Jimmy Rogers brings his blues to Hawaii.Blind Pig Records
Common Ground Big Party Drum: Drum, dance and song from Osumane Gallo Soumah, Sun Drum Village, Drum Fusion, the Taiko Center of the Pacific, Batusamba, Arthur Hull and others, 8 p.m. Friday, Climbers Paradise, 214 Sand Island Road. Call 377-DRUM (377-3786).
Chicago blues: Guitarist Jimmy Rogers continues his Hawaii tour with a concert 9 p.m. Friday at the Hawaiian Hut, Ala Moana Hotel.
On the Big Island, concerts are 9 p.m. Saturday at the Orchid at Maunalani, Kohala, and 8 p.m. Sunday at the Crown Room of the Naniloa Hotel, Hilo.
Tickets $17 in advance, $20 at the door. Call 737-9709 on Oahu; neighbor islands, 800-782-2607.
Inter-island Community Drum Circle: Bring drums and percussion instruments for free festivities, 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Kapiolani Park Bandstand. With group drumming facilitator Arthur Hull. Call 377-DRUM (377-3786).
Womens barbershop concert: With Na Leo Lani, the Hawaii chapter of Sweet Adelines International, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Mamiya Theatre. Also featured are international champion barbershop quartet City Lights and Sharp & Natural, the
Honolulu Girl Scout Chorus. Tickets $15. Call 488-4534 or 395-6024.
Royal Hawaiian Band: With soprano Cathy Foy and tenor Gene Roland, 2 p.m. Sunday, Kapiolani Park. Selections from Les Miserables and Man of La Mancha, and music by R. Alex Anderson, Shostakovich and others. Concert will be recorded for an album. Free.
Honolulu Symphony: With guest conductor Michael Stern and cellist Borislav Strulev, 4 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Blaisdell Concert Hall. Program includes Stravinskys Concerto in E flat, Dumbarton Oaks; Haydns Cello Concerto No. 1 in D major; and Rachmaninoffs Symphonic Dances, op. 45. Tickets $10 to $45. Call 538-8863. Open rehearsal 10 a.m. Saturday.
Pau Hana concert with cellist Borislav Strulev and conductor Michael Stern, 5:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Hawaii Theatre. Happy hour at 4:45 p.m. Program is Haydns Cello Concerto No. 1 and Rachmaninoffs Symphonic Dances. Tickets $20; beverage included.
Chamber Music Hawaii: Honolulu Brass presents Night at the Opera, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Christ Church, Kailua. Program includes music from Verdis Aida and Monteverdis Orfeo, and Sullivans Pirates of Penzance. Tickets $15 general, $13 seniors, $10 students. Call 947-1947.
Clarinet recital: By Henry Miyamura, with Marianne Miyamura on piano, 8 p.m. Monday, Orvis Auditorium. Premieres of Neil McKays Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano and Allen Trubitts Perpetual Motion. Tickets $5 general, $3 students and seniors. Call 956-8742.
Recital: Eiko Yano plays piano, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Orvis Auditorium. Free. Call 956-8742.