Browsing All posts tagged under »Maui Arts & Cultural Center«

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Whale Days 2010 Remembered – aka the Wolf Story

February 18, 2011

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Tomorrow morning, February 19, 2011, Maui’s music fans will converge in Kihei for the annual Whale Days Festival. Every year, the best in Maui music is represented at this open-air, family friendly, free concert. As MauiZan prepares for this year’s festival — we’re especially looking forward to Pat Simmons of the Doobie Brothers with Gail Swanson […]

Distracted by Willie’s Haircut

May 24, 2010

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Willie Nelson’s Haircut Takes My Mind Off The Music As I prepared for my next Rhythm & Views blog, I began thinking about all of the things happening this past weekend on Maui. Slightly Stoopid was in Lahaina — and on my plane flight back from California. Jim Gaffigan was at the MACC — and […]

Zan Throws Down in New R&V Post

April 13, 2010

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Maui No Ka Oi Magazine just published the newest edition of Rhythm & Views, the magazine’s new entertainment column. What is the difference between a blog and a column? Could it be a blogumn? Oh wait, there’s a chicken. Check it out. The Throwdowns are either the hottest band on the island or Suzanne was […]

Random Bits

April 1, 2010

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My new Rhythm & Views column for Maui No Ka Oi Magazine came out on Monday (3/29). It would be cool if you checked it out. I went to the Maui Pops and admitted I’ve seen the Jonas Brothers in concert. Enough about me, for now. On Saturday, thousands of people lined the streets of […]