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BIG ISLAND JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL

Where: Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Details: May 30- June 2 patrons will be treated to performances by jazz & blues legends. Events will also be held at the Blue Dragon Restaurant in Kawaihae and at Shops at Mauna Lani. Information and tickets are available at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel 882-5810, or online at www.bigislandjazzanbluesfestival.com. Tickets are $50 if purchased by May 1, or $60 after May 1. VIP tickets available

Contact: Kenneth K. Martinez Burgmaier, 283-9070, jazzontv@aol.com

ONGOING

ZIPLINE TRIVIA NIGHT

Where: Hilo Burger Joint, 776 Kilauea, Hilo

When: 8:00 p.m. Mondays

Details: Challenge your friends to two sessions of trivia with prizes. Winners are entered into a monthly drawing to win a zip line excursion for two. Easy to use Buzztime trivia system

Contact: Rhonda Nichols, (808) 989-5385, Hiloburgerjoint@gmail.com

MARK MALLORY (SOLO)

Where: Luquin’s Restaurant, Pahoa

When: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays

Details: Pianist Mark Mallory will be appearing at Luquin’s Restaurant every Tuesday night.

Details: Mark Mallory (808) 965-7784 mallorymusic@live.com

OPEN MIC NIGHT AT BLACK ROCK CAFE

Where: Black Rock Cafe in Pahoa

When: 7 - 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays

Details: Open Mic Tuesdays at Black Rock Cafe in Pahoa. No cover. Backline provided. Musicians welcome!

Contact: (808) 965-1177

KANAKAPILA NIGHT

Where: Hilo Town Tavern, 168 Keawe St.

When: 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday

Details: All ages welcome. This is a free event!

Contact: Stacey (808) 854-5424 sk8ofmind111@gmail.com

BUB PRATT, SOLO ACOUSTIC

Where: Pineapples, Across from KTA on Kilauea, Downtown Hilo

When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Details: Front man for East Hawaii’s Bub n’da Smack Dab, Bub Pratt will be performing acoustic dinner music weekly on Wednesday nights at Hilo’s hippest new restaurant, Pineapples. Enjoy great food & service with the ambience of Pratt’s eclectic repertoire that spans over the past 100 years of popular music. Free for all ages.

Contact: Bub Pratt, (206) 276-2849, bubpratt@yahoo.com

HAPPY HOUR WEDNESDAY

Where: Pahoa Village Cafe, 15- Pahoa Village Road

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Details: Come enjoy some Live traditional Hawaiian, contemporary, rock, oldies, country music with “Holei”. No cover charge!

Contact: Jr. Lewi, (808) 217-5344, c.lewi@hotmail.com

OPEN MIC AT KAYA’S

Where: Kaya’s, Honalo

When: 5 - 9 p.m. every Wednesday

Details: Hosted Open Mic. No cover/all ages.

Contact: Kaya’s (808) 322-8800 kayashawaii@gmail.com

NIGHT OUT AT LANIHAU

Where: Lanihau Center, 75-5595 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona

When: 6-8 p.m. Thursdays

Details: Free island music at the Lanihau Center food court. Pa’ani Pila for the month of April.

Contact: Margo Takata, (808) 960-1392

SWING, BLUES AND LATIN MUSIC

Where: Hilo Town Tavern, 168 Keawe Street, Hilo

When: 6 p.m. second Thursdays

Details: Swing, blues and Latin tunes with the Sakura Ensemble with special guest vocalist Elena Welch. Annu Shionoya-piano, Loren Antolik-bass and Bo Wade-drums. No cover. Full bar.

Contact: Elena Welch, (808) 982-8418, elena@elenawelch.com

YOGA ELECTRONIC

Where: Yoga Centered , 37 Waianuenue Ave. , Hilo

When: 8 - 9:15 p.m. first Fridays

Details: Yoga Electronic 8 - 9:15 p.m., Led yoga ($15) 9:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m., Music & dancing ($5) Come to Led Yoga and music and dancing is free. An intermediate Vinyasa flow class Led by yoga teacher, Heidi Richgruber featuring Little Chicago, Inc. resident DJ Matt Fisk - all vinyl set

Contact: Heidi, (808) 333-5781, http://yogacentered.com/workshops-and-events_yogaelectronic.html

PAU HANA FRIDAYS WITH DAYLAN TIOGANGCO

Where: Hilo Burger Joint, 776 Kilauea, Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Fridays

Details: Come celebrate the end of the work day with the smooth serenades of Daylan Tiogangco who will be playing all of your favorite contemporary island and adult jams.

