Maui Songwriter Showcase Rounds

NEXT EDITION: Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 7pm
4 of Maui's Most Talented Songwriters in the Round, sharing their stories and lives behind the music. Featuring Rabbitt, Sierra Carrère, Mondokane, and J. Lyn (Oahu). Hosted by Sara Jelley.
Presented with Mana'o Radio and Sara Jelley Music

$25 Standard Seating
$30 Preferred Seating: 
Best-view seating in either the Front row (seats A7 to A15) OR the front row of any elevated section
$35 Premium Seating: Extra large and comfy front row seats from A1 to A6 with side tables

Run time: 2 hours with 15 Min intermission

About the artists:

J.Lyn is a singer/songwriter based in Hawai'i and specializes in writing songs for various artists in numerous genres. She has been featured in events such as the Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival and played in world-renown venues such as the Troubadour in Los Angeles and the Blue Note Hawaii in Waikiki with ukulele virtuoso, Jake Shimabukuro. In the early stages of her career, she penned the Chinese EDM hit “Make Me Forget” bySingerAnn-E1, which gained over 200,000 streams on NetEase Cloudmusic, reaching #23 on the Cloudmusic Soaring Chart and #6 on China’s Global Song Chart. She also partnered with TikTok for their Creative Learning Fund, sharing songwriting and music business tips.J.Lyn was a co-writer on the debut EP of alternative-pop band, Kennedy Taylor & the Electric Pancakes, nominated for “Alternative Album of the Year” at the 2022 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards. She is currently “On the Rise” artist with the Henry Kapono Foundation and is a lecturer of Music Theory and Songwriting at the Music & Entertainment Learning Experience Program at Honolulu Community College.For more information on J.Lyn, please visit her website at, or follow her on her Facebook and Instagram pages.

Rabbitt is an eclectic soul sister you won't be able to resist. A soul siren, Rabbitt reveals herself through smart songwriting, bold mixing and sexycool swagger. With a rich and dreamy voice, and an impressive range to back it all up, Rabbitt's songs are showered with cool funk fluidity to keep you grooving. She respects this era of cultural influence and is thrilled to share original music as well as familiar songs that pay homage to the communities that shape us. Rabbitt delivers a natural groove and fresh breath in modern r & b with eclectic compositions and dynamic songwriting to celebrate all generations.

Sierra Carrère has been singing & performing since she was 9 years old. Ten years as a New Yorker fostered her amazing journey of performance and collaboration.  She is currently performing in her home on Maui, Hawai'i with her band, while
continuing to write, record and perform her solo material and collaborate with talented producers & artists.
Past projects from her previous 10 years living in NYC include her Global Soul live band, Sierra & the Nomads, and touring internationally with the activist performance troupe Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir. Sierra has performed at venues such as Brooklyn Bowl, Joe's Pub, HighLine Ballroom, Webster Hall, Grand Central Station, REDCAT Los Angeles, The FRINGE Festival (UK), NuBlu NYC, All Songs Considered NPR, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, 92Y Tribeca, Le Poisson Rouge & Global Fest NYC.
Her music has also brought her to perform in Senegal- West Africa, Germany, Amsterdam and the UK. Her original music has streamed on BBC Radio. Since living on Maui she has been a Music, Dance and Poetry Arts Educator in the Schools and at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.

Mondokane is a Maui Native, born in Lahaina and raised in Kihei. He is a Singer, songwriter, composer, musician and entertainer from Hawaii, based out of Maui. Mondokane has been performing music for over 40 years. He has also accomplished three albums and four EPs, as well as multiple songs spinning on the radio waves throughout the Hawaiian islands. Mondokane also collaborated with artists like Willy K, Fiji, Amy Gilliom, John Cruz, And Jake Shimabukuro. Mondokane is currently performing at the South Maui Gardens also at the AC Marriott Wailea and Longhi’s restaurant in Kaanapali, at which he teams up with Mr. Andrew Molina as The Kihei Sons. So when you have a chance, please come and enjoy a Mondokane experience!

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