Hear the banjo transport and immerse you like never before

Kendl Winter has arrived at Banjo Mantras, an instrumental album that fully leans into what the banjo is capable of doing when completely disconnected from the baggage of bluegrass. To hear the spritely dance of banjo music you need only pick up the album at Winter’s release party on March 1st at New Traditions in Olympia.

Bring on the Funk with Olympia Funk Festival — “Funk OFF!”

Homegrown Olympia music makers and nationally acclaimed headliners from Seattle and Portland and around the country will enliven downtown Olympia with a weekend of music and dance, February 2-4, when the inaugural Olympia Funk Festival known as “Funk OFF!” ignites the city with three days of non-stop dancing and exciting and innovative music.

Iranian Daf Music Workshop

Free Ages 12 and up. No registration required – Seating is available for up to 45 people. Annual or One Day Discover Pass is required for vehicle access. Discover Passes are available online and at park entrance. Free 1.5 hour Iranian Daf Music Workshop at Tolmie State Park, Lower Kitchen Shelter Washington State Parks Folk & Traditional Arts Program …

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Olympia Funk Festival – Funk OFF!

Join us for the inaugural Olympia Funk Festival – Funk OFF! – three days of electrifying funk music, non-stop dancing, and pure celebration from February 2nd to 4th, 2024. Hosted by the PARC Foundation of Thurston County and sponsored by awesome local businesses and nonprofits, this unforgettable event will transform two of Olympia’s most historic venues, the …

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More John Williams Music (matinee show)

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Olympia Symphony and MORE John Williams Movie Music! Following our sold-out John Williams Movie Music concert in 2022, we are closing out 2023 with your favorites from last year — Star Wars and Harry Potter — and ADDING audience-requested Jurassic Park and Indiana Jones! It’s a movie music extravaganza! …

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More John Williams Music (7pm Evening Show)

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Olympia Symphony and MORE John Williams Movie Music! Following our sold-out John Williams Movie Music concert in 2022, we are closing out 2023 with your favorites from last year — Star Wars and Harry Potter — and ADDING audience-requested Jurassic Park and Indiana Jones! It’s a movie music extravaganza! …

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“It’s Midnight Somewhere” NYE Concert Afterparty

Party with the Symphony! After your MORE John Williams Movie Music experience in the main theater (7:00 concert only), come to the Black Box for an exclusive party with door prizes, appetizers, no-host bar, dancing, noisemakers, and an “It’s Midnight Somewhere” toast as you ring in 2024! Ticket required for entry (limited tickets available) “MORE …

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