Pitstop: 02/14/20

Friday, Feb. 14

Motown Valentines
The Republik
Kings of Spade presents a live tribute to Motown-era hits with Keith Batlin’s Blues Experience and many other special guests. The show for ages 18 and up starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance plus fees, with an increase the day of the show. VIP tables are also available.

Valentine’s Weekend with Anuhea
Blue Note Hawaii
Hawaii born singer-songwriter Anuhea will be joined by special guest Lea Love on Feb. 14 and Swells on Feb. 15. Shows are at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Tickets are VIP seating $45, premium seating $35, loge seating and bar area $25.

Kevin Coleman
Medici’s Supper Club
Coleman and The Flat Five featuring Rea Fox will play a Valentine Blues event. Buffet opens at 6:30 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. show time.

My Bloody Valentine
Hawaii Theatre
There will be a showing of the 2009 movie My Bloody Valentine for a frightful date night at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5. This Valentine’s weekend at the theatre will also include a Paint and Sip party featuring food, drink and art at the Gallery Feb. 14-15 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50.

98 Degrees
Blaisdell Arena
The group will play a Valentine’s Engagement from 8 to 10 p.m. Tickets range from $69 to $249.

HiSAM Valentine
Check out this free Connecting Hearts with Art event from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hawaii State Art Museum. The all-ages event includes live music from Izik, 2020 Speed Dating, drawing led by Janet Tran, pop-ups from Island Boy Flower and more.

Way of A God
Kumu Kahua Theatre
Experience this performance that chronicles Captain Cook’s first contact in Hawaii, and catastrophe. Tickets range from $5 to $25.

Cruz Nights
Manana McDonald’s
Check out the cars from 6 to 10 p.m. at Manana McDonalds and Burger King Kaneohe from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Another Cruz Night is Feb. 15 at Kapolei Walmart. The group will also hold an auto and motorcycle swap meet Sunday, Feb. 16 from 8 to 11 a.m. at Cycle City on Puuloa Road. 


Saturday, Feb. 15

Chris Luke
Maui Brewing Co.
Luke will play from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Waikiki location. The Kaiona Duo will follow from 9 to 11 p.m. Other acts this week at that location include Christian Yrizarry on Feb. 17 and Chris Murphy on Feb. 18.

African American Film Festival
Doris Duke Theatre
The two-week cinema festival will open with a buffet dinner, live entertainment and poetry readings at 6 p.m. It will include a reception and tribute event honoring legendary storyteller and Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison, and screening of Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 general admission, $30 for museum members.

Mililani Jam
Town Center
This month’s Mililani Jam features a hula performance from Halau Hula O Pukaikapuaokalani from 4 to 4:45 p.m., a musical performance by DNA Museic from 5 to 5:45 p.m., and Halau O Kooloaula performing from 6 to 7 p.m.

Comedy Armando
Hawaiian Brian’s
This comedy session with Katie Quick and Think Fast Improv will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Other events at the club this week include Tranquil Fury Feb. 14, the 2020 Hawaii Pacific Darts Cup Feb. 14-16, and Mike Lewis & The Gentlemen in Hats Feb. 17.

Borgeous live
The Republik
American EDM DJ and producer John Borger, known as Borgeous, will perform at 9 p.m. The show is for ages 18 and up.  Tickets are $20 to $320 general admission in advance, with a $5 increase the day of the show.

Darkest Path
Anna O’Brien’s
The group Darkest Path’s debut performance will be held with guests Drink From the Ala Wai, Arysmia and Cmplxhi. The show starts at 9 p.m. and there is a $5 cover.

Kona Brewing Co.
The performer will play from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Koko Marina pub.


Sunday, Feb. 16

Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii
Victoria Ward Park
The free 12th annual Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii will feature local and international musicians performing on two stages in Kakaako from 9 a.m. to sunset. The lineup includes Mark Yamanaka, IMUA, Iron Mango, Kuuipo Kumukahi, Kamakakehau Fernandez, Tegan & Kaylen and more. In addition, the Ukulele Contest and Hula Show will also be held at International Market Place on Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kapono and Kaiona
Duke’s Canoe Club
Henry Kapono will perform from 4 to 6 p.m. Next, Kaiona Duo will play from 9:30 p.m. to midnight.


Monday, Feb. 17

Christian Yrizarry Duo
Cheesecake Factory
The tuneful pair will play from 7 to 10 p.m. at the restaurant’s Honolulu location. Other acts this week there include Chris Murphy Duo on Feb. 16, Ryan Tenney Duo on Feb. 18 and Kimo Artis Duo on Feb. 19.

Great Aloha Run
The 8.15-mile race begins at Aloha Tower at 7 a.m. and finishes in the Aloha Stadium. Registration ranges from $25 to $60 depending on category.

Ukulele performances
Blue Note Hawaii
The Sekiguchi Band will get together for an evening of entertainment at Blue Note Hawaii featuring ukulele virtuoso Taimane, Iron Mango and Hook as part of Ukulele Picnic In Hawaii. Shows are at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Tickets are general admission $35 and VIP $45. Other acts at Blue Note Hawaii this week include Josh Tatofi’s Valentine’s show on Feb. 16, Willie K. on Feb. 18, and Dirty Cello on Feb. 19.


Tuesday, Feb. 18

Piranha and Kitsch
Kelley O’Neil’s
Hear Mike Piranha play from 5 to 8 p.m. followed by sets throughout the evening from Kitsch.


Wednesday, Feb. 19

Salsa and Bachata
Sheraton Waikiki
The sixth annual Hawaii Salsa and Bachata Congress will be held Feb. 19-23 for ages 21 and up. Tickets start at $25.

Dave Young Band
Downbeat Lounge
The group and friends will play from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Music at the Market
Ka Makana Alii
Listen to music from Chante & Johnny Kai, and ProJam from 4 to 8 p.m. during the Farmers Market.


Thursday, Feb. 20

Darrell Aquino
Maui Brewing Co.
The performer will play from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kailua location.