Concerts & Events

Friday, February 26, 2016  ♦  8:00 PM

George Kahumoku Jr., Led Kaapana & Jeff Peterson

Masters of Hawaiian Music

4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall · 773.728.6000

  • Three masters, featured regularly at Maui's renowned “Slack Key Show” bring Hawai‘i's unique folk styles, with origins in the early 19th century Hawaiian paniolo (cowboy) culture, to 21st century stages.

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    George Kahumoku Jr.

    Master slack key guitarist George Kahumoku Jr., known as “Hawai‘i's Renaissance Man,” is a multiple Na Hoku Hanohano (Hawaiian Grammy) Award winner, a vocalist, storyteller, songwriter & author, teacher, sculptor, farmer, and chef.

    Led Kaapana

    A master of the slack key guitar and National Heritage Fellow, Led Kaapana has been one of Hawaii's most influential musicians for four decades. His mastery of stringed instruments, his exceptional picking style on slack key guitar and ‘ukulele, and his extraordinary baritone to leo ki`eki`e (falsetto) vocal range, have made him a musical legend and earned him multiple Na Hoku Awards.

    Jeff Peterson

    Guitar virtuoso Jeff Peterson is a star of the next generation, winning the 2014 Na Hoku for Best Slack Key Guitar (his 2nd time). His virtuosity shines through in traditional slack key, as well as jazz and classical. Five of Jeff's songs are featured in the award-winning George Clooney film The Descendants.


The Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  •  773.728.6000