willie k & friends bluesfest 2019, saturday, january 5, maui arts & cultural center

Maui Arts & Cultural Center and Maui Tribe Productions has announced the annual Willie K & Friends Bluesfest on Saturday, January 5 in the MACC’s A&B Amphitheater /Yokouchi Pavilion. The music will start at 6pm and gates open at 5pm. Special guest artists for Bluesfest 2019 include Tommy Castro and the Painkillers, Tavana, and John Akapo; additional artists will be added.

Willie K’s annual Bluesfest traditionally hosts special guests from near and far for an evening that is as diverse and eclectic as it is electrifying. A living legend in Hawai‘i, Willie K continues to push the musical envelope with his diverse range of musical genres, attracting some of the world’s top musical talents to the MACC as his guest artists. Widely considered one of the founders of contemporary Hawaiian music, Willie K considers himself to be, first and foremost, a blues guitarist. In fact, Willie K and his Warehouse Blues Band has been called “the best blues band in the world” by Alice Cooper.

Tickets are $40 adult, general admission ($10 kids 2-12, general admission), $65 and $85, with a limited number of $250 VIP packages (plus applicable fees). VIP tickets include: premium seating; meet & greet with some of the ‘special friend’ artists; access to the Yokouchi Courtyard bars and restrooms; Willie K CD; souvenir commemorative lanyard/VIP pass; and free parking in the MACC lot. Tickets are on sale at MACC Box Office at 808-242-SHOW (7469), and http://www.MauiArts.org. For more details, please visit the website at http://www.WillieKBluesfest.com.

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