November 10-12 the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows will be hosting the Hawai'i Steel Guitar Festival. The festival is a project of the Hawaii Institute of Music Enrichment and Learning Experiences (HIMELE) and will feature many prominent Hawaiian musicians. This is a free event and worth checking out if you are on the Big Island of Hawai'i.
For more information please visit the event's page or follow the event on Facebook
Greg Sardinha & Alan Akaka will be holding an intensive two-day steel guitar workshop which precedes the 2016 Maui Steel Guitar Festival. See details below
The annual Maui Steel Guitar Festival is just around the corner. Greg Sardinha will be one of the performers. As in the past the festival will be held at Kaanapali Beach Hotel in beautiful Lahaina Maui and is free to the public.
Summer is winding down but the fun is just beginning! There are some ongoing gigs and some special events that Greg will be playing at.
*Honolulu International Airport
Monday - Friday
8am - 12pm.
If you are flying into Hawaii keep an eye out for group. Hawaiian music and hula dancers; what a great way to welcome you.
*Honolulu Country Club
11:30am - 1:30pm
*Halekulani Hotel - House Without A Key
5:30pm - 830pm
Hawaiian music on the beach! What more could you ask for for a pau hana cocktail.
Aug 7-Whirlpool new product show. At Honolulu Country club. 430 to 730...Private Event
Aug 8-Big City Diner, Kailua 830pm - 11pm with Local Folk....weather permitting
Aug 9-Gabby Concert in Waimanalo. Kailua Bay Buddies will be backing Greg up.
approx. stage time at 2pm. Also, Greg And Gordon Frietas. will be taking the stage at approx. 4pm
Aug 15- Greg with Local folk at HCC golf Tournament. 9 to 11pm....Private Event
Aug 18-Turtle Bay Resort Luau show. 530pm - 730pm
Aug 24-Brunch Gig at Oahu Country Club. 1130 - 130...Private Event
Aug 30-Live on the Radio with Steve Stoddard at Hawaii Public Radio. 10pm - 12pm
Sept 12-Big City Diner with Local Folk. 830pm - 11pm
Sept 24-Manoa Theater with Hot Club of Hulaville. Time: TBA
*Blog will be updated as events near
This Saturday, July 19, 2014 Waikiki Beach Walk will be playing host to the annual Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival. The festival brings in both legendary steel guitar entertainers as well as the next generation of up-and-comers. Come down, bring your beach chairs, mats and a picnic for a great afternoon/evening! One of the perks is this is a FREE event!
Greg is first performer of the day at 3pm so be sure to get there early, grab a seat upfront and just kick back and relax!
Address: Plaza Stage, Waikiki Beach Walk,
226 Lewers St., Waikiki
Day~ Saturday July 19, 2014
TIme: 3 to 7 p.m.
Notes: Valet parking for up to four hours is available for $6 at the Embassy Suites-Waikiki Beach Walk (201 Beach Walk) and the Wyndham Vacation Ownership-Waikiki Beach Walk (227 Lewers St.) with a same-day purchase and validation from any Waikiki Beach Walk estab lishment.
If you don't want to drive catch an uber
and let them do the driving for you!
3-3:25 p.m.: Greg Sardinha
3:30-3:55 p.m.: Eddie Palama
4-4:25 p.m.: Jeff Au by
4:30-5:10 p.m.: Ke Kula Mele’s makua (adult) class and
Next Gen (young steel guitar artists ranging in age
from 9 to 19). Jimmy Wong will be playing a solo num
ber, “Blue Hawaiian Moonlight,” during this segment.
5:15-5:40 p.m.: Owana Salazar
5:45.6:10 p.m.: Bobby lngano
6:15.6:35 p.m.: Alan Akaka and the Islanders
6:40-7 p.m.: Jam session featuring all musicians