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The Legacy of Steppenwolf Takes a Magic Carpet Ride Through Maui

The legend of Steppenwolf’s influence on the music business defined the 1960’s. Their first big hit, “Born To Be Wild” became part of the counterculture soundtrack of the day. The legacy of this band is hopping on their Harley’s and bringing its music to Maui. I spoke to lead guitarist, Glen Bui about his passion for this music and what led him to become part of this tribute. Glen is a musician with an impressive resume, he has played with the group Pegasus and has even toured with Gregg Allman. Glen remarked that he loves performing for an audience and can’t wait to perform for the people on Maui. This will be Glen’s first time on Maui and he is anticipating the island to be as beautiful as advertised.

Glen will be alongside a group of talented and legendary musicians. On keyboards and original Steppenwolf band member, Goldy McJohn, Mike Setzer on bass and vocals, Mark Mayberry on lead vocals, and Matt Seward on drums. These musicians combined have performed with Janis Joplin, Humble Pie, and Jefferson Airplane to name a few.

Maui, this is your chance to witness and revisit Steppenwolf’s legend. For one night only on April 16, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maui Theatre. Tickets are on sale now with different packages for you to choose from including a meet and greet with the band. There are two ways to secure your tickets: either call Maui Theatre at 808-856-7900 or book online at www.mauitheatre.com. You do not want to miss this one night only event to celebrate the lasting legacy of Steppenwolf. Take a trip on a “Magic Carpet Ride” down to the Maui Theatre. You can “Ride With Me or your friends.” Don’t let your buddy be your “Pusher” to go. Find out that night if you really were “Born to be Wild” as the band plays the intoxicating sounds of a time that’s long past, but stays in the hearts of those that lived it.

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Greg "G-Money" Turner is the founder of NERDWatch. Editor, Podcaster, Movie Critic and WATCHCast Coordinator for MAUIWatch. Greg has over 10 years of broadcast experience with KPMW-FM and KJMD-FM where he co-hosted the widely popular "Big Phat Morning Show." Greg is an official member of the "Hawaii Film Critics Society." Greg is also a Fellow of the Limbaugh Institute for Advanced Conservative Studies.

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