“The Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele” plays an intoxicating mix of pop tunes, American Songbook standards and lilting originals.
Widely recognized as “the Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele,” Jake Shimabukuro has become a one-man army advancing the ukulele cause, turning the four-string axe into a flexible musical vehicle, capable of generating everything from crunching, effects-laden rock to sensuously swinging jazz. He coaxes an impossibly big sound out of this little instrument, playing an intoxicating mix of pop tunes, American Songbook standards and lilting originals.
The nearest parking structure is at the corner of Campus and West Peltason, and is right next to the theatre. Parking: $10 - Please note that the parking structure is operated by UCI and not by Irvine Barclay Theatre.