Nightclubs: First Friday, The Hydrolites, more

Jan. 3, 2014 | 0 Comments In the Star-Advertiser Friday Print Edition

The Hydrolites perform at The Crown today, Jan. 3. (Courtesy photo)

The Hydrolites perform at The Crown today, Jan. 3. (Courtesy photo)


FRIDAY, JAN. 3

First Friday Honolulu, walkabout celebration of the arts with music, performances, art, DJs, trunk shows, happy hours and extended hours at shops, galleries and boutiques, 5-10 p.m., downtown-Chinatown Arts and Cultural District. Free. 521-2903. Schedule, map, parking information: artsatmarks.com

DJ Francis, dance music, followed by the Chris Yeh Quartet until 11 p.m., then more DJs at Dragon Upstairs; concurrently, rock ‘n’ roll by Karl and 3rd World downstairs at Hank’s Cafe, 1038 Nuuanu Ave. 526-1411

Hydrolites, jamming for Traffic Jamm sunset happy hour, 6-8 p.m. at The Crown (former Hard Rock Cafe site), 1837 Kapiolani Blvd., thecrownhawaii.com

Salsa Lounge, Latin dance club with lessons, door prizes and food, 6-11 p.m., Island Athletic Club, 1177 Queen St. Cover: $5; $1 UH students. 256-7556. All ages.

eleven44′s first First Friday, new nightclub features DJs Timo, Mr. Nick and Matt Kee, 7 p.m.-2 a.m., 1144 Bethel St. No cover. eleven44hawaii.com

Tavana, live acoustic, 7:30 p.m., Tropics Tap House, Puck’s Alley. No cover. 955-5088

The Sandbox, First Friday art event featuring works by 10 artists and music by DJs Bobby Boomba and Adrian; 7-11 p.m., Loading Zone Arts. 312-4781

Mambo Fridays, Latin dance with free 8 p.m. dance lesson presented by Linda Melodia Dance Co. and Hawaii Salsa Info Productions, 8 p.m.-midnight, Honolulu Club. Cover: $7, includes parking. All ages. On Facebook: Mambo Fridays.

DJ Soundcheck, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., RumFire, Sheraton Waikiki. 294-8943, rumfirewaikiki.com

Flashback Friday, ’80s to today, hip-hop and R&B with DJs James Coles, Who’s Next and Anthony D, 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m., Suck ‘Em Up Bar, Kapolei. 888-7004

Flashback Fridays, dance music of the ’70s and ’80s, 8:30-midnight, The Crown (former Hard Rock Honolulu location, 1837 Kapiolani Blvd.). Cover: $10. Free before 9 p.m. 943-1700, crownhawaii.com

DJs Rhombus, KSM and Anarch, dance music, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Bar 35, 35 N. Hotel St. No cover. bar35.com

Seduction Fridays at The Fix, two rooms — hip-hop and EDM — with DJ Twiks and Mass Funk, Frizel or Wiz, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., The Fix Sports Lounge and Nightclub, 80 S. Pauahi St. No cover till 10 p.m. 728-4416

Friday Night Sessions, featuring DJs Packo and Daniel J and a bikini fashion show, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Surfer, the Bar, Turtle Bay Resort. Cover: $10. fb.com/SurferTheBar

Funkin Flashback Fridays @ FRA After Dark, multiple rooms of old school — ’70s to today — with DJs Magic Mike, James Coles and Gee Flava, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fleet Reserve Association, 891 Valkenburgh St. Cover: $8; $5 before 10:30 p.m. 683-6440

Friday Night Jamz, old school with Kutmaster Spaz and Ricardo of 93.9 Jamz on the mic, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Dave & Buster’s rooftop, Ward Centre. Cover: $3. Free before 10 p.m. fb.com/939jamz

Good Fridays, hip-hop with DJs Jon C, SSSolution and JMellow, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Manifest, 32 N. Hotel St. No cover. manifesthawaii.com

SATURDAY, JAN. 4

Erika Elona Album Launch Party, Honolulu singer-songwriter and friends celebrate “Things to Break,” 8 p.m. at The Republik, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd. $10-$15. 855-235-2867, flavorus.com. All ages with adult.

