Tickets will be available online for the Hawai‘i Island Veterans Memorial Inc.’s 7th Annual East Hawaii Jazz & Blues Festival to be held Oct. 26 through Nov. 1, according to a press release from the Hawai‘i County Veterans Advisory Committee.
Proceeds will benefit Hawai‘i Island veterans.
This year’s edition of the Jazz & Blues Festival will begin with a VIP Event at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel Sunday, Oct. 27, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. The main event is the following day at the Nani Mau Gardens. Eight groups will perform across three stages. There will be a full buffet with complimentary beer and wine.
Imiloa Astronomy Center will host a CD release concert on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The grand finale will be held on Hilo Black & White Night with two events at the Palace Theater and the Mokupāpapa Discovery Center.
VIP tickets can be purchased online before Sept. 26 for $90, which includes access to all events. Prices will be $100 per person after the discount expires. General admission tickets are $65 for early purchase and 75$ after Sept. 26. Tickets go on sale starting Wednesday, Aug. 7.