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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 […]

Magic Carpet Ride With Rick Vito and King Paris

March 15, 2012

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Rolling Stone magazine once called Rick Vito one of “the best thing[s] to ever happen to Fleetwood Mac.” When Vito stepped in for longtime guitarist/singer/songwriter Lindsey Buckingham in the late 1980s, he had big shoes to fill – but he came prepared. He had worked as a solo artist and session musician since the 1970s. […]

Jack Johnson Announces Hawaii Tour, Album

February 22, 2012

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“There’s a big announcement coming on Wednesday,” Paula Fuga whispered. “And it will sell out like that,” she said with a quick snap of her fingers. “It involves these guys,” she said motioning to her Mana Maoli band-mates. Big announcement? Quick sell-out? Hmmm, could it be Jack Johnson? It had to be. He has long […]

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, […]

Jack Johnson Joins Willie Nelson and Friends at Kokua For Japan

April 10, 2011

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by Suzanne Kayian Jack Johnson, Willie Nelson, Mick Fleetwood, Michael McDonald and Patrick Simmons were among the artists at the April 10 Kokua for Japan benefit concert and telethon. They joined Hawaii favorites’ Henry Kapono, Jake Shimibukuro and John Cruz — among many others — at the concert which was held at the Great Lawn […]

Doobies Did Bring Surprises

April 2, 2011

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by Suzanne Kayian The Doobie Brothers welcomed special guests Michael McDonald, Willie Nelson and Mick Fleetwood to their concert at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center Friday night, April 1. It was a great show and a ton of fun to see these legendary players share the stage. Prior to the concert, Pat Simmons sat […]