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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 […]

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 […]

Lukas Nelson Week on Maui

March 14, 2011

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Lukas Nelson recently took two weeks off from his busy touring schedule to return home, to Maui. While here, he graciously agreed to an interview. He also agreed to visit my daughter’s school, of which he is an alumni. I wrote about him at my Rhythm & Views entertainment blog, I attended the school performance/visit, […]

Doobie Brothers Represent at Whale Day Festival 2011

February 20, 2011

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So much to say about this very talented man. Thanks to Gail Swanson for bringing her friend Patrick Simmons of the Doobie Brothers to the Whale Day Festival. There is so much going on with the band right now. Check back for details. Until then…..

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 […]

Moth and the Surfrider Foundation

July 5, 2010

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Moth won an opening slot on The Throwdowns‘ recent benefit show for the Surfrider Foundation. I usually leave the photography in the hand’s of others and stick to words. But I took my camera along to Mulligan’s on the Blue and ended up with a few cool photos. So I’m going to share them with […]