Lacey in Tune noon tunes – The Brazil Project

Need a break during your lunch hour? Head to Huntamer Park Wednesdays at noon for the Lacey In Tune summer concert series! From July 5 to Aug 9, enjoy the fresh air and relax while listening to amazing artists. bring your own seating and lunch or purchase from our food vendor! Come to Huntamer Park …

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InGenius! Music & Art Solstice Celebration

Come welcome summer at InGenius! during Yelm Arts Walk!Enjoy the super-dynamic musical performance of Altai, with Steven Knopp on guitars and vocals and Galia Taraseeva on keyboard and dancing. They’ll play indoors starting at 2 p.m. and move outdoors for the evening.

Harumph

Harumph at Music in the Park

by Nora Kovacs for OLY ARTS After releasing its debut album Threes this past February, Oklahoma-based, Americana-and-jazz band Harumph brings its vintage-sounding tunes to Olympia’s Music in the Park. Formed by Olympia native Kate Dinsmore, who leads the group with her effortlessly robust vocals, and composer-pianist David Leach, Harumph is a contemporary twist on old-fashioned …

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David Correa

David Correa at Music in the Park

by Rosemary Ponnekanti for OLY ARTS David Correa has been blending Spanish guitar with Afro-Cuban and Latin rhythms since 1999, tucking in a bit of Middle Eastern influence for extra spice. His San Francisco-based band regularly tours the western United States, winning three Norbay awards in a row for best Latin band. This March, Correa …

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Nate Botsford

Nate Botsford at Music in the Park

by Rosemary Ponnekanti for OLY ARTS Portland singer-songwriter Nate Botsford has been making music since he was a kid crafting his own guitar from a popcorn box. He made it big in 2015 with a win at the national songwriting competition Project Aloft Star before scoring the help of producer Billy Mann (Cher, Celine Dion, …

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Kissy Flick

Kissy Flick at Music in the Park

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Kissy Flick makes its Music in the Park debut with a sound the duo describes as eclectic as Olympia. It’s a blend of Americana, jazz, pop, and roots music that sounds like Jack Johnson himself put it together. Tenino couple James and Kissy Flick met nearly a decade ago. …

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Band of the Golden West

The Commanders at Port Plaza

by Jennifer Crain for OLY ARTS On August 19, Music in the Park comes to a lively conclusion with The Commanders, the 18-member jazz ensemble of the Air Force Band of the Golden West. The band, stationed at Travis Air Force Base in the San Francisco Bay area, is the only active-duty Air Force band …

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Misty Mamas

Misty Mamas at Music in the Park

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS There’s aren’t many bluegrass bands that can rival Misty Mamas in dishing up traditional, folksy music with mesmerizing harmonies and hip-slapping rhythms. Based out of Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington, Misty Mamas comprises Katherine Nitsch on vocals and guitar; April Parker on vocals, mandolin and accordion; Eileen Rocci on …

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Wally & the Beaves

Wally & the Beaves at Port Plaza

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Pull your poodle skirts and saddle shoes out of the closet and get ready for an old-fashioned sock hop to celebrate the golden age of rock. This event will be at the Port Plaza as part of Olympia’s Music in the Park. The 90-minute concert will open with Danny …

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Steve Stefanowicz of Too Many Cooks

Too Many Cooks at Music in the Park

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS There’ll be Too Many Cooks at Music in the Park, and that has nothing to do with food. “Too Many Cooks” (in quotation marks) was a rock song written by Willie Dixon and performed by Mick Jagger. Too Many Cooks (no quotation marks) is a rock trio from Gig …

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