Lia’s vocal style could be described as a mix between Alicia Keys and Lauryn Hill. Her repertoire includes everything from reggae to hip hop and funk with a bit of rock influence. Lia has an energetic stage presence and she is known for her exiting live shows.
Lia Live & The Kryptones have prepared a dynamic set jam-packed for Friday night, with exciting, all-new original music and a few fun covers. Special guest Teomon will open the evening’s entertainment.
The Kryptones have played on Maui for many years, backing up acts such as Humble Soul, O-shen and Marty Dread, among many others. Members of the band are also lend their musical talents to other distinguished groups, including Kanekoa and Nuff Said, and have played with the likes of the award-winning duo, HAPA.
Lia, originally from Panama City, Panama, moved to Maui as a teenager and attended King Kekaulike High School. She has performed all over Maui—Casanova Italian Restaurant & Deli, Longhi’s, Charley’s Saloon and many more. She’s been featured in many local festivals, has collaborated with well-known artists such as Marty Dread, and shared the stage with musical legends such as Henry Kapono.
She also gigs regularly with Maui band Crazy Fingers and Alapa Drive on Läna‘i.
Lia has also performed all over L.A. at The Rumba Room in Universal City Walk, House of Blues on the Sunset Strip, and Vault 350 in Long Beach, among many others.
Lia attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, where she studied music recording, music business and media. She arranges and produces her own music.
Recorded on Maui, On a One Way, is already getting airplay on Q103 and will be available for download on Amazon and iTunes stores.