Contact: Rhonda Nichols, 989-5385, Hiloburgerjoint@gmail.com

COUNTRY MUSIC DANCE

Where: Eagles Lodge, Keaau off Hwy. 130

When: 7 p.m. Second Saturdays

Details: The Michael Strand plays a country music party. Come listen, come dance. Michael vocals/guitars, Scott Sayers/bass, Danny Steiner/drums. Cover is $5 and refreshments at reasonable club donations.

Contact: Michael Strand, (808) 756-8621, mstrand@ymail.com

OPEN MIC AT THE JOINT

Where: Hilo Burger Joint, 776 Kilauea, Hilo

When: 7 – 10:30 p.m. Sundays

Details: Poets, musicians, comedians, whatever your talent, come on down and share your passion for performance in our cozy and supportive room.

Contact: Rhonda Nichols, 989-5385, Hiloburgerjoint@gmail.com

JAZZ X2

Where: Café Pesto, 308 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo

When: 5 p.m. Fridays and Sundays

Details: Enjoy a relaxing mix of instrumental music from this guitar/bass duo with your dinner and full bar! No cover charge, all ages welcome

Contact: www.ReverbNation.com/JazzX2 Café Pesto 969-6640 Jazzx2Info@aol.com

JAZZ AT PVC

Where: Pahoa Village Cafe, 15 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa

When: 6 p.m. Saturdays

Details: Enjoy great jazz music by local artists every Saturday night and a fun dance floor. Cost is $5 at the door. Pupus, a full bar, drink specials and a dance floor add to the fun!

Contact: Elena Welch, (808) 982-8418, elena@elenawelch.com

BASS TREATMENT

Where: Hilo Town Taverm, 168 Keawe St., Hilo

When: 10 p.m. Thursdays

Details: DJ Mars, Simply Sound, and Ohhyourmom will be mixing up the hottest house, breaks, electro and booty bass. Weekly guest DJ’s 21+ w/ ID

Contact: Troy (808) 339-2597 kreativekaos808@gmail.com

JAM NIGHT FRIDAYS

Where: Ma’s Kava Stop in Kainaliu

When: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. every Friday

Details: Come join us for a night full of music and fun. Bring your instrument, talent and friends and enjoy the company of fellow musicians.

Contact: Maka (808) 322-2228

PAHOA’S JAM WITH SAM

Where: PVC

When: 6 p.m. Thursdays

Details: Full Band Jams Hosted by Sam Lightning & Friends. No cover. Full bar.

Contact: Sam Lightning (808) 965-1169

LE MAGIC FIRST FRIDAYS

Where: Le Magic Pan, 776 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo

When: 6 p.m. first Fridays

Details: Classic jazz and blues with Elena Welch - vocals, Alex Evans - piano and Jerry Dicey on bass. Authentic French crepes, nice wine list and a magic show intermezzo.

Contact: Elena Welch (808) 982-8418 elena@elenawelch.com

POETRY SALON

Where: The Alii Buzz Cafe, 75-5669 Alii Dr. Kailua-Kona (Next to Splashers, across form the pier)

When: 9 p.m. every Friday

Details: A casual spoken word platform for all to enjoy! Share your poetry, stories and latest mind flows or simply listen to the talent of the island! DJ’s ready to drop beats inside and local artists showcased outside! Free. Contact Kat to be a showcased D.J. or artist! (808) 854-5586 ThePoetrySalon@gmail.com

LIVE MUSIC

Where: Alibi Tavern, 16-655 Old Pahoa Hwy

When: 4-8 p.m. Fridays, 8-11 p.m. Saturdays

Details: Come & enjoy live music from the blues to rock funky to country.

