Bamp Project Presents MAGIC! on Maui

When something is meant to be, you just know it immediately. It’s as if there was a divine plan or universal synergy fusing the right elements together at the right time for the right situation. That’s the feeling Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer Nasri experienced the first time MAGIC! jammed. “It’s about letting loose and […]



Minneapolis is known for many things — pretty lakes, the Mall of America, lutefisk. But 17 years ago, hip-hop act Atmosphere transformed the city into something else entirely: a nexus from which underground rap spiraled-out to the masses. And thanks to the duo’s indefatigable touring habits, Top 20-charting albums, and their galvanizing artist-owned label Rhymesayers […]

This Thursday, Aug. 21: MADtv’s Bobby Lee @MauiArtsCulture

BAMP Project and Rick Cooper Music are presenting MADtv star Bobby Lee this Thursday at The Maui Arts and Cultural Center. The barista-turned-comedian has starred in films like Pineapple Express and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle. He’s also made appearances on Jay Leno and at the famous Comedy Store in Hollywood. Catch the San Diego native on the Maui leg of his […]

This Friday, Dec 13: Groundation + Abyssinians @MauiArtsCulture


Here’s your chance to see  Groundation and The Abyssinians with Father Psalms & Rootz Revealerz. Hailing from Northern California, the roots Reggae band Groundation has released more than half a dozen studio albums. Named after a Rastafari holiday, Groundation’s sound fuses hints of dub and Jazz. Sharing the stage with the likes of Don Carlos, […]

Breaking Music News: BAMP Project Presents Damian Marley & Nas’s “Distant Relatives” Tour; on Maui Feb 27

Sunday (February 27, 2011), 7pm, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, $40 general admission (AN ALL-AGES SHOW) Tickets go on sale this Friday (December 3) at 9am, and are available through the MACC online ( or charge by phone (808-242-7469), or at the Green Banana Internet Cafe, Old Lahaina Book Emporium, or our friends at Requests. […]

Pepper at the MACC, Dec 17


*** Friday (December 17), 5:30pm doors / 7:00pm show, Outdoors at the MACC, $25 We’re playing Peter Piper and picking Pepper, this week. Kona’s own Kaleo Wassman (guitar, vocals), Bret Bollinger (bass, vocals), and Yesod Williams (drums) may be well-known here in the 808, but they’ve also made a mighty name for themselves abroad thanks […]

Mickey Avalon and Andre Nickatina at Lahaina’s Hard Rock Cafe, Dec 4

mickey avalon

Saturday (Dec 4), 9pm, Hard Rock Cafe, Lahaina, $42 general admission, 21+ only You know how in the movie The Matrix, you are “a mental projection of your digital self”? Well if that were really the case, I think I’d look a lot like the Minnie to Mickey Avalon (born Yeshe Perl)—gaunt, ashen and wrought […]

WIN airfare and tickets to see Passion Pit on Oahu


*** CLICK HERE ( and enter to win a pair of tickets and airfare for two, to see Passion Pit on Oahu, Dec 12 Exciting, isn’t it? Nothing like the chance to win cool sh!t, especially when the prize is not just concert tickets, but the airfare to get there. See, that’s always the tricky […]

Breaking Music News: TOOL slated for Honolulu show, Jan 14. Tickets available Nov 20.


In the days before I discovered Ween, I preached naught but the word of Tool [“and an angel of the Lord came unto me, snatching me up from my place of slumber… / and I asked, “angel of the Lord what are these tortured screams?” / and he said, “these are the cries of the […]

Iration with The Throwdowns at Hard Rock Cafe, Oct 9


Saturday (October 9), 2-3pm (all ages) & 9pm (21+ only), Hard Rock Cafe, Lahaina, $22 The “new roots” rockers of Iration are busy boys. By the Spring of this year alone, they supported 47 shows in 52 days on the Winter Blackout Tour with The Expendables, and in early March released their second full-length studio […]

Matisyahu Performs at the Lahaina Civic Center


BAMP PROJECT wakes Maui up with artists that challenge themselves and their listeners with their rich, exhilarating music.  Matisyahu is a Hasidic Jew who hails from New York and has found, or better said, created, his niche in reggae music that explores religious conviction without sounding trite.  His music is accessible to people of all […]