Friday, Jan. 3
Big Head Todd & The Monsters
Blue Note Hawaii
The rock band touring in support of its 11th studio album will play Jan. 3-4. Tickets are premium $45, loge and bar $35. Shows are at 6:30 and 9 p.m. and doors open at 5 and 8:30 p.m.
The magician and comedian will perform a Magic For Humans early show at 7 p.m. and a late show at 10 p.m. Tickets are $29 to $39 reserved seating with a $5 increase day of show. The shows are for all ages accompanied by an adult.
Marshall Law Band
DJ Jet Boy presents this Seattle funk-hip-hop crew with local support from Ohtoro and Castle Park. The event for ages 21 and up starts at 8 p.m. and there is a $5 cover charge.
Experience this free, all-ages evening from 6 to 9 p.m. of art, music and fashion at the Hawaii State Art Museum. It will have fashion from Moonsick, Jorge Luna, Lolita Moon, and Joshua Grieg; live music by Dae Han Trio, Goon Lei Goon, DJ Toki, and Dayton Watanabe; pop-ups with Drink Gazoz, Vested Interest, and Photo Ops; as well as a workshop led by Hannah Shun.
The acclaimed guitarist will play at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $39.50 to $59.50.
Foundation Meets Dancehall
Pressure Down Sounds and Rudies Hi-Fi spin strictly-vinyl all-night reggae grooves starting at 9 p.m. It will have vintage wax mixes of dancehall, ska, rocksteady and more by selectors Irie-Sistable and Zion Coptic Sound. The show is for ages 21 and up and there is no cover charge.
Saturday, Jan. 4
Maui Brewing Co. Kailua
The musician is scheduled to play from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. In addition, Scott Magz will follow with a performance from 8 to 11 p.m. Other shows this week at that location include David Sedlak on Jan. 5 and John Helm on Jan. 6, both performing from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Honolulu Bollywood Film Festival
Doris Duke Theatre
A month-long showcase of Indian and South Asian cinema kicks off with an opening night reception on Saturday. It features the film Panipat, an epic war drama, which screens at 7:30 p.m. Reception tickets include an Indian feast served before the film, a dance workshop by local Bollywood troupe Aaja Nachle Hawaii and complimentary henna in the museum shop. Reception tickets can be purchased online.
Mori by Art + Flea
Join the opener from 6 to 8 p.m. for this art showcase. It will highlight Wut? by young local artist Dane Nakama at Mori in South Shore Market.
Female comics of Hawaii
Rachel McMahon will host this show from 7:30 to 9 p.m. with sets by Blue James, Patrice Scott, Pam Escalona, Erika Swartzkopf and Jasmine Bautista. The event is for ages 21 and up and tickets are $12.
Comedian, actor and writer Oswalt will perform at 8 p.m. Tickets are from $45 to $65.
Experience the DJ duo performing at 9 p.m. The show is for ages 18 and up. Tickets are from $25 to $35 general admission with a $5 increase the day of the show.
Yuk it up with comedians James Mane, Pepper the Evil Genius and Thinkfast Improv starting at 7 p.m. The cover charge is $10. In addition, there will be a Hawaii Comedy Studio featuring Patrick Melton and Simmone Park. Besides comedy, music events that same evening at the club include Paradox at 8:30 p.m. and the monthly hip-hop event Dope at 9 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 5
Blue Note Hawaii
Brutally honest, outrageous and offbeat comedian Goldthwait will play shows at 6:30 and 9 p.m.
Tickets are premium $45, loge and bar $35. Doors open at 5 and 8:30 p.m.
The acclaimed country band will perform from 8 to 10 p.m. accompanied by Morgan Evans. Tickets are from $48.50 to $70.
Monday, Jan. 6
Listen to live music at the club in Honolulu from 6 to 9 p.m.
Mark Allen Felton
Blue Note Hawaii
Drawing upon a wealth of influences from jazz to gospel, the Chicago-raised musician/composer will perform at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Tickets are premium $35, loge and bar $25. Doors open at 5 and 8:30 p.m.
Irish Rose Saloon
The band will play shows at 9 p.m. at the club Jan. 6-8.
Lewis and The Gentlemen in Hats will perform at 8 p.m. The cover charge is $10.
Tuesday, Jan. 7
Ryan Tenney Duo
The pair will play from 7 to 10 p.m. at the restaurant’s Honolulu location.
Hawaiian Style Band
Local music group Hawaiian Style Band will join Henry Kapono at 7 p.m. for a special one night only “Artist 2 Artist” talk story and jam session. The band features Bryan Kessler, Wade Cambern and Robi Kahakalau. Tickets are VIP booths and meet-and-greet $275, VIP seating meet-and-greet $65, VIP seating $45, table and booth seating $35, bar area $25. Doors open at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 8
Ka Makana Alii
Check out a kapa demonstration and workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. with Dalani Tanahy. She has been a practitioner of the art of Hawaiian bark cloth making for more than 20 years. Workshop materials will be available for a nominal fee.
The musicians will take the stage at the Cheesecake Factory in Ka Makana Alii from 6 to 9 p.m.
Trio of bands
Listen to sets from Celtic Waves, RPG and Keith Batlin from 5 p.m. through 3:30 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 9
Denny Ono Duo
Duke’s Canoe Club
Hear the pair play from 9:30 p.m. to midnight.
The musician will perform starting at 8 p.m.
Country in Hawaii
HB Social Club
Pop country artist Jessica Rose will perform at 7:15 p.m. Next, Tavana and Sam Ites will take the stage at 8 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge and doors open at 7 p.m.