The Aloha International Steel Guitar Club announced the Guest Artist for it's 2018 Winchester Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival. Multi-award winning recording artist and Hawaiian steel guitar master, Bobby Ingano, will be headlining the 2018 event. It has been almost a decade since Bobby last performed in Winchester, and will be six years since the club has flown in a guest artist from Hawaii.
The festival will be held July 12-14, 2018, at the Towne Square Community Centre in Winchester, Indiana. Open-stage performances will take place all three days of the festival. There will also be seminars, jam sessions, and a Saturday night luau. More information about the event can be viewed at the club's website.
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July 9-14, 2018
Monday-Thursday - Nightly Evening Performances
Friday-Saturday - Festival Ho'olaule'a Performances
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