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FESTIVALS

The 2024 Winchester Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival will be held July 25-27th, 2024, at the Towne Square Community Centre in Winchester, Indiana! This is going to be a special year as we commemorate the 50th year since the first ever Hawaiian steel guitar festival took place in Charles Moore’s basement in Winchester, Indiana! Therefore, we are planning a special celebration featuring more seminars, performances, jam sessions, Q&A, and learning opportunities! Master Hawaiian steel guitarist and recording artist, Bobby Ingano, will be joining us, as will professional gypsy jazz guitarist and steel guitarist, Joseph ZayacThis year, 2022 AISGC guest artist, Alan Akaka, will also be in attendance and will be conducting a seminar.

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HOTELS

We recommend making reservations at the following hotels:

Randolph Inn and Suites (Winchester, IN)
Hampton Inn and Suites (Richmond, IN) 
Holiday Inn and Suites (Richmond, IN) 
Home2 Suites by Hilton (Richmond, IN) 


There are additional hotels in Richmond for further options, as well as AirBnb's and Bed and Breakfasts in Winchester.

TICKETS

Tickets for this event can be purchased online, by mail, or at the door. Tickets are $20 per day for AISGC members and $22 per day for non-members. Winchester residents and students with a valid student ID receive free daily admission! Online tickets can be purchased through Ticket Stripe at the below link: 

https://ticketstripe.com/aisgc-winchester-festival-2024

GUEST ARTISTS

2024  Bobby Ingano & 

          Joseph Zayac

2023  Kapono Lopes

2022  Alan Akaka

2019  Jeff Au Hoy

2018  Bobby Ingano

If you would like to pre-register by mail instead of online, please fill out the mail-in Festival 2024 Registration Form located at the right side of this page, and send it with cash or check to:

AISGC

230 South Perry Rd #1145

Plainfield, IN 46168

Checks can be made payable to "AISGC".

PERFORMANCE

If you or your group would like a 30 minute performance slot and are purchasing tickets online, please send us an email requesting a performance slot with your day of preference. If you are mailing in the Festival 2024 Registration Form, simply indicate that you would like a performance slot on the form. Performance slots will be given on a first come, first served basis, with AISGC members being given priority. Please bring 3 sets of chord charts for backup musicians.

VENUE

Daily performances will be held at the Towne Square Community Centre in downtown Winchester, Indiana. More info about the venue can be found at: www.townesquarecommunitycentre.com. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

AISGC events have remained a staple in Winchester, Indiana. We are thankful to the city of Winchester, Indiana, for supporting Hawaiian music and the Hawaiian Steel Guitar!

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