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Jim Kimo West

Jim Kimo West

Other / Hawaiian / Slack Key Guitar Van Nuys, CA  US
My Hawaiian Heart
My Hawaiian Heart
Kohala No
Kohala No
Kipahulu
Kipahulu
Holoholo Hana Bay
Holoholo Hana Bay
Maui Skies
Maui Skies

Videos

Maui Skies

Shows

  • Wed

    Apr 29

    Long Beach, CA, US | 6:30pm

    Kimo's last show before heading out on a world tour with Weird Al! You can expect some terrific guest artists and as a special treat there will be hula with the enchanting Amanda Ku'ulelani Taketa and Kevin Tsutsui ! 7:00 PM show time.

  • Sun

    Apr 26

    Altadena, CA, US | 7:00pm

    Slack Key Sunday with Kimo West and Friends! Special guests will include vocalist Diana Tanaka, Russian pop star, Marina V. and guitarist Adam Werner!

  • Sun

    Apr 12

    Dana Point, CA, US | 3:00pm

    Two matinee shows- 3 and 5 PM- with legendary slack / steel guitarist, Ken Emerson at the beautiful SOCA Center in Costa Mesa. This highly respected guitar series has hosted the very best in fingerstyle guitarists for many years, including Laurence Juber, Peppino DʻAgastino, Bepe Gambetta and Richard Smith. Kimo will present a guitar-centric show in the slack key style and beyond!

  • Sat

    Apr 11

    Dana Point, CA, US | 7:00pm

    Kimo and special guest, legendary slack /steel guitarist Ken Emerson will kick out the jams at the Mission Viejo Community Center!.The Lord Of The Strings guitar series has hosted the very best in fingerstyle guitarists for many years, including Laurence Juber, Peppino DʻAgastino, Bepe Gambetta and Richard Smith. Kimo will present a guitar-centric show in the slack key style and beyond!

  • Fri

    Apr 10

    Dana Point, CA, US | 7:00pm

    Joining iImo will be legendary slack /steel guitarist, Ken Emerson! This highly respected guitar series has hosted the very best in fingerstyle guitarists for many years, including Laurence Juber, Peppino DʻAgastino, Bepe Gambetta and Richard Smith. Kimo will present a guitar-centric show in the slack key style and beyond!

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  • Love And Voodoo (Artist)
    Love And Voodoo
    we are your new fans ! Happy Hump Day ! Listening to your awesome music ! yay
  • MykoMan (Artist)
    MykoMan
    Awesome tunes! Tight sound here!! Check us out when you can, we'd appreciate it~ MykoMan
  • Jim Kimo West (Artist)
    Jim Kimo West
    Get a free signed copy of my new holiday CD, "Ki Ho'alu Christmastime" with any $99 or more purchase of tickets to the Southern California Slack Key Festival! http://www.slackkeyfest.com/Slack_Key_Festival/Slack_Key_Festival.html
  • Jim Kimo West (Artist)
    Jim Kimo West
    To receive my monthly slack key newsletter, please sign up at www.jimkimowest.com
  • Mustang Corners (Artist)
    Mustang Corners
    Aloha! Beautiful guitar playing, Jim!!!
  • PRD.Vocals (Artist)
    PRD.Vocals
    Love your playing.

Photos

  • Kaua'i 2006
  • Slack Key Fingers
  • On Keawakapu beach, near Kihei, Maui

About

Sounds Like: Keola Beamer, Ledward Kaapana, Gabby Pahinui, George Kahumoku Jr., Ozzie Kotani

Label: Westernmost Records

Bio: Jim “Kimo”West is recognized as one of the world’s top players of ki ho’alu or Hawaiian “slack key” guitar. “Slack key” is a style of playing that evolved in the 1830’s when Spanish vaqueros, imported by King Kamehameha III to teach the Hawaiians cattle management, brought guitars to the Big Isla...See Full Bio

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Status

Jim Kimo West has a show on 04/29/2015 at 06:30 PM @ Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5scfq2 #concert

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Oct 11, 2014

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  • Video Plays 335
  • Total Fans 1,522
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