Friday March 22
Suicidal Tendencies (pictured) will perform with special guest Rotting Out at The Republik. Ticket prices are $34 plus fees. Prices increase on the day of the show. Tickets are available at the Republik box office, University of Hawaii Campus Center, Navy/Hickam ITT offices and Army LTS office. All ages are welcome (accompanied by an adult age 18 and up. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
EARL Kakaako grand opening
Keawe Retail at Our Kakaako
Celebrated craft sandwich maker EARL will hold the grand opening of its new location at Keawe Retail at Our Kakaako. Among the tasty foods available is the Drew (pictured). Customers can enjoy free sweet tea on grand opening day. The new restaurant is open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Blue Note Hawaii
Brian Culbertson is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, writer and producer who crosses genres between contemporary jazz, R&B and funk. He performs March 22-24 at Blue Note Hawaii. His first show starts at 6:30 p.m. March 22. Ticket prices range from $35-$55.
DJ Jet Boy presents Kaleidoscope at Downbeat Lounge. The event features live performances by atmospheric dream rock group PAGE (pictured), psych-punks Sunslaav and garage pop band Mano Kane. The show starts at 9 p.m. for ages 21 and up with a $5 cover.
Saturday March 23
Hawaii Hardcore presents Rotting Out (pictured) at Downbeat Lounge. The San Pedro, California hardcore group shares the stage with local bands Oceans Deep, Rats and Soon. The show from 6 to 9:30 p.m. is for ages 18 and up for $15. Tickets are available at hawaiihardcore.net.
Study Hall Sports Bar & Grill
The Kamalu Trio, playing Hawaiian and island contemporary music will perform Study Hall Sports Bar & Grill at 1019 University Ave. The performance begins at 8 p.m. for ages 21 and up with no cover.
Pressure Down Sounds and Rudies Hi-Fi present Reggae Revive, Downbeat’s monthly all-vinyl reggae event with vintage dance cuts of dub, ska and rocksteady. The event features Zion Coptic Sound (pictured) on the wheels of steel. The show starts at 10 p.m. for ages 21 and up with no cover.
Monday March 25
Open Mic Mondays
The Grind Entertainment presents Open Mic Mondays at Downbeat Lounge, a showcase for local unsigned talent. The event starts at 7 p.m. for ages 21 and up with no cover charge. Sign up at firstname.lastname@example.org.(downbeatdiner.com)
Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room
Get your teams ready for trivia night in Honolulu at Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room. The event features craft beer and handmade pot pies. Aall trivia starts at 6:30 p.m. and it is advised to arrive at least 15-30 minutes early to secure seats. The theme of the night is 1980s rock and roll.
Tuesday March 26
One of Waikiki’s newest eateries, Shorefyre at International Marketplace, is lighting up the evening with Latin Night. Drink specials include $2 well tequila shots, $3 Tecate and $4 margaritas. Music is provided by DJ Armando and Velasco Productions. If you attend Tuesday you get free entry on Saturday.
Wednesday March 27
Punk Rock Wednesday
Belly of the Beast Productions presents Punk Rock Wednesdays with live performances by local punk, hardcore and metal bands at Downbeat Lounge. This month features high school punks Operation 7.5 (pictured) and indie emo group Sasstronaughts. The performances start at 9 p.m. for ages 21 and up with no cover charge.
Jazz Wednesday Night
Jazz Wednesday Night with Imua Garza, Allen Leong and friends will take place at Gordon Biersch of Honolulu. The performance will be 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Thursday March 28
Blue Note Hawaii
Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn will perform at Blue Note Hawaii as part of its comedy series. He will take the stage at 8 p.m. for this all ages show. Ticket prices range from $25-$35. Doors open at 6 p.m.
DJ Jet Boy (pictured) and DJ Monkey present Modz — a celebration of sounds that shaped modern music. Check out the choice selections of old school reggae, R&B, Northern Soul and Brit-Pop all night long at Bevy on Auahi Street. The event starts at 8 p.m. for ages 21 and up with no cover charge.
Indie rock group Spooky Couch (band member pictured) will perform at Downbeat Lounge. Featuring members of Sing the Body and MonoTrio, the group Spooky Couch is making a name for itself with rollicking shows. The performance begins at 9 .m. for ages 21 and up with no cover charge.