Category: Music

Lyrics and Emotions Flow at The Bridge Flowcase

By Billy Thomas The Bridge Music Project (The Bridge), a Thurston County based non-profit is scheduled to host The Bridge Performance Flowcase at the historic Capitol...

2018 State of the Arts

By Billy Thomas and Lydia Boss, special contributor Artist Trust is a nonprofit dedicated to helping Washington State artists of all disciplines thrive. Its...

The Tallboys

By Adam McKinney You may be forgiven for, after hearing that a band calls themselves the Tallboys, envisioning a field of littered cheap beer empties after an...

The Horsenecks

By Adam McKinney Roots music has never really been far away from the contemporary, American-music landscape, but the past couple decades have seen it enjoy a resurgence...

Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms

By Adam McKinney In music, there are few pleasures so simple and satisfying as hearing two simpatico voices becoming sweetly intertwined in duet. For the singers,...

Cranking Out a Good Time

By MELINDA MINTON This year’s Oly Old Time Festival brings food, music, workshops and new musical talents. Among its featured performers are Allison de Groot and Nic...

Well-Traveled Musical Highways…and Snowplows

By LUCY VOLKER and BILLY THOMAS February’s performance by the Olympia Symphony Orchestra, Lovers Lane, has a fun and romantic tone. “As this concert is...

Not Just Entertainment: Live Installation at Le Voyeur

By JONAH BARRETT Visual-art shows needn’t just be entertaining, they can also engage audiences and create change in their communities. That’s what local artist...

Music for 18 Musicians

By KAMEKO LASHLEE The orchestra is a centuries-old pastime, and it’s as good an excuse as any to get dressed up, go out on the town and listen to euphonious music. In...

Grab a Slice of the Good Life

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL The Yiddish-American word klatch, which can rhyme with either batch or botch, means an informal gathering, usually one that facilitates...