Media Release

 

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
For Immediate Release

Contact: Margaret Kurtz
Telephone: 229-6993

 

City Of Las Vegas Holds Downtown Concerts In April
Hawaii’s Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’Ole April 13 At Historic Fifth Street School and Manny Kellough’s Jazz Xpressions April 19 At Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse

 
The city of Las Vegas will celebrate its diversity with two downtown concerts in April. First, Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’Ole, a five-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winner, accomplished hula dance and singer in the Hawaiian language, will present a concert for all ages Saturday, April 13, at 7 p.m. at the Historic Fifth Street School Auditorium, located at 401 S. 4th St. He brings a love of the Hawaiian culture to his performance. Tickets are priced at $10 in advance and $15 on event day. For more information on the artist, go to www.kaumakaiwakanakaole.com/. For tickets and information, call (702) 229-3515 or (702) 229-6469, or visit www.artslasvegas.org/. This program is funded in part by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

On Friday, April 19, at noon, Grammy Award-winning drummer Manny Kellough will bring his Jazz Xpressions group to lead a celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month in the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse Jury Assembly Room at 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Joined by Woody Woods (piano), Fred Watstein (bass), Rockford “Rocky” Peoples (saxophone) and Mickki Brown (vocals), Kellough will put on an hour-long concert for all ages. Admission is free and open to the public. Bring your driver’s license for courthouse admission, and a sack lunch. For more information on the artist, visit online. For more information, visit www.artslasvegas.org/, or call (702) 229-3515.

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