2016: Swing 49 at Olympia’s Music in the Park

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS

The gypsy-jazz band Swing 49 performs for Olympia’s Music in the Park this summer. Self-described as offering soulful vocal jazz, virtuosic guitar solos and funky horn lines, Swing 49 is Jacqueline Schafer, vocals; Tovi Newman, guitar; Forest Wilson, guitar; Logan Bean, trumpet and Joe Eunice, bass. Calling Olympia home, they recently played at Ben Moore’s and Pizzeria La Gitana. The band’s latest album, The Devil Club Blues, was released in April.

Music in the Park is an outdoor event, so bring blankets or folding chairs to sit on. Snacks and drinks are OK, but no alcohol is allowed.

What: Swing 49

Where: Sylvester Park, Legion and Capitol, Olympia

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 27

How much: free

Learn more: 360-357-8948 / musicintheparkolympia.com


Music in the Park – Olympia’s Own Summer Concert Series

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