Pitstop: 12/28/12

Friday December 28
Acoustic Guitar/Vocals
Morning Brew, Kailua Road, 7-9 p.m., free. Zen Chambers performs. (386-6326)

Michael Winslow Live
Hawaiian Brians, 8 p.m., all ages, $20/general, $40/VIP. Michael Winslow first achieved prominence on the standup comedy circuit in the early ’80s. (groovetickets.com)

Internacional: The Art Of Kat Reeder
The Manifest Hawaii, Dec. 14-Jan. 13, free. Known for her beautiful illustrations of local girls, Reeder will be presenting a series of images depicting different girls from around the world. (katreeder.com)

Doolin Rakes Performs
The Pub at Kemoo Farms, email for times and cost. Celtic rock. (soph@hawaii.rr.com)

Freesound Performs
Lakeside Lanai at Kemoo Farms, email for times and cost. Rocking reggae music. (soph@hawaii.rr.com)

Pepper Performs
The Republik, 6 p.m. lounge doors open, 7 p.m. concert hall, 8 p.m. opener, $25/general, $35/riser price. Bringing the music back from home, Pepper will perform hit songs from their album Stitches. (groovetickets.com, bampproject.com)

The Resistance
SoHo Mixed Media Bar, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $10/cover, 18 and older welcome. Welcoming home DJ Mech with cuts by DJ Packo and verbals by MC Enemy. (sohomixedmediabar.com)

Saturday December 29
N.BS Performs
Rivals Waikiki, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free. Playing covers from Tool, Rage Against the Machine, Foo Fighters, etc. (dke_76@hotmail.com)

Insane Haven Performs
The Pub at Kemoo Farms, email for times and cost. Hard rock music. (soph@hawaii.rr.com)

Lucky 13: Karaoke Finals
Bar 35, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., 21 and older, $5/cover. Join us as we say goodbye to 2012 at Bar 35 with song, music and dance. Lucky 13: The Karaoke Finals is an evening of chance and luck as 13 Lucky contestants will be competing for $300 in cash, with other prizes and giveaways. (djnocturna.com)

Sandbox Waikiki, 10 p.m.-4 a.m., ladies free before midnight, $15/18 and older, $5/21 and older. Sandwich Island Bass, Soundsex, Coondog, Puppy, Madjic and Partius Monsterious perform. (923-8848)

Monday December 31
M Nightclub, 10 p.m.-4 a.m., cover. Special guest DJ Tina/T. (529-0010)

New Year’s Eve Party
Kakaako Waterfront Park, 6 p.m., $25/general admission, $75/VIP. In Area 1, find over 30 of your favorite Eat the Street food vendors and food trucks.  Groove to the music in Area 2, with a beer garden, live entertainment, DJs, fire dancers and more, then catch a live, all-ages concert by local reggae artist Fiji and special guests, celebrating his CD release party and 20th anniversary with the crowd in Area 3! (1-800-745-3000)

Go-go Into 2012
Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., visit website for more information. New Year’s Eve party. (hulas.com/)

Avenge 2013: Superheroes Ignite!
RumFire and The Edge of Waikiki, 8 p.m.-2:30 a.m., $75/presale until Dec. 30, $85/on location before midnight, $40/after midnight, $20/after 1 a.m. Inspired by the Mayan Apocalypse, RumFire and The Edge of Waikiki will transform into a post-apocalyptic metropolis of destruction. (922-4422)

Masquerade New Years Eve Party
Trump International Hotel and Tower Waikiki Beach Walk, 8:30 p.m-1:30 a.m., visit website for tickets, complimentary valet parking. Casino Royale by Belvedere & Dom Pérignon with Live Music Sets by Tahiti Rey & Jason Alan. (newyearsevehawaii.eventbrite.com)

A Night In Gay Paree
Fusion Waikiki, 8 p.m.-4 a.m., 21 and older, $10/advance, $15/door. Fabulous showgirl entertainment. Massive cash balloon drop. (924-2422)

New Year’s Eve Party
Jazz Minds, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., $10/cover. BYOB and potluck style. Bring your favorite CDs. (honolulujazzclub.com, 945-0800)

The Future Is So Bright
Thirtyninehotel in Chinatown, 8 p.m., 21 and older, presale tickets online. Midnight balloon drop, complimentary champagne toast, ice luge shots and more. (thirtyninehotel.com, 599-2552)

Borgore Live
Hawaii All-Star Paintball & Airsoft, 2475 Nimitz Hwy., Honolulu, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., tickets online, 18 and over welcome. Borgore performs along with Average Joe, Strictly Business, Kaii, MattRage and Evil Brother. (Flavorus.com/event/BORGORE-New-Years-Eve/148427)