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.
Australian singer-songwriter Xavier Rudd will be showcasing his soulful voice and multi-instrumental talents at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center this Thursday, June 23. He's world-renowned for his songs with socially conscious themes: humanity, spirituality, environmentalism and the rights of the Aboriginal people. Guests can expect to hear powerful ballads accompanied by a … [Read more...] about Xavier Rudd at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Australian native Xavier Rudd takes the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater stage this Thursday. The one-man show has taken Australia and Canada’s music festival stages by storm. Surrounded by a host of instruments, the barefoot singer often uses music to highlight social and spiritual themes. From his drums to didgeridoos, he makes a whole range of unique and … [Read more...] about This Thursday, May 29: Xavier Rudd @MauiArtsCulture
Big Shows KANANI ENOS - Sat, May 10. The South Kona singer, songwriter, musician and hula dancer is presenting an evening of music, storytelling, hula and heart. It will feature new and unreleased music as well as traditional and contemporary songs from her debut album Aloha I Ho‘okena. “Her music captures the essence of the kai and the ‘aina,” says George Kahumoku, Jr. “Our … [Read more...] about MauiTime’s Awesome Calendar of Events | May 8-14th, 2014
A multi-instrumentalist soloist, Xavier Rudd hails from Australia and is making his Maui debut at the Iao Theater this Saturday. Rudd has mastered eights acoustic guitars, three unique didgeridoos and a finely-tuned quiver. Rudd contributed songs to Matthew McConaughey's 2008 indie comedy Surfer, Dude and has collaborated with Jack Johnson many times. Fresh from his performance … [Read more...] about This Saturday, Nov. 2: Xavier Rudd @Iao Theater