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The 16th Annual Southern California Slack Key Festival

The Biggest Hawaiian Music Event of the Year!

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The 16th Annual Southern California Slack Key Festival
The 16th Annual Southern California Slack Key Festival

Date & Location

Jan 15, 2023, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

$20 - $65 , 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Event Detail

Kala Koa Entertainment celebrates 16 years of bringing the biggest and brightest names in Hawaiian music to the mainland with the 2023 Southern California Slack Key Festival returning to the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, January 15, 2023.

One of the most acclaimed Hawaiian concerts to ever leave the islands, the Southern California Slack Key Festival takes fans on a Hawaiian musical journey showcasing GRAMMY-winning slack key guitarists, the best hula dancers in the world, special guest performers and a free to the public Island Marketplace.

This year’s Southern California Slack Key Festival’s line-up includes George Kuo, one of Hawaii’s premier Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar artists; Makaha Sons, one of Hawaii’s leading Hawaiian musical groups; Sonny Lim, a member of Hawaii’s famous musical Lim family; Jeff Peterson, contributed to two Grammy Award-winning recordings and a winner of eight Na Hōkū Hanohano Awards; Jim “Kimo” West, 2021 Grammy Award-winner and multiple Na Hōkū Hanohano Awards; Kainani Kahaunaele, won seven Na Hōkū Hanohano Awards in 2021; Kamuela Kimokeo, a member of the Na Hōkū Hanohano award winning group Hi’ikua; Ka’ihi Kimokeo, and Bryan Tolentino, popular ukulele player who can be heard on scores of recordings for other artists as well as his own Grammy nominated CD’s.

In addition to the concert, an Island Marketplace – free and open to the public – takes place from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. outside of the venue. Browse a variety of island themed gifts, home décor, accessories, apparel, Hawaiian food, authentic island-style shave ice and outdoor entertainment.

📅 Dates & Times 

Sunday, January 15, 2023

Concert 2:00 p.m. 

Free Island Marketplace 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

📍 Venue/Website

The Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center 

1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd 

Redondo Beach, CA  90278

👪 Age requirement

All Ages 

🎫 Tickets/Price 

$20 - $65 Free Island Marketplace is open to the public and ticket holders  VIP Reception: $65, Saturday, January 14; 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m., San Pedro’s Grand Annex. VIP Reception includes meet-and-greet with the artists, ‘ono food and prize giveaways (does not include a ticket to the Festival on January 15)

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🅿️ Parking

Free Parking

Direction

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