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The band from Honolulu, Hawaii’s Iolani School has, for more than 40 years, incorporated elements of big band jazz, Latin, funk, and R&B into its performances while also highlighting traditional Hawaiian music styles. To put it mildly, this is not the typical high school band that you’d find sitting on bleachers at a football game. Nevertheless, that’s where you’ll find the Iolani Stage Band on Monday. They may still look like awkward teenagers on a school trip, but they sound like seasoned pros. Read more >>> The Iolani Stage Band performs at 6 p.m. at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, 2700 F St. NW. Free. (202) 467-4600. kennedy-center.org. (Caroline Jones)
Dino’s Grotto may have be best deal for a feast of the seven fishes. Offered now through Dec. 24, the Shaw restaurant is serving a meal that actually boasts fifteen fish instead of seven. Dishes include fritto misto and Venetian seafood stew. The meal costs $49 except for on Christmas Eve, when it costs $59, and it’s available nightly from 5 to 9 p.m. Dino’s Grotto, 1914 9th St. NW. (202) 686-2966. dinoinshaw.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
Baltimore-based indie rock ensemble Adjective Animal plays an intimate show at Arlington’s Galaxy Hut with Adverbs/Adjectives, a new band featuring members of Showpony. 9 p.m. at 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. $5.
Celebrate the holidays with some mood lighting when The Washington Chorus presents its annual Candlelight Christmas show at the Music Center at Strathmore. 7:30 p.m. at 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. $31–$72.
Dave Detwiler and The White House Band, which includes members of the various military bands that play at events for the President, performs twice at Blues Alley. 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $20.
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