Friday, Oct 5
Electric Palms Hawaii presents ARMNHMR performing live in Honolulu at The Republik. Taking 2017 with full force, LA duo ARMNHMR (consisting of Joseph Chung & Joseph Abella) are no strangers to attacking all spectrums of the dance music scene. Show starts at 10 p.m., and admission is $20-$30 general admission, with a $5 increase the day of the show. (bampproject.com)
New Order Live
New Order brings its North America tour to Blaisdell Arena. The band recently released a new live album, NOMC15, which was recorded at London’s Brixton Academy during their 2015 tour. Show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets range from $45 to $125, with a $5.50 increase the day of the show. (bampproject.com, ticketmaster.com)
First Friday At Downbeat Lounge – Foundation Meets Dancehall
For all those reggae fans out there: Pressure Down Sounds and Rudies Hi-Fi will be at Downbeat Lounge spinning only vinyl. You will enjoy vintage wax mixes of dancehall, ska, rocksteady and more by guest selectors, Zion Coptic Sounds and Irie-Sistable. There is no cover charge and the event starts at 9PM for 21+ only. (facebook.com/Rudies-Hi-Fi-308774807336) (facebook.com/PressureDownSoundsHi)
Saturday, October 6
Festa Italiana, Hawaii’s first-ever and only Italian festival, offers locals and visitors alike an opportunity to taste the many amazing flavors of Italy in one extraordinary evening. This year’s event kicks off at 4 p.m. in the Kakaako area. Visit website for full details and ticket information. (festaitalianahawaii.com)
Tantra at Downbeat Lounge
Join in on a night of awesome music at the Downbeat Lounge! Hip hop artist Tantra, musical act Roots Kai, and pop artist Joshua Rasheed will be there to entertain and have a good time. Show starts at 9PM. 21+ only and tickets are $5.
Rebelution: Free Rein Hawaii Tour
BAMP Project welcomes Rebelution “The Free Rein Hawaii Tour” — with special guests Tribal Seeds & Hirie — at Blaisdell Arena. Fourteen years into an effervescent career, California reggae band, and touring juggernaut Rebelution remains abundantly creative. Show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets are $29.50-$144.50, with a $5.50 increase the day of the show. (bampproject.com, ticketmaster.com)
Sunday, October 7
102.7 Da Bomb’s 18th birthday party
102.7 Da Bomb, BAMP Project, and Electric Palms Hawaii celebrates 102.7 Da Bomb’s 18th birthday party. Featuring a performance by Dillon Francis. Show starts at 9 p.m., and tickets are $30-$50, general admission, with a $5 increase the day of the show. (bampproject.com)
Monday, October 8
BAMP Project presents Saosin performing live at The Republik. Influential American post-hardcore band Saosin has released their first new material since 2009 and first ever full-length album with original singer Anthony Green, Along the Shadow. Show starts at 8
Tuesday, October 9
Karaoke at Downbeat Lounge
Sing your heart out on Downbeat Lounge’s brand new karaoke machine. The party starts at 9PM and there is no cover charge. $1 a song. 21+ only.
Thursday, October 11
Psychedelic Thursdays at Downbeat Lounge
This Thursday will feature a live recording by Natas. It is also the album release party of Natas’ debut self-titled album. This rock band will be playing at 9PM and tickets are $10. Must be over 21.