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Posted at 9:21 a.m., Monday, April 2, 2007

Danny Couch's new Waikiki show debuts tonight

News Release

Vocalist Danny Couch opens his first self-produced show at 7:30 tonight at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel. "Danny Couch: The Voice of These Islands" is a musical journey of Hawaiian, contemporary and classic songs.

"I just felt the time was right to go on my own after a career of working for others," said Couch. "I am truly grateful to everyone I've worked with over the years. I have learned so much and feel very blessed for all they've shared with me, and so thankful to all of my fans who have followed me wherever I've been. I look forward to seeing them at the Ainahau Showroom!"

The Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winning Couch has come a long way since singing in the choir at Nanakuli High School, and even as a standout with the Alii's where he sang lead for hits like "Lady You're My Rainbow" and "Here I Am." He has performed around the world and in long-running shows in Waikiki to rave reviews, and is the man behind one of Hawai'i's "anthems" — "These Islands." Couch also has his own record label and production company.

Show details:

7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays (seating at 7 p.m.)

Ainahau Showroom, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel, Mezzanine (take the escalator from the Lobby)

Dinner Show ($69.50) 5:30 p.m. Dinner at the hotel's Pikake Terrace Buffet or Momoyama Restaurant, followed by seating at the showroom at 7 p.m.

Cocktail Show ($38.00) Seating in the showroom at 7 p.m.

For reservations, please call 931-4660, visit any activity desk, see the Ainahau Showroom ticket desk in the lobby of the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel, or go to www.dannycouch.com.

Band:

John E.K. "Kahoa" Akaka II drums

Heminway Jasmin keyboard

Bobby King bass

Leonard Loo keyboard

Dancers:

Kehaulani Christian former Miss Hawaii

Leila Fernandez former Miss Oahu-Hawaiian Islands

Brook Hasegawa former Cherry Blossom Queen

Sherri Thomas former Miss Hawaii International