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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 […]

Maui’s Anuhea, Gail Swanson and The Throwdowns Among Na Hoku Nominees

April 15, 2010

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Anuhea, The Throwdowns and Gail Swanson are among the 2010 finalists for The Hawai’i Academy of Recording Arts Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. Anueah Jenkins was nominated in the Most Promising Artist of the Year category along with Rodney Cazimero, Kolohe Kai, Kulewa and Alvin Okami. The Maui native’s debut album, “Anuhea,” also was nominated for Contemporary Album of the Year along with Cecilio and Kapono’s “C […]

Vince Esquire Back Where He Belongs

April 14, 2010

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The Vince Esquire Band featuring drummer Josh Greenbaum and bass player Shawn Michael will celebrate the release of their newest CD, “Back Where You Belong,” Friday night April 16 at Mulligan’s on the Blue in Wailea, Maui. Maui’s Vince Esquire Band has opened for several major recording acts including Aerosmith, Willie Nelson, Gregg Allman 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 […]

Review: Upcountry Sundays

April 7, 2010

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Mana’o Radio’s monthly benefit concert Easter Sunday afternoon at Casanova in Makawao brought together a cross-generation of talented women who can take command of a stage with only a guitar and a microphone. Upcountry Sundays’ driving force Dorothy Betz complimented her set (with The Trio, Les Adams and Vince Esquire) with a wonderful gathering of […]

A Very Special Upcountry Sundays Acoustic Style

April 1, 2010

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This weekend’s Upcountry Sundays Acoustic Style benefit for Mana’o Radio at Casanova in Makawao features three female singer/songwriters that share the ability to write powerful songs and present them in a friendly accessible manner. The women, Gail Swanson, Sebrina Barron and Elaine Ryan, also share a love for one of the most cutting edge, independent singer/songwriters of […]

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 […]