2018 Wedding Wire Awards: Music by Desi Awarded Top 5% of Wedding Professionals

Uncategorized, Weddings

  I Love What I Do and I’m lucky to be making a living at this.  It feels so good to be recognized in this industry with this award.  First year on Wedding Wire and happy to receive their 2018 award for being in the top 5% of Wedding Professionals.  A huge thank you to all the brides and grooms and corporate clients who took the time to write and share their reviews of my music....

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San Diego Restaurant Week is Back Jan 21 – 28

Bali Hai San Diego, Bar of the Year, Best Views, Conference, desi hawaiian music, hawaiian music san diego, Restaurants, San Diego Restaurant Week, Summer Live Music, Tiki, Uncategorized

Make Bali Hai San Diego your  Restaurant Week destination! Lunch and Dinner specials all week from January 21 thru January 28. I’m live in the lounge from 4-7 pm Tues, Wed and Thurs, so grab your Happy Hour Mai Tai, Pina Colada or a Lava Flow to go with your lunch or dinner reservations. Be there, Aloha!...

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It’s Gonna Be A Merry Christmas


Sacred Heart Chapel on the campus of LMU in Los Angeles is where I honed my guitar playing skills while playing every Sunday at mass. Although I learned to play guitar and ukulele as a child, the frequent practice I got playing in college is when I really started to learn different techniques. Yesterday we took a road trip to one of my old stomping grounds- Loyola Marymount University. The campus of LMU looking better than ever! I guess I didn’t fully appreciate this stunning and well-manicured campus when I walked the halls and paths, as a young student. The age of its beautiful landscape with sprawling lawns, timeless and enormous...

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With Michael and Peter @ Matchpoint Company Retreat

Conference, desi hawaiian music, hawaiian music san diego, musicbydesi, Paradise Terrace, Summer Live Music, Weddings

We rocked the Paradise Terrace at Paradise Point for Matchpoint’s tropical, company getaway. Peter sportin’ the new Ohana OBU Uke Bass and Michael on congas, bongos and an array of shakers, clickers and cabasas.  Thank you to the Islanders and Matchpoint....

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6th Anniversary Celebration: Next Original Tiki Market Place January 6, 2018

Audio, desi hawaiian music, musicbydesi, Tiki

  Come over to help celebrate the 6th Anniversary of The Original Tiki Marketplace. Food, Mai Tais, full bar, and live entertainment by yours truly and K Poly Entertainment. Shopping doors open at 10am to 3pm.  Entertainment times TBA.  Stay tuned!  A Hui Hou!...

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Success, Yes! Live @ Bali Hai’s Wedding Mixer (Video Loaded)

Anniversary, Bali Hai San Diego, Best Views, California, desi hawaiian music, hawaiian music san diego, musicbydesi, San Diego Restaurant Week, Weddings

  Total succèss as Bali Hai’s preferred vendors show-off on Monday, November 20th. The entire property was decked out as future couples engaged and gathered ideas for their big day at Bali Hai Restaurant, San Diego. Missed it? No worries.  For information, call Jenny or Kendel at Bali Hai at (619) 222 -1181 to book San Diego’s top wedding venue and friendliest staff....

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