Veteran rock band Los Lobos has been working a lot with Disney lately: the band recorded the theme song to the Disney Channel show “Handy Mandy” and makes yearly appearances at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Now the band has upped the ante, releasing a CD of Disney cover songs, including “The Tiki Tiki Tiki [...]
Don Tiki may not be the last of the great exotica bands anymore, but they still are one of the finest. Their new album, South of the Boudoir, has just been released on iTunes and at Amazon.com.
The new CD takes the listener on a sonic trip around the world, from Hawaii to the Middle East [...]
The 2009 Wine Country Ukulele Festival is scheduled for October 9-11 in St. Helena, California, and wow, what a lineup!
This year’s performers and workshop leaders are a who’s who of the current ukulele scene, including James Hill, Victoria Vox, Ralph Shaw, Brittni Paiva, and Steven Espaniola.
For complete details, visit the festival website at www.winecountryukefest.com
The 8th Annual Southern California Ukulele Festival will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2009 in Cerritos, California.
• Continuous Stage Entertainment with performances by Joe Souza, Derick Sebastian, and Gerald Ross
• Up to 50 hours of workshops—Pick and choose your favorites.
• Arts and Crafts: Lei making, gourds. Check the website for a list of [...]
[ October 11, 2009; ] As part of the 23rd Annual “Taste of Encino” Street Fair, Jim “Kimo” West and the Polynesian Paradise Dancers will present a free late-morning performance of traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and hula dance.
Sunday, October 11, 2009, 11:35 AM
Encino Park, 16953 Ventura Blvd., Encino, CA 91316
For more information visit the California Traditional Music Society’s website
The Buddies Lounge podcast, which normally spins space age pop and other ’50s/’60s hipster music, is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Hawaii’s statehood with a special show featuring 23 Polynesian Pop standards. The playlist is impressive and features Hawaiian favorites from Elvis Presely, Bing Crosby, Les Baxter, The Beach Boys, Annette Funicello, Don Ho, and [...]
Tiki Talk is teaming up with Dionysus Records to give away one copy of two of their new releases to one lucky winner: Tiki For the Atomic Age from Kava Kon and Eye of the Spectre from Chaino.
To enter, simply add a comment to this thread (be sure to include your email address) from now [...]