Kennedy Jones, DJ/producer from Southern California, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., Vice Nightclub, Ward Center. $20. flavorus.com. 18+

Now You See Me: Jazi’s Music Video Release Party, with performances by Jazi, DZE, V. Valdez, Kaptin Curt, Go Gitters, MackCity, Lil Rock and Willy G, with DJ DP spinning top-50 hits; 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at Sideline Sports Bar & Grill, 1007 Dillingham Blvd. Cover: $5. jazimusic.com

DJ Sho, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., RumFire. 294-8943, rumfirewaikiki.com

Kings and Misstresses, costume birthday party for pro surfer Ezra Sitt with DJ Matt Rage, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Surfer, the Bar. Cover: $10. fb.com/420NorthEnt

Ooklah the Moc, and So Roots jam in the Resolution concert series, 9 p.m. at The Crown. Cover: $10. thecrownhawaii.com

Elite at the Trump, open-air lounge party with scenic views and Top 40 music, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., Trump International Hotel’s sixth-floor bar and restaurant area. Cover: $10. Bottle service from $300: email valen@hpelive.com. fb.com/HPELive

Hydra, first-Saturday dance party for the dark of soul with DJs spinning hard dubstep, industrial, dark electro, dark indie, EBM, synthpop and more, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Nextdoor, 43 N. Hotel St. Cover: $5. nephilimhalls.com

Super Handsome Saturdays, dance party with DJs Delve, SSSolution, Jon C and guests, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Manifest. No cover. manifesthawaii.com

Sabado Con Sabor, DJs Fee and Ever turn up the heat with dance-inducing salsa, bachata, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton and other beats; 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Just Tacos, Mililani Town Center. Cover: $10; $5 before 11:30 p.m; women free before 10:30. On Facebook: Sabado Con Sabor

SUNDAY, JAN. 5

Dr. J’s Blues Review: Ian Chames and Larry Dupio, live music showcase, 6-10 p.m. at Anna O’Brien’s, 2440 S. Beretania St. No cover. 946-5190

DJ Sho, dance music, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., RumFire. 294-8943, rumfirewaikiki.com

T-Dance with DJ KSM, 5-9 p.m., Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand, Waikiki. No cover. 923-0669, hulas.com

DJ Spinoff, 9:30 p.m., Mai Tai Bar, Ala Moana Center. No cover. fb.com/maitaibarhonolulu

MONDAY, JAN. 6

DJs Soundcheck and SuperCW, contemporary dance music, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., RumFire. 294-8943, rumfirewaikiki.com

Throwback Mondays, all-request ’90s and 2000s video night with VJ KSM, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand. No cover. 923-0669, hulas.com

TUESDAY, JAN. 7

Hot Latin Nights, with DJs Gato and G-Man, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., Five-O Bar & Lounge, Royal Hawaiian Center. No cover. 256-7556. 18+

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8

Walkabout Wednesdays, downtown-Chinatown weekly with live music, multimedia, dancing and deals, thirtyninehotel (Far Out Party with DJs Bucks, Eric and Farley), Bar 35 (beer tasting at 6 p.m., $25; Showdown in Chinatown Remix underground short film competition at 10 p.m.), Downbeat Lounge, Manifest and Nextdoor.

Over the Hump Comedy Show & Open Mic, hosted by Pepper “The Misunderstood Evil Genius,” 7-10 p.m., Manifest. No cover. 375-5564

Burly-Q Bingo, weekly burlesque game party hosted by Hunter Down and featuring a rotating cast of local burlesque artists, 9-10 p.m. (doors 8:30), Nextdoor. Cover: $10; includes 10 bingo cards. VIP sections $45-$120. fb.com/burlyqbingo

Totally ’80s Wednesdays, weekly featuring ’80s hits and ’90s favorites with DJs G-Spot, Nocturna, Ross Jackson, Dallas and others, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Downbeat Lounge, 42 N. Hotel St. No cover. 591-3500, oospot.com

The Crush, weekly with DJs Anit and Compose, 9 p.m., The Safehouse, in The Republik. No cover. jointherepublik.com

DJ KSM, 9 p.m.-12 a.m., Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand. No cover. 923-0669, hulas.com

Gravity, body roll, hand claps, heavy bass and R&B, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Manifest. No cover. manifesthawaii.com

Switch Wednesday, club bangers, remixes, hip-hop and big-room house with DJs Delve and Jami and special guest, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Nextdoor. No cover. 852-2243, fb.com/nextdoorhnl

THURSDAY, JAN. 9

Comedy Hospital, 8 p.m. (sign up at 7:30), Station Bar and Lounge. No cover. fb.com/mraaronpresents

Salsamor, salsa, bachata, merengue and chacha with DJ Rod and free dance lesson, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Thursdays, Vice Nightclub. Cover: $10. 387-9164, luxesalsa.com

Throwback Thursdays, with DJ Revise, 9:30 p.m., Tropics Tap House. No cover. 955-5088

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