Pitstop: 04/26/19

Friday April 26
Rats Last Show
Downbeat Lounge
Honolulu’s Rats plays its final show, with support from Superfuct and Never Enough. The show for ages 21 and up starts at 9 p.m. and the cover charge is $5.

Saturday, April 27
Shakti’s Den
Honolulu Museum of Arts
Shakti’s Den, featuring Rachel Brice (pictured), a Fusion Bellydance Showcase, will be held at the museum’s Doris Duke Theater at 7 p.m. Ticket prices are $30 pre-sale tickets,$40 at the door, $45 VIP seating.

Waikiki Spam Jam
Kalakaua Avenue
The 17th annual Waikiki Spam Jam Festival will celebrate one of the state’s most beloved foods, including tasting creative dishes from local restaurants, live entertainment and shopping for merchandise (pictured). Admission is free to the event, which runs from 4 to 10 p.m.

Country Night
The Republik
D James Coles (pictured) will lead Country Night. Show time is 9 p.m. for this all-ages event. Ticket price is $5 at the door or free with military ID.

Reggae Revive
Downbeat Lounge
Reggae Revive, with all-vinyl vintage dance cuts, will take place at 10 p.m. There is no cover charge for this event for ages 21 and up featuring King Leo and DJ Monkey.

Sustainable art workshop
The Surfjack
Adrift’s sustainable art workshop with Stacey G. from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. show show participants how to construct art with plastics and other marine debris. The cost is $40 per person for this event at the Swim Club Cabanas

Spring Love
Next Door
Acid Wash presents Spring Love, a 1980s dance party from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Next Door, 43 N. Hotel St. The show is for ages 21 and up.

Shop and Dine Under the Stars
Kapolei Village Center
The Kapolei Village Center at 4850 Kapolei Parkway will hold its Night Market, featuring local crafters and vendors, snacks and more. Local singer Maile will perform from 5 to 7 p.m.

Rap Battle
The Upstairs Dragon Room
A.H.A.T (All HopHop All The Time) Rap Battle League Trouble in Paradise event will be held at the Upstairs Dragon Room, 1038 Nuuanu Ave. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 28
Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra
Blue Note Hawaii
Actor Jeff Goldblum (pictured) will play jazz with his band, take questions and ask the audience trivia questions. Tickets are VIP $85, table and booth seating $75 and bar area $65. Show times are at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Doors open at 5 and 8:30 p.m.

Oahu He-Man Competition
Slim’s Power Tools
The Oahu He-Man Competition will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Slim’s Power Tools, 1626 Republican St. The public is invited to watch this free battle of skill. It will also feature the “Unscrew da Screw” fundraising event for the American Diabetes Association of Hawaii.

Monday, April 29
Open Mic Mondays
Downbeat Lounge
The Grind Entertainment presents Open Mic Mondays, a showcase for local unsigned talent. The event for ages 21 and up starts at 7 p.m. and there is no cover charge. Signups are at tgehawaii@gmail.com

The Hot Club of Hulafrisco
Blue Note Hawaii
The Hot Club of Hulafrisco presents “What Would Django Do? The show will feature guitarist Django Reinhardt’s greatest compositions and more. Tickets are VIP $45, premium $35 and loge and bar $25. Show times are at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Doors open at 5 and 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 30
Willie K.
Blue Note Hawaii
The noted Hawaii musician Willie K. will perform. Tickets are table and booth seating $45, and bar $30. Show times are 6:30 and 9 p.m. Doors open at 5 and 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 1
Bishop Museum
The second annual May Day will take place on the Great Lawn at Bishop Museum beginning at 4 p.m.  Along with free musical and hula performances, the event will include food and workshops for keiki. All ages are welcome.

Thursday, May 2
7 Pairs of Shoes
Downbeat Lounge
Howlin’ rockers 7 Pairs of Shoes will play Downbeat Lounge. The show for ages 21 and up starts at 9 p.m. and there is no cover charge.