Welcome to Bluegrass Hawai`i!!

If you're looking for bluegrass and traditional music in the Hawaiian Islands, you've come to the right place. Our little community of music lovers from all over Hawai`i and the rest of the world is growing bigger every day. We're now offering paid memberships for only $10/year! Use your PayPal account or mail a check. Become a member today and support bluegrass and traditional music in the Aloha State! Or add yourself to our mailing list - it's FREE. CLICK HERE.

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NEWS

BLUEGRASS IN THE KO'OLAU

Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens, Kaneohe
October 27 - 30, 2017

The next campout is October 27 - 30, 2017. See you there!

BLUEGRASS HAWAII MANOA JAM

Manoa Valley District Park, Kahaloa Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822
Sunday September 17th, 2017, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DATE: SUNDAY, September 17th, 2017

TIME/LOCATION: Manoa Valley District Park, Kahaloa Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822

BRING: Traditional instruments, chairs or blanket, cooler, snacks, and drinks.

DIRECTIONS: Exit the H1 Freeway at University Ave. Head north toward the mountains. Stay on University Avenue as it goes uphill and then downhill. Then turn right on E. Manoa Rd. Go through Manoa town and then turn left on Kahaloa Ave. We will be on the left side under the trees.

NORTH SHORE RAMBLERS

Jerry's Pizza

Red Barn In Haleiwa
Friday, September 22nd, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Enjoy a farm to table event with fresh grinds from local farmers with live bluegrass music. BYOB, and BYOF (bring you own family). The've got corn hole! Support live music and great eats on the North Shore: www.facebook.com/redbarnfarmstand/.

SALOON PILOTS

Downbeat Lounge
42 North Hotel Street, Honolulu, 808-955-7383
Friday, September 22nd, 9:00pm - 1:00am


BOOGIE on the BACK PORCH #11

with ROXOTICA and JOE "COLLARD" GREEN AND THE POTLICKERS
Surf-n-Sea
62-595 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, 1-800-899-SURF
Saturday September 23rd, 7 pm to 11 pm

Join Roxotica and Joe Green at Surf-n-Sea for some great exotic rock with jazz influenced guitar and violin.

Roxotica consists of:

  • Lesley Kline on violin, bringing distorted wah wah and more to her unique approach to violin performance,
  • Jerome James on drums, with his eclectic style of polyrhythmic musical motion,
  • Mark Ransom on bass, playing a fat funky groove reminiscent of 60s R&B,and
  • Tommy (the Swami) Osuna on guitar and vocals, composer for the group with a long history of playing a uniquely exotic guitar style.

Tickets are $15, munchies provided by Lulu's Mexican Food.

RAISED BY WOLVES

O'Toole's Irish Pub
902 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu (808) 536-4138
Saturday September 30th, 9pm - 1:30 am

Raised By Wolves plays country music with an edge, including classic covers from Hank to Merle and originals written by Nick Danger.

No Cover Charge!

ALL ISLANDS

DON'T MISS THESE OTHER COOL EVENTS!

Don't miss these OTHER cool recurring events, with focus on traditional music, here and there all over the Hawaiian Islands! Some happen monthly or even quarterly. Others have gatherings several times per month! All are listed on our RECURRING EVENTS page.
  • First Monday of each month, Waihuena Farm, Sunset Beach (O`ahu)
  • First Tuesday of each month at Big City Diner Jam in Kailua (O`ahu)
  • Second Saturday of each month at Rainbow Park, Makawao, Pickin' with the Chickens!
  • Third Tuesday of each month at Surf and Sea, Haleiwa
  • Fourth Sunday of each month, Bluegrass Hawaii Half-Fast Bluegrass Philharmonic Society,
    Please contact Larry Hind at divefish343@comcast.net for information.
  • Contradancers Of Hawaii (O`ahu)
  • Traditional Music Jam (TradJam)--O`ahu
  • First Saturday Pickin' & Potluck (Big Island)
  • Maui Singalong Circle, contant Phil and Cris Peacock at philandcrisp@gmail.com
  • Contradancing on Maui

PURCHASE OR RENEW
YOUR MEMBERSHIP TODAY!

Your membership helps us support bluegrass through campouts, workshops, jam sessions, and promotion of Hawaii venues to visiting bands. And at just $10.00, it's a bargain!

TO JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP, please use the PayPal button below to use your credit or debit card, OR mail a check or money order for $10.00 to Bluegrass Hawaii, P.O. Box 861688, Wahiawa, HI 96786.

BLUEGRASS HAWAII MEMBERSHIP (Just $10!):
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