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

Attention all you pickers who attend the Jam at Surf-n-Sea on the 3rd Tuesday of each month!

There has been a venue change. We will be jamming at Kawailoa Tavern in Haleiwa, 6:00 - 9:00, 3rd Tuesday of each month, located at 66-197 Kamehameha Highway across from Longs. If the weather is agreeable, we will pick outside on the lanai. If the weather is inclement, we can move the jam inside. Bring a chair. Check out the Kawailoa website at https://www.kawailoatavern.com to find out about their great menu and beverages.

BLUEGRASS HAWAII MANOA JAM

Manoa Valley District Park, Kahaloa Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822
Sunday February 17th, 2019, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: Craig DeSilva will be taking photographs for an upcoming article about the local bluegrass scene in the HMSA magazine.

DATE: SUNDAY, February 17th, 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 HAWAII JAM and RETREAT at KAHUMANA FARM

February 23 through 24, 2019

Spend the day and night and jam with your bluegrass friends at the foot of the Wai'anae Mountains at Kahumana Farm and Retreat.

There are limited overnight accommodations for $55 per night.

Check out Kahumana Farm at:

https://www.kahumana.org/.

For more information and to make a reservation contact Bob Hayes at rhayes6@hawaii.rr.com.

SALOON PILOTS

Big City Diner
108 Hekili Street, Kailua, 808-263-8880
Friday, February 1st and 15th, 8:00pm - 10:30pm


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


Hard Rock Cafe
280 Beachwalk, Honolulu, 808-955-7383
Wednesday, February 13th, 8:00pm - 10:00pm


NORTH SHORE RAMBLERS

Jerry's Pizza
67-292 Goodale Avenue, Waialua, HI 96791, 808-637-8866
Saturday, February 16th, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Come out to Jerry's for pizza and a salad...! BYOB

See you there!

Kawailoa Tavern in Haleiwa
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Happy Hour 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Check out their website at: https://www.kawailoatavern.com.

LOWBISCUS

Bowles Back Door Bar
270 Ku'ulei Road #105, Kailua 96734
Saturday February 9th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm

LOWBISCUS AT THE ATHERTON PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO

Saturday, March 2nd @7:30 pm
738 Kaheka Street, Honolulu, HI 96814

Tickets available here: http://bit.ly/LowbiscusHPR
The evening's showcase will feature a repertoire that spans over two centuries of music. With three voices, 22 strings and some stomping shoes Lowbiscus will guide you through a history of American music.

BLUEGRASS IN THE KO'OLAU

Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens, Kaneohe
April 26 - 29, 2019

The next BLUEGRASS IN THE KO'OLAU is April 26 - 29, 2019. Mark your calendars!!

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 Kawailoa Tavern, 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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