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, pupu, and snacks are available for purchase at most of our events!

Looking Ahead: 2024

March 9th – Jazz in the Forest: “Maiden Voyage”
May 11 – Jazz in the Forest: “Shake Rattle & Roll”
July 13 – Jazz in the Forest: A Tribute to George Gershwin
September 14 – “The Odyssey of Jazz saxophone”
October 12 – Celebration of 50 years of Musicians at VAC
November 9 – Jazz in the Forest: “Autumn Leaves”
December 7 – Jazz in the Forest: “Holiday Spirits”


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 60 people and is surrounded by the Volcano Art Center’s native Hawaiian rainforest. The venue is equipped with acoustic treatments and a 1080p cinema projector with a Sony-powered surround sound system complete with a 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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