CONCERT HAS BEEN MOVED DUE TO WEATHER!!! (July 23rd)

Due to the high chances of inclement weather being forecasted for tomorrow evening, the performance by the Kim Archer Band has been moved to the Washington Center for the Performing Arts located just ½ block away from Sylvester Park (512 Washington St. SE). The Kim Archer Band will still perform from 7:00-8:00pm and concert admission remains FREE to the public!

***Remember parking is free after 5:00pm in downtown Olympia!***

(excluding Diamond lots)

Known for her raw, powerhouse performances and personable interaction with her audiences, Kim Archer has a large and loyal fan base in the Pacific Northwest and across the country. Kim’s music follows in the footsteps of great female performers like Tina Turner, Melissa Etheridge and Bonnie Raitