Author: Big Island Music Staff

Your Big Island Weekend Entertainment Guide Musicians and venue proprietors lead complicated lives: it’s advisable to check in advance to confirm engagements. Because attending live music events carries risks during this time, we remind readers to follow health and safety guidelines. This entertainment guide is compiled with assistance from venue owners. As of press time, some venues may not have confirmed a performer or updated their monthly music schedule – usually the first weekend of the month. If you’re a Big Island musician and would like your show included here, please let us know two weeks in advance via our…

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The Kahilu Theatre will present Josh Tatofi Live from the Mauna Kea Beach Resort Luau Grounds on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. Ticket info can be found below. Josh Tatofi is a solo artist born and raised in Hawaii. His father, Tiva Tatofi, was one of the founding members of Kapena, an electrifying group that pioneered island reggae music. He is an artist, composer, and producer who sings island reggae, rhythm and blues, and traditional Hawaiian music. Josh’s debut album was recorded with Waiehu Records under the group Ekolu. His debut album gained him recognition throughout Hawaii as an…

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Your Big Island Weekend Entertainment Guide Musicians and venue proprietors lead complicated lives: it’s advisable to check in advance to confirm engagements. Because attending live music events carries risks during this time, we remind readers to follow health and safety guidelines. This entertainment guide is compiled with assistance from venue owners. As of press time, some venues may not have confirmed a performer or updated their monthly music schedule – usually the first weekend of the month. If you’re a Big Island musician and would like your show included here, please let us know two weeks in advance via our…

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Your Big Island Weekend Entertainment Guide Musicians and venue proprietors lead complicated lives: it’s advisable to check in advance to confirm engagements. Because attending live music events carries risks during this time, we remind readers to follow health and safety guidelines. This entertainment guide is compiled with assistance from venue owners. As of press time, some venues may not have confirmed a performer or updated their monthly music schedule – usually the first weekend of the month. If you’re a Big Island musician and would like your show included here, please let us know two weeks in advance via our…

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Born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, singer-songwriter Kumsa Maphalala will release her third EP Forever Inside on October 3, and it will be available worldwide on all major music platforms including Spotify. The EP features four new songs written by Kumsa last year as the first wave of the COVID pandemic took hold across the globe. Forever Inside was recorded and produced on the island of Hawaii in early 2021 by Michael Surprenant of Mana Music and Media and features Matt Spencer on guitar and bass and August Eriksmoen on mandolin. In its hard-driving title track, Kumsa brings…

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Big Island vocalist Alana Mirror and producer David Williamson of DWP Sounds have released “Dragonflies,” and it’s available now on all streaming platforms. “Dragonflies” is an anthem for the tremendous transformations that we face today, calling each one of us to rise as Allstars of the change. As life brings so much uncertainty these days, this track summons the wisdom of nature’s cycles and the majestic power of grace, bringing unshakable confidence to our unstoppable change. With soaring vocals and brilliant harmonies, this song cheers for our evolution with conviction. Dragonflies (feat. Alana Mirror) by David Williamson “The music is…

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