I am very excited to report that Willie K and the band are opening for Journey in Hawaii this week! We are playing in Honolulu at the Blaisdell Arena on Feb 23, 24, 26 and on Maui Feb 28. This is a great opportunity and we are ready to rock!
I'm excited to announce I have a new album of 19 original songs coming soon! The format is stripped down - just my acoustic guitar and voice. Stay tuned!
I just returned from a great trip with Willie K to Colorado and northern California. The highlight was playing the 'Blues from the Top' festival in Winter park, Colorado! Check out my photo section for more.
I'll be heading out for a short tour with Willie K next week. We'll be playing a four piece blues band format in Colorado and northern California and it'll be hot! Check my calendar for dates and locations. Hope to see you out there!
I did two recording sessions with Pat Simmons on April 1 and it was great working with him! The morning session I played his classic Gibson L5 for some clean, jazzy stuff. The night session I play a Strat cranked up and rocked. Hawaiian icon Willie K is in the second photo and he killed it on the rock session!
Here's a cool video of Coop and us playing 'Back Door Man' at Willie K's Bluesfest on Jan 9, 2016!
Here's a video of me playing with Steven Tyler and Willie K on Jan 9, 2016.
Last night I played 'Back door Man' with Alice Cooper at Willie K's BBQ Blues Fest and it was killer! Then Steven Tyler got up and we played several songs - the crowd loved it - what a great night of music here on Maui!
Music legend Michael McDonald will be joining us at Willie K's Blues Fest this Friday! Today we had a great rehearsal and Michael sounded fantastic as always!
I had the opportunity to back up Sarah for a couple tunes here on Maui at a great New Year's Day gig. She's a very nice, genuine artist!
I hope you all have a blessed Holiday season and New Year! Here's one of my favorite songs this time of year and it's dedicated to kids everywhere.
I'm excited to announce I'll be playing in Paia, Maui at Charley's every other Tuesday night! Solo acoustic two hour show from 6:30 - 8:30 pm, no cover charge. Stop in if you're on Maui!This month: Oct 6 & 20.
I was honored to play at the wedding of Alice's daughter. I'm a big fan of Coop and his bass player Chuck Garric is pretty cool too!
I had a great time playing with Willie K at the Maui Fair this year!
I am excited to announce I'll be playing with legendary Hawaiian entertainer Willie K every Thursday night here on Maui! The venue is incredible and the music is hot - please join us!
I just got back from a wonderful trip to the beautiful area of Sedona, AZ. Much different from my Maui rainforest home and very enchanting! You can tell they take a lot of pride in their city and surroundings.
I just returned from Austin, Texas where I had the great fortune to play two full concerts with legend Willie Nelson at his ranch in the western town of Luck. Check out the photo section!
I'm excited to announce I'm going to Willie Nelson's ranch in Austin TX March 17 - 21 for a few SXSW gigs! I went last year and had a great time. I'll be posting lots of pics so stay tuned!
My good friend Rodney "Rocket" Ramos recently passed away. He was a great guitar player from Maui who inspired many on his journey!
I just made lots of my music available for free download so if you're interested go to my music page.
"Cyber Spy Blues" - I just wrote this slinky spy tune for fun, especially with all the related current events!
I'm playing two shows this week with Lily Meola on Oahu at the Surfer Bar at Turtle Bay Resort. This is a great venue on the North Shore - come to the shows if you're on Oahu! The info is on my Calendar page here.
Here's the link to the MauiTime article: click link below for full text.
I had a great vacation on Kauai recently! It is such a peaceful, beautiful island - if you ever get a chance to go there, do it!
I had the opportunity to perform at Bigstock in Bend, Oregon last sunday. A very cool benefit for Oregon Adaptive Sports! Here's the stage getting set...
I'll be playing in Bend, Oregon at Bigstock on Sunday, August 10, 2014. Benefit for Oregon adaptive sports!
I had a great time opening for the movie 'Supermensch' last night at the Maui Film Festival! 'Supermensch' is about the life of legendary entertainment manager Shep Gordon and it's great - check it out if you get a chance!
SXSW - "Heartbreaker Banquet" : Austin, TX at Willie Nelson's ranch.
I just finished demos for 17 new tunes and will hit the studio soon for the real deal! The new songs are in a blues / rock vein.
I'm very excited to announce that I have been invited by Willie Nelson to go to Austin, TX in March for a couple gigs! This is going to be a great time!
I'm really excited that the Tom Conway Band will be playing this event! Special guests include Steven Tyler, Billy Gibbons, Pat Simmons, Mick Fleetwood and more!!
