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“Rock and Roll Cover Band” is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Lip Service.

Since their inception on New Years 2020, Lip Service has been covering a wide range of artists from Boz Scaggs to Black Sabbath and everything in between. They are known for their range & they are bound to play something that you least expect.. and love!

Lip Service has been playing regularly in the Kona area for the past 2 years and theyʻre stoked to return to the Blue Dragon and meet some new friends. Come with your dancing shoes.. itʻs going to be a rockinʻ night!

Lip Service is…

Sean Allen – Guitar

Gwyn Griffiths – Vocals

Joe OʻLoughlin – Drums

Jason Stith – Bass

Doors at 5:30pm…show 7pm-10pm. Tickets are $12 in advance…$15 at the door (children 12 and under are free).

Greg Shirley’s Big Swing delivers a snappy, upbeat, swinging groove from the very first beat. Featuring a 3-piece horn section and a full rhythm section this 7-piece band covers such bands as the Big Bad Voodoo Daddies, Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Brian Setzer Orchestra and more. Greg Shirley’s Big Swing offers listeners and dancers alike everything from Lindy Hop and East Coast Swing to Salsa and Cha Cha. So boogie in your seat or put on your dance shoes and enjoy a swingin evening of great music with Greg Shirley’s Big Swing.

Band features Michaeloha Elam on Trumpet, Paul Lindbergh on Sax, Jenny Brown on Trombone, Aaron Loesser on bass, Kaimalu Harmon on Keys, Russell Lundgren on drums, and Greg Shirley on guitar and vocals

Doors at 5:30pm…show 6pm-9pm. Tickets are $15 in advance…$20 at the door (children 12 and under are free).

DJ NTU is a DJ/singer/musicmaker with an appeal for infusing various styles of Afro descendant music into a high energy, fun dance party. Styles include – House, Funk, Soul, Afrobeats, Reggaeton, Salsa, Soca and Dancehall. He incorporates live drumming and percussions into his DJ mix creating a blend of electronic and acoustic sounds. Doors at 5:30pm…DJ NTU performs 6pm-9pm. Tickets are $10 in advance…$13 at the door (children 12 and under are free).

Come and join us for a Honkey Tonkin’, Line Dancin’, Boot Scootin’ good time with HI Country! Doors at 5:30pm…show 7pm-10pm. Tickets are $12 in advance…$15 at the door. Children 12 and under are free.

Mister Peanut Butter is an American rock band from the misty mountain town of Waimea, Hawaii. Formed in 2015 by Mike Bennett (vocals, rhythm guitar), Sam Gruesen (vocals, lead guitar) and Josh Hodges (bass). The band includes Jason Sear (drums), and features Kaimalu Harmon (keyboards).

Generally categorized as an alternative rock band, the band are known for their eclectic catalog of original songs inspired by psychedelia, punk, folk, prog, classic and art rock. They have been known to cover songs by the Kinks, Grateful Dead, Neil Young, the Band, Men At Work, and more in their live shows.

MPB has recorded three albums. The first two albums, Mister Peanut Butter, and Make Me One With Everything, were self released, limited print cassette and cd. The third, a live album, Live From Planet Earth, is available on Bandcamp. The band is currently working on their fourth album. Expecting to release it on all streaming platforms by the end of 2022.

DOORS AT 5:30PM…SHOW 7PM-10PM

Tickets are $12 in advance…$15 at the door. Children 12 and under are free.

Jazz Sunday at the Blue Dragon Tavern with the Blue Dragon Jazz Project…featuring some of the island’s top jazz talent! Alex Czerny on our baby grand piano, Delphina on upright bass, Ashley Harding on sax, and Noa Eads on drums. Doors at 5:30pm…show 6pm-9pm. Tickets are $12 in advance…$15 at the door (children 12 and under are free).

