Cafe Kopi presents JAMAREK -- Hawaii’s premier African Dance band. Its members have performed around the world and now play for the people of Hawaii, bringing African and Latin-inspired music to the people of the Pacific. For more than 20 years Jamarek has been thrilling audiences on Oahu with their own blend of melodies. For a preview, click HERE.
Led by Kapono Ciotti who, at 17, opened for Carlos Santana as a part of the group Sundrum. From there he dedicated himself to the study of West African percussion, moving to Dakar (Senegal) to study with the family of Doudou Ndiaye Rose as well as with Vieux Sing Faye. Featuring Kahnma K, Lead Vocalist who has been present in the music industry for a long time and has worked on noteworthy projects, including the Na Hoku nominated album she put out in 2017 with her pop-reggae band Jookbox City. As well as various multi-talented musicians (Pete Shimazaki Doktor on Bass, Ikaika Hussey on Guitar, Erica McMillan on Djembe / Sabar, Lori Kimata, Tirrell McGruder and Kristin Pauka on Doun-Doun / Percussion.
Concert is at Cafe Kopi in Kailua, on Saturday May 20, 7-9 pm. Doors open at 6:00pm.
*General admission tickets $25., VIP tables $35 per seat. Children under age 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A pet-friendly event (friendly pets are allowed).
VIP seats are sold on a by table basis and will have tent coverage. Additional seats are available at the door If you want to squeeze in extra seats at your table.
**General admission seats do not follow the seating chart. The rows and seat numbers only serve to keep track of the number of tickets sold. You may bring your own blankets and beach chairs and find your own spot anywhere in the parking lot behind the VIP tables. You are not limited to the general admission seating chart.**
FOOD & DRINKS will be available all evening. You may buy scripts at the door or the bar which can be turned in for all kinds of food, adult and soft drinks including our special event Pizzas, Samosas and other gastronomic delights. A wide assortment of soft and adult drinks available with the scripts. There is no BYOB at this event.
THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT. ALL TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE UNLESS THE PERFORMER CANCELS IN WHICH CASE WE WILL MAKE EVERY ATTEMPT TO FIRST RESCHEDULE THE EVENT.
Cafe Kopi is located in Kailua, Hawaii
Cafe Kopi is an International bakery and café rooted in French and Italian traditions, inspired by Singapore and eclectic Asia, all blended and steeped in gentle Hawaiian ambience. A natural, funky, quirky, ultra-modern, and comfortable gathering spot for the best in food, drink, art, and music. Where creativity is cherished and community and friendships appreciated.
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