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Mc Master Slack Key Concerts

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Pleasant, Relaxing Afternoon

Sandy and Doug provided a very nice concert that included the history of slack key guitar music as... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
FrequentTraveler2010
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PA
Inspiring and impressive

This couple has dedicated their life to sharing the beauty and history of this music. They are... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
BethanyK156
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New York City, New York
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Since 1999, Doug & Sandy McMaster have presented authentic, award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele concerts on Kauai. Concerts are one of the most affordable things to do on Kauai for individuals, groups & families. Voted...more
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Malolo Rd., Hanalei Community Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Sandy and Doug provided a very nice concert that included the history of slack key guitar music as well as other interesting stories of the area. The music was unique and very relaxing-we brought some CD's back with us to remember the experience.

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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

From a musician standpoint Doug is talented but the storytelling just brings it down because people are disengaged by the time they start playing. I found myself drifting off into a daze during the very lax history talk. Paraphrase please... 3 hour concerts aren’t a...More

Thank Casey B
Sandy M, Owner at Mc Master Slack Key Concerts, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Aloha Casey B, Thank you for your thoughts and perspective. To clarify for readers: McMaster Slack Key Concerts are typically between and 1.5 to 2 hours including intermission and gift drawing. (The concert you attended was a special benefit concert spotlighting Cactus & Krista Harris'...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

This couple has dedicated their life to sharing the beauty and history of this music. They are masters at their art, the music was beautiful and relaxing.

Thank BethanyK156
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Doug and Sandy provide an evening of masterfully played music, fascinating history lessons, heartwarming and humorous personal stories, and even an inspiring spiritual experience. We are so grateful for our evening with them.

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Sandy and Doug McMaster deliver a big dose of Aloha at the Hanalei Community center......two hours of wonderful slack key guitar and ukelele music, punctuated by lots of history and stories. Intermission features refreshments.....a bowl of Oreos an a cup of water.......perfect!

Thank jbschutz1943
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Great concert. Intimate setting, family friendly. Clean and great location in Hanalei. Beautiful music but most really very talented slack key musician. Loved the stories and music.

Thank KauaiOma
Reviewed 1 March 2018

This is a beautiful concert in a small setting featuring classic and newer slack key guitar and ukulele pieces. The music is punctuated with stories that bring forth the context of the pieces and relate the rich history of Hawaiian slack key. Doug and Sandy...More

Thank MGSK
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is a must if you go to Kauai. The music, i8t's history and the CHEEKY was it is presented to magical. We attend this event whenever we are on the island.

Thank martin82001
Reviewed 14 February 2018

It was a real privilege to spend the evening listening to the McMaster's Slack Key Guitar and Ukulele concert. It was held in the All Saints Church in Kapa'a at dusk with all of the doors and windows open to the nature surrounding it. The...More

Thank Thea L
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I did not know what slack key guitar was so wasn’t expecting to enjoy it very much. The name slack key sounds harsh and unappealing and weird. What a Surprise...slack key sounds better than regular guitar. Because the Hawaiian people long ago didn’t have other...More

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rtwboulder
12 April 2016|
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Response from William O | Reviewed this property |
Check their website, they keep it pretty up to date on times. This is a do not miss if able to attend. A great way to relax from the day at the beach.
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Got this too late. Hope you enjoyed it.
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