Steel Trappings

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The Series Archive contains groups of articles that are identified as a series because they contain:

  • Recurring features identified by Feature Name
  • Recurring features identified by the Feature Name but with different titles
  • A single-themed article of three or more serialized installments

Bill Hardin
Bill Hardin

A series of articles by Andy Volk talking about luthier Bill Hardin.

Geri's Vintage Steels
Geri's Vintage Steels

Steel guitarist Geri Valdriz discusses various vintage steel guitars from his collection and elsewhere.

Haumana: A Student's Journey Through Hawaiian Music and Steel Guitar
Haumana: A Student's Journey Through Hawaiian Music and Steel Guitar

Steve Tylka describes his experiences as he enters the world of the steel guitar.

Hot Steel
Hot Steel

Daniel Tremblay describes his experiences as a hands-on steel guitar trainer.

More Magnatone
More Magnatone

A series of articles reprinted from Vintage Guitar covering Magnatone MOTS amplifiers and steel guitars.

On the Playlist
On the Playlist

Geri Valdriz discusses steel guitar masters who will be featured on his "Hawaiian Steel" radio show's "On the Playlist" segment that airs on Maui station KMNO 97.1 FM and at Mana‘o Radio's website.

On the Playlist
Software for Creating Steel Guitar Arrangements

Mark Prucha walks you through the Finale music notation software.

Spotlight ON!
Spotlight ON!

A monthly feature that highlights a steel guitar artist or group who has participated in a previous Festival or Showcase.

Steeler Stylings
Steeler Stylings

A discussion of playing techniques and nuances of selected master steel guitarists.

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Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival    POSTPONED
August 28, 2021 – Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī
Saturday Performances 11AM - 2PM and 4:30PM - 6:30PM HST


Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Kanikapila
September 18, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Open Stage Showcase
September 25, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association - HSGA

HSGA  2nd Virtual Steel Guitar Festival
October 8-9, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on HSGA Website, Facebook and YouTube

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Kanikapila
October 16, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday - LIVE from Kaua‘i
October 30, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday - LIVE from Maui
November 20, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday
December 18, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST (tentative)

COVID-19 Advisory: HIMELE™ plans to resume in-person live steel guitar festivals in 2022, contingent on pandemic directives and venue approvals. Livestream Showcases will continue through 2021.

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