Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Tom Moffatt
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Wednesday - December 19, 2007
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Aubrey O’Day
Aubrey O’Day

ALOHA AUBREY! Head down and see the gorgeous Aubrey O’Day of P. Diddy‘s Danity Kane and Making the Band for a special one-night appearance. Mix and mingle this Saturday night - The Monkey Bar at the Hyatt Regency Hotel…

Colt Brennan‘s biggest fan and friend is Augie T., heading for the Sugar Bowl to do a live broadcast from New Orleans! Stay tuned ...

Fun Fact: Get ready for Augie live in The Main Event - Round II coming to the Blaisdell Arena in 2008 ...

Speaking of main events, boxing fans - Brian Viloria will be featured in a Jan. 4 fight in Los Angeles promoted by Bob Arum and Top Rank ...

Chicks rule! Congratulations to Anjj and Connie Cruz, the first week’s finalists in the Sunset Island Masters held at the Mai Tai Bar, Hawaii’s premier solo singing competition. The artists will compete each Sunday in December for more than $6,000 in cash in prizes. Don’t miss the finals Dec. 30 with special guests Koa’uka ...

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With the two packed Police shows set for Feb. 16 and 17 at Blaisdell Arena, we’re reminded that February has been a good month for Sting and the guys.

Looking back: Feb. 8 and 9, 1980 they perform before a few hundred fans at the UH Campus Center. Feb. 25, 1984, The Police, along with Stevie Ray Vaughn and Bryan Adams, perform before more than 30,000 at Aloha Stadium. Feb. 28, 1984, The Police win two Grammys - one for Every Breath I Take and the other for the album Synchronicity. Feb. 14 and 15, 1992, Sting and his band perform two sold-out Blaisdell Arena concerts ...

Sad to hear of the passing of music legend Ike Turner last week - he and Tina first appeared in Honolulu at the old Zebra Lounge on Kalakaua Avenue and Young Street way back when ...

This week in 1983: Lionel Ritchie packs ‘em in at Blaisdell Arena. When Lionel’s agent calls about presenting the concert, he asks if a second night is possible. Knowing that his new hit is gaining momentum, I say yes ... it ends up being a three-night sellout! The highlight of each night is Lionel’s duet singing Endless Love with Diana Ross, who appears via moving screen - highly innovative at that time. Among the notables in attendance for his shows? Michael Jackson, who has just released a new video titled Thriller ...

The No. 1 record in Hawaii is All Night Long by Lionel Richie ...

Hawaii’s History Of Rock ‘n’ Roll - From Elvis to Elton, Aretha to Britney ... Jimi to Jimmy Buffett, The Stones, Zeppelin, Clapton, Buddy Holly, Rascals and much more in Uncle Tom’s best selling book Showman Of The Pacific, written by Jerry Hopkins. A great Christmas Gift! Available at leading stores and online at amazon.com.

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