Pitstop: 05/03/19

Friday, May 3
Michael Franti & Spearhead
The Republik
Michael Franti & Spearhead will perform at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. for this show, which is open to all ages (accompanied by an adult age 18 and up). Ticket prices are $38-$43.

House is in the house
Minori Honolulu
House is in the house from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. for two nights on May 3 and 4, with music from DJ Maui Babe (pictured) at Minor Craft Japanese Tavern, 1731 Kalakaua Ave.

First Friday
Downbeat Lounge
Pressure Down Sounds and Rudies Hi-Fi spin
Pressure Down Sounds and Rudies Hi-Fi (pictured) spin strictly-vinyl all-night reggae grooves for First Friday. This event for ages 21 and up starts at 9 p.m. and there is no cover charge.

Bar Crawl
SALT at Our Kakaako
The SALT Bar Crawl celebrates Cinco de Mayo a day early with food, entertainment and drinks. The event kicks off at 5 p.m. in the SALT Barn.

Saturday, May 4
Wahiawa Pineapple Festival
Wahiawa District Park
The Wahiawa Pineapple Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Wahiawa District Park. Admission is free and the event will include food, games, crafts, exhibits and entertainment. Free parking will be at Leilehua High School until 4:15 p.m. with trolley rides to the event.

Cabana Music Festival
Turtle Bay Resort
The hottest R&B and hip-hop stars will take the stage for the Cabana Music Festival. Jhene Aiko and Tyga (pictured) headline the all-ages festival, which starts at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $80 general admission to $3,500 VIP cabana.

Quatro De Mei
The Surfjack
A fashion show and hot live Latin salsa music by Rolando Sanchez and Salsa Hawaii will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Surfjack Hotel and Swim Club’s Mahina and Sun’s restaurant, 412 Lewers St.  There is a $10 cover and seating is limited.

MonsterX Tour
Competitive monster trucks will invade Aloha Stadium at 7:30 p.m. for the MonsterX Tour. The event will also include Pit Party 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Pit Party 2 from 2 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $20-$30.

Lapti Nek
Downbeat Lounge
May the Fourth Be With You as DJ Jet Boy presents Lapti Nek (Work It Out) with live music by Spooky Couch and The Chronies (pictured), with selections by DJ Nightfox. This event for ages 21 and up begins at 9 p.m. and there is no cover charge.

Sunday, May 5
Cinco De Mayo
Hawaii’s Hispanic Community will celebrate Cinco De Mayo with a block party from 2 to 10 p.m. along downtown Chinatown on Nuuanu Street. The free event is open to the public. It will feature the dances, arts, music, folklore and cuisine of Latin America (pictured).

DJs spin music
Downbeat Lounge
DJ Jet Boy, JohnJohn and DJ Monkey spin music all night as part of the Cinco de Mayo block party. This event for ages 21 and up starts at 8 p.m. and there is no cover charge.

Mokuleia Polo Field
Shakka, a Santana tribute band, will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mokuleia Polo Field for Cinco de Mayo.

Monday, May 6
Open Mic Mondays
Downbeat Lounge
The Grind Entertainment presents Open Mic Mondays, a showcase for local unsigned talent. The ages 21 and up event starts at 7 p.m. and there is no cover charge. Signups are at tgehawaii@gmail.com

Tuesday, May 7
Karaoke night
Downbeat Lounge
Be a rock star with karaoke at 7 p.m. This show is for ages 21 and up and there is no cover charge. Use the lounge’s new karaoke machine for $1 a song. Karaoke night will also take place on May 8 and 9.

Vinyl night
The crew from Hungry Ear will take turns from 6 to 9 p.m., playing some of their vinyl albums and tracks at Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room, 675 Auahi St.

Wednesday, May 8
The Young Whitneys
Blue Note Hawaii
Vocalist Ginai returns to present a showcase of young local talent, Erisan Awaya and Rachel Javier, with a tribute to Whitney Houston. The show times are 6:30 and 9 p.m. Doors open at 5 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are loge seating and bar area $25, premium $35 and VIP $45.

Jazz Night
Gordon Biersch
Wednesday is Jazz Night from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the waterfront lanai.

Thursday, May 9
Songs of C&K
Blue Note Hawaii
Henry Kapono’s Artist 2 Artist presents The Next Generation with the Songs of C&K, celebrating the classics of Cecilio & Kapono. The show times are 6:30 and 9 p.m. Doors open at 5 and 8:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $35 bar, $45 table/booth, $55-$350 for VIP packages.

Geeks Who Drink Trivia
Gordon Biersch
Enjoy this trivia and beer event from 7 to 9 p.m.