To Do! Matchbox Twenty, Gabriel Iglesias, The Green
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, OCT. 18-19
Hawaii’s own The Green celebrates a new reggae album, “Hawaii ’13,” with two shows at The Republik. Rock-meets-hip-hop duo Shwayze and Hawaii singer-songwriter Kimie Miner join in.
7 p.m. / The Republik / $21 / eventbrite.com
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23
The Gin Blossoms scored big with “Hey Jealousy” in the 1990s, took four years off and came back to fill clubs again. The group will be at The Republik with hits from 2010′s chart-topping “No Chocolate Cake.”
8 p.m. / The Republik / $39.50 / 855-235-2867, flavorus.com
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13
Rob Thomas leads alternative rock band Matchbox Twenty at Blaisdell Concert Hall. The band last year released its fourth album, “North,” which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200.
7:30 p.m. / Blaisdell Concert Hall / $59.50-$99.50 / ticketmaster.com
SATURDAY, NOV. 16
Collective rap/hip-hop group Odd Future invades The Republik. Started by Tyler, the Creator, in 2007, the group inaugurated as Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All now contains several solo acts and subgroups.
8 p.m. / The Republik / $35 / 855-235-2867, flavorus.com
SATURDAY, NOV. 30
Aloha (again) Fluffy! Hawaiian-shirt-loving comedian Gabriel Iglesias returns with a show at Blaisdell Arena. Last December, Iglesias taped a Comedy Central special, “Aloha Fluffy,” at the Hawaii Theatre.
7:30 p.m. / Blaisdell Arena / $48.80 / ticketmaster.com
Become engrossed in spooky stories and deep tales at the Talk Story Festival, Oct. 18-19, 6-9 p.m., Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse. Free. honoluluparks.com
Nnenna Freelon headlines the Manoa Jazz & Heritage Festival on Oct. 26 at UH’s Orvis Auditorium. 944-2697. etickethawaii.com