’80s pop duo Air Supply in concert in October

Graham Russell, left, and Russell Hitchcock of Air Supply (Courtesy promotional photo)

Air Supply, the 1980s pop duo of Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell, celebrates its 40th anniversary with two shows on Maui and Oahu in October.

The duo will appear at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center on Thursday, Oct. 13, and then the following night, Friday, Oct. 14, at the Blaisdell Arena.

Tickets for both concerts go on sale Friday, May 13. Prices for the Maui show range from $60-$125 and $45-$125 for the Honolulu show.

To purchase tickets, visit the MACC box office or online at www.mauiarts.org. For the Blaisdell Arena show, tickets will be available at the Blaisdell Center box office, Ticketmaster outlets at all Walmart locations, online at www.ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone at 1-800-653-8000.

In 1980, “Lost in Love” became the fastest selling single in the world, leaping to the top of all of the charts. The second single “All Out of Love,” and that went up the charts even quicker. Seven top-five singles later, Air Supply at that time had equaled The Beatles’ run of consecutive top five singles.

“Lost in Love” was named Song of the Year in 1980 and, with the other singles, sold more than 10 million copies.

“The One That You Love,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Making Love Out of Nothing at All” have also each achieved multi-million plays on the radio.

The duo continues to play more than 150 shows a year worldwide, including stops in England, Ireland, Israel, the Philippines, Korea, Japan, Canada, the U.S. and beyond.

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