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During All Things Considered on our fall 2019 pledge drive, we aired a series made of artist interview highlights recorded and featured this year by HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence.

All three are posted below, if you missed them, or heard them and wanted to hear them again or share them with others. There are also links to each of the interview features they came from. A very special thanks to all of our members whose support made these possible. Mahalo!

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Richard Thompson is back in the state for shows Friday at Hawaiian Brian's and Sunday at the MACC. The veteran of Fairport Convention took time to return as a guest with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence ahead of the area concerts.

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Tomorrow and Sunday at 6:30 and 9 p.m., 10,000 Maniacs make their Hawaii debut with concerts at the Blue Note Hawaii. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence spoke with original member, co-founder and keyboardist Dennis Drew.

Local guitar wizard Stephen Inglis took time to share some of his musical journey with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence ahead of his Saturday night show at HPR's Atherton Studio.

Legendary Texas guitarist Jimmie Vaughan is back in the islands,  returning to All Things Considered for a chat with HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Elvin Bishop is in Honolulu for dates tonight and tomorrow at the Blue Note with his Big Fun Trio. He took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about his journey from a rural farm background in Oklahoma to internationally famous recording artist.

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This week on Helping Hand, join HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence as he welcomes back the American Cancer Society in Hawaii to hearing about their upcoming Relays for Life taking place across the state, starting July 20th in Wailuku, Hilo a

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Pioneering British blues rockers Savoy Brown continue their impressive legacy with a new album, City Night, released last month. Their founder, guitarist and vocalist Kim Simmonds, took time to speak about the project and their remarkable history with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

Hot Tuna are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. The band have a half-century of history in the state, too, continuing with a Hawaii Theatre show tonight.

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This week on Helping Hand, we’re wrapping up our third annual series of guests relating to Hawaii’s homeless crisis, which despite some progress, remains the most severe per capita in the US.

Today on All Things Considered, HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence speaks with this gifted performer with a half-century of experience in the Aloha State. Jose Feliciano returns Sunday and Monday for shows at 6:30 and 9 p.m. at the Blue Note Hawaii.

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Today we were super lucky to record an interview with the legendary Jose Feliciano! HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence spoke with this superstar artist who goes back 50 years with Hawaii, and is returning for shows at the Blue Note June 30 and July 1.

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Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton are back in the islands. The gifted musician took time for a conversation with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence ahead of shows at the Blue Note tonight and the Kahilu Theatre tomorrow.

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Actor and musician Jeff Goldblum has a pair of dates at the Blue Note Saturday and Sunday, with shows at 6:30 and 9 p.m. He took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence. Last year Jeff released his debut musical effort, Jeff Goldblum and The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra.

George Clinton is at the top of the list when it comes to funk. Next to the late great Godfather, James Brown, George can take credit as among the most influential musicians in the genre, for the groundbreaking sounds he helped make with his groups Parliament and Funkadelic, as well as numerous side, solo and spin-off projects.

Reggae musician Pato Banton is back in Hawaii. He took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about his fascinating upbringing in Birmingham, United Kingdom, and how he was working around live music by eight years old thanks to his stepfather.

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Al Jardine, a founding original member of The Beach Boys and longtime member of Brian Wilson’s band, is performing Saturday and Sunday in Waikiki at the Blue Note Hawaii. The legendary musician took time to share stories with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

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Guitarist Jonny Lang is back in Honolulu for shows through Sunday at the Blue Note. He took time to explore his early start to music and some of the remarkable experiences he's had with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

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Judy Collins is back in the islands for dates tonight on Kauai, Friday on Maui and Saturday on the Big Island. As the tour gets underway, she took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence.

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Sheila E is playing at the Blue Note thru New Years Eve. Growing up in a musical family, daughter of Pete Escovedo, her career has included work with George Duke, Marvin Gaye and Prince, among many others.

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Sublime with Rome are back in town for a show tomorrow night at Aloha Stadium opening for a show called Dream Weekend, with Snoop Dogg and Cardi B. also on the bill. Singer/guitarist Rome Ramirez took time to return to All Things Considered with HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence

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Tonight and tomorrow at the MACC's McCoy Studio Theater, Valley Isle music fans get a chance to experience Doobie Brothers founder and Maui resident Patrick Simmons Sr. performing a pair of shows with his son, Patrick Simmons Jr., with a 7:30 p.m. start time each night.

Today HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back one of the all-time greatest guitarists, John McLaughlin, who our guest from last week, Pat Metheny, calls one of the greatest guitar players alive.

 

Guitar pioneer Pat Metheny is wrapping up his first dates in Hawaii since 1985 this evening at the Blue Note, with shows at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. He took time to speak with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence last night, and shared details of his incredible life of music.

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Livingston Taylor is starting a three show tour of the state tomorrow with a Friday show at the MACC, Saturday at the Palace in Hilo and Sunday at the Hapuna Prince Hotel. The gifted brother of James Taylor is also a noted educator at one of the most renowned schools, Berklee College of Music in Boston.

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This week HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence is welcoming a pair of guests from the band Def Leppard, who have returned to play in the Aloha State for the first time since 1983.

Jamaican reggae group Third World is back in the Aloha State, with shows through this evening at the Blue Note. Stephen "Cat" Coore, the group leader, guitarist and occassional cellist, took time for a conversation, and performance, with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence, in the Atherton Performing Arts Studio.

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Bruce Cockburn is a major name is Canadian music, but not nearly as well known in the US, where the talented guitarist/vocalist/songwriter has a smaller, but strong following, where he's almost a cult-classic artist. He spoke to HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence ahead of a two-night run of 7 p.m. shows at the Blue Note Hawaii tonight and tomorrow.

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Entertainment legend Engelbert Humperdinck is returning to the Aloha State August 25 and now August 26, just on-sale today, at the Hawaii Theatre. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence  spoke with him about a career that's intersected with some of the biggest stars, including Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Cary Grant and numerous other critical figures.

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