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Kona Kai Resort & Marina Welcomes Singer-Songwriter Gino Matteo

SAN DEIGO, Ca. – July 16, 2013 – Kona Kai Resort & Marina is pleased to welcome singer-songwriter and inspirational guitarist, Gino Matteo, for an unforgettable show this summer. Performing hits like Ophelia and Follow the Funk, guests and locals alike are invited to listen to Gino’s velvet voice under the California stars. Touring all over the West Coast from Palm Springs to San Francisco, Gino Matteo is making a special appearance at Kona Kai Resort & Marina August 16, 2013 at 7pm.

Known as a rarity in today’s Roots-Music world, Gino has developed a well preserved reputation while writing and performing with the likes of legends such as B.B. King, John Mayer, Jonny Lang, John Fogerty, Parliament Funkadelic, Aaron Neville, Chris Cain, Carl Weathers by, David Hidalgo (Los Lobos) and Jason Ricci, to name a few.

His explosive, fresh and spontaneous performances act as an extension of his soul, through his honest emotion and soulful grit. With the success of his first soul-felt original record, Gino released his second full-length album earlier this spring with Rip Cat Records. For news and updates on Gino Matteo, visit him online at

For more information and to make reservations: Kona Kai Resort & Marina 1551 Shelter Island, San Diego. Call (619) 221-8000 or visit Kona Kai Resort & Marina is a timeless San Diego Bay treasure, situated at the very tip of Shelter Island and offering captivating marina and bay views.

Creating a surprising atmosphere, Kona Kai delights guests with an intimate SoCal experience in a fresh environment, inspiring the American spirit and revitalizing the soul. Classic in style, with alabaster walls, red tile roofs and archways, the warm and alluring atmosphere has, for decades, played host to dignitaries and film stars alike.