Pitstop: 01/11/19

Friday, January 11

So So Fresh A 90’s Party at The Republik
The event will have Melodie Soul and the Blue Light Funk Band performing a live 90’s R&B set. Maryanne Ito will be doing a guest performance, and The Republik has video mixing of 90’s music by Joralien. This is an 18 and up event and showtime starts at 8 p.m. (jointherepublik.com)

Jonny Lang at Blue Note Hawaii
Up until Jan. 13, Jonny Lang will be performing his distinctive, bluesy style from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily at Blue Note Hawaii. What began as a soulful sound, influenced by electric pioneers like Albert Collins, B. B. King, and Buddy Guy, evolved into a modern R&B style closer to Stevie Wonder and contemporary gospel music. There will be a full bar and dinner menu available as well as Kamaaina discounts. Tickets costs between $75–$125. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Bikini Bottom’s Firework’s Dance Cruise
Join Oahu Boat Cruises and 49 new friends for a night of fun by enjoying the world famous Honolulu fireworks show by sea. There is no other combination of good company, good vibes and great music on this island. So grab friends, your favorite beverages and prepare to have the night of your life. Meeting at the boat harbor will be at 6:30pm with a departure time of 7:00pm. This is a BYOB event. (oahuboatcruises.com)

Tumua Tuinei “Broke Da Mic” Comedy Show at Hawaiian Brian’s
Come experience Tumua Tuinei’s first big show. The local boy comedian has been doing comedy for two years now, opening for and featured by numerous comedians including Augie T, Andy Bumatai, and Paul Ogata. Also performing that night will be Jose Dynamite and Lil’ Guy. James Mane will host the night and doors open at 7:30 p.m. with the show starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 online and $20 at the door. (hawaiianbrians.com)

Saturday, January 12

Cosmic Playground at Artistry
Kinetic Sounds present Cosmic Playground – join for a mix of house and hip-hop for a full venue takeover featuring the Supernova Room and Red Lounge. There are two tiers of ticket presales ($7 and $10). Must be at least 18 or over to dance, must be 21 and over to drink. No re-entry for those under 21. (artistryhonolulu.com)

The Female Comics of Hawaii at Kawailoa Tavern
From 9:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. the Female Comics of Hawaii, the only all-female standup comedy group in Hawaii, will be hosting their very first north shore show at Kawailoa Tavern at 67-197 Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa. Doors open at 8:30pm and this is only open to those 21 and up. Matt Stofsky hosts and Brandi Morgan, Erika Swartzkopf, Patrice Scott, Cameo Lawrence, Mutiya Vision, Mary Jane Murphy and Kirsten Alberts perform original standup comedy. (facebook.com/Femalecomicsofhawaii)

Classical Mystery Tour Classical Mystery Tour
This show is more than just a rock concert. Imagine The Beatles playing in concert with a symphony orchestra! Hear Penny Lane with a live trumpet section; experience the beauty of Yesterday with an acoustic guitar and string quartet; enjoy the rock/classical blend on the hard-edged I Am the Walrus. There will be two performances, one on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and one on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 4:00 p.m. Tickets available online. (classicalmysterytour.com)

Ivory City with Third-Space, Kuwada by Hawaiian Brian’s
Honolulu based dance pop band, Ivory City, performs with Third-Space and Kuwada at Hawaiian Brian’s. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and there is a $5 event charge. (hawaiianbrians.com)

Sunday, January 13

Wang Chung’s Drag Show and Catamaran Sunday Funday
Join Wang Chung’s for a fun packed catamaran! Catamaran check-in is at 12:30 p.m. At 1 p.m. the group will be escorted to the boat, which will set sail at 1:30 p.m. for a 90-minute ride. Swimming allowed depending on weather and ocean conditions at the discretion of the Captain for everyone’s safety. This event is BYOB and tickets are available online. (eventbrite.com)

 Wednesday, January 16

Beyond the Edge’s Launch Party at the Hideout at The Laylow Waikiki
Join us for the launch of Beyond the Edge, a new series of non-traditional networking events geared towards a new generation of tastemakers, influencers, and entrepreneurs interested in being an agent of change in their industry. This inaugural event at Hideout at the Laylow will feature drinks, live music and an exclusive preview of upcoming Beyond the Edge multimedia content. (eventbrite.com)