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Ukulele Virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro at The Zeiterion!

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JAKE SHIMABUKURO - 2014 UKE NATIONS TOUR! Th, Oct 16, 8PM. Zeiterion Theater, Downtown New Bedford. Tickets: $29-$45 "Jake is taking the instrument to a place that I can't see anybody else catching up with." - Eddie Vedder In his young career, ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has already redefined the ukulele, been declared a musical “hero” by Rolling Stone, wowed audiences on TV (Jimmy Kimmel, Conan), earned comparisons to Jimi Hendrix, and even played for the Queen of England! Known for his fast and complex finger work, Shimabukuro’s unique style combines elements of jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk, and flamenco. Well known in his native Hawaii, his international fame was launched with 12 million views of the YouTube video of his virtuoso rendition of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps” along with the award-winning PBS documentary, “Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings.” Catch this rising star when he touches down in New Bedford during this 30-city tour!