Category: Music

Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle

Anna and Elizabeth at The Oly Old Time Festival

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS When they perform at The Oly Old Time Festival, Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle won’t simply play and sing. They show as much...

The Oly Old Time Festival

A Complete History of The Oly Old Time Festival

A longer history, as told to OLY ARTS by festival founders In 2008, a group of people who enjoyed old-time music—music played with banjo, fiddle and other traditional...

Touloulou

Touloulou at The Oly Old Time Festival

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Seattle-based Cajun band Touloulou will play for late-night dancers in the South Bay Grange on Feb. 18. The four-piece band is made up of...

The REDS (River, Eros, Dante and Sage)

The REDS at The Oly Old Time Festival

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS There’s nothing quite as Pacific Northwestern as Olympia’s teen fiddle-and-folk band The REDS. Comprised of Eros and Dante Faulk...

old-time music

Gimme That Old-Time Music

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS (Featured ART: Maybelle Carter by Paula McHugh) As an art form, one of music’s most admirable traits is its ability to adapt: Trends...

Oly Old Time Festival Schedule

Concert and Dance Schedule Thursday Night Kick-off Dance (2/16) 7pm – 10pm            South Bay Grange Band:            The REDS         ...

Oly Old Time Locations

The Oly Old Time Festival is taking place in three locations around Olympia in 2017. – First Christian Church 701 Franklin St. SE, Olympia – South Bay...

Table Sugar

The Surprising Sounds of Table Sugar

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS For some bands, messiness can be a virtue. Not everyone thrives on the airtight compositions of Robert Fripp or other leaders of...

The Time Jumpers

Vince Gill and The Time Jumpers

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Country superstar Vince Gill will perform Friday in Olympia, but he won’t, strictly speaking, be playing country music. Gill, who’s won...

Messiah Sing-Along

O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings—Messiah Sing-Along

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS As the winter months descend on the world, the cold and darkness is met with a combination of reverie and revelry. Nights get quieter, and...