Pitstop: 10/25/19

Friday, Oct. 25

Rocksteady Reggae
Blue Note Hawaii
MAGIC! is a Toronto-bred, Los Angeles-based quartet featuring buoyant reggae-pop.
Tickets are premium $45, loge seating and bar area $35. Showtimes are at 6:30 and 9 p.m.

Downbeat Lounge
DJ Jet Boy presents this event with live performances by Mano Kane, The Chronies and Glitch in the Matrix starting at 9 p.m. The show is for ages 21 and up with a $5 cover charge.

Art After Dark
Honolulu Museum of Art
This will be a special event celebrating Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, an ancient Mexican tradition honoring the dearly departed. This event from 6 to 9 p.m. is a pre-sale ticketed event only available at the museum’s events webpage and tickets will not be sold at the door. Prices are $25 for members, $40 for nonmembers and the event includes Mexican inspired cuisine.

JP Smoketrain
Blues and R&B
The vocalist/guitarist will play at Los Garcia’s in Kailua Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. He will also play at Nico’s Upstairs on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. and every Tuesday at Hawaiian Brian’s from 8 to 11 p.m.


Saturday, Oct. 26

Hallowbaloo festival
Honolulu Chinatown
This 12th annual music, arts and craft beer festival will kick off at 5 p.m. on Nuuanu Avenue and surrounding streets spreading Halloween cheer with thousands of costumes. The free entertainment wraps up at 10 p.m. with beats bouncing deep into the night at 10 Chinatown venues.  See eventbrite for ticket information to deals at participating clubs.

Trucks and Jeep Fest
Blaisdell Center
Check out the free 4 Wheels Parts Trucks and Jeep Fest at Blaisdell Exhibition Hall Oct. 26-27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hang around for a spell
Salt Lake Shopping Center
Fun will be brewing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at this event. It will feature a pet costume contest, center-wide trick or treating, games, giveaways and more.

Blue Note Hawaii
Kalapana returns to the stage Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27 for a special performance, remembering founding member Malani Bilyeu. Tickets are VIP seating $45, table seating and bar area $35. Showtimes are 6:30 and 9 p.m.

Making Strides
Keehi Lagoon Beach Park
The American Cancer Society will hold its Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk to raise awareness and funds to save lives in the fight against the disease. Check-in is at 6 a.m. and the walk starts at 7 a.m.

The Republik
Hear the ultimate Fleetwood Mac tribute show with special guests Kings of Spade. Show time is at 8 p.m. The show is for all ages accompanied by an adult age 18 and up. Tickets are $29.50 general admission with a $5 increase the day of the show.

Doggie Halloween Fair
Pearlridge Center
Dog owners are invited to bring their canine companions to the Howloween Boonanza featuring a dog costume contest and other activities. The event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mauka Center Court.

Night market
Kapolei Village Center
Shop and dine under the stars at this market from 4 to 8 p.m. It features local crafters, vendors and more. Bring your own beach chairs to relax and enjoy a Halloween Revue by the students of Applause! Performance Academy from 5 to 7 p.m. Vendor fees benefit Leeward YMCA.

Car Night
Pearlridge Center
Check out a hot-rods, classic car show and cruise night with Bleizn’ FX from 5 to 9 p.m. at Wai Makai fourth level parking lot.

Reggae vibes
Downbeat Lounge
Experience all-night reggae and dancehall sounds at Downbeat Lounge with this special special Hallowbaloo event. The celebration for ages 21 and up starts at 9 p.m. A portion of proceeds go to the Mana Maoli Project. Visit the website for ticket information.


Sunday, Oct. 27

Drag Appetit
Blue Note Hawaii
EFFEN Vodka will feature LGBTQ chefs at the first Hawaii Food & Wine Festival Drag Queen Brunch at 10:30 a.m. VIP seating is $150, general admission $95.


Monday, Oct. 28

Chris Murphy
The performer will take the stage at 8 p.m.

Mike Love
Hawaiian Brian’s
Hear the musician play a solo show at 9 p.m.


Tuesday, Oct. 29

Across the Sea
Blue Note Hawaii
Enjoy an evening of world fusion with the band’s shows at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Tickets are VIP $45, premium $35, loge seating and bar area $25.

Rave Till the Grave
Join this Halloween pre-party starting at 9 p.m. featuring Oahu DJs. Tickets are $10 presale and $15 at the door.


Wednesday, Oct. 30

Maui Brewing Kailua
The artist Tavana will be the featured performer at a Halloween-themed event from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. It will feature drink specials, holiday food items and a dance floor to add to the fun. In addition, musician Ryan Tenney will take the stage from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Comedy U
Anna O’Brien’s
Yuk it up with this comedy show at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are general admission $10 and military/student $7.

Kaiona Duo
Cheesecake Factory Kapolei
Hear the pair perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at the restaurant.


Thursday, Oct. 31

Avenge the Night
Hyatt Regency
A big Waikiki costume celebration returns at 8 p.m. Suit up as a hero or villain, and the evening will feature tricks, treats, prizes and more at this ages 21 and up event. An after party will be held at The District Nightclub. Limited early bird tickets are available for $10 general admission and $20 VIP entry.(Events.Racesauce.com)

Spooky Couch
Downbeat Lounge
The indie rock group will play a special Halloween show with guest selector DJ Jet Boy starting at 9 p.m. This show is for ages 21 and up with no cover charge.

Halloween Bash
Tiki’s Grill & Bar
Join the Halloween party with two live bands starting from 6 p.m. and DJs spinning from 10 p.m. to closing. Entry is free before 8 p.m. and $30 at the door after then. Come in your best costume to event for ages 21 and older.

Alohilani Resort
Experience this Halloween extravaganza party and costume contest in Waikiki from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets can be booked online.

Mummy’s Night Out
Mililani Shopping Center
Get all wrapped up at this Halloween event from 5 to 7 p.m. It will scare up a costume contest for all ages and pets too with best costumes winning prizes.  Enter the All Wrapped Up toilet paper mummy contest and best wrapped mummy wins.

Night of Killer Costumes
Sky Waikiki
Creep it real at this event for ages 21 and up starting at 10 p.m. It features cash and prizes for the sexiest and overall costume winners. Visit the website for reservations and details.

Boo ‘N Brew
Pearlridge Center
The center’s BeerLab HI will set up a special Halloween beer garden for adults. The celebration is from 6 to 8 p.m. in Mauka Center Court.