Pitstop: 08/03/18

Friday August 3

Cutting Edge Live
Cutting Edge performs live rock at Gordon Biersch from 8 to 11 p.m. (599-4877)

Pacific Ink & Art Expo
The seventh annual Pacific Ink & Art Expo returns to Blaisdell Exhibition Hall Aug. 3-5. Expect a celebrity lineup that includes Megan Massacre (NY Ink & Bondi Tattoo Crew), Nikki Simpson (Ink Angels), Nikko Hurtado (L.A. Ink), Justin Coppolino (Tattoos After Dark), fan favorite Big Gus (Tattoo Nightmares) and more. Visit website for times, cost and more information. (hawaiitattooexpo.com)

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

Saturday August 4

Iliza Shlesinger Live
BAMP Project presents Iliza Shlesinger: Iliza: Elder Millennial Tour at 5 and 8 p.m. at The Republik. She is the only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Tickets are $29.50-$39.50, with a $5 increase the day of the show. (bampproject.com, jointherepublik.com)

Christ Moon and Joshua Rasheed Live
DJ Jet Boy presents a special Kaleidoscope at Downbeat Lounge. Live performances with beats featuring Christ Moon and Joshua Rasheed. Show starts at 9 p.m., and admission is free for those 21 and older. (downbeatdiner.com)

Sunday August 5

North Shore Swim Series
The Surf n Sea North Shore Swim Series features Keawe Adventures North Shore Challenge. It’s a 2.4-mile swim. Register online or check for more information. (northshoreswimseries.com)

Buho’s 4th Anniversary
Buho Cocina y Cantina celebrates its fourth anniversary with a rooftop party slated for 5 p.m. until closing. Expect a taco-eating contest, specials and more. (buhocantina.com)

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

Wednesday August 8

Honolulu Zoo’s Wildest Show In Town
The Honolulu Zoo is getting wilder this summer with the Wildest Show in Town, hosted by ukulele teacher Roy Sakuma. Entrance opens at 4:35 p.m., and performance runs from 6 to 7 p.m. Participation fee is $5. This installment features Noel Okimoto and his Jazz All Stars. Expect a tribute to legendary jazz vocalist Jimmy Borges. (honoluluzoo.org)

Thursday August 9

Ke Kani O Ke Kai Summer Concert Series
Friends of the Waikiki Aquarium presents its annual Ke Kani O Ke Kai summer concert series featuring live local entertainment under the stars. This installment features Kalani Peʻa, Natalie Ai Kamauʻu and Keahou. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and show starts at 7. Tickets and more information can be found online. (bit.ly/KKOKK2018, waikikiaquarium.org/kkokk)