Brad Upton

The Dream Team of Stand-up Comedy

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Comedian Brad Upton writes about everyday life, a 28-year marriage and anything else that pops into his head. He’s a past winner of the Las Vegas Comedy Festival. His ease and likeability on stage have made him popular with corporate clients and the cruise ship industry, for which he’s …

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Sharon Stearnes

Stearnes and the Andy Crow Mighty Wurlitzer

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Sharon Stearnes, the organist for the Seattle Mariners from 1985 to 1990, will play the 1924 Wurlitzer organ at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts in a free concert Thursday, Aug. 18. The Andy Crow Mighty Wurlitzer was originally made for the Liberty Theater, which was torn down …

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Andy Crow

The Mighty Andy Crow (Obituary)

by Ned Hayes and Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS June 8, 1933 — July 12, 2016 Andy Crow, regionally renowned organist and musician, passed away on the afternoon of July 12. Crow was celebrated throughout the Pacific Northwest as a musician who was equally skilled on the organ and piano. He played many recitals, wrote original scores for …

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The Nashville Tribute Band

All-Stars in The Nashville Tribute Band

by Guy Bergstrom for OLY ARTS Bands come and go–but The Nashville Tribute Band has endured for more than 12 years and 500 shows around the world. Now they’re bringing that show to Olympia on July 14. Founder Jason Deere is an award-winning songwriter and producer, and he explained that the members of the band …

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