Contact: Dawn 966-6133 dawneggstaff@gmail.com

SAKURA ENSEMBLE

Where: Magic Pan French Creperie 64 Keawe St in Hilo

When: 6-9 p.m. Fridays

Details: The Sakura Ensemble provides beautiful classical and jazz music Come enjoy a taste of Europe.

Contact: Jean Pierre Thoma 345-9532 JP@Thomamaui.com

MARALYN RENKEN

Where: Sukothai Restaurant in Pahoa Town

When: 5:30 p.m. Fridays

Details: Come and relax to the mellow sounds of songstress Maralyn Renken as she revisits the music of the 60s, 70s and 80s along with the beloved sound of old and new Hawaiian music. Accompaniment by ukulele only. Appearing in old Pahoa Town every Friday.

Contact: David Renken (808) 965-9226 hossndog@sbcglobal.net

FRIDAY BLUES CRUISE

Where: Luquins Restaurant, old town Pahoa

When: 6-9 p.m. Fridays

Details: Blues, jazz, & ballads performed by Eastbay Gene Gable. Come out & enjoy this treasury of roots blues, & old favorites, as Eastbay Gene takes you on a journey through a lifetime of timeless music revisited.

Contact: Friday Blues Cruise 982-3232 BluzNurseInc@gmail.com

“STEPS”

Where: THE SCRIPT, 73-4855 Kanalani St., Kailua-Kona (Koloko Industrial)

When: 9 p.m. first and third Thursdays

Details: Big Island’s newest nightclub experience featuring DJ’s, Kah, Scotty Doo, Jason Leau, Jahred, and Mac30 spinning all genres of party music. Ages 18 & over, 21 & over BYOB. $5 cover, ladies free before 11 p.m.

Contact: Big Shotz Productions, (808) 895-1639, bigshotzproductions@live.com

OPEN MIC & CRAFT NIGHT

Where: Up Country Bakery & Cafe, 82-6127 Mamalahoa Highway, Captain Cook

When: 6 p.m. Fridays

Details: Open mic (acoustical) and community craft night. Hang out, enjoy tea or coffee, snack on organic, gluten free & vegan pastries. Listen to local musicians, play music, tell a story, recite a poem, speak your mind, bring your watercolors, knit, draw, create!

Contact: Antoinette Sharfin , (808) 323-2253, UpCountryBakeryCafe@gmail.com

GIRLS NITE OUT BAND AT WAIOLI LOUNGE

Where: Waioli Lounge, Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Hilo

When: 8:30 - 11:30 p.m. Saturdays

Details: Girls Nite Out band plays a mix of live music from rock and blues to country and disco and more. No cover charge. Beautiful bar with a great selection of coffee, wine, beer and cocktails.

Contact: Girls Nite Out, (808) 217-6627, girlsniteouthawaii@yahoo.com

FREE KARAOKE

Where: PVC, 1529269 Old Government Road, Pahoa

When: 8 p.m. Wednesdays

Details: No cover and no charge for singing songs. Beer and drink specials.

Contact: Leina Galves, (808) 345-8758, LEINAGALVES@GMAIL.COM

Friday, May 31

KRAZZY BONE

Where: Coqui’s, 1550 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo

When: 7-10 p.m. May 31

Details: Krazzy Bone, the Big Island’s premier classic rock band, returns to Coqui’s for a fun night of classic rock and blues. Playing all the classic and more: Santana, Allman Brothers, CCR. Free, no cover.

Contact: Tommy, (808) 935-4477, krazzyboneband@gmail.com

Saturday, June 1

PUNA CHICKS COMEDY NIGHT

Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano

Village

When: 7 p.m. June 1

Details: Join “Puna Princess” Sherri Carden, “Puna Tita” Angie Libadisos and Tanya Anne in rousing of night of comedy! Tickets are $10. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Contact: 967-8222, www.volcanoartcenter.org

Monday, June 3

KELLY & IAN CD RELEASE PARTY

Where: Kailani Surf Co., 75-5744 Alii Drive, Kailua Kona

When: 5:30 p.m. June 3

Details: Kelly & Ian present their first collaboration “Strummin’ & Wailin’” musical guests will include; Local sensation Maka Kailua’s own Panchoman, and other guests to be announced

Contact: Kelly, (808) 372-8591, kellydoeskona@gmail.com