by Jennifer Crain for OLY ARTS
The Tickled Pinks, a New-York-based swing vocal trio and band, returns to Olympia as part of the Music in the Park series in Sylvester Park on August 17 at 7:00 p.m. The group, founded in 2009, performs classic tunes in the style of The Andrews Sisters, such as “Straighten Up and Fly Right,” “Rum and Coca-Cola,” and “Apple Blossom Time.” They also perform their own arrangements of songs by Amy Winehouse and The Kinks. The Olympia Music in the Park performance is the first stop on their West Coast tour. Vocals are by Karla Moheno, Kate Sland and Stephanie Layton. Instrumentals are by Dylan Charles, Yan Falmagne and Tracey Hooker.
What: The Tickled Pinks
Where: Sylvester Park, 615 Washington St. SE
When: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17
How much: free
What to bring: blankets and picnic baskets