With only four strings, Jake 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, Jake shares a deep emotional connection with the listener that is open, magical and transcendent.
Often referred to as the Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Lee and Michael Jordan of his craft, Jake delivers performances around the world with an out-of-the-box blend of stunning virtuosity, deep musicality and a natural entertainer's flair.
Jake takes the ukulele to places no one has gone before, performing awe inspiring music that ranges from jazz, blues, and rock to bluegrass, classical, and folk.
Thunderstorm Artis is a singer-songwriter born on the North Shore of Oahu. Thunder’s music crosses many genres including folk, rock, soul and country, and has been known to jump into Bowie, Beatles, Elton John and a heart wrenching version of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.” No matter what Thunder sings or writes he does it from his heart. Thunder’s upbeat music and infectious smile bring people to their feet at every stop. Thunderstorm has shared the stage with Jack Johnson, Mick Fleetwood, Booker T and opened recent tours with G Love and Mike Love.