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Maui Beat

Hawaiian Style Band to perform with Henry Kapono

Famous for island anthems like “Let’s Talk Story,” “No Ke Ano Ahiaha,” “Rhythm of the Ocean,” and “Live A Little,” it’s been many years since the Hawaiian Style Band played on Maui. Promoter Tom Moffat last brought them here in the early 1990s to perform at the Maui ...

Chart-topping Old Dominion plays at MACC on Friday

Fresh off their win for Vocal Group of the Year at the 2019 CMA Awards, acclaimed country band Old Dominion just scored their eighth No. 1 single as “One Man Band” ascended to the top of the Billboard Country Airplay chart. “It’s quite a way to end the year,” enthuses Old Dominion ...

WAR

Blending an irresistible mix of funk, Latin, rock, soul and jazz, the legendary band WAR returns to Maui Arts & Cultural Center on Saturday led by co-founder vocalist/keyboardist Lonnie Jordan. With more than 50 million records sold, WAR created an impressive catalogue of timeless hits ...

Kingston Trio performs at MACC with new members

Formed by two college students from Hawaii and one from California in 1957, the Kingston Trio became legendary for their distinctive vocal sound. Adopting their band name from Jamaica’s capital city, Bob Shane, Nick Reynolds, and Dave Guard zoomed to the top of the charts a year later with ...

Rebelution’s positive lyrics buoyed by a chilled reggae groove

Routinely topping the Billboard Reggae Chart, Rebelution is tied with UB40 for the third-most No. 1 hits on the chart, following Bob Marley and Matisyahu. “We are in a position where we can make a positive impact on people,” lead vocalist/guitarist Eric Rachmany reported. “Generally in ...

Miranda Lambert headlines Maui Songwriters Festival

Headlining the Maui Songwriters Festival on Saturday, country star Miranda Lambert was just nominated for Grammy Awards for Best Country Song for “It All Comes Out in the Wash,” from her latest “Wildcard” album, and for Best Country Album for “Interstate Gospel,” as a member of the ...