Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival

Open Stage - NextGen

Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i NextGen steel guitar players Enosa Lyman, Tai Misailidis, Pono Fernandez, and Mālie Lyman also performed on the Open Stage.

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  • Alan Akaka was the emcee for the NextGen portion of the Open Stage.
  • NextGen Enosa Lyman on the steel guitar.
  • NextGen Mālie Lyman and Enosa Lyman.
  • NextGen Pono Fernandez. All NextGen steel guitarists play other instruments and accompany the featured steel guitarist.
  • Alan Akaka accompanied the NextGen on his guitar.
  • Enosa Lyman.
  • NextGen Tai Misailidis. Besides being a steel guitarist, Tai is also an excellent bass player.
  • Pono Fernandez.
  • Enosa on the steel guitar, with Tai, Pono, Mālie and Alan providing backup.
  • Mālie and Enosa.
  • Tai and Pono.
  • Pono, Mālie, and Enosa.
  • Mālie singing a song.
  • Pono on ʻukulele.
  • Tai on U-bass.
  • Mālie on U-bass.
  • Alan on guitar.
  • Tai on the steel guitar.
  • \Pono on the steel guitar with Mālie and Enosa on ʻukulele and Alan on guitar.
  • Pono on the steel guitar with Tai on U-bass, Mālie and Enosa on ʻukulele, and Alan on guitar.
  • Mālie sings and plays the steel guitar with Enosa and Alan.
  • Mālie on the steel guitar.
  • Mālie Lyman.

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