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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 […]

311 concert moved to the MACC, The Throwdowns off the Hagar bill

March 23, 2010

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The 311 concert scheduled to be held April 10 at the Lahaina Civic Center apparently has been moved to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. The concert, which will feature opening acts Iration and The Throwdowns, had been scheduled to be held at the West Side venue. However, as of press time, it […]