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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 2, 2010

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Advertiser Staff

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Mayjah Rayjah is one big party filled with Katchafire (right), Rebel Souljahz, The Green Band, Nesian N.I.N.E., Kolohe Kai, All Natro, Cease Fire and Straight Up providing the music.

5 p.m. / Waikíkí Shell / $30, $35, $45, $20 lawn for the first 2,500 / 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com


Michael Stevenson — better known as Tyga — brings his hip-hop style to O'ahu for one night. The guy is so good he was signed by Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment and Decaydence.

10 p.m. / Pipeline Café / $25, $50 VIP / 877-714-7668, www.groovetickets.com


Travel plans forced Julio Iglesias to reschedule his show here from earlier this year, and we're glad he can make it back. We still can't get his Spanish-accented "To All the Girls I've Loved Before" out of our minds.

7:30 p.m. / Blaisdell Concert Hall / $55, $80, $95, $125 / 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com


Maui rockers The Throwdowns have taken the name of their first album, "Don't Slow Down," to heart and are picking up speed. Part of their national CD release party includes a screening of their "Stolen Car" video.

8 p.m. (doors open 7 p.m.) / Pipeline Café / $20, $40 VIP / 877-714-7668, www.groovetickets.com


Capone's Mother's Day Comedy Special is big. Headlining is Tracy Morgan ("30 Rock"), who starred in "Cop Out" and is co-starring with Chris Rock in "Death at a Funeral."

8 p.m. (doors open 7 p.m.) / Blaisdell Arena / $45, $75, $100, $125 / 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com


The annual Starlight Ball, which was moved to May from January this year, takes on a Black+White theme. Great food, entertainment, an auction and, of course, art make it a night you don't want to miss.

7-11 p.m. / Honolulu Academy of Arts / $85 individual tickets / www.artafterdark.org/starlight-ball


Sounds of Aloha Chorus is so sure you'll enjoy "An American Music Adventure: On a Dark and Stormy Night," it is offering refunds to patrons who don't enjoy the show.Trust us, your family will love it.

2 and 7:30 p.m. / Hawaii Theatre / $15, $22, $30 / 528-0506, www.hawaiitheatre.com

MAY 21

Groundation is a band that seems ready to bust out, or maybe it's just that seeing them live is an experience to remember. They play their music as well as Bob Marley covers. Ooklah the Moc opens.

8 p.m. / Pipeline Café / $25, $40 VIP / 877-714-7668, www.groovetickets.com

April 9 24th Annual April Foolish 'Fun'Raiser, The Waterfront at Aloha Tower Marketplace

April 9-18 "The Princess and the Iso Peanut," Hawaii Theatre

April 10 Lisa Williams, Blaisdell Concert Hall

April 17 Sammy Hagar & The Wabos, Pipeline Café

April 23-24 Sixth Kokua Festival, Waikíkí Shell

April 24 Waikiki Spam Jam, Kalakaua Avenue

April 25 18th Annual "I Love Kailua" Town Party, Kailua Road

April 29 David Spade, Blaisdell Concert Hall

May 12-15 World Fireknife Championships, Polynesian Cultural Center