Jim “Kimo” West is one of the most talented slack-key guitar players working today — that is, when he’s not playing electric guitar in Weird Al Yankovic’s band. West has a wonderful Christmas slack-key album, un-cryptically named “Kimo’s Hawaiian Slack Key Christmas” which covers the usual Christmas standards but in a way you’ve not [...]
Taxes got you down? This month Tiki Talk is wishing you “many happy returns” by giving away one CD each week in April.
The band for our second CD giveaway comes from the icy shores of Norway: The Mobsmen! Their debut CD, Scelerats Syndicate, features a dozen great surf tunes, mostly instros, but a few energetic [...]
This Saturday, October 10, 2009, The Disney Gallery at Disneyland is celebrating its new location on Main Street with a big merchandise release party. (The previous location, atop the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, was converted into the park’s “Dream Suite” last year.) The upshot for fans of the Enchanted Tiki Room is a new [...]
[ July 1, 2009; ] Thatch Tiki Bar will host a tiki mug release party on July 1, 2009 at 4 p.m., celebrating the release of their new signature tiki mug. Designed and manufactured by Tiki Farm, it’s based on the first of the bar’s vintage “baby eater” tikis.
The mugs sell for $15; for an extra $5 they come filled [...]
Adrenaline pumping instrumental surf music with reverb soaked guitars and inventive songwriting; complimented by soft melodic numbers that capture the soul of the ocean, aloha.
[ August 13, 2009 to August 17, 2009. ] Tiki Oasis is the largest and longest running Tiki Event on planet earth. A family produced event by Otto and Baby Doe von Stroheim of Tiki News Magazine the Tiki Oasis is the Tiki community’s annual reunion! Guests have the opportunity to honor historic sites and celebrate all aspects of Tiki Style. This lineup for [...]
Victoria Vox has been crisscrossing the country charming audiences with her original songs played both on acoustic guitar and ukulele. Her previous album, 2006′s Jumping Flea, was ukulele-focused and contained a couple of Hawaiian-flavored tunes, including a sweet cover of Iz’s “Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World” mash-up.
Her latest album, Chameleon, is no [...]