WoodyFest Coalition will move forward with festival that will be free for everyone

Last year’s Woody Guthrie Festival was unquestionably one of my favorite musical memories of 2019. Understandably, I was eagerly anticipating this year’s artist unveiling as well as a chance to once again be a part of the sense of community and family that swells the population of Okemah annually each July. Alas, the trainwreck that […]

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Show Review: Jake Shimabukuro and Friends Was Incredible Ukulele at the Blue Note, Honolulu, Hawaii

  Jake Shimabukuro and Friends, March 06, 2020, The Blue Note, Honolulu, Hawaii I moved to Hawaii, the place I call home, in 1995. The Islands were in the midst of a Hawaiian musical renaissance. Israel Kamakawiwoʻole had recently released Facing The Future. It’s laid back ukulele strumming combined traditional Hawaiian language and hapa haole […]

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