Hawaiian Show to be featured at DeKalb Public Library

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The DeKalb Public Library will be sponsoring an afternoon concert highlighting Hawaiian music at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the library’s Yusunas Meeting Room.

By Evan Mellon, Senior News Reporter

Hawaii is coming to the DeKalb Public Library for an afternoon of music and fun.

The DeKalb Public Library will be sponsoring an afternoon concert highlighting Hawaiian music at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the library’s Yusunas Meeting Room

The event will feature musicians Bill Tong and Dean Milano, who will play a variety of traditional and popular songs from Hawaii.

“Traditional Hawaiian music was brought over to the mainland United States during the 1915 Pan Pacific Exposition, where it later fused with jazz, ragtime, and other styles of popular music to evolve to its present form, and prominently features guitar, steel guitar, and ukulele,” according to the library.

The event is free and open to the public, and registration is not required to attend.

Anyone wanting more information on the Hawaiian Show event can email public relations and special events manager Samantha Hathaway at samanthah@dkpl.org or at 815-756-9568 ext. 1701.