All-time classics Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals, the Shirelles, center,
and the Drifters, in early photos.
"Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay."
"You Are So Beautiful."
These are some of the smash hits that come to life Nov. 1 on Fort DeRussy Beach. The event is a free outdoor concert by the Northwest Airlines All-Star Band.
The band features rock greats Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals; Steve Cropper of Booker T & the MG's; and Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad. Also, Lou Gramm of Foreigner, and Billy Preston, keyboardist for the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.
Parking is available via Kalia Road at Hilton Hawaiian Village and at the Ewa entrance to Fort de Russy. For concert information, call 1-612-727-6796.
THEN, round out the oldies but goodies weekend with free "A Concert in the Park" by two all-time rock 'n' roll great groups from the 1950s and 1960s.
"Save the Last Dance for Me" for "This Magic Moment" with the Drifters, because "Tonight's the Night" that is "Dedicated to the One I Love" by the Shirelles.
The Shirelles and the Drifters perform at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at Kapiolani Park Bandstand, sponsored by SHOPO (State of Hawaii Organization of Police Officers). For information, call 524-0707.
Tickets for the cocktail reception, dinner, show and dancing are $65, available by calling Aloha Festivals at 545-1771.
Dec. 6 - Composer/vocalist/kiho'alu slack key guitarist Keola Beamer with Beamer family members.
Dec. 7 - Hoku-winning vocalist/kumu hula Keali'i Reichel.
Dec. 13 - Classical concert with recording clarinetist and trombone soloist Ian McDougall, with Cary and Dorothy Lewis on piano and cello.
Dec. 14 - Festival finale jazz concert with Eddie Daniels on clarinet, Bruce Dunlap on guitar, Ian McDougall on trombone with the Olliephonic Horns, currently at Kawaihae's Blue Dolphin.