Author: Big Island Music Staff

“’Little Town’ has been in the works for over a year now and features musicians across the country,” said David Williamson about his latest single. “It has really been a matter of patience and finding the right folks to fill out the parts as I had envisioned them. The inspiration for this song came from my annual holiday returns to the East Coast to be with family and friends. It has been over 15 years since I left my hometown to explore the world. There is a hint of melancholy in ‘Little Town’ which reflects what I would feel when…

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Our guide to entertainment happening this weekend. Musicians and venue proprietors lead complicated lives: it’s advisable to check in advance to confirm engagements. This entertainment guide is compiled with assistance from venue owners. As of press time, some venues may have not confirmed a performer, or updated their monthly music schedule. If you’re a Big Island musician and would like your show included here, please let us know two weeks in advance via our contact page. Mahalo. Photo:

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U.S. Classic Guitar President William Jenks has announced the fourth presentation of the U.S. International Guitar Series Season 2021 featuring Greek guitarist Antigoni Goni in a livsetream solo concert Sunday, April 18, 2021, at 12 p.m. Ticket info below. In this special performance, Ms.Goni will also be joined by internationally acclaimed cellist Amy Norrington where they will perform two works by de Falla and Piazzolla. This will be an exclusive program for those who have purchased their tickets at usclassicguitar.org. All ticket holders will also be invited to the Zoom reception with her directly following the performance. The majority of the ticket sales go directly to the…

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Gary Washburn and the Honoka’a Jazz Band will perform at the Kahilu Theatre on April 24, and the concert will be livestreamed at 4 p.m. on kahilu.tv. Ticket info below. The Honoka’a Jazz Band is a group of advanced music students from Honoka’a High School who uphold a long tradition of excellence in Hawaii’s music industry and the community. Under the direction of Gary Washburn, a dedicated educator, and accomplished jazz artist, the band is considered to be one of the top high school bands in the country. The band is attributed with 18 albums. BANDemic is their latest release.…

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Hilo singer and songwriter Ydine and her band AnOtherEvolution will perform a  livestream concert on Kahilu.TV, Friday, April 16, 2021, at 7 p.m. There will also be an interview with  Ydine after the show. Ticket info below. Ydine is a soulful songstress based out of Hawaii. She performs throughout the islands as a solo artist and with her band anOtherEvolution, an ever-evolving ensemble of musicians. The beautiful compilation of a Cuban mother and Norwegian father, Ydine has cultivated a uniquely diverse musical style that cannot be defined by any particular genre. Her family origins and experiences thus far, such as…

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Our guide to entertainment happening this weekend. Musicians and venue proprietors lead complicated lives: it’s advisable to check in advance to confirm engagements. This entertainment guide is compiled with assistance from venue owners. As of press time, some venues may have not confirmed a performer, or updated their monthly music schedule. If you’re a Big Island musician and would like your show included here, please let us know two weeks in advance via our contact page. Mahalo. Photo: Ashford Marx

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