The Kauai Folk Festival coming in September

The 2019 Kauai Folk Festival on Sept. 28 and 29 celebrates two days of folk music, dance, food, drink, and craft featuring multiple Grammy-winning artists, and more than a dozen international acts, on five stages.

Held at the historic Grove Farm Museum, it blends traditional music and dance from all over the world with its Hawaiian counterpart in a stunning setting.

Continuous live music will be performed on multiple stages. The lineup includes: Folk Music legends Taj Mahal, Peter Rowan, and Tim O’Brien; popular artists Caleb Klauder, Reeb Willms, Austin Derryberry, and Jonny Fritz, local Hawaii players Puka Asing, Kirby Keough, and Wally Rita’s ‘Los Kauaianos’, along with an eclectic mix of acts like local blues legend Vic the Barber, African Rhumba band Boma Bango, and French folk duo ‘The Montvales.”

Kauai folk workshops are a unique addition to the festival format. Performers will share in workshops on guitar, fiddle, banjo, ukulele and mandolin.

Dance instructors will teach hula, square dance, swing, and two-step. Voice instructors will teach harmony singing, ballads and Hawaiian song. Jam stations and loaner instruments will be available. Attendees are encouraged to bring instruments.

Enjoy tasty local food and drink from a curated selection of local favorites.

Tickets for the Kauai Folk Festival are available in daily passes for $60, weekend passes for $100 and VIP passes for $300 each and offer full access to all stage performances, workshops and parking.

Info: kauaifolk.com

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