Pitstop: 05/04/18

Friday May 4

Lower Class Brats Live
Hawaiian Express Records presents Lower Class Brats at Anna O’Brien’s. Visit website for full details. (808shows.com)

Paper Exhibit
Brue Bar downtown will host a reception for the opening of Paper Thin, a new exhibit by Hawaii-based artists Nicole Dikon and Jager Palad. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Paper Thin is an exhibition of two artists focusing on the materiality of paper as it relates to printmaking, painting and collage. (bruebar.com)

Foundation Meets Dancehall
Pressure Down Sounds and Rudies Hi-Fi spin strictly-vinyl all-night reggae grooves at Downbeat Lounge. Expect vintage wax mixes of dancehall, ska, rocksteady and more by guest selectors, Zion Coptic Sounds, Bonafide Sound and Irie-Sistable. Show starts at 9 p.m., and admission is free for those 21 and older. (downbeatdiner.com)

MAMo show
Get ready for the 12th annual MAMo Awardees Art Exhibition Dot I Line I Color, slated to run at The ARTS at Marks Garage throughout the month. Dot | Line | Color features MAMo 2018 Awardees Charlie Dickson and Verna Apio-Takashima. Curated by Ngahiraka Mason, the exhibition celebrates contemporary art through Hawaiian kapa and European painting. The art making process is central to the artists who exemplify the use of dot, line and color, the building blocks of all art. The opening ceremony runs tonight from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (artsatmarks.com)

 Saturday May 5

Lower Class Brats Live
Hawaiian Express Records presents Lower Class Brats at Anna O’Brien’s. Visit website for full details. (808shows.com)

The BIG Buho
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo at The BIG Buho at Buho Cantina. Expect live performances from Eddie Ortiz and Son Caribe + Agua Dulce Salsa Band, as well as a DJ set by DJ2TRU. Cover is $20 after 4 p.m. (buhocantina.com)

Soul Patrol Live
Soul Patrol performs live rock, blues and soul music from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Dragon Upstairs. Cover is $5. (thedragonupstairs.com)

Cinco De Mayo
With festive food and fantastic entertainment, SALT at Our Kaka‘ako holds its biggest party yet, as Don Julio presents Cinco de Mayo at SALT. Event starts at 5 p.m. Fun games, a limbo contest, chihuahua costume contest, prize giveaways, a Don Julio Tequila Shot Station and Tequila Margaritas, and more keep the excitement going all night long. in the SALT Barn and Pitch Sports Bar. (saltatkakaako.com)

Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand presents LAS DIVAS CUARTO (Dancing Impersonating Vixens with Attitude and Sass) A Drag and Dance Show performing live in Waikiki. Event starts at 10 p.m., and cover is free before 9 p.m. After that, cover is $5. (hulas.com)

Sunday May 6

Night Service
Only MyTruest Productions and Sandy Scoops Media present Night Service, featuring live hip-hop beats at Downbeat Lounge. Event runs from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is free for those 18 and older. (nightservicehawaii@gmail.com)

Mele Mei
Mele Mei hosts performances around Waikiki today. Presented by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority and the Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts, the annual celebration of music and culture, Mele Mei, returns for an eighth year with a full lineup of live performances statewide. Visit the website for more information. (melemei.com)