Get concerts live online
TECHNOLOGY IS a wonderful thing, especially when it helps to share Hawaii with the rest of the world.
The Ala Moana Hotel steps into the world of live Webcasting this week with a new concert series. Every Wednesday from June 27 through July 31, the hotel will feature various local musicians playing 30- to 40-minute sets inside the Pakele Lounge.
The inaugural show, however, is today at 5:30 p.m. Pekelo
2007 Na Hoku Hanohano Award nominees, will join multiple Hoku winner Aunty Genoa Keawe
on stage as the night's featured performers. Visit www.alamoanahotel.com
to watch it live online ...
CONCERT NEWS: The Shins will play Pipeline Cafe on July 23 in support of their latest album, "Wincing the Night Away" ... Punk fans should be happy to hear Agent Orange is coming back to Honolulu on July 29, with the Gym Class Heroes also scheduled to pay us a visit on Aug. 15 ... And the promoter behind this month's Huey Lewis and the News concert is also bringing Los Lonely Boys here on Sept. 20 ...
GOING OUT during the week? Don't sleep on "Kaleidoscope" tonight at NextDoor, featuring live sets by Suspicious Minds, Linustheband, the Hell Caminos and Cherry Blossom Cabaret. Doors open at 9 p.m. ... Funky4Corners brings the battling back to the Waipahu FilCom Center tomorrow with "The Return of the Original Art4M" from 5 to 10 p.m. Both b-boy and writers battles are planned ... Celebrate the longest day of the year on Thursday, when JenkoHawaii presents "Solstice" at the Lava Rock Lounge in Waikiki. Doors open at 8 p.m. for the spoken word poetry crowd, with an open-mic session at 8:30 p.m. and drink specials until 2 a.m. ...
WHEN I STARTED this column in 2001, it appeared in print only on Thursdays.
Six months after "In the Mix" launched, it was expanded to run on Tuesdays and Thursdays. And when the Star-Bulletin's HiLife section made its debut last September, this column made the jump to that section (published Thursday afternoon and Friday mornings).
Now, it's time for another change. While I'll continue to keep you updated on the latest and greatest from Clubland weekly in HiLife, this is the last time "In the Mix" will appear on a Tuesday.
But don't worry -- you can still get your nightlife fix via my blog. "So Necessary..." will pick up the slack with updates every weekday, while my Friday columns will continue to provide all the information you need to party like a rock star each weekend.
So if you haven't done so yet, check out our online edition at www.starbulletin.com and look for the link to "So Necessary..." on the left side of the page ...