Brushfire Records has announced the release of a new album, Jack Johnson and Friends – Best of Kokua Festival,
will be released on April 17th
, just before Earth Day on April 22, 2012. In addition to the release of the live CD will be a short tour through Hawaii
entitled An acoustic evening with Jack Johnson, John Cruz and Paula Fuga.
Jack Johnson and Friends – Best of Kokua Festival
The album that will be released by Brushfire Records is, according to Jack Johnson’s website,
“culled from six years of his eco-minded music festival,” and “highlights onstage collaborations with legendary musicians like Willie Nelson, Jackson Browne, Eddie Vedder, Ben Harper, Dave Mathews, Ziggy and Damien “Jr. Gong” Marley, and more.” Proceeds from the sales of Best of Kokua Festival
, and the tour will go to benefit the Kokua Hawaii Foundation. Check here for tour dates and more information.
Kokua Hawaii Foundation
Jack Johnson has been a longtime supporter of the Kokua Hawaii Foundation. Environmental education in the schools and communities of Hawaii is what Kokua Hawaii Foundation
stands for; providing students an experience that will help enhance their understanding of the environment and create a sense of appreciation for it. The foundations main desire is to turn students into lifelong stewards for mother earth. With many programs centered around becoming more aware of our impacts on earth, and ways that we can reduce that impact, the Kokua Hawaii Foundation paves the way for creating a sense of responsibility among the keiki of Hawaii
, and educating them on ways that they can actually make a difference in our environment.
Tickets for An acoustic evening with Jack Johnson, John Cruz and Paula Fuga will go on sale on March 3rd
, and will only be available at the venue location box offices. There is a strict two ticket per person maximum for ticket sales, so be sure to make plans to arrive early and get your tickets.
Jack Johnson Tour Dates
April 19, Kauai: Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
April 21-22, Oahu: Hawaii Theater
April 25-26 Maui: Castle Theater
April 28-29 Big Island: Kahilu Theater