John Keawe is a Grammy and multiple Na Hoku Hanohano award winning slack-key (Kiho`alu) guitarist, composer and recording artist. John’s music is infused with the spirit of Aloha and is reflective of many elements personal to him. He has recorded several albums, bringing Hawaiian slack-key into the homes of people from around the world. John is often joined by his lovely wife Hope dancing hula.
Doors at 5pm…show 6pm-9pm. Tickets are $10 in advance…$13 at the door (children 12 and under are free).
Inspired by Blues Masters like Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Albert King, Roy Buchanan and Jimi Hendrix, Larry emerges to the forefront with a musical style all his own. Lightning Larry Dupio is a Two-Time Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner and won Hawaii’s support in the genre for “Rock Album of the Year.” He is also an award winning Blues Guitarist. “Lightning Strikes Hilo” won in 2018 and “Love and Lightning” won in 2020. In Hawaii, Larry had the awesome opportunity to play music alongside these giants in the industry ~ Charlie Musselwhite, Johnnie Johnson, Canned Heat, John Mayall, Ford Brothers, Davy Jones, Johnny Lang, Jesse Colin Young, Commander Cody, Ziggy Marley, David Lindley, Radiators, Papa Michigan, Jimmy Cliff, Mick Fleetwood and Willie K.
The Dupio family also lived in the Pacific Northwest for ten years. Larry was fortunate to be a part of the prestigious ‘Rose City’ music circuit. During that time, he won Portland Guitar Center’s “King of the Blues’ contest. He was also nominated as ‘Best Guitar Player’ in the Cascade Blues Association’s ‘Muddy Waters’ contest in Portland, Oregon.
His six albums in chronological order are titled: LOCAL BOY LARRY DUPIO, ALL FIRED UP, LIGHTNING LARRY DUPIO, ELIMA, LIGHTNING STRIKES HILO, LOVE AND LIGHTNING. Starting with LIGHTNING LARRY DUPIO to LOVE AND LIGHTNING, four of his albums made it onto Grammy’s first ballot.
“My volcanic island home inspires me to write music that flows like liquid lightning.” Lightning Larry Dupio
Doors are at 5:30pm…show starts at 6:30pm. Tickets are $10 in advance…$13 at the door (children 12 and under are free).
With an electrifying mix of high-energy rock & roll with a little country mixed in for good measure, the versatile Johnny Shot band gets a crowd up and moving in no time. Their play list includes songs by the Stones, Beatles, the Who, Johnny Cash, and many more. If you like to dance, you will like this band. Let’s get this party started!
Doors at 5:30pm…show 6:30pm-9:30pm. Tickets are $10 in advance….$13 at the door (children 12 and under are free).
Lucky Tongue may have changed their name to SALT, but the song (or songs) remain the same! A rock band formed by three individuals with a true passion for music. Ever since banding together in 2000, they have been privileged to share their devotion to music and live performance with fans all over the world, performing over 1,600 shows, and counting in 2022. With many music releases signed under the label Zealatone, the band continues to create and perform new music, as well as create a dynamic live show. A show composed of music that’s well-known by all ages. Lucky Tongue performs revered songs that are not often heard or experienced live, a welcoming shift from the traditional cover band song selection. These songs are brimming with new electrifying energy and spirit, bringing an unexpected and exciting experience to the audience. The band holds a strong position as a three-piece, manifesting a large sound, consistently woven with brilliant harmony and backing vocals.
Doors at 5pm…Show 6pm-9pm. Tickets are $10 in advance…$13 at the door…children 12 and under are free.
Join Internationally renowned percussionist Gabriel Fara Tolno and his band FANYE on a musical journey that is sure to soothe the soul and make you move. Eclectic Afro jazz fusion with sweet melodics!
Doors at 5:30pm…show 6:30pm-9:30pm. Tickets are $12 in advance…$15 at the door (children 12 and under are free).