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8th Annual Seattle Slack Key Festival

The 8th Annual Seattle Slack Key Festival sponsored by Hawaiian Airlines features many of Hawai'i's Master Musicians including: Ledward Kaapana, George Kuo, Jeff Peterson, Greg Sardinha, Kunia Galdeira, Sonny Lim, Darleen Ahuna, Victor Chock, Mike Keale, Ikaika Marzo and more. Emcees Skylark Rossetti and Braddah Gomes and Hula Halau Pulamahiaikelikolehua add to this fantastic line-up.  We'll also enjoy Hawai'i's tropical flowers and prize drawings.

The show is being held at Town Hall Theatre November 13th, from 1:00 to 6:00pm.  Doors open at 12:00pm. Seating at 1:00pm

Town Hall is located at 1119 8th Ave. Seattle, WA 98101-2738   (206) 652-4255

General admission tickets are $37 (side seating) and $57 (center back seating).


VIP admission tickets are $135. Enjoy the front center section best seats in the house for the performance PLUS an exclusive VIP Reception includes Meet the Artists, Heavy Pupu, Entertainment, t-shirt and more.

VIP Meet the Artists Reception will be held on Saturday, November 12th, at 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

This VIP event sells out every year so get your tickets early! When you purchase VIP tickets, your name will automatically be added to the guest list.


Learn to play Slack Key and Ukulele

Workshops in Slack Key, Steel Guitar, and Ukulele will be held at Dusty Strings Music School on November 12, 2016 beginning at 10:00-12:00am and 12:30-2:00pm. for $40 per session

Nana ka maka; ho'olohe ka pepeiao -watch with the eyes, and listen with the ears. Thus one learns. This traditional method provides the perfect instruction to this rich tradition. Students of all levels will be guided through simple exercises and solos to create the slack key sound.

Slack key can be played on any guitar, acoustic or electric. The term refers to both the musical style and the myriad ways the instrument is tuned. Instructors teach several traditional tunings. In addition, you'll learn the use of vibrato, harmonics, slurs, harmonies in thirds and sixths, legato playing and other musical ideas that have helped create a distinctive guitar sound. This lush finger-picking style will add new sounds and flavors to your entire repertoire.

To sign-up please contact:
Dusty Strings Music School Director
(206) 634-1662

Participation is limited so please register early.  Students must bring their own guitar or ukulele.

Questions?   Email Cyril at: cyril@cyrilpahinui.com or call 808-722-8575.

Event Accommodation special at:
American Hotel
520 South King Street
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 622-5443

More info and tickets at:  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2564089

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