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The FreeRadicals MothXP Projekt

September 13, 2012

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Two of Maui’s hottest bands — MothXP and FreeRadicals Projekt — come together Friday night Sept. 14 at Charley’s Restaurant and Saloon in Paia, Maui. Both of these bands launched their musical careers amid a storm-fire of praise and admiration. And both have managed to keep the enthusiasm and entertainment levels high. The innovative visions of both […]

Rockstar Television

April 10, 2012

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Watching Jordis Unga on this season of  The Voice reminded me of when singing competitions on television totally rocked out. Jordis shot to the front of the pack on the first season of Rockstar: INXS; the concept of the show was based upon the surviving members of INXS auditioning new singers to replace the late […]

My Brush With A Monkee

March 5, 2012

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“If I had known you were such a big fan, you could have gone for a ride in the Monkeemobile,” said the gorgeous dark-haired woman sitting next to me. The words echoed through my 50-year-old brain. I was talking to a family friend who dated Davy Jones of The Monkees when I was a little […]

Gail Swanson, Elaine Ryan and Sebrina Barron Help Play It Forward

April 25, 2011

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Play it Forward Concerts presents a Mother’s Day benefit concert for Maui’s Women Helping Women May 8 at Stella Blues Cafe. The show will feature Gail Swanson, Elaine Ryan and Sebrina Barron in a songwriter circle, sharing the stories and inspirations behind their music. All three women are widely known to be prolific songwriters whose […]

Jonas Brothers in Paradise

April 23, 2011

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The Jonas Brothers and their family arrived on Maui April 20 for a family vacation. The entire family, except Kevin and his wife, were first spotted at the airport before getting out in the sun for some fun. Later that day, the family cruised along Front Street in Lahaina and then ate at Da Kitchen, […]

Are The Doobie Brothers Bringing Surprises

March 31, 2011

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Friday night’s April Fools Day concert with The Doobie Brothers and War on Maui promises to be a lot of fun. I recently chatted with band co-founder Patrick Simmons for my Rhythm & Views blog at Maui No Ka Oi Magazine. What I didn’t include in the R&V post: there are unsubstantiated reports that the […]

Steven Tyler Celebrates On Maui

March 27, 2011

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Steven Tyler flew into Maui late Thursday (3/24) night after taping last week’s memorable American Idol elimination show. During the show, Stevie Wonder surprised Tyler by singing “Happy Birthday” (as seen in this YouTube video), while the AI judge was presented with a Peter Max portrait and a cake bearing sparklers. Max painted a series […]