Kulintronica Live Electronic Dance Music Kulintangan at BambuTwo, Honolulu, HI
Friday September 20, 2013 at BambuTwo Cafe Martini Lounge in Honolulu, Hawaii
“Calling My Name” CD Release Party
Fresh from the 2nd Annual Bachatahisian Festival in Aiea, Kulintronica comes to Honolulu Chinatown to bring kulintang music to the nightlife.
8pm – close; 21+
BambuTwo Cafe Martini Lounge
1144 Bethel St, Honolulu, HI 96813
September 15 Live Electronic Dance Music Kulintangan at Camp Smith, Honolulu, Hawaii as part of the Bachatahisian Festival and Concert.
Bachata + Tahitian = Bachatahisian an amazing and bombastic collision of two incredible dances brought together with aloha on the gathering island of Oahu.
Debuting the CD release of the “Calling My Name” single. Full length album coming soon…
Full festival lineup:
Bachatahisian 2013 lineup
Some interested music lovers at the April Fiesta at Hawaii Filipino Community Center in Waipahu.
Next live performance:
Saturday June 1st at Vallejo Pista Sa Nayon!
Vallejo Waterfront, all day, all ages, free admission.
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Kulintang with Sambasia SF at Carnaval parade
The month of May! This month I brought the gongs from San Francisco to Honolulu. It was my second time to participate in this well-attended festival in Waikiki. Thousands of Filipinos came to the festival despite some tropical rain to create a Filipino village in the park. After talking to a lot of Filipinos on the West side of the island, it seems that Waikiki is “too far” for a lot of Filipinos on that side of the island. I think this year there is a festival that will be bringing the party to that side of the island. Bay Area people compare those Filipinos in Daly City who refuse to go to Pistahan, but without the luxury of a BART train.
Honolulu Filipino Fiesta
Filipino FIesta of Honolulu
Back in San Francisco I was welcomed into an amazing circle of Filipino musicians at the SF Pinoy Jazz Festival. I was inducted into this club of hard-working and hard-playing group of talented and experienced performers by Carlos Zialcita of Little Brown Brother, who played right after me.
Asian Heritage Street Celebration with SF Pinoy Jazz Fest
Asian Heritage Street Celebration Filipino Jazz Fest Stage
The month of May does not pass in San Francisco without one of the largest and most celebrated events in the festival season: CARNAVAL! It was so great to rejoin Sambasia once again for a high-energy march down Mission St. with a complete bateria plus dancers! Director Masaru Koga created an amazing cross-cultural arrangement that blends Okinawan, Brazilian, and Filipino (Maranao) traditional songs into one continuous piece of fun! Sambasia founder Jimmy Biala marched with us for the entire length of the parade before changing into another uniform and running all the way back to the beginning of the parade to do it again with another group!
SF Carnaval with Sambasia SF featuring Wesley Uenten
the view from the parade float
with Wesley Uenten and Sambasia SF
John-Carlos Perea on Bass