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UH Hilo Jazz Orchestra presents Funk It Up!

Location: Performing Arts Center, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo

The 25-piece UH Hilo Jazz Orchestra will perform the funk genre popularized by artists like George Clinton, Sly Stone and Tower of Power.

DATE: Thursday, May 7
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
PLACE: Performing Arts Center, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo (map)

The 25-piece UH Hilo Jazz Orchestra will perform the funk genre popularized by artists like George Clinton, Sly Stone and Tower of Power. Joining the ensemble will be special guest vocalists and dancers performing original choreography by Dori Yamada.

“Funk music is basically soul music, but with an emphasis on rhythm,” said Orchestra Director Trever Veilleux. “It is dance music that makes you feel good and makes you want to move. The musicians, singers and dancers have done an amazing job putting this show together and I can’t wait for people to see it!”

Tickets

Tickets are $7 General, $5 Discount, Students with a valid ID, and Children 17 & under and are available at the Box Office, Tuesday – Friday, 9- 1 p.m. on school days, by calling 932-7490, or ordering online.

For disability accommodations, contact Dori Yamada at 932-7496 (V) or 933-3334 (TTY) at least 10 working days prior to the event.

Special Restrictions: Tickets are $7 General, $5 Discount, Students with a valid ID, and Children 17 & under and are available at the Box Office, Tuesday – Friday, 9- 1 p.m. on school days, by calling 932-7490, or ordering online.

For more information, contact: dayamada@hawaii.edu 932-7496

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