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 HAWAII MANOA JAM

Manoa Valley District Park, Kahaloa Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822
Sunday June 16th, 2019, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DATE: SUNDAY, June 16th, 2019

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.

BLUEGRASS IN THE KO'OLAU

Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens, Kaneohe
October 18 - 21, 2019

Mark your calendars and see you there!!

THE FABULOUS BLUES CATS

Hawaiian Brian's
1680 Kapiolani Boulevard 2nd Floor, Honolulu
Friday, May 24th, 8:00pm

The Fabulous Blues Cats, with Bluegrass Hawaii's Jim Bersson and Dave Carbacio, will be opening for JP Smoketrain's Uptown Rhythm and Down Home Blues Band at Hawaiian Brian's at 8 pm on 24 May. Come down and enjoy an evening of da blues.

SALOON PILOTS

Haleiwa Joe's - Haiku Gardens, Kaneohe
46-336 Haiku Road, Kaneohe, 808-247-6671
Friday, May 24th, 8:30pm-10:30pm


HOOK + LINE

Bowles Burritos
2709 Kuulei Road, Kailua
Saturday, Jun 8th, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Hook+Line will be performing for the first time at Bowles Burritos in Kailua on June 8th, 2019.

Hook+Line is the musical project of midwest transplants Jacob Staron on guitar, vocals and foot drum and his partner Mari Maffioli on vocals and harmonica. Joined by the vibrant and talented Caroline Pond of "Snake Oil Medicine Show" on vocals and fiddle and archaeologist and local musician Alex Morrison on bass, Hook+Line is bringing energetic, roots rhythm and blues music to the island of Oahu.

Get ready for a joyous ride down the Americana Highway with stops in folktown, rockville and dixieland (to name a few). With no fancy effects, it's all about great songs energetically delivered with heart and harmony.

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-n-Sea, Haleiwa
  • Fourth Sunday of each month, Bluegrass Hawaii Half-Fast Bluegrass Philharmonic Society,
    Please contact Larry Hind at larry@divefish.com 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

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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.

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