Free concert: The Northwest Airlines All-Star Band, featuring Felix Cavaliere, Lou Gramm and Billy Preston, performs 4 p.m. Friday at Fort DeRussy Beach, Waikiki. Bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots program for underprivileged children. Enter from Kalia Road; park at the Hilton Hawaiian Village or the entrance to Fort DeRussy.
Honolulu Symphony: The Magic of the Flute with host Joe Moore and Ransom Wilson as guest conductor and soloist, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Hawaii Theatre. Program includes Vivaldis Flute Concerto No. 3, The Goldfinch; Dieters Concerto for Two Flutes; Beethovens Coriolan overture; and Mozarts La Betulia Liberata, K. 118, and Symphony No. 41, Jupiter, K. 551. Tickets $28 to $40. Call 538-8863.
Road to Fame talent search: Oceanic Cablevisions state finals begin 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hilton Hawaiian Dome. Illusionist John Hirokawa performs. Tickets $15 general, $10 for My TV club members, $7.50 children. Call 545-4000. The finals will air on Channel 31 starting the week of Nov. 11.
UH Gamelan Ensemble: Music and dance from central Java, 8 p.m. Saturday, UH-Manoas Music Department courtyard. Costs $5 general, $3 students and seniors. Call 956-8742.
Concert in the Park: Free concert by the Drifters and the Shirelles, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Kapiolani Park Bandstand. Call 524-0707. Presented by the State of Hawaii Organization of Police Officers.
Viola Passages: Concert with Steve Flanter and pianist Beebe Freitas, 4 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday, Atherton Performing Arts Studio, Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka St. Program includes Bachs Suite No. 3 in C major and Paul Hindemiths Sonata No. 3. Tickets $15 general. Call 955-8821.
Chamber Music Hawaii: Spring Wind Quintet offers An Evening Diversion, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Lutheran Church of Honolulu. Program includes Ravels Le Tombeau do Couperin, Berios Opus Zoo and Mozarts Overture to Magic Flute. Tickets $15 general, $13 seniors, $10 students. Call 947-1947. Repeats 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Christ Church, Kailua.
Recital: By soprano Vanessa Chang, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Orvis Auditorium. Free. Call 956-8742.