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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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Steven Tyler Celebrates On Maui

March 27, 2011

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Steven Tyler flew into Maui late Thursday (3/24) night after taping last week’s memorable American Idol elimination show. During the show, Stevie Wonder surprised Tyler by singing “Happy Birthday” (as seen in this YouTube video), while the AI judge was presented with a Peter Max portrait and a cake bearing sparklers. Max painted a series […]

Dave Bauss Turns Me On

February 23, 2011

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It never fails. David Bauss always turns me on to cool music. It could be any genre — from Grateful Dead-flavored shows to DJs from New York City — getting a tip from Milagro’s top bartender always leads to a great show. I ran into him the other night and by the next day, I […]