LIVE AT THE BELLY UP: Jake Shimabukuro
Premieres Friday, May 13, 2022 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, May 16 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand with PBS Video App
Jake Shimabukuro takes us up and down his ukulele's fretboard with Hawaiian, rock, classical and flamenco songs. This episode features songs, "Ukulele 5-0," "Piano Forte," "Eleanor Rigby," "Kawika" and more.
San Diego has long been known as a hotbed of great musical talent. What's more, San Diego is home to one of the best music venues on the West Coast. Since 1974, the Belly Up has been featuring great local bands from their stage, including Thievery Corporation, Ziggy Marley, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and more.
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LIVE AT THE BELLY UP returns with 5 new episodes starting May 6: Fridays at 11 p.m. with an encore Mondays at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2. Episodes will be available on demand after broadcast. Watch seasons 1 - 7 on demand now!
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A co-production between The Belly Up and Tim Powell. The Belly Up opened in Solana Beach, California, in 1974 with only a couple of mics and no stage. Over the years it became a frequent stop for legends like John Lee Hooker, Etta James, and BB King. Tim Powell is an internationally recognized, Emmy award-winning filmmaker, and professor at the SDSU School of Television Theatre and Film. He produces the concert series LIVE AT THE BELLY UP working with his advanced students as his crew.