, $50 seated general admission or $250 for VIP. Keiki five and under will be admitted free.
Call the Maui Arts & Cultural Center Box Office at 242-SHOW or visit www.MauiArts.org for tickets.