HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence got a chance to speak with longtime Ohio Players drummer Diamond Williams and legendary bassist Bootsy Collins (who was part of James Brown, Parliament/Funkadelic, Bootsy’s Rubber Band and numerous related projects) about their incredible lives and this important event.
More at: http://hawaiipublicradio.org/post/ocean-aid-funk-legends-ohio-players-bootsy-collins-head-honolulu-and-hprs-atc
It’s one of the hottest events of the year! Ocean Aid Hawaii debuts at the Waikiki Shell Sunday, April 30th! This morning on Wake Up 2day, big wave surfer Campbell Farrell, co-creator of Ocean Aid and Grammy Award winning musician, Maxi Priest joined us in studio to talk about the event.
More at: http://khon2.com/2017/04/27/grammy-award-winning-maxi-priest-to-perform-at-ocean-aid-hawaii/
Musicians and activists who will sound the alarm over threats plastic pollution poses to the ocean surrounding Hawaii Sunday at the Ocean Aid Hawaii music festival, with an all-star lineup including CeeLo Green, Bootsy Collins, Maxi Priest, the Ohio Players, Henry Kapono, Makana and Taimane.
More at: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/04/27/tgif/festival-aims-to-warn-of-plastic-pollution/
Known for his soul-pop savvy on massive hits like 2006’s “Crazy” and 2010’s “Forget You,” as the vocal half of Gnarls Barkley and for his stint as a coach on the Emmy Award-winning show “The Voice,” five-time Grammy winner CeeLo Green headlines the inaugural Ocean Aid Hawaii music festival Sunday at the Waikiki Shell.
More at: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/04/27/tgif/ceelo-green-lends-expertise-and-heft-to-ocean-aid-musicfest/
Grammy-award winning musicians, environmental speakers from around the country and popular local food trucks come together this Sunday, April 30 at Ocean Aid Hawaii, a daylong outdoor music and arts festival making its first appearance in the islands. Thanks to a generous unnamed donor, general admission tickets are FREE.
More at: http://www.frolichawaii.com/stories/enter-to-win-ultra-vip-tickets-to-sundays-ocean-aid-hawaii/
Hey there, ocean: We probably don’t say this enough, but thanks for being a solid friend. We appreciate all the sweet surfing waves, couldn’t imagine a world without poke—and that time we got pulled into your undercurrent and saw life flash before our eyes? Totally water under the bridge. For all the times the ocean has been there for us, it deserves a little love back. Enter Ocean Aid Hawai‘i, a benefit concert for Love The Sea with the goal of eliminating plastic waste from the ocean.
More at: http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/April-2017/Your-Guide-to-the-Perfect-Weekend-April-27-30-2017/
In a surprise development, sponsors have stepped forward to buy out general admission tickets for the upcoming Ocean Aid concert this weekend at the Waikiki Shell, prompting organizers to make it a free, community event.
More at: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/04/25/features/ocean-aid-concert-at-shell-now-free-after-sponsor-buy-out/
Ocean Aid Hawai‘i, a benefit concert, debuts in Honolulu on Sunday, April 30 with the goal of eradicating plastic pollution from the ocean. Hawaii News Now has interviews with big wave surfer and festival co-director Campbell Farrell, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii executive director Kahi Pacarro, stand up comedian Steve Byrne, and international concert promoter Michael Chugg.
More here: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/35244490/ocean-aid-hawaii-debuts-at-waikk-shell
If anybody in Los Angeles deserves to call himself “Big Daddy,” it’s Carlos Adley. The DJ, club owner and now philanthropist is larger than life in every way. Standing 6 feet 3 inches, possessing the stature and swagger of a pro wrestler and fond of flamboyant headwear and silver bling, the East L.A. native talks bold and lives bolder.
More at: http://www.laweekly.com/music/velvet-margarita-owners-big-daddy-carlos-and-ava-berman-launch-the-first-ocean-aid-festival-in-hawaii-8127571
The Waikiki Shell will be filled with the sounds of funk, hip-hop, reggae and Hawaiian music on April 30 when it hosts a festival dedicated to combating plastic pollution in the ocean, Ocean Aid Hawaii.
More at: http://www.travelweekly.com/Hawaii-Travel/Honolulu-Ocean-Benefit-Concert-Announced