Molokai musicians invade the mainland
Molokai musicians Eddie Tanaka and Rick Schonely are currently in California at the mid-way point of a week long tour of the west coast. Tanaka and Schonely, who regularly play around the island, will play two more shows this weekend before returning to Hawaii.
Earlier this week The Eddie Tanaka Band opened for the world famous Makaha Sons at the Aladdin Theatre in Portland, Ore. Schonely said they had a great time at the Aladdin and received great reviews across the board.The duo then took a few days off to enjoy Portland by catching a Trailblazers game and a KISS concert.
Tonight, they will be tuning up again at a restaurant in Hayward, Cali. for a two-hour session. They finish up their trip on Saturday night by playing with Makaha Sons and Willie K. at the Castro Valley Center for the Arts in Hayward.
For more information, check out the Makaha Sons web calendar and website.