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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 […]

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 […]

Willie Nelson Wins Concert Industry Award

March 24, 2010

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Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and John Mellencamp‘s 2009 tour won the Pollstar Concert Industry Award for Most Creative Tour Package, according to Pollstar.com. The award was presented Feb. 17 at the 21st annual awards event at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The biggest award of the evening, Major Tour of the Year, […]

The Throwdowns open for Sammy Hagar afterall

March 24, 2010

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In an off-again, on-again move, Maui’s The Throwdowns have once again been confirmed as the opening act for Sammy Hagar’s April 9 concert at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center, according to the band’s Erin Smith. The Throwdowns had been booked for the show but earlier this week, word came down that Hagar was not […]

Sammy Hagar flies solo

March 23, 2010

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Word just in from The Throwdowns: Sammy Hagar is not featuring any opening acts at his Hawaii shows. It’s as simple as that. Don’t forget to check out The Throwdowns opening for 311 at the MACC.

Steven Tyler follows rehab with Maui

March 23, 2010

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Steven Tyler landed at the Maui airport March 19 after completing 90 days in a rehab facility, according to Bauer-Griffin online. The Aerosmith frontman, who was photographed by Derek Shook, reportedly was traveling with his girlfriend Erin Brady. In photos posted on the Bauer-Griffin site, Tyler is seen at the airport carrying a cup of […]