On The Grid — 8/12/15
August 13 THUR
TIM ROSE RELEASE PARTY
AT CROSSROADS AT HAWAIIAN BRIAN’S
Local singer-songwriter Tim Rose celebrates the release of his first album starting at 8 p.m. The party also features performances by Kimberly June, Izik Moreno and more. Tickets cost $10 pre-sale, or $15 at the door. (Metro music columnist Roger Bong wrote an article about Rose in March. Read it at metrohnl.com)
August 14 FRI
AT ONG KING ART CENTER
Laugh it up with Think Fast Improv and Mr. Aaron during this unscripted comedy show that relies on audience participation. The night begins at 8 p.m. Admission costs $10 at the door.
August 15 SAT
HONOLULU NIGHT MARKET
AT 449 COOKE ST.
Check out this month’s installment of Honolulu Night Market, this time with a nod to the Summertime Blues — think music and soul, plus food, art and fashion. Admission is free and the market goes from 6 to 11 p.m.
AT HPR’S ATHERTON STUDIO
Saloon Pilots will explore the evolution of American folk music during an evening at HPR’s Atherton Studio, which begins at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7) and also will see the debut of a few of the band’s new songs. Tickets cost $30 for general admission, $25 for HPR members or $15 for students with an ID.
GREAT HAWAIIAN FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL
AT WAIKIKI BEACH WALK
Great Hawaiian Food Truck Festival will feature — was it hard to guess? — a bevy of local food to dine on. Plus, there also will be arts and crafts vendors, rides, carnival games and more. It all takes place from 5 to 10 p.m. on Kalakaua Avenue between Lewers Street and Kealohilani Avenue. Admission is free. millwoodohanaproductions.com
AT THE REPUBLIK
Popular early 2000s Utah-based rock band The Used is still at it — and stops in at The Republik for an 8 p.m. show. Tickets cost $35, with a $5 increase the day of the show. The band recently came out with a new album, Imaginary Enemy, which it says is their “most spirited” work to date.