6 Can’t-Miss Honolulu Concerts to Check Out in March 2018
Go out and get down this month with modern jazz, heavy rock and smooth electronic sounds.
Latin Pop Revolution
Start “Livin’ La Vida Loca” with the Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Latin pop favorites. The orchestra is bringing the caliente sounds of Santana, Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and more to the Blaisdell.
$27 to $79, 7:30 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall, 777 Ward Ave., hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org
Photo: Courtesy of Cashmere Cat
You’ll be hypnotized by this guy’s turntable talent. This Norwegian DJ has made a name for himself with smooth blends of chill beats and electronic, downtempo music. Ages 18 and older are welcome.
$20 to $30 ($5 increase day of the show), 10 p.m., The Republik, 1349 Kapiʻolani Blvd., #30, jointherepublik.com
March 14 and 15
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You’re gonna “Wish You Were Here.” This multiplatinum band has been around since 1991 and are bringing their special brand of rock to Honolulu. The show is open to all ages, accompanied by an adult.
$69.50 ($74.50 day of the show), 8 p.m., The Republik, 1349 Kapiʻolani Blvd., #30, jointherepublik.com
Photo: Courtesy of Amy Hānaialiʻi
Her powerful, evocative voice has earned her five Grammy nominations and made her one of Hawaiʻi’s top selling female artists. Her diverse repertoire of songs and styles have garnered international attention, and lucky for you, she’s right here in town!
$30 to $45, 6:30 and 9 p.m., Blue Note Hawaiʻi, 2335 Kalākaua Ave., bluenotehawaii.com
March 23 and 24
Photo: Courtesy of Boney James
Saxophonist, singer and record producer Boney James does it all. His newest album, Honestly, is his 11th album to take the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Jazz Album Chart, and his previous album futuresoul stayed at the No.1 spot on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Chart for 11 weeks. You won’t be able to stop your toes from tapping.
$45 to $65, 6:30 and 9 p.m., Blue Note Hawaiʻi, 2335 Kalākaua Ave., bluenotehawaii.com
Queens of the Stone Age
March 28 and 29
End March with a bang. These guys, with their electronic, heavy rock will get your heart pumpin’ and head bangin’. The show on Wednesday sold out fast, but you can still get tickets for Thursday. All ages welcome, accompanied by an adult.
$49.50 ($54.50 day of the show), 8 p.m., The Republik, 1349 Kapiʻolani Blvd., #30, jointherepublik.com