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‘Ukulele master and jolly ambassador of aloha Jake Shimabukuro will bring joy to the world this upcoming holiday season by delivering a special gift for all with Jake Shimabukuro – Christmas in Hawai’i. 

With only four strings, Shimabukuro is a humble master, whose mission is to connect and inspire people. Whether one-on-one or in front of an audience of thousands, Shimabukuro shares a deep emotional connection with the listener that is open, magical, and transcendent. Shimabukuro’s genuine love for people, the spirit of holidays, and his beloved home of Hawai’i are at the forefront of Jake Shimabukuro – Christmas in Hawai’i. It will be a warm welcome of merriment and wonder for the season. 

In addition to his signature favorites, this special show will draw on a vibrant catalog of holiday classics, such as “We Three Kings,” “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “O Holy Night,” “I’ll Be Home For Christmas,” and selections from Shimabukuro’s Jake & Friends, released in November 2021 and featuring collaborations with Willie Nelson, Bette Midler, Jack Johnson, Michael McDonald, Vince Gill and Amy Grant, and more. 

Along with bassist Jackson Waldhoff and special guests Justin Kawika Young and Herb Ohta, Jr., Shimabukuro will spread good cheer to all with his world-renowned live show and a fun take on the holidays sure to keep spirits bright. Exceptional and spirited, Jake Shimabukuro – Christmas in Hawai’i is sure to become an eagerly anticipated annual family event. 


Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts | Virginia G. Piper Theater
7380 E 2nd St
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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