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Andy McKee - Acoustic In The Islands

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Today on HPR we get a chance to speak with a young guitarist touring the state for his second time. Andy McKee returns for a three island tour starting tonight in Honolulu, and spoke with All Things Considered local host Dave Lawrence. A musician who largely was discovered on Youtube,  McKee is fortunate to have attracted the attention of some noteworthy artists along the way, and pays tribute to others through his work.

Here are some videos featuring Andy's music:

This video features Andy on the long running German music TV show Rockpalast in 2012:

Finally, for perspective, a track by Andy's favorite guitarist who heavily influenced his playing style, the late Michael Hedges:

Andy McKee tour dates:

Nov. 5, Wednesday - O'ahu
The Club at Anna O’Brien’s - Honolulu

Nov. 6, Thurs. – Maui
I'ao Theatre - Wailuku

Nov. 7, Fri. - Big Island
Aloha Theater - Kainaliu

Nov. 8, Sat. - Big Island
The Honoka'a Peoples Theatre - Honoka'a

Nov. 9, Sun. - Big Island
KMC Theater - Volcanoes National Park

Nov. 12, Weds. - Big Island
Blue Dragon - Kawaihae

Find more concert information here.

Dave Lawrence is the local host of All Things Considered, Road Stories (formerly Off the Road), and Stargazer.
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