VIDEO: Big Mountain Jam Session in the Native 92.5 FM studios
By Wendy Osher
Reggae roots music hits the Maui stage this weekend with a concert featuring Big Mountain. But before they perform for the general public, the are treating some very lucky Maui fans to a Private Session at 3’s Bar & Grill in Kihei tonight, Thursday, September 2, 2010. Loyal listeners had a chance this afternoon to win tickets of their own by guessing the missing lyrics from one of the band’s big hits. Native 92.5 FM afternoon-drive personality, Chisa gave station listeners their chance to cash with a set of tickets for guessing correctly.
Big Mountain’s big hits include a cover of Peter Frampton’s “Baby, I Love Your Way” which reached the Top Ten in 1994. Although gaining popularity on the charts, reggae fans remained loyal to the reggae and roots vibe of Big Mountain as they performed around the world. After tonight’s Native Private Session, Big Mountain will perform for the general public in Labor Day weekend concert this Sunday at Mulligans on the Blue in Wailea, as part of “The Boom-Down Labor of Love Mega-Tour.” Boom Down Productions, Bangah’z Union 808, Bud Light, and Native 92.5 FM present Quino and James of Big Mountain along with Butch Helemano in three concerts on three islands. Tickets are $25 presale and $30 on the day of the concert.