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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, […]

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 […]

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, […]