Here's a nice photo and mention in the Maui News by Jon Woodhouse. (12/28/2013)
I had a great gig with Willie Nelson on Maui last night! I have some videos posted on my FaceBook Band page if you'd like to see 'em.
Doobie Brother Patrick Simmons & I played a fun duo gig last night on Maui in support of Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz!
i'm excited to be playing a duo gig with Doobie Brother Pat Simmons on Dec 4, 2013! We'll be playing a lot of his instrumental tunes from various Doobie albums!
I just posted some new videos from Farm Aid 2013. I was honored to play the entire set with Willie Nelson & Family! There's lots more videos on the Farm Aid channel on YouTube - go to the Willie Nelson playlist.
I just returned from a two week tour of the East Coast with American icon Willie Nelson. It was an incredible experience and I will be posting a photo album soon!
Here's a really cool video from the Willie Nelson concert in San Diego! Concert clips start at 5:40 and Live music out takes at 8:36 - enjoy!
I have just returned from California & Oregon where I played some great gigs. The highlight was playing an entire show with Willie Nelson & Family at Humphrey's in San Diego! Being on stage all night with this legendary band was quite an honor and an experience I'll never forget! I posted lots of short videos on my YouTube channel - just click the button on this site and it'll take you straight there if you are interested.
Aloha from Maui,
Lily Meola & I will play in Bend, Oregon at Bigstock Music Festival on August 10. Jackson Browne headlines this fun event!
I had a really fun gig with Bob Rock on Maui last night!
I had a great gig with Pat Simmons last night in support of Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz!
I am pleased to report I am now playing every Monday and Tuesday afternoon at the Monkeypod Kitchen in Wailea from 4 - 6 pm. This is a great restaurant and I'm proud to be there!
I had an incredible time playing at Willie K's Blues BBQ on Jan 12, 2013 in Wailea! It was truly an amazing night and I posted a few videos so you can check out the Tom Conway Band!
I am proud to be part of Bob Rock's Maui band featuring songbird Lily Meola. We had a fun encore jam with Mick Fleetwood tonight at Fleetwood's on Front St. in Lahaina - check it out! Nov 25, 2012
I have been working in a band recently with legendary producer Bob Rock and we will be making our debut at Mick Fleetwood's new restaurant in Lahaina this Sunday evening. Check it out if you're on Maui!
Mick Fleetwood jammed with us for about 1 1/2 hours Thursday night at his new restaurant "Fleetwood's on Front Street" in Lahaina! Mick is doing so much for the Maui community so it was a real honor for me to play with him!
My new Rock album is finally here! I'll be posting clips of all tunes shortly.
Gypsy Pacific will reunite for two special shows this month!
Greg Marsh (2nd from L) landed from Chicago on Maui to lay down my drum trax yesterday! Greg tours with Van Ghost and he is a total Pro!
I played a fun show with Marty Dread yesterday on Maui where we opened for Reggae icons Inner Circle. A gorgeous day at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center! I posted some photos in the gallery.
I just composed a new tune called "Tiramisu Tango" for Maui restaurant Fabiani's in Kihei. The video / music are on my videos page.
I recently had the good fortune to perform as a duo with Pat Simmons at a fundraiser for Mazie Hirono. Pat put together a great set featuring Doobie classics and some of his instrumental compositions. We really had a fun time!
Lukas Nelson has invited me to perform an acoustic show with him at Charley's Maui on March 12, 2011. Gail Swanson will join us on Vocals, Guitar & Flute! Hope you can attend this event!!
I had a wonderful weekend that started with Whale Day in Kihei. Played a fun set with Gail Swanson and Pat Simmons from the Doobie Brothers!
I'm playing at Whale Day with Gail Swanson & Doobie Brother Patrick Simmons. This will be a fun acoustic trio!
I've just posted three songs I recorded...my acoustic twist on some tunes that are normally electric. Hope you like 'em!
I've added a gypsy jazz version of Sleigh Ride we recorded a few years ago to the music player on my site. Hope you like it!
I now have 12 new original songs written for an upcoming album in early 2011. Acoustic singer-songwriter vein.
Lukas & Tom will perform an acoustic duo set opening for Lukas' electric band on Fri, Dec 17th.
I uploaded three new videos with Willie Nelson: On the Road Again, Always on My Mind & A blues tune.
I played with the great Willie Nelson in Honolulu Aug 24 and we had a really good time! It was a fundraiser for Neil Abercrombie who is running for Governor. More than six thousand people attended!