The 59th Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on February 12, 2017. Taj Mahal & The Hula Blues Band’s release “Live from Kauai” is up for Best Americana Album and Best American Roots Performance. Good luck, Taj!
An all-star lineup of Hawaiian and Blues musicians come together for a not-to-be-missed experience, featuring the incomparable Taj Mahal, and Hawaiian Legend Mike Kaawa.
Courtyard by Marriott Kaua’i at Coconut Beach
Feb. 7th, 7pm
Feb 8th, 3pm
Including solo sets by Taj Mahal and Mike Kaawa, traditional blessings by Sabra Kauka, and hula dancing by Aurora Kaawa
Taj Mahal – Vocals, Acoustic/Electric Guitar
Kester Smith – Drums
Pancho Graham – Acoustic bass, background vocals
Pat Cockett – Liliu ukulele, background vocals
Bobby Ingano – Hawaiian lap steel guitar
Roger Glenn – Tenor saxophone alto saxophone, clarinet, background vocals
Mike Kaawa on acoustic guitar, background vocals, and ukulele.
Thirteen-time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas joins a host of top Hawaiian musicians for an unforgettable celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Tropical Botanical Garden.
Performing for the first time in Hawaii, Jerry Douglas will join such local stars as Ledward Kaapana, Dennis Kamakahi, Mike Kaawa, Nathan Aweau, Jeff Peterson, and Benny Chong. Kauai artists include Ken Emerson, Pancho Graham, Kirby Keough, and the children’s choir from Ke Kula Niihau O Kekaha Learning Center
Headlining the event are members of The Hawaiian Legends Ledward Kaapana, Dennis Kamakahi, and Mike Kaawa, who will perform in solo, duo, and trio
Jerry Douglas is considered the world’s leading dobro player. Jerry has performed with Alison Krauss, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Mumford and Sons, Ray Charles, Phish, and Bela Fleck.