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Fagen, McDonald and Scaggs

Three classic rock stars to perform together at MACC.

October 18, 2012
The Maui Weekly

On Thursday, Oct. 25, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriters Donald Fagen of Steely Dan fame; Michael McDonald, solo artist and formerly with The Doobie Brothers; and legendary front-man Boz Scaggs will join forces and hit the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC) pavilion stage as The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue. These classic rock stars are performing together in Hawai'i for the first time with their nine-piece ensemble band.

Each artist is known for recognizable vocals and a unique style, a very successful solo career and enough hits for his own concert with chart-topping favorites, such as Fagen's "Reelin' in the Years," "Rikki Don't Lose That Number," "Do It Again," "I.G.Y. (What A Beautiful World)" and "Hey Nineteen." McDonald's hits include "It Keeps You Running," "Minute by Minute," "Takin' It to The Streets," "What A Fool Believes," "I Keep Forgettin'" and more. Scagg's chart-toppers include "Lowdown," "JoJo," "Lido Shuffle," "Harbor Lights," "Georgia" and "We're All Alone."

Following on the heels of their critically acclaimed "The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue" in 2010, Fagen, McDonald and Scaggs are giving fans an unprecedented opportunity to hear them delve into their individual catalogues of music as well as tributes to their musical influences. Being able to see these superstars at the MACC's intimate Yokouchi Pavilion/ A&B Amphitheater promises to be a memorable concert experience.

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Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriters Donald Fagen of Steely Dan fame (left to right); Michael McDonald, solo artist and formerly with The Doobie Brothers; and legendary front-man Boz Scaggs will join forces and hit the Maui Arts & Cultural Center pavilion stage as The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue on Thursday, Oct. 25.

Fagen, McDonald and Scaggs have assembled a stellar band to perform their signature mix of blue-eyed soul, rock, jazz and R&B. In addition to the power-packed vocal trio, the ensemble features Jon Herington (guitar); Freddie Washington (bass); Shannon Forest (drums); Michael Leonhart, Walt Weiskopf and Jay Collins (horns); Jim Beard (organ); plus background singers Carolyn Leonhart and Catherine Russell.

The MACC has put together a group of popular restaurants and caterers to provide great grinds for the audience: Longhi's, Mulligan's On The Blue, Kobehana of Maui, Outrigger Pizza and more. Menu prices range from $3 to $14. The center will debut CenterStage VIP dining from 5 to 7 p.m. as a new service for MACC members, which is catered by Chef Bev Gannon of Celebrations.

The concert starts at 7 p.m. and gates open at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets to The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue are priced at $55, $75 and $95, and a limited number of premium seats are available at $149 (plus applicable fees).

Call 242-SHOW (7469) or visit MauiArts.org.

 
 

 

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