Straight No Chaser: The New Old Fashioned Tour

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If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses… think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-­‐laced nor straight-­‐faced, but neither are they vaudeville-­‐style kitsch. On the road, Straight No Chaser has built a reputation as an unforgettable […]

10th Annual Maui Ukulele Festival

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Enjoy a relaxed afternoon on the lawn as acclaimed ukulele musicians fill the air with island music! Renowned ukulele advocate and teacher Roy Sakuma will serve as M.C. to help us celebrate Hawaii’s beloved instrument. Fine ukulele will be featured as doorprizes. The festival also features displays of made-in-Hawaii arts and crafts and ono-licious island […]

Sinbad

September saves the classic comedy for last with Sinbad. Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the top 100 standup comedians of all time, Sinbad is enjoying something of a renaissance these days with a style and charisma that continues to pack clubs and auditoriums alike. Riding the wave created by the successful 2014 Maui […]

Bamp Project Presents MAGIC! on Maui

When something is meant to be, you just know it immediately. It’s as if there was a divine plan or universal synergy fusing the right elements together at the right time for the right situation. That’s the feeling Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer Nasri experienced the first time MAGIC! jammed. “It’s about letting loose and […]

Patton Oswalt

The Maui Comedy Festival Summer Series welcomes the multi-talented comic and actor Patton Oswalt to Maui for the first-time. Riding the wave created by the successful 2014 Maui Comedy Festival, the producers will keep the laughs coming with a string of one-night-only performances each month from June to September

Nā Hōkū Hou!

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The MACC brings Hawai’i’s musical Bests to Maui! This annual concert features winners from the Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, announced at the end of May by the Hawaii Association of Recording Arts. Enjoy the best contemporary music of Hawai‘i with current and previous years’ talented Nā Hōkū award-winners, in a gorgeous setting under the glowing […]

Jim Jefferies

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Never afraid to court controversy, and not big on political correctness, Jefferies’ forthright and opinionated shows have sometimes divided audiences. But no one ever said being a comedian was easy, even if Jefferies makes it look that way. Jefferies is now one of the biggest names in comedy around the globe

Michelle Branch

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Michelle Branch was only 18 years old when her debut album, 2001’s The Spirit Room, became a platinum seller, spawned three hit singles (“Everywhere,” “All You Wanted,” and “Goodbye to You”), and sold four million copies worldwide. Come see the hit artist for yourself, and sway to her rhythmic tunes

Jim Seeley at Jazz Maui

Jazz Maui 2015 presents the Arturo O’Farrill Jazz Sextet featuring Jim Seeley in concert. Arturo O’Farrill is a Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer and educator. Son of the late Cuban bandleader and jazz legend Chico O’Farrill, Arturo was educated at the Manhattan School of Music, Brooklyn College Conservatory and the Aaron Copland School of Music at […]

Jim Seeley Clinic

Advanced clinic geared toward experienced musicians. Focus is on approaches to practice and advanced improvisation, including advanced chord progressions and substitutions, chord changes, and re-harmonization. Register at www.jazzmaui.org

UT Arlington Jazz Faculty Improv Clinic

Beginning/intermediate level clinic geared toward middle and high school jazz musicians. Focus includes basic jazz styles, articulation, and solo techniques, including improvisation over basic chord progressions, scale studies, and practice techniques. Register at www.jazzmaui.org

Michelle Branch at the @MauiArtsCulture Center

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Country music star Michelle Branch will perform on the Maui Arts and Cultural Center stage this Thursday, July 2. The Arizona native won recognition for her two chart-topping albums, The Spirit Room and Hotel Paper. But it was Branch’s collaboration with Carlos Santana on The Game of Love that landed her a Grammy. And now she’s returning to the stage as […]

Conversations in a Garden

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Maui Arts & Cultural Center presents a unique live performance featuring a musical trio under the direction of award-winning composer, Takuma Itoh, whose music has been performed by symphonies around the world. At this intimate event, Itoh will present a new musical composition created specifically to accompany Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s installation, Untitled (series #3), 2001

24th Annual Ki Ho’alu Festival at the @MauiArtsCulture Center

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This Sunday, June 28, the 24th annual Ki Ho`alu Festival returns to the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. The premiere slack key guitar festival will feature great performers and food vendors. Musicians will include Bobby Moderow Jr., Stephen Inglis, Paul Togioka, Michael Keale, Glen Smith, Kawika Kahiapo, Aja Gample, Dwight Kanae, Peter Apo, George Kahumoku, Jr., Kevin & Ikaika […]

Halau Hula O Keola Ali`i O Ke Kai @MauiArtsCulture

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Kumu Hula Iola Balubar’s Halau Hula O Keola Ali`i O Ke Kai celebrates four decades of Polynesian dance this Saturday, June 27 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. With students who’ve danced with the troop from keiki to kupuna, the evening will commemorate the legacy and history that Aunty Iola continues to build. Enjoy […]

Zenshin Daiko Taiko Festival @MauiArtsCulture

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Enjoy the art of taiko at the 16th annual Zenshin Daiko Taiko Festival this Friday, June 26 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Opening the show will be the youth of Big Island’s Puna Taiko. Zenshin Daiko’s troop of 50 performers will follow. So just sit back and let the beat take over. $20 adults, $10 […]