Pitstop: 12/13/19

Friday, Dec. 13

Da Nightmare Before Christmas
Aloha Tower Marketplace
This event from 6 to 11 p.m. will feature casino games drinks, heavy pupus, dancing and a costumer contest with cash prizes. Tickets are $25 pre-sale, $30 at the door and $20 student discount with valid ID at the entrance.

Doug Stanhope
Blue Note Hawaii
Opinionated and brutally honest stand-up comic Stanhope will perform Dec. 13-14 with shows at 8 p.m. General admission tickets are $45. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Ron Artis II and The Truth
Homecoming concert
Artis will play at Hawaiian Brian’s at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $15 and VIP table of six is $500. In addition, the Black Sands Brass Band will play at 9 p.m. the save evening.

Rock out
Anna O’Brien’s
Listen to the sounds of Chocho, Monkey Hate Circus and Titans of Siren on Friday, Dec. 13. Then on Saturday Dec. 14 hear Interrobang, Bone Canyon and Regan Fuzz. Doors open at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge.

Saturday, Dec. 14

The Republik
The band with special guests Through The Roots and Likkle Jordee will perform Saturday and Sunday Dec. 14-15 at 8 p.m. This is a show for all ages accompanied by an adult age 18 and up. Tickets are $45 general admission with a $5 increase the day of the show.

Kona Brewery Co.
The performer will play at the Hawaii Kai location from 7 to 9 p.m. at Koko Marina Pub. Other upcoming acts there include Kuhio Travis Dec. 13, Tavana Dec. 15, and GJ and Shawna Lynn Dec. 19.

Super Saturday
Hawaii State Art Museum
This event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. is a day of free hands-on art activities. Make your own holiday works of art with local artists and designers to take home and enjoy. Activities include ornament and jewelry workshops, a photo booth station, a drawing contest and food.

Makahiki Challenge
Kualoa Ranch
The ninth annual challenge will be held from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $84 to 100. It will include a 5K Obstacle Mud Run, and the new Hooikaika Heat.

Na Leo Pilimehana
Hawaii Theatre
The popular, award-winning female group will perform Hawaiian Holidays 2019. The show is at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $35 to $75.

Sunday, Dec. 15

Chris Murphy Duo
Cheesecake Factory Honolulu
The pair will play from 7 to 10 p.m. Other acts this week at that location include Dennis McClees Duo Dec. 14, Christian Yrizarry Duo Dec. 16 and Ryan Tenny Duo Dec. 17.

Jingle Rock Run
State Capitol
The Jingle Rock Run is a festive holiday walk through downtown Honolulu presented by Make-A-Wish Hawaii that raises funds to make life-changing wishes come true for keiki with critical illnesses. Walkers, joggers, runners, strollers and pets are welcome. Entry fees are $30 to $45.

HAPA to Reunite
Blue Note Hawaii
Original members Barry Flanagan and Kelii Kanealii reunite once again on the stage for a special HAPA Holidays event. Tickets are VIP $45, premium $35, loge seating and bar area $25.

Citizen Cope
HB Social Club
A grassroots songwriter, he will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $35.

Monday, Dec. 16

Jeff Peterson
Merriman’s Honolulu
The performer will play from 6 to 9 p.m.

Scott and Brady
Play Kapolei
Scott Magz and Brady K. will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at Cheesecake Factory Ka Makana Alii in Kapolei.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

Rich Crandall Trio
Studio 909
The group will perform unique jazz arrangements of Christmas and holiday music at the Musicians Association of Hawaii from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $15.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Kona Nui Nights
Ward Village
This free event from 6 to 8 p.m. highlights Hawaiian language, music and hula. It will include a food vendor, cash bar and limited seating.

Thursday, Dec. 19

Hawaiian Brian’s
A one-man band from Honolulu, Tavana will play soulful island-inspired rock and blues in The Studio at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5.

Macy Gray
Blue Note Hawaii
Featuring her unmistakable rasp, unshakable grasp on soul and funky spirit, Grammy winner Gray will perform Dec. 19-21. Tickets are premium $65, loge $55, bar $45. Shows are at 6:30 and 9 p.m.