Atherton Studio Concerts

Unless otherwise noted, all performances are on Saturday and begin at 7:30 p.m. All listings are subject to change. Tickets $30 general, $25 HPR members, $15 students with ID. Reservations at 955-8821 during business hours or online at the individual links below. *Premium ticket pricing applies to these concerts.

July 26: Stefan George & Larry Spalding - Blues

Hawaiʻi Public Radio welcomes the return of slide guitar master Stefan George, partnered with local favorite, multi-instrumentalist Larry Spalding. For their Atherton Studio concert on Saturday, July 26, each of these veteran bluesmen performs original material, provides back-up for the other, and together, they bring alive the rich tradition of country blues. For some added spice, they promise to even add a little zydeco with Spalding showing off his skills on harmonica and accordion.

Tickets available online or by phone at 808.955.8821


August 15 & 16: Karrin Allyson* - Ballads, Blues & Beyond

Four-time Grammy-nominated Concord recording artist Karrin Allyson will join us for an intimate evening in our very own Atherton Studio, following a wildly successful, nation-wide tour with the Newport Jazz Festival. She will be accompanied by guitarist Rod Fleeman. Karrin is known for her elegant phrasing and has been described by the New York Times as “a no-frills singer with a feline touch and impeccable intonation”. Indeed.

Tickets available for August 15th or August 16th online or at (808) 955.8821.



August 23: Sandy Tsukiyama - A Tribute to Lady Songwriters

Local song stylist and host of Brazilian Experience, Sandy Tsukiyama is joined by good friends Riya Davis, Rachel Gonzales and Alison Maldonado to perform songs penned by lady composers.  Switching off on solo, lead and backup vocals, the four will perform songs of special significance. Listen for great hits and not-so-common numbers by the likes of Joni Mitchell, Aretha Franklin, Laura Nyro, Carly Simon, Ida Cox, Cindy Lauper, and many others.

Backing up these powerful vocalists, a solid quartet of guitarist Dave Yamasaki, pianist Jeanette Trevias, bassist Mark Tanouye, and drummer Peter Factora.

Tickets available online or by phone at (808) 955-8821





August 31: The Ardente Duo - Classical

The Ardente Duo (Darel Stark, violin, & Sachi Harakouji, piano)The Ardente Duo, violinist Darel Stark of the Hawaiʻi Symphony and pianist Sachi Patricia Hirakouji, return to the Atherton with a program featuring the Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano by César Franck  and works by Beethoven and Eugène Ysaÿe.

Tickets available online or by phone at (808) 955 8821






September 13 - From Me to You

Jon OsorioFrom the producing team who brought you the popular Aloha Shorts, an evening of stories, poetry, and songs about family, friendship, and romance by Hawai‘i’s gifted writers, performed by local actors. Hawaiian musician and scholar Jon Osorio hosts and provides music. (Former working title: Sincerely, Hawaiʻi)

Tickets available online or by phone at (808) 955-8821 during business hours