After hours: Nightspotting
IT'S LIVE: THIS WEEK ONLY
Skaladdin. Would you believe ska/punk from Switzerland? 11 a.m.-noon today, Kapi'olani Community College; free. www.808shows.com.
Halfway to St. Patrick's Day Weekend. Performances, food all day/night today-Sunday, O'Toole's Irish Pub, Kelley O'Neil's. 536-4138, 926-1777.
Downtown Mele, for the pau-hana crowd, part of Aloha Festivals. 6:30-10 p.m. today, Bishop Street and Aloha Tower Marketplace. alohafestivals.com.
Rihanna. Hip-hop and R&B by the young hit-maker from Barbados; hosted by TV personality Rachel Perry. 7:30 p.m. today, Pipeline Cafe. 589-1999.
Don't Panic. Acoustic rock with a side of strings, with Jim Smart, Martha Lanzas, Kevin Craven, Jim Skudlarick. 7-10 p.m. today, Coffee Talk. 737-7444.
Bands Against Violence, GiRL FeST. Citizen Fury, Psycho Billy Cadillac, Hell Caminos, Dolls Till Daylight. 8 p.m. today, Anna Bannana's. 946-5190.
Lingerie Launch Party. With fashion show, naturally. Putting the "O" in "ooh lah lah"! 9 p.m.-2 a.m. today, The O Lounge; 21/older. 944-8436.
Live Roots Reggae, with Mama T, Sahra Indio and One Love Band. Kaka'ako puts the roots down. 10 p.m.-1 a.m. today, Bliss; 18/older. 528-4911.
Skaladdin, with Pimpbot and Upstanding Youth. Alt-rock and sports? Who's got nachos? 10 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Kainoa's Sports Bar. 637-7787.
Aloha Festivals 60th Anniversary Concert Celebration, with C&K, Ho'okena and many others. 6 p.m. Saturday, Waikiki Shell. (877) 750-4400.
Anna's Unplugged, with Pamela Means, Johnny Helm, Alix Olson and The Girlas. GiRL FeST event. 9 p.m. Saturday, Anna Bannana's. 946-5190.
Method Man. Here's hoping the Man pitches some Wu-Tang Clan with his solo stuff. Doors open at 9 p.m. Saturday, Pipeline Cafe. 589-1999.
Warsaw vs. Ooklah. Black Square, Ooklah the Moc, Warsaw Poland Brothers, Crushal Meditation. 9 p.m. Saturday, Detox. 526-0200, 384-5706.
808 Scene Zine Magazine Party. The Crud, Skaladdin, Analog, Resistor, Line Steppuhs. 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Don Ho's Island Grill. 528-0807.
Bacardi's Summer Pool Party. BBQ, volleyball, DJs. Fun in the sun, and music, too. 1-8 p.m. Sunday, Sheraton Waikiki hotel, poolside. 922-4422.
Metal Bash. 8mm Overdose, Laissez Faire, Cogito, Trepidation, Grind Method and City of Seven Hills. 4 p.m. Sunday, Panama Hattie's. 485-8226.
Sunday Sunset Jam, with Paula Fuga and Opihi Pickers. Generally not the best time to pick 'opihi. 5:30-10 p.m. Sunday, Gordon Biersch. 599-4877.
Closing Night Party, with Sisters in Sound, DJs Primmitiv and James Vincent, it's the finale for GiRL FeST, 8 p.m. Sunday, Bar 35. girlfesthawaii.org.
At Sea, CTRL/ALT/DEL and Temporary Lovers. Rock, pop and indie styles. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, NextDoor; 21/older. 548-6398.
Valeri Ponomarev, with Noel Okimoto, Dan Del Negro, Dean Taba and Robert Shinoda. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Honolulu Club. 543-3916.
Weldon Kekauoha and friends, contemporary Hawaiian. Sittin' on the dock of Koko Marina. 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Kona Brewing Co. 394-5662.
Thursdays Rock, with Analog, Grind Method, A Sedated Nation and All is Vanity. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Detox. 526-0200.
Peace One Day Concert. THC, B.E.T., Paula Fuga, Sahra Indio, Pacific Sounds Outernational, DJs. 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Don Ho's Island Grill. 528-0807.
ON THE TURNTABLES
Get Fresh! KTUH DJs and Golfcart Rebellion, Black Square, Newjass Quartet. 10 p.m. today, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine; 21/older. 521-2900, 591-3500.
Skyline, with guest DJ Steve Aoki (aka Kid Millionaire). 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Sheraton Waikiki hotel, 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 djmrnick, 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.
NJOY. Pray it doesn't rain, with the VJ crew and Architechs Entertainment. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays, Chai's Island Bistro; 21/older. 585-0011.
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.
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, The Royal Hawaiian hotel. 923-7311.