One of the best ways to immerse yourself in the art and culture of a destination is by checking out the area’s live music scene. On Kauai, there are plenty of fantastic live music venues that feature exceptional performances on a nightly basis.
Let the team at Parrish Kauai be your musical guide to the island, where the enchanting sounds of live music mingle with the gentle rustle of palm trees and the soothing crash of waves. We are highlighting the best venues for live music on the island, where you can find the perfect rhythm to complement your vacation to paradise.
Nestled on the scenic North Shore of Kauai, Tahiti Nui stands as a testament to the island’s vibrant culture. This iconic venue has live musical performances on a nightly basis featuring traditional Hawaiian tunes and modern melodies alike. From soulful ukulele performances to exhilarating hula dances, Tahiti Nui’s open-air ambiance and friendly atmosphere makes it an excellent place for live performances.
Cafe Portofino is the perfect destination for travelers seeking an upscale dining experience fused with live entertainment. Situated in the Lihue area, this Italian eatery features live performances from their house harpist on Saturdays and Sundays. Situated right on Kapalaki Beach, you can enjoy classical harp music, a meal, and fabulous ocean views.
Located at the Grand Hyatt Kauai in Poipu, Stevenson’s Library is one of Kauai’s trendiest spots for craft cocktails and sushi. Stevenson’s has a great ambiance, with an open-air lanai, resort and ocean views, and island music on a nightly basis. If you are looking for a more upscale musical experience and find yourself in or around the popular Poipu area, Steven’s Library is a great choice.
Located in the heart of Hanalei, Hanalei Gourmet is a lovely restaurant that not only offers delectable island-inspired dishes but also provides a wonderful setting for live music. With its laid-back atmosphere and outdoor seating, you can relax and unwind while listening to local musicians every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Hanalei Gourmet calls the Historic Old Hanalei Schoolhouse home, a unique setting for live music.
Located in the Kilohana Estate, Kauai’s famous plantation, Mahiko Lounge is a stylish place for dining, drinks, and live music on Kauai. The name “Mahiko” means plantation, a nod to the location’s history. In the evenings, Mahiko Lounge features an array of musical performances, from hula to jazz. Many jazz fans consider Mahiko Lounge the best place to catch live performances on the island.
Feel the Good Vibrations at Your Kauai Vacation Rental
Kauai has a rich music scene, and these venues are great spots to catch live performances. After the show, return to your vacation rental from Parrish Kauai. We offer vacation rentals throughout Kauai. Whether you are looking for a beachfront condo resort or a vacation home rental, our lodging options on Kauai have you covered. To stay with us, please make a reservation online or by calling 1-800-325-5701.