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Judy Ridolfino and Judy’s Gang are ready to party!

Maui

Sunday, January 28:
Judy Ridolfino and Judy’s Gang are ready to party!
Don’t be shy, they’ll show you how to dance!  Do the twist, the silly squirrel dance, the boogie oogie oogie, and more. Enjoy family fun for all ages in this two-hour show of tap and jazz dancing. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, One Cameron Way, Kahului. 5 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit http://mauiarts.org/.

Book Trust’s 6th Annual Extravanganza: Treasure Island

Maui

Saturday, January 27:
Book Trust’s 6th Annual Extravanganza:  Treasure Island.
  Gather your mates and celebrate with a hearty crew of Book Trust supporters! Their mission is to empower low income keiki by providing them with true treasure – the opportunity to choose and own books. Featuring live entertainment, a delicious feast and a fabulous auction. The Fairmont Kea Lani, 4100 Wailea Alanui Dr., Wailea.  5:30 to 9 p.m.  Cost: Standard Ticket – $150/guest; VIP Ticket – $250/guest; hosted table for 8 – $1,500; VIP Table for 8 – $2,500.  For tickets and information call (808) 359-1951 or visit http://www.booktrust.org/event/extravaganza-treasure-island.

Hawaiian Music Series

Maui

Thursday. January 25:
Hawaiian Music Series.
  Relax under the stars and enjoy a free concert featuring local musicians. Chairs are limited and blankets, mats, and low beach chairs are welcome. The Baldwin Home Museum is located in the heart of Lahaina, on the corner of Front and Dickenson Streets, Lahaina. 6 to 7:30 p.m.  For information call (808) 661-3262 or visit http://lahainarestoration.org/.

Aotearoa’s Finest

Maui

Thursday, January 25:
Aotearoa’s Finest.
  This is music that fuses cultural roots, memorable tunes, and honest, gripping lyrics by Māori singer/songwriters Maisey Rika, Rob Ruha, & Seth Ha`apu, joined by Horomona Horo, New Zealand’s leading practitioner in traditional Maori instruments.  All are superb musicians and performers, revered for their artistry and Maori activism, positioned at the forefront of a new generation of indigenous performers in Aotearoa (New Zealand).  This collaborative group effort reflects deep roots in Maori traditions, yet celebrates contemporary Maori music and its many international influences. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, One Cameron Way, Kahului. 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit http://mauiarts.org/.

Broadway Pops

Maui

Sunday, January 21: 
Broadway Pops. 
Maui Pops Orchestra’s annual sell-out Broadway Pops concert features the vocal talents of Anne Runolfsson and Gary Mauer with returning guest conductor, Jason Howland. These outstanding guest artists with numerous credits on Broadway and beyond will perform a wonderful selection of show tunes, including some Rodgers & Hammerstein favorites, designed to carry you to your happiest place. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, One Cameron Way, Kahului. 3 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit http://mauiarts.org/.

Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton

Maui

Saturday, January 20:
Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton.
  After four decades of singing background for icons like the Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, and Nine Inch Nails, Lisa Fischer has stepped into her own spotlight, accompanied by her inventive musicians of Grand Baton. The band’s organic fusion of African, Middle Eastern, and Caribbean rhythms, psychedelic soul, and progressive rock awakens and ignites Lisa’s flexibility and freedom of expression.  CLICK HERE to see a special performance by Lisa at a Twenty Feet From Stardom screening.  CLICK HERE to see Lisa’s dynamic performance of “How Can I Ease the Pain” at New York’s BAM R&B Festival.  This show will have a dance floor.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, One Cameron Way, Kahului. 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit http://mauiarts.org/.

Diplo

Maui

Sunday, January 14:
Diplo.
  Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known as Diplo, is one of the most dynamic forces in music today. He is as much an international brand as he is a musician/DJ/producer. He has proven himself to be a ubiquitous cultural figure, consistently bridging high and low, mainstream and underground, with remarkable tact and reverence.  Pentz received three Grammy nominations in 2016, including Producer of the Year, Best Dance Recording, and Best Dance/Electronic Album.  Diplo remains the go-to producer for a who’s who of the pop music landscape.  Ages 18+ only. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Events Lawn, One Cameron Way, Kahului. 6 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit http://mauiarts.org/.

An Evening with Judy Collins

Maui

Friday, January 12:
An Evening with Judy Collins.
  Blues Bear Hawai`i presents Singer-Songwriter and Folk Music Icon Judy Collins. Judy is on tour in support of her latest release “Strangers Again” a collection of duets with some of her favorite male artists, including Don Mclean, Michael McDonald, Jeff Bridges, Willie Nelson & Jackson Browne. Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable song writing and personal life triumphs.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, One Cameron Way, Kahului. 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit http://mauiarts.org/.

Willie K & Friends BluesFest

Maui

Saturday, January 6:
Willie K & Friends BluesFest.
  Join Willie K as he hosts special guests from nearby and far away for an evening that is as diverse and eclectic as it is electrifying.  A living legend in Hawai`i, Willie K continues to push the musical envelope with his diverse range of musical genres, attracting some of the world’s top musical talents as his guest artists.  Widely considered to be one of the founders of contemporary Hawaiian music, Willie K considers himself to be, first and foremost, a blues guitarist. Willie K and the Warehouse Blues Band has been called “the best blues band in the world” by Alice Cooper. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, A&B Amphiteater, One Cameron Way, Kahului. 6 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit http://mauiarts.org/.

Maui Friday Town Parties

Maui

Every Friday:
Maui Friday Town Parties.
 Enjoy food, live entertainment, shopping and art. Many retailers, galleries, and boutiques operate extended hours and highlight special promotions. Crafters, artisans and culinary wizards add their creativity to the event.  6 to 9 p.m.  January 5 – Wailuku, on Market Street; January 12 – Lahaina, on Front Street; January 19 – Makawao, on Makawao and Baldwin Avenues; January 26 – on South Kihei Rd., Azeka Shopping Center; January 29 – Lana`i City, Island of Lana`i, around Dole Park, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  For transportation packages to Lanai Friday Town Party, visit http://go-lanai.com/.  For more information on Maui Town Parties, visit http://mauifridays.com/.