It’s a kanikapila under the stars! Big Island musician and singer/songwriter Miles Wakefield will be hosting open mic at the Blue Dragon. He will be showcasing his original songs with acoustic guitar, voice and harmonica and welcoming other songwriters (or anyone with a desire to sing a song) to take the mic! It’s the perfect place to share your music…whether it’s original songs or cover songs you love to play! Or just come and listen…you never know who is going to show up!
Miles has performed almost every venue on the big island as a solo entertainer and has toured extensively in Europe and California.. he’s opened for many well know acts and composed over 300 songs.
Doors at 5:30pm…open mic 6pm-9pm. No cover!

North Shore Live is a 4-piece band out of North Kohala…playing island reggae, katchi katchi, country, and oldies.

Joe Anderson ~ ukeklele/vocals
John Keawe Jr. ~ bass/vocals
Mackie Keawe ~ drums/vocals
Ray Delacruz ~ keys/guitar
Tahjrah ‘tita’ Alcoran ~ guitar/vocals

Show 7pm-10pm…doors at 5:30pm. $12 in advance…$15 at the door (children 12 and under are free).

Tomi’s Blues Dogs features Tomi Isobe on guitar/vocals, Dave Ojeda on bass, Ashley Harding on sax, and Noa Eads on drums. While the band has strong blues roots, they play a wide variety of music….including rock, R&B, and funk covering artists like Santana, Stevie Wonder and Stevie Ray Vaughn…as well as blues artists like BB King, Muddy Waters and T-Bone Walker,.

Doors at 5:30pm…show 7pm-10pm. Tickets are $12 in advance…$15 at the door (children 12 and under are free).

Greg Douglass…he who has played with some of the best artists in the world, including Steve Miller, Greg Kihn, Eddie Money, Paul Butterfield, Hot Tuna, the Electric Flag; has now settled down with three of the greatest players in California; long-time pal Hector Toro on drums & vocals; vocalist/rhythm guitarist Jesus Guillermoprieto and the astonishing bass stylings (solid body electric and stand-up bass) of J.D. Pinckney, J.D. also builds all his own instruments. It’s a jaw-dropping combination of the greatest rock’n’roll music from the past fifty years, including music from Greg’s guitar heroes like Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Sonny Landreth, Mike Bloomfield, plus his multi-million selling hit single “Jungle Love” by Steve Miller. It’s fifty years of recording and touring with the best players in the world and Greg has finally found a band great enough to play it all astonishingly well. If you’ve listened to classic rock radio during the last few decades, you’ve heard Greg play (remember that cool guitar solo on Greg Kihn’s “Jeopardy”?) and now you get to hear him joyously rip through music he’s been dying to play for years. He just had to find the right guys to play it perfectly. Greg just returned from England and now he’s ready to give fans of great electric guitar music a real treat while the palm trees sway and you get a rare chance to hear the killer sounds you grew up with, whether you’re 21 or 80. You’ve heard Greg play on the radio a hundred times; now watch him and his world class band bring The Real Deal to paradise.. You deserve it! Doors open at 5:30 pm-Show starts at 7 pm General admission: $30-VIP Ticket: $45 Includes Meet & Greet, 1 Drink & Reserved Seating.

Bottle of Blue is a 5-piece rock band based on the Big Island of Hawaii. Lead singer Scott Reagan delivers powerful vocals, backed by the guitar pyrotechnics of guitarist Steve Fundy..and the rock solid rhythm section of Bassist Dave Ojeda and drummer Noa Eads provide an infectious driving groove. New addition Warren Nelson  (keyboard) rounds out the sound. With jams that take their audience on ethereal musical journeys, Bottle of Blue has become a Big Island favorite. In addition to original songs, the band covers artists like the Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd, Tom Petty, Led Zeppelin, and more.

And don’t forget to dress up for the Halloween costume contest! 1st place ($100 cash)…2nd place ($75 Dragon Dough)…3rd place ($50 Dragon Dough).

Doors at 5:30pm…show 7pm-10pm. Tickets are $15 in advance…$20 at the door (children 12 and under are free).

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