First Thursdays 4:00PM - 7:00PM
First Thursdays at the Royal Kona Resort

Hawaiian Music Series Concerts:

Thursdays from 5pm - 7pm

Royal Kona Resort presents free Legends of Hawaiian Music concert series showcasing the diversity of today's Hawaiian music scene every Thursday at Don's Mai Tai Bar. Free admission. Happy hour from 4pm-6pm. Dates and information subject to change. Call 808-930-3286 for more information.


Dates and information subject to change. Always best to call 808-930-3286 for more information.

Royal Kona Resort
75-5852 Alii Drive
Kailua-Kona, HI
First Fridays 7:30 - 9:30PM
First Fridays at The Lava Lava Beach Club


Starting February 6th, John Cruz will be playing every First Friday at Lava Lava Beach Club from 7:30 until 9:30 and we want YOU to be there!

Dates and information subject to change. Call 808-769-5282 for more information.

Lava Lava Beach Club
69-1081 Ku'uali'i Place
Waikoloa, HI
(808) 769-LAVA (5282)
March 29th 6:00PM
John Cruz @ Pono Hawaiian Grill

Pono Hawaiian Grill and The Reef Bar is excited to announce that John Cruz will be back in town and on stage Sunday March 29th. The show starts at 6:00 pm but an early arrival is recommended as it will surely fill quickly. Our own Patti Maxine will share the stage w/ John. Great Music + Great food + Great vibes = BE THERE – ISLAND STYLE.

Pono Hawaiian Grill
120 Union Street
Santa Cruz, CA
April 25th 6:00PM
W/ The Rough Riders @ The Moloka'i Rach Heritage Festival

John joins Henry Kapono and Brother Noland for another Rough Riders show at the Moloka'i Ranch Heritage Rodeo! 


Molokai Ranch will be hosting the Molokai Ranch Heritage Rodeo on Saturday, April 25 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Molokai Ranch, located on the west end of Molokai. As one of the largest rodeo events of its kind in the state, the Heritage Rodeo attracts professional riders and rodeo enthusiasts from all over Hawaii to share in the cultural heritage that demonstrates island style hospitality.

In addition to the wide range of rodeo festivities, there will be a special live performance by Hawaii music icons and Grammy Award-winning artists Henry Kapono, John Cruz, and Brother Noland, who together call themselves the “Rough Riders.” Bringing to the stage their well-honed craft and vocal power, these three inspiring songwriters have been charming audiences with their distinctive voices and perfect blend of guitars.

Moloka'i Ranch
100 Maunaloa Rd
Maunola, HI
May 9th 5:00 PM
W/ The Rough Riders @ The Na Hoku Hanohano All-Star Concert

Hawaii for Hawaii - Concert and online auction to benefit I.H.S. at the Hilton Hawaiian Village featuring: Rough Riders (Henry Kapono, John Cruz, Brother Noland); Star Kalahiki; Taimane; Makana; Hapa and More! 

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
2005 Kalia Rd
Honolulu, HI 96815
May 25th TBA (late afternoon)
W/ The Rough Riders @ The Big Island Film Festival


The Rough Riders will be playing the Big Island Film Festival’s closing day.  The Festival’s  “Best of the Fest” takes place at Plantation Estates, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015. “We’re excited to present the Roughriders in the late afternoon followed by the Audience Choice feature and short at 7:30 p.m.”

Plantation Estates at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii
1 Kaniku Dr.
Waimea, HI
July 4th
Rough Riders + TRIO - Kauai Hospice 4th of July Event


Join the Rough Riders performing for KAUAI’S EVENT OF Join the Rough Riders performing for KAUAI’S EVENT OF THE YEAR to support the Kauai Hospice Foundation YEAR to support the Kauai Hospice Foundation

Vidinha Stadium
Lihue, HI 96766
(808) 241-6855
July 8th 8:00 PM
Rough Riders @ The Belly Up

Hawaii Music icons and award winning artists, Henry Kapono, John Cruz and Brother Noland bring to the stage the well-honed craft and power of 3 inspiring songwriters, 3 distinctive voices and the perfect blending of guitars to create an exceptional musical style.

The Belly Up
143 S. Cedros Ave
Solana Beach, CA
(858) 481-8140
July 9th 6:00 PM Doors / 8:00 PM Show
Rough Riders @ The Coach House San Juan Capistrano

The Coach House
33157 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano
(949) 496-8930
July 13th 6:00 PM Doors / 8:00 PM Show
Rough Riders @ SOHO Music Club

Rough Riders on Tour! 

SOHO Music Club
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA
July 15th 7:30 PM
Rough Riders @ Don Quixote's International Music Hall


Always a great crowd at Don Quixote's - Get your tickets early for this one!

Don Quixote's International Music Hall
6275 Hwy 9
Felton, CA 95018
July 16th 8:00 PM
Rough Riders @ Yoshi's Oakland

510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA
(510) 238-9200
July 19th 7:00 PM Doors / 8:00 PM Show
Rough Riders @ Sweetwater Music Hall

The Sweetwater Music Hall is a state-of-the-art nightclub and café that not only presents nationally recognized top-quality entertainment but also will provide a comfortable home venue for local and emerging talent to perform and experiment. Through its intimate setting, the club is designed to be both a neighborhood hangout as well as a world-class entertainment destination employing cutting-edge Meyer Sound and streaming video technology capable of bringing exceptional live events to broader audiences.

Sweetwater Music Hall
19 Corte Madera Ave
Mill Valley, CA
(415) 388-1100