Pitstop: 09/20/19

Friday, Sept. 20

13th Legion
Downbeat Lounge
The hardcore group will celebrate its latest CD release. Supporting acts are Never Enough, Oceans Deep, Anti-Matter and Devil Kine Music. The event for ages 21 and up starts at 8 p.m. and the cover charge is $5.

Jeff James
Maui Brewing Co. Kailua
The performer will play from 8 to 10 p.m. Other artists playing at that location this weekend include Ernest Chang on Sept. 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. followed by Scott Magz from 8 to 10 p.m. In addition, David Sedlak will play on Sept. 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Mililani Shopping Center
Celebrate all things Hawaiian at the first-ever Hoolaulea at the center from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Enjoy hula and entertainment by the students of Na Maka O Puuwai Aloha. Learn about kalo and take home a plant from Ka Papa Loi O Kanewai. Stop by Mililani High School’s medicinal plant and project displays.

Rhythm and blues
Medici’s Supper Club
Vocalist/guitarist J.P. Smoketrain leads his Uptown Rhythm and Down Home Blues Review in Manoa. Special guests opening the show are The Fabulous Blues Cats. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $20 pre-sale or $25 at the door.
(honolulumusicatmedicis.com or text 351-0901)

Young at Heart Expo
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall
A showcase for ages 50 and up for products and services making the best years of your life even better will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 20-22. Admission is free. Join Danny Kaleikini, Al Waterson, Jordan Segundo and other leading entertainers. Don’t miss a celebrities and their pets fashion show. Free flu shots available.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Waikiki Hoolaulea
Kalakaua Avenue
Aloha Festivals hosts this 67th annual block party from 6 to 9:30 p.m. The area will be transformed with booths showcasing Hawaii cuisine, crafts and culture. Four stages with entertainment will highlight the evening’s activities.

SALT at Our Kakaako
This event starting at 5 p.m. will feature German-style food, drinks, live Oktoberfest music from the Oom Pah Zicke Zackes Trio, a stein-hoisting competition, giveaways and more. Admission is free, with a free stein offered to the first 400 guests.

VegFest Oahu
Frank Fasi Grounds
This Honolulu event from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. is a celebration of island-style plant-based, sustainable living. Activities include cooking demos, educational speakers, vegan food vendors, yoga and dance classes and continuous live music. Free entry and parking are available.

Kailua Night Market
The market takes place every third Saturday of the month at 340 Uluniu St. from 5 to 9 p.m. It’s a family and pet-friendly free event showcasing local vendors, food, a pet adoption event and live performances.

Think Fast Improv
The Studio
This improv group will celebrate its birthday with a night of friends and laughs. Special guest comedian Chad Wago will return to the stage. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 at the door.

Sunday, Sept. 22

Elena and Keoki
Ohana Hale Marketplace
Listen to Elena and Keoki Aio and the Sons of Hawaii from 3 to 5 p.m. Enjoy food and festivities in air-conditioned comfort. Performers include Lyle Ames, Kamaa Mike Barques and Michelangelo Barques.

WWE Live
Blaisdell Arena
Experience the championship triple threat match of champion Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Samoa Joe. Special attraction is Roman Reigns vs. Daniel Bryan. Tickets start at $20 and the show begins at 7 p.m.

Hands-on workshop
A half-day workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. will explore the history of fiber materials and their place in contemporary art. This event is open to the public and there is a $10 materials fee. Registration is required online. In addition, a free panel discussion will be held at the museum the same day from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on how marketing arts and crafts in Hawaii is changing.

Bounty of bands at Anna O’Brien’s
Nesta, Anti-Matter, Superfuct, Never Enough and Boyscout Dropouts will perform Sunday for a $5 cover charge with doors opening at 3 p.m. In addition on Saturday, Sept. 21 Abysmia and This Moment Onward will play with a $10 cover.

Monday, Sept. 23

Chris Murphy
O’Toole’s Irish Pub
Hear the performer play starting at 8 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Willie K.
Blue Note Hawaii
The noted musician will play shows at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Tickets are tables and booth seating $45, bar area $30.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

The Republik
The country music trio will play at 8 p.m. This show is for all ages accompanied by an adult over age 18. Ticket prices are $45 general admission with a $5 increase the day of the show.

Thursday, Sept. 26

Tavana, Mike Love
The Studio
Join the celebration with Tavana performing at 7:30 p.m. and Mike Love at 10 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5.