The Kahilu Theatre will be hosting the 18th Annual ‘Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Festival (Nov. 2o- 21, 2020) virtually this year via their new online platform Kahilu TV. This year’s line-up features Hawaiian musicians Blayne Asing, Nathan Aweau, Charles Brotman, Benny Chong, John Cruz, Raiatea Helm, Ledward Kaapana, Mike Kaawa, Kainani, John Keawe, Sonny Lim, Makana, Kimie’ Miner, Brittni Paiva, Jeff Peterson, Jake Shimabukuro, and Mark Yamanaka. Ticket info below.
It will be a festival like no other, and this year you’ll have the best seat in the house. With the use of Hi-def cameras and quality audio, you can watch the two-day event from the comfort of your home.
Like previous festivals at the Kahilu, musicians will take the stage to talk story, play music, and share their experiences as award-winning Hawaiian music artists.
How it works
If you want to watch the two-day festival, head over to Kahilu.tv, and sign-up for either one month ($14.99) or an annual subscription ($99.99). This subscription-based site will allow you to stream live Kahilu concerts anywhere you are in the world, enjoy previously recorded events, and browse free educational, musical, and visual arts content. Subscribers will have exclusive access to the 18th Annual ‘Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Festival featuring 18 popular performers.
Please note that Kahilu.TV is not designed to work on TV browsers directly. You should broadcast (or screen mirror) the performance to your TV from an external device (computer, tablet, mobile). The theatre is planning to offer apps for mobile devices, as well as for TV viewing.
If You Watch… Have A Good Show!
Event: 18th Annual ‘Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Fest
When: Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21. Both shows start at 7 p.m. HST
Cost: $14.99 for a one-month subscription, or $99.99 for annual subscription.
Questions: Call 808-885-6868, or visit their site https://kahilutheatre.org/Home
Photo: Steve Roby