Pitstop: 10/18/19

Friday, Oct. 18

Donnell Rawlings
Blue Note Hawaii
This touring standup comedian known for his work with Dave Chappelle will perform Oct. 18-19 with shows at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Tickets are premium $35, loge seating and bar area $25.

Brother Noland
Study Hall
Hear the Hawaii music legend and his band at the sports bar and grill. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8. The cover charge is $5.

Poser Fest IV
Downbeat Lounge
Bumbaclotkat presents Poser Fest IV over two nights Oct. 18-19 with your favorite bands dressed up and playing as their favorite bands. The event for ages 21 and up starts at 8:30 p.m. and the cover charge is $5.

Sake Sushi
Natsunoya Tea House
Enjoy sushi and sake buffet style at this fundraiser beginning at 5:30 p.m. for the Rotary Club of East Honolulu’s community service efforts. Tickets are $75 and available online.

Aloha Friday
Pearlridge Center
Listen to live music from Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima at Wai Makai Nehu Market from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Third birthday celebration
Ka Makana Alii
The center will commemorate its birthday from Oct. 18-20 with fireworks, a fashion show, a Chicken Wars food challenge, entertainment and more throughout the weekend. The Kapolei High School band opens up the festivities at 3 p.m. Friday and singer-songwriter Anuhea headlines a show at 6:45 p.m. Saturday.

Music of Queen
Blaisdell Concert Hall
Get ready for the band’s music live Oct. 18-19 with the Hawaii Symphony’s full orchestra behind it with vocals and a full rock band. The show is from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and tickets start at $34.

Music and vendors
SALT at Our Kakaako
Enjoy local vendors and live music on Friday from Sonny Kapu at 5 p.m., Taz Vegas at 7:15 p.m. The event continues Saturday, Oct. 19 with City Boys at 5 p.m. and Danny Carvalho at 7:15 p.m.


Saturday, Oct. 19

Kiana Lede
The Republik
The performer will play from 8 to 11 p.m. This is an all ages accompanied by an adult event. Tickets are $35-79. The lounge opens at 5 p.m. for ages 21 and up with the main room available for everyone at 7 p.m.

Honolulu Pride
The Honolulu Pride Parade along Kalakaua Avenue will begin at 11 a.m., followed by the Pride Festival from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Waikiki Shell. Festival entertainment includes music, dancers, DJs, the Ohana Area and more.

Bounty of bands
Anna O’Brien’s
Listen to groups including Bone Canyon, Devilkine Music and We Only Have Tomorrow with no cover charge.

Rock and mineral show
Ohana Hale Marketplace
Admission is free to this two-day 18th annual show on Oct. 19-20, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Other planned events during the show include gem identification by local experts, displays and more.

Bar Crawl
Bethel Union
The Halloween Bar Crawl and a costume contest with prizes will begin at 4 p.m. Tickets are $15-$30.

Pride after party
Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand
The Honolulu Pride After Party will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. In addition, the bar will host a Pride Recovery Cherch on Sunday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Pumpkin Picking Patch
Aloun Farms
The 19th annual Kapolei pumpkin picking patch festival will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 19-20.

The rapper will play from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets range from $12 to $300.

Road to Tampa
Hawaiian Brian’s
Listen to entertainers from 6 to 11 p.m. with Kapena, City Boys, Buja, Kalae, Nuu and more at this all-ages fundraiser for the Insane Ravens keiki flag football team on the road to a football championship league competition. Tickets are $20 presale or $30 at the door.


Sunday, Oct. 20

‘Fang’-tastic festivities
Royal Hawaiian Center.
The center will host festive Halloween events including for pets with a doggie costume contest and parade from 2 to 5 p.m.

Harvey Mason
Blue Note Hawaii
The famed jazz artist will play shows Oct. 20-21 at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Tickets are premium $45, loge seating and bar area $35.


Monday, Oct. 21

Chris Murphy
Listen to the performer play starting at 8 p.m. throughout the evening.

John Helm
Maui Brewing Kailua
The musician will take the stage from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.


Tuesday, Oct. 22

Open Mic Night
Anna O’Brien’s
Get on the mic and belt out a tune with no cover charge.


Wednesday, Oct. 23

China Wife Motors
Downbeat Lounge
Belly of the Beast Productions presents Osaka-based punk rockers
The China Wife Motors (pictured), with support from 13th Legion and Oceans Deep. The event for ages 21 and up starts at 8 p.m. and there is a $5 cover charge.

The Illusionists
Blaisdell Concert Hall
A magic show featuring five illusionists from Broadway will be held Oct. 23-27, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $50-$80 plus fees.

Josh Kay
Blue Note Hawaii
The pianist will perform with a tribute to Chet Baker, featuring Frank Tabata. Shows are at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Tickets are VIP $45, premium $35, loge seating and bar area $25.

Kimo Artist Duo
Cheesecake Factory
The pair will play at the restaurant’s Royal Hawaiian Center location from 7 to 10 p.m.


Thursday, Oct. 24

Magz and Brady
Duke’s Canoe Club
Scott Magz and Brady K will play from 9:30 p.m. to midnight.

Magic! Unplugged
Blue Note Hawaii
Playing reggae-pop, the quartet will play shows at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Tickets are premium $45, loge seating and bar area $35.

Dinosaurus X
Irish Rose Saloon
Experience the music of the band starting at 9 p.m.