Island Events: Jan. 9, 2014
TODAY, JAN. 9
THREE MORE DAYS OF LEFTOVER SALMON
Colorado contemporary bluegrass band Leftover Salmon plays at 10 tonight at Stella Blues Cafe in Kihei. Friday: 8:30 p.m. at Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon in Paia. Saturday: 9:45 p.m. at Casanova Italian Restaurant & Deli in Makawao. For tickets and details, visit “http://www.leftoversalmon.com”>www.leftoversalmon.com.
‘SPELLING BEE’ GOING STRONG AT PROARTS
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” takes the stage at 7:30 tonight at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. The show continues at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and ends 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25. Call 463-6550 or see Backstage on Page 6, for more information.
FRIDAY, JAN. 10
THE BEACH BOYS IN CONCERT AT THE MACC
The Beach Boys bring “Good Vibrations” to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s A&B Amphitheater at 7 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets are from $45 to $125. Visit the MACC box office, call 242-SHOW (from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday or buy online at www.mauiarts.org.
CELEBRATE AT LAHAINA SECOND FRIDAY PARTY
Celebrate New Year’s resolutions at Campbell Park from 5 to 8 p.m. Whether it be keeping fit, learning a new skill or eating healthier, you will be helped to keep your resolutions. Maui Jam will perform from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by a performance of Maui Theater’s new production, “Burn ‘n’ Love.” LahainaTown Action Committee will host a Maui writing contest that will kick off at the event. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
SATURDAY, JAN. 11
UNCLE WILLIE K’S BLUESFEST BENEFIT
Maui Tribe presents the 2nd annual Uncle Willie K’s BBQ Bluesfest from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Maui Tropical Plantation’s Field of Dreams. Featuring Uncle Willie K and the Warehouse Blues Band, Billy F Gibbons, Robert Belfour and others to benefit the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii. Tickets are $35 presale, $40 at the door; youth 10 to 15 years are $10; children 9 and younger are free.
CATCH THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND
“Take the Highway” with the Marshall Tucker Band from 7:30 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. Kanekoa Trio featuring Vince Esquire will open for the band. Cost is from $45 to $55 (plus applicable fees). For tickets, visit the MACC box office, call 242-SHOW (from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday or buy online at www.mauiarts.org.
PIANIST/VOCALIST MARCIA BALL LIVE
Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist/vocalist/songwriter Marcia Ball will perform two shows at Stella Blues Cafe in Kihei: A dinner and show at 6 p.m. for $65; show only at 8:30 p.m. for $35. Also appearing are Delbert McClinton, Johnny Nicholas and Hell Bent featuring Cindy Cashdollar. For details, visit www.stellablues.com.