Reggae Super Star Maxi Priest Coming to The Big Island


Honokaa Peoples Theatre
June 17, 2018 7pm – doors 6pm

South London-born reggae sensation Maxi Priest will be appearing at the Honokaa People’s Theatre on Sunday June 17 at 7pm. The theatre is located at 45-3574 Mamane St. in downtown Honokaa. This will be his only show on the Big Island. 

General admission:  $45
Gold Circle Seating: $65
Tickets can be purchased online via the Blues Bear Hawaii website (Free shipping).
Ticket info: 808-896-4845


Only a handful of singers succeed in transcending their genre without losing the essence of who they are. Superstar Maxi Priest is one of those artists whose own unique vision has led him to tremendous international success, being the first reggae artist to have a No. 1 hit worldwide, including the U.S. Billboard charts.

His new album, Easy To Love is as fine a representation of lovers’ rock as you could possibly wish for. The sophistication he brings to these tracks is the mark of true quality; his effortless blend of reggae, R&B and dancehall has universal appeal.

Maxi Priest is the first British-born singer to graduate from the London reggae sound-system Saxon Studio International, introducing the sound of lovers’ rock to a global audience. Before joining Saxon, Maxi embraced Rastafari and served an apprenticeship with South London sound-system Negus Negast and the legendary Jah Shaka. Maxi has adhered to these principles his entire career by making conscious music of all kinds. While Easy To Love is essentially an album of love songs, it closes with a track first recorded by Ras Michael and the Sons of Negus in the 1970’s. Maxi’s version of “None A Jah Jah Children” is strikingly original. It is intended as a blessing to see us safely on our way as we’re transported to a Rasta grounation or Nyahbinghi – a gathering of the faithful where we receive affirmation that no matter the hardships, Jah Jah’s children will always triumph.

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