When I signed up to make a Republik Music Festival playlist for MauiTime, I totally thought it would be a slog. I hardly thought that I would fall back in love with reggae. The exercise was a nice slap to my jaded opinion of the genre. As I compiled this list of artists’ music, from bands and musicians that have been playing roots since the ‘70s to the next … [Read more...] about Fall in love with reggae all over again at the Republik Music Festival and MauiTime’s Spotify Playlist
Pat Simmons Jr. is not just a Maui boy, father, singer-songwriter, musician, surfer and an organic farmer. He’s also a cancer survivor, and the son of Pat Simmons, an American rock musician and original band member of The Doobie Brothers. Being from a musically inclined family, Simmons grew up listening to all types of music. He learned how to play both the guitar and ukulele … [Read more...] about Maui’s Aloha ‘Aina Ambassador: What it’s like to be Pat Simmons, Jr.
Trevor Hall is performing at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center this Saturday, Dec. 17. He’ll entertain the audience with his eclectic mix of music–acoustic rock, reggae, powerful lyrics and Sanskrit chanting. This is definitely an event for Maui’s diverse music loving community. $30-65. 7:30pm. Maui Arts and Cultural Center, (1 Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-SHOW; … [Read more...] about Trevor Hall at Maui Arts and Cultural Center