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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, November 3, 2006

Nightspotting

Concerts on the Beach, with Maunalua. The sunset, the sounds, the surf this is it! 4-6 p.m. today, Duke's Canoe Club Waikiki. 922-2268.

First Friday Honolulu Downtown Gallery Walk. Self-guided tour at various venues downtown and in Chinatown. 5-9 p.m. today, 521-2903.

Killian's Big Blues First Friday. With James Ronstadt and The Shuffle Kings. 8 p.m.-midnight today, Big City Diner, Kailua. 263-8880.

Roots Reggae. Inna Vision. As always, your source for reggae is in lovely downtown Kaka'ako. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Bliss; 18/older. 528-4911.

Missing Dave. Where to rawk out in the university area. Maybe after "The Marine" at the Varsity theater. 10 p.m. today, Red Lion. 949-5466.

On The Spot: Improvaganza! On the Spot invites other groups to join them on stage. 8 p.m. Saturday, The ARTS at Marks Garage. 550-8457.

Kapena, contemporary Hawaiian. Sittin' near the dock of the harbor. Listening to "Masese." 8:30-midnight Saturday, Gordon Biersch. 599-4877.

Black Square, ska. There's really no place like Wahiawa for live rock. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Kemo'o Farm, The Pub; 21 and older. 621-1835.

The Electric Chick Magnets. No, you really can't buy these at Mag-Neat-O. Doors open at 9 p.m. Saturday, Pipeline Cafe; 18/older. 589-1999.

Concerts on the Beach, with Sean Na'auao Quartet. Oh, not really ON the beach. 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Duke's Canoe Club Waikiki. 922-2268.

Blue Moon Blues Sundays, with Jeff Said No! Blues and the "unique" teriyaki steak pupu. Mmm. 7-9:30 p.m. Sunday, Eastside Grill. 952-6555.

8mm Overdose, Laissez Faire, Trepidation, City of Seven Hills and Grind Method. Really loud. 5 p.m. Sunday, Panama Hattie's. 485-8226.

Kawao. Come early, grab a couch. Pray that the trade winds return. 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Monday, Ala Moana Center, Mai Tai Bar. 947-2900.

Jazz Wednesday, with DeShannon Higa, Abe Lagrimas, Dan Del Negro, Larry Cook, Dean Taba, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Honolulu Club. 543-3916.

Boogie and friends, Hawaiian, blues and jazz. Boogie has friends? 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Kona Brewing Co.'s Koko Marina Pub. 394-5662.

The Opihi Pickers, contemporary Hawaiian. No tabi, tide knowledge or jacket required. 9 p.m.-midnight Wednesday, Ryan's Grill. 591-9132.

Midnight Sessions presents Ooklah The Moc and Inoa'ole. So why do doors open at 9 p.m.? Thursday, The O Lounge. 18/older. 230-7369.

Pimpbot, with special guests. Oh, please play "Careless Whisper" live. Please? Please? 10 p.m. Thursday, Kainoa's Sports Bar. 637-7787.

Veteran's Day Redda Fire Bashment. Reggae, dancehall. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Thursday, The Living Room, Fisherman's Wharf; 21/older. 395-2100.

ON THE TURNTABLES

The Enterprise Party with DJ Vagina, Ross Jackson and The Malcognitas. More like a five-hour mission. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Detox. 526-0200.

Subphonix. Drum-n-bass monthly with DJs Saya and Antikkz. Like d-n-b? Support the scene! 10 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Mercury Bar. 292-9637.

DJ SailorGloom, new wave, synthpop and '80s. Rhymes with "Sailor Moon." But that's about it. 9 p.m.- 2 a.m. Saturday, Pink Cadillac.; 946-6499.

Skyline. with DJs KSM, Jedi, ShawnG and Gdog. Room with a view. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Sheraton Waikiki, Hanohano Room; 21/older. 921-4600.

NOTABLE, NEW AND NOT-SO-NEW: DJS, BANDS AND SPACES

Free Jazz. Maria Remos and Nu Swing Project help you celebrate the end of the workweek. 6-9 p.m. Fridays, NextDoor; 21/older. 548-6398.

Lush Life. With resident DJ Mr. Nick, a spinner of jazzy downtempo, house and drum-n-bass. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays, thirtyninehotel. 599-2552.

Rock Star Fridays. DJed rawk, rap, reggae, Sublime and long lines of club newbies. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays, Brew Moon; 18/older. www.verticaljunkies.com.

World Tour Asia Beat. DJs Euphoric, Da Lion of Judah. Upscale, two dance floors. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. Fridays, Zanzabar Night Club; 21/older. 924-3939.

Bamboleo. Dance, we said, dance! Brazilian and Latin under the stars. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Fridays, Spada Bar and Restaurant; 18/older. 538-3332.

Syllabus. A variety of turntablists spins hip-hop, reggae and soul cutz for baked ziti. 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays, Cafe Che Pasta; 21/older. 524-0004.

Wonder Lounge: New Chapter. Same fashionable club kids. 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays, Wonderland at the W Honolulu; 21/older. 922-3734.

Cheddar. Ferment in two rooms of sound; hold the white bread. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Fridays, The Living Room, Fisherman's Wharf; 21/older. 395-2100.

Skin. Please don't wear your birthday suit. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. first and third Fridays, Fashion 45, Waikiki Trade Center; 21/older. fashion45hawaii.com.

Electr01yfe. Ever so musically eclectic. Ever so loungey. Ever so downtown cool. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine. 521-2900.

Salsa Sabado en la Noche. With El Conjunto Tropical doing the salsa thing live 'n' spicy. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays, Cafe Che Pasta; 18/older. 524-0004.

The Next Level and Speakeasy. Crowds pile in after 2 a.m. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Saturdays, The Living Room, Fisherman's Wharf; 21/older. 395-2100.

Nu Swing Project. Intricate Mediums gets a new name but keeps Maria Remos' silky voice. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Mondays, Jazz Minds Art & Cafe. 945-0800.

Hot Latin Tuesdays. Salsa, merengue, reggaeton in an oddly non-Latin room. 8 p.m.-4 a.m. Tuesdays, Zanzabar Night Club; 18/older. 924-3939.

Newjass Quartet. The cool kids flock to this Chinatown loft for live modern, groove-filled jazz. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Tuesdays, thirtyninehotel; 21/older. 599-2552.

Endless Summer Camp. With DJs SubZero and Durtie Rice, it's a super hot spot. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesdays, The O Lounge; 18/older. 944-8436.

Salsa After Hours. You, too, can learn to salsa; with DJs Papi, Jose and Ever. 5 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Thursdays, Rumours; 21/older. 285-0072, 955-4811.

Riot. Have yet to see a riot at Hula's, but anything's possible, and with shirtless bartenders. 9 p.m. Thursdays, Hula's Bar & Lei Stand. 923-0669.

Redda Fire. Reggae and dancehall on the waterfront, minus Brando. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Thursdays, The Living Room, Fisherman's Wharf. 395-2100.

Eastside Grill. Not just a sports bar, but a great place to relax with friends, with great pupu, too. Daily. Puck's Alley, 1035 University Ave. 952-6555.

Mai Tai Bar. Live entertainment and happy hour daily. It's a major hookup joint, too, but you probably already knew that. Ala Moana Center. 947-2900.

Mai Tai Bar. Yes, the OTHER one a calm, nonhookup beachside getaway with live music. 4:30-10:30 p.m. daily, Royal Hawaiian hotel. 923-7311.