Hawaii Celebrates the Music of The Descendants

The Descendants starring George Clooney | Courtesy Fox Searchlight

The Descendants starring George Clooney | Courtesy Fox Searchlight

Join the festivities to Celebrate the Music of “The Descendants” at a Sound and Vision: Screening, Panel and Concert in Honolulu today.

The free screening of the Oscar-winning movie “The Descendants” gets underway at 12noon at the Regal Dole Cannery Theater.

Cyril Pahinui and JeffPeterson

Cyril Pahinui and JeffPeterson | Photo © Heidi Chang


After the screening, there will be a free panel discussion about the music in the film with “The Descendants” music supervisor Dondi Bastone and two of the musicians who contributed to the soundtrack, Cyril Pahinui and Jeff Peterson. Entertainment attorney, Bill Meyer, will moderate the panel discussion, which starts at 2pm.

And there’s more! Join the party at a live concert featuring musicians from “The Descendants,” including  Cyril Pahinui, Jeff Peterson, Charles Brotman, Pancho Graham and Danny Carvalho at The Venue in Honolulu. 

The Descendants Soundtrack

The Descendants Soundtrack | Courtesy Fox Searchlight


Find out more info about the events in the Hawaii International Film Festival Guest blog post by Caroline Dodge, the production manager at the Pacific Northwest Chapter of The Recording Academy:
Sound X Vision: Celebrating the Music of The Descendants

Listen to the story behind the music in this piece that I produced for NPR:
Soundtracking “The Descendants” With “Real” Hawaiian Music

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