May 15 - May 21, 2013
Concerts & Clubs
Acoustic Nights Live Enjoy live performances at the Safehouse (the lounge in The Republik) from Lovers Under Covers, Delayed Resistance and Hanale Bishop, as well as all-night happy hour. 21+. The Republik, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd.: Tue., 5/21, (6pm doors, 8pm show) Free.
Experience the Beatles with RAIN See The Beatles’s discography live onstage! Blaisdell Concert Hall, 777 Ward Ave.: Tue., 5/14--Sun., 5/19. $30--$75 plus fees. [ticketmaster.com], (800) 745-3000
Ian O’Sullivan on Guitar Local virtuoso guitarist Ian O’Sullivan will play a program including classical, Hawaiian and jazz music. Atherton Performing Arts Studio, Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka St.: Sat., 5/18, (7:30pm) $15--$30. 955-8821
John Mayall Blues (See Hot Pick.) Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 10, 1 Aloha Tower Dr.: Fri., 5/17, (7pm door opens, 8pm show) $35--$60. [lazarbear.com]
King Britt King Britt has remixed and produced artists from Miles Davis to Radiohead, but he also travels worldwide DJing. 21+. The Republik, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd.: Fri., 5/17, (6pm lounge doors open, 9pm show starts) $15--$20, free before 9pm. [groovetickets.com]
Ku Ha’aheo Enjoy free hula and music on the Fountain Stage. Waikiki Beach Walk. Tue., 5/21, (4:30--6pm) Free.
Saturday Night Mele Every Saturday, the mall provides entertainment fit for the whole family. This week’s band will be Island contemporary group Redemption Inc. Waianae Mall, 86-120 Farrington Hwy.: Sat., 5/18, (5--7pm) Free.
Tiki Tomba! (See Hot Pick.) Mercury Bar, 1154 Fort St. Mall, Fri., 5/17, (8pm) $5, 21+, 537-3080
Ukulele Slack & Steel Jam Stop by for a free jam for ‘ukulele, slack and steel guitar. Check online for more Mele Mei events. Kapiolani Park Bandstand, 2805 Monsarrat Ave.: Wed 5/15, (11am--4pm) Free. [melemei.com]
29th Annual Ka Himeni Ana Hawaiian Music CompetitionKa Himeni Ana, which will be held Sat., 8/24, features Hawaiian music groups performing in the “nahenahe” style, and you could be among them. Groups must have 2--5 members and be completely acoustic. Submit an information form and recording by email to [email: kahimeniana] or by mail to P.O. Box 30337, Honolulu, 96820. Final deadline is Fri., 7/26.