Dead Kennedys at Lahaina’s Hard Rock Cafe, Oct 22


Friday (October 22), 9pm at the Hard Rock Cafe, Lahiana, $35 Swiss surrealist H. R. Giger‘s Penis Landscape was framed in stars and stripes and made poster-size, as an insert into The Dead Kennedys‘ 1985 album Frankenchrist, earning the band a date with the courts for “distributing matter harmful to minors” (ironically, it ended with […]

How often do you get to go to a 135th birthday party?


The Royal Treatment: Saturday (October 16), 6-9pm, Waiola Church Grounds, Lahaina $35 Advance/$15 Keiki (free for 5yrs. and younger) Did you see that silver screen atrocity, Princess Ka’iulani?* Throw all that sad misconception out the window for good, and immerse yourself in a community celebration of the princess’s real story, among people who still—more than […]

Maui Humane Society’s Barktoberfest, Oct 16


Bark It Here: Saturday (October 16), 5-9pm, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Ka’anapali, $65 Adults/$35 Keiki Maui Humane Society’s popular fest heads West for the first time, upping the ante with activities at their primary fundraising effort for another year of “building lifelong bonds between people and animals through education, community outreach and the prevention […]

Complexions Contemporary Ballet at the Castle Theater, Oct 15

Photo by: Sharen-Bradford

Friday (October 15), 7:30pm, Castle Theater, MACC, $12/$28/$35 Sveltly barely more than bones, ballerinas (ballerinos or danseurs, for men), exemplify the potential of the human form. Dance is the secondary color that emerges when art and athleticism meld, and the balletomanes behind Complexions Contemporary Ballet are a rainbow of world-class innovators; wielding the skills of […]

Ty Burhoe, Sarala Dandekar and Special Guests at Montessori of Maui, Oct 9


Dhvani: The Music of India Friday (October 8), 7:30pm, Montessori School of Maui auditorium, 2933 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, $15 (Tickets go quickly. Get yours today: 808-573-0374;, “What’s nice about doing something traditional is that we’ve been preparing for it since the beginning of our training,” says Sarala Dandekar, with the small hand gestures […]

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 […]

ZEPTEMBER at Mulligan’s on the Blue (September 24)

zeptember poster by scott johnson, dogtowne design

Read more HERE… “And you thought it was only in the movies / as you wish all your dreams would come true” (“Fool in the Rain” 1979). This Led Zeppelin tribute concert is not only “sweet refrain / soothes the soul and calms the pain…” for die hard fans of this legendary band, but yours […]

Swanky Swine at Star Noodle, This Friday

Diet Coke with Bacon

Friday (September 10), 6pm, Star Noodle, Lahaina, $52 From “Baconnaise” and “Bacon Salt” (brought to us by “everything should taste like bacon” company J&D’s), to novelty bandages (a whole new take on “cured meat”) and award-winning Bacon Vodka, nothing is sizzling on the foodie hot-list quite like bacon. In his book Zingerman’s Guide to Better […]

Uluwehi Guerrero and Halau Hula Kauluokala at the MACC

Uluwehi Guerrero

Saturday (September 4), 7:30pm, Castle Theater, MACC, Kahului, $25/$30/$40 Over 100 dedicated hula dancers will take to the stage for a concert titled Na Mele O Ku‘u Pu‘uwai – Songs of my Heart, from kumu hula and recording artist Uluwehi Guerrero’s Halau Hula Kauluokala. Of course, Guerrero himself will put his powerful pipes to masterful […]

“Solo Sessions” with Keali’i Reichel @ McCoy Studio Theater

Keali'i Reichel

Friday & Saturday (September 9 & 10), 7:30pm, McCoy Studio Theater, MACC, $35 / $65 VIP (plus applicable fees) *** What’s not to love about the MACC’s cozy, little blackbox McCoy Studio Theater? Seating just 300, it makes any show an intimate experience—putting you up close and personal with your favorite performers. For their next […]

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