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Erin Smith’s CD release party @ Republik

Erin Smith and her band celebrated the release of their much anticipated new album “American Boy” with an all-ages party at Republik, sponsored by BAMP Project and STAR 101.9. Opening were talented young local musicians Crimson Apple, Random Weirdos and…

Party pics: Mele Mei Pool Party

Part of the Na Hoku Awards Festival, Mele Mei celebrated local music with a pool party at The Modern on Saturday, featuring The Throwdowns and Pimpbot.  Mele Mei Pool Party ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 24 jQuery(function($) { new…

First Annual Republik Music Festival

BAMP’s new annual traveling music fest hosted an amazing lineup of rock, hip hop and reggae artists at Kakaako Waterfront Park on Saturday night. Steel Pulse, Matisyahu, Rebelution, The Dirty Heads, The Green and The Throwdowns all took the stage…

The Throwdowns kick off Republik Music Festival

I recently got a chance to chat on the phone with two members of Maui-based rock/reggae band The Throwdowns. Guitarist Ola Shaw, who works as a bartender and at a professional music studio, and bassist Kimo Clark, who just started…