Patricia Bahia is an indie pop singer-songwriter and cancer survivor based in Los Angeles. With a voice as smooth as polished stone that’s been through the rock tumbler of life, and a collection of frank, sparkling indie pop tunes in the vein of Aimee Mann, Ingrid Michaelson and Sara Bareilles, she lives her bucket list and inspires others to do the same. In addition to being a performing songwriter, Patricia frequently co-writes with artists and bands (Sleep Machine, MILCK, Ginger Jones) garnering placements on NBC, TVLand, and Freeform/ABC Family. Patricia’s most recent full-length CD, is the acclaimed Save Your Heart. Patricia’s most recent project is 7th & Hope, a collaboration with London-based singer-songwriter Betty Lawrence.
A fixture in the Honolulu music scene, LIIV is currently 16 years old and writes, records, and performs her own songs. The art of taking a fragment of a thought to a song while capturing a feeling through sound is exactly what has moved LIIV’s career forward. “As a kid I was fascinated with music, still am. I feel like I was born with this drive inside of me, to create and share my passion with the world”. LIIV is a songwriter, a producer, a multi instrumentalist, a vocalist, and overall, an artist. Songwriting has come naturally to her from a young age, she’s written music for numerous bands and has recorded her own music as well. LIIV has opened for national acts and headlined numerous shows across Honolulu, Tokyo, the US west & east coasts, and keeps expanding her horizons. With four singles released and more on the way, this is just the beginning.
Amanda Frazier was born in Japan, but grew up on Oahu. She graduated from Chapman University in Orange, CA, with a degree in business, and now lives in Waipio, HI. Her songwriting took form while in college, where she began playing in local coffee shops and around campus. Over 10 years later, she performs back home in Hawaii with her band The Keepers, and also has toured in Japan and on the West Coast of the mainland US. In 2013, she won a Na Hōkū Hanohano award for Alternative Album of the Year for her album titled Just Dream.
Josh Jones is a songwriter, producer, and singer from Honolulu, Hawaii. His most recent work includes custom music projects for Coca Cola, Facebook, Warner/Chappel, and Beachbody. He and his production team, Space Camp Creative, wrote and produced Coca Cola’s global anthem “Taste The Feeling” for the brand’s worldwide campaign. The song has since been covered by dozens of artists in various languages and has aired in commercial spots in over 200 countries. The radio version, performed by Avicii and Conrad Sewell, was featured in Coca Cola’s 2016 Summer Olympics campaign as well as their EUFA EURO 2016 campaign.
Kimberly June, often called “KJ”, is a pop/folk artist, songwriter and producer with a unique story and sound. Often compared to Norah Jones and Taylor Swift, her soulful voice is captivating, and her melodies are catchy and timeless, often stopping people in their tracks. Her soul shines through her honest lyrics- poetic adaptations of her very own life experiences, with a touch of sarcasm. KJ is originally from Maine, but grew up in the Dominican Republic. As a teenager she attended the renowned Berklee College of Music where she honed her guitar playing and finished her bachelors degree in Music Business at Belmont University in Nashville. At 20, she signed her first exclusive publishing deal with indie company Tom-Leis Music in the heart of Music Row, where she was mentored and began collaborations with many talented songwriters, musicians, producers and engineers. KJ’s debut EP, “Boys & Girls” was released in 2014, and she is currently recording her sophomore album (2018) in Hawaii, where she performs at resorts, weddings, conventions, festivals, and other events on all of the major islands. She has also played a big roll in cultivating the songwriter community on the Big Island, hosting Songwriter Nights, Open Mic’s and booking shows for other artists. For her current schedule, visit www.kimberlyjune.com.
Carl has been professionally songwriting for the past 8 years and have self produced two original albums and two singles. In 2013, he was awarded for best original song at KMF. Registered under BMI, Chase has performed at a BMI showcasing in L.A. In 2014 he was a part of a project that was nominated for ‘Best Alternative Album’ at the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.
Chase has been professionally songwriting for the past 8 years and have self produced two original albums and two singles. In 2013, he was awarded for best original song at KMF. Registered under BMI, Chase has performed at a BMI showcasing in L.A. In 2014 he was a part of a project that was nominated for ‘Best Alternative Album’ at the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.
Keilana is a rising singer-songwriter that strives to display diversity in her sound and techniques. After starting her musical journey as a self-taught guitarist, she began to post videos on YouTube at the age of 14. Her sultry acoustic covers of popular music gained her a growing following. Now, a classically trained vocalist and musician with a Bachelors of Arts in Music degree from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Keilana has lent her vocal stylings to projects like Disney California Adventure’s “Mickey and the Magical Map” and Disney Aulani’s “Starlit Hui” showcase, where she was its lead female vocalist. Most recently, she was featured at The Blue Note Hawaii, where she showcased her original music for the first time. She is currently continuing her education at Honolulu Community College in the Music Entertainment Learning Experience (MELE) Program focusing on Music Business and assists as a music educator at Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama.
Tim Rose is a soul songwriter from Honolulu, Hawaii. He’s a funky white boy; ‘Soulful’, ‘Organic’, ‘Funky’, and ‘Smooth’ are words regularly equated with his music. His voice is a rough blue silk— His guitar playing a deep soul pocket. His debut self titled album, funded by his fans, was nominated for two Na Hoku Awards in Hawaii, and his debut single “Be Myself” won best music video award at the Yosemite Film Festival. He is a full time performer, touring regularly and playing shows all over the world. He has a social media reach of 11,000 fans, over 165,000 views on youtube, and averages over 200 shows a year. His latest music video, “Sirens” currently has 75,000 views and is nominated for three film festivals in California. He’s opened for Allen Stone, headlined a Prince Tribute concert in Honolulu at the Republik, and headlined successful club shows in Hawaii (Blue Note), Los Angeles (Hotel Cafe), and Seattle (Triple Door).
Streetlight Cadence (Brian, Jonathon, Jesse)
Streetlight Cadence is a four-piece Alternative Folk Pop band that started on the streets of historic Waikiki. What began as a means to pay for groceries has now turned into a full-time career for this group of friends. The band has spent the last six years honing their craft as songwriters and entertainers. Although they come from a strict classical background of musical performance, the men of Streetlight Cadence are anything but your typical quartet. Streetlight Cadence carries half a decade of experience performing at restaurants, venues, weddings, coffee shops, and corporate events. Driven by their infectious storytelling and whimsicality, Streetlight Cadence has made its mark on Hawaii’s musical landscape. Now based out of Southern California, none are safe from the friendly neighborhood busking band.
Chaz Kaiolohia Umamoto is a 3-time Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer born in Honolulu, HI, and now based in Los Angeles, CA. Chaz graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a BA in English. You might have seen him performing in a variety of bands over the last decade around Honolulu, before moving to Los Angeles in 2015, with his previous band Streetlight Cadence. More than writing and performing, Chaz is passionate about community building and education. He wishes to work towards broadening the horizons for his fellow creatives and encourage them to dream a little bigger.
Zoe Zelkind is a singer songwriter based in Los Angeles. She recently graduated from The New School in New York City where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in contemporary music. Zoe has written music for many Viacom shows as well as placed original songs on shows such as an end title placement on HBO’s “The Leftovers” and The CW’s “Heart of Dixie”. She is currently finalizing the mixes of her artist project’s upcoming EP, entitled “ Lie To You”, which will soon be released. Zoe grew up playing the cello, having performed with Glenn Frey, Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Glen Phillips, and America.