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)


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:

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.,

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.

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,

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,

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

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.

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.

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


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, All ages with adult.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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


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,

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

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


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

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,


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+


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.

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,

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

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

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

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,


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

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,

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

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