MICHAEL BOLTON, KANYE WEST IN BLAISDELL ARENA SHOWS
Tickets are going on sale for two very different concerts in April.
Tickets for each concert will be available at the Blaisdell box office and Ticketmaster outlets; call (877) 750-4400 or go to www.ticketmaster.com.
CONTRABASS FEST THIS MONTH
The 4th biennial Hawai'i Contrabass Festival, March 19-26, mentors students under 18 and offers concerts that are open to the public. Among them is a jazz and free-improv concert featuring Japan's Nobuyoshi Ino and Tetsu Saito at 7:30 p.m. March 24 at the Doris Duke Theatre; tickets are $22 general, $15 students and Honolulu Symphony musicians. Full details are at www.cbfest.org.