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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 […]

Bass Player Theme Continues

February 21, 2011

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The recent post about Wolf received such great feedback, I thought I’d dig up another cool bass player photo. You know what they say about positive reinforcement. It works. Thanks for checking out my work. This photo was taken the first time I saw Kanekoa — one of my favorite bands. It was Halloween 2010 […]

Whale Days 2010 Remembered – aka the Wolf Story

February 18, 2011

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Tomorrow morning, February 19, 2011, Maui’s music fans will converge in Kihei for the annual Whale Days Festival. Every year, the best in Maui music is represented at this open-air, family friendly, free concert. As MauiZan prepares for this year’s festival — we’re especially looking forward to Pat Simmons of the Doobie Brothers with Gail Swanson […]

International Surfing Day

June 28, 2010

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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 […]

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 […]