Da Kine
Wednesday, October 23, 1996

All-time classics Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals, the Shirelles, center,
and the Drifters, in early photos.

See Oldies greats next weekend


"Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay."

"Soul man."

"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.

Ball culminates Aloha Festivals

The recording groups Kahauanu Lake Trio and Kanilau headline the 50th anniversary Aloha Festivals Royal Ball Nov. 1 at Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom. The golden anniversary event also features dancers of Halau Hula Olana, and the Hawaiian Swing Band with Benny Kalama, Sonny Kamahele, Kaipo Asing and Scot Furushima.

Tickets for the cocktail reception, dinner, show and dancing are $65, available by calling Aloha Festivals at 545-1771.

Big Island series eclectic

A Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning kumu hula shares billing with a kiho'alu recording artist, jazz-blues pianist and classical clarinetist. It's the third annual Hamakua Music Festival set for 7 p.m. on five evenings starting Dec. 5 at Honokaa People's Theatre. The lineup:

Charge tickets at $10 by calling 775 8255. Or tickets are $15 on the day of the concert. Call 775-0034 the Big Island.

Compiled by Star-Bulletin staff

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