Here’s something you don’t see every day… Actually, I don’t think anyone has ever seen a Chapman Stick in a PARADE before, on any day for that matter! I was honored to be asked to close out the Kamehameha Day Parade here in Lahaina on June 12th as the “caboose” at the end of the… Continue reading
01 Suntan Lady I’m so excited to be sharing with you the title track from my upcoming CD release- “Suntan Lady”. For FREE!!! Just double-click on the italicized title above and it will start playing right on your computer. Hope you’ll enjoy it. The complete CD will be available in a few weeks. I’ll keep… Continue reading
Hi Gang- I’m happy to announce that my new CD, “Suntan Lady” is almost here. The official release will be towards the end of July (perfect weather for surfing, right?) We’re planning on a CD Release Party to be held here in Lahaina at Lulu’s sometime in late July or early August. If you’re not already… Continue reading
For those of you who happen to be on-island this coming weekend, I have a big treat in store for you. This weekend we’re having a birthday party for the Banyan Tree in Lahaina (it’s 137 years old for gosh sake!) and I’ll be performing in duo with fellow “Stickist” Bob Culbertson from Northern California…. Continue reading
Great shot from last weekend’s very successful annual Ocean Arts Festival, under the banyan tree in Old Town Lahaina.
http://www.torontosun.com/travel/usa/2010/01/20/12536296-sun.html I’ve been mentioned in a recent travel article published in the Toronto Sun newspaper. Click above to read it for yourself. UPDATE 2/10/2010- The article also appeared in the London Free Press. Bloody good chaps!
Here’s a short little video (3:28) that I thought you might enjoy. It was recorded on West Maui at a holiday concert performed on Christmas Eve 2009. The sun sets behind Lanai just as the song concludes. Yes- I can control the Sun! LOL 🙂 If you enjoy the video, please leave a comment. Or,… Continue reading
I’m giving a free concert on Friday 12/18 that will be filmed for later broadcast on MauiTV1 (local affiliate for AmericaOne Broadcast Network and soon to be Channel 78 on Oceanic Time-Warner Maui cable) Here’s the press release sent to Maui Time and Lahaina News from MauiTV1: Maui-based Chapman Stick solo musical artist Michael Kollwitz… Continue reading
Aloha- here’s another video of Chapman Stick music from West Maui. This is the classic tune written by Kui Lee entitled “Lahainaluna”. If you enjoy it, please let me know. (P.S. That’s the island of Lana’i in the background about 9 miles away!) \”Lahainaluna\”
Here’s another video I thought you might enjoy. This was shot live on the coastline of West Maui and if you look in the distance, you’ll also see the island of Kahoolawe. Let me know what you think. Mahalo for watching! (Click here to watch)- Blue Hawaii