Live Music Events

The Volcano Art Center has an ongoing commitment to bringing musical talent to the Big Island of Hawai‘i and to the area of Volcano Village. Most concerts listed on the calendar will start at 5:30 pm unless otherwise stated and have ticket prices starting at $25 for VAC members and $30 for non-members. Wine, beer, pupus, and snacks are available for purchase at most of our events!

Looking Ahead: 2023

June 17th – Jazz In The Forest – JP Thoma and the Jazztones

August 26th – Zappa U

September 9 – To be announced

October 14th – Jazz in the Forest

November 11th – To be announced

December 2nd – Jazz in the Forest


Jazz In The Forest
Jazz concerts occur on the second Saturday of every month highlighting local artists from the state of Hawai‘i.

Sounds at the Summit
These concerts give a platform to artists of all genres from all over the world.

Our Venue

Our concerts take place at the Volcano Art Center’s Ni‘aulani Campus in Volcano Village at 19-4074 Old Volcano Rd in Dietrich Varez Hall.
Dietrich Varez Hall seats up to 80 persons and is surrounded by the Volcano Art Center’s native Hawaiian rain forest. The venue is equipped with acoustic treatments and a 1080p cinema projector with a Sony powered surround sound system complete with 16 ft projection screen. Call us for more information at (808) 967-8222.

This calendar features dates, times and musical acts that are subject to change. For weekly updates and reminders please sign up on our website for Movie & Entertainment email updates from The Volcano Art Center.

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