HPR and Blue Note Hawaii announce a new radio series to showcase local music talent on HPR-1. HPR Presents Blue Note: Virtually Live features performances recorded live on the Blue Note Hawaii stage, along with backstage interviews with the artists. The show is hosted by Marco Olivari, General Manager at Blue Note Hawaii.
The series will run for ten weeks, airing Saturdays at 6 p.m. on HPR-1.
May 30 - Henry Kapono
Henry Kapono & his band celebrate the timeless classics of the legendary duo Cecilio & Kapono (C&K). The performance will include beloved songs from Henry’s career such as "Friends," "Good Times Together," “Highway in the Sun," and “Home," which have become anthems for the people of Hawaiʻi.
June 6 - Tavana
Tavana is a one man band who uses his feet to lay down a variety of grooves to accompany his soulful, island-inspired rock and blues. His Blue Note performance will be in tribute to Willie K.
Subsequent artists will be announced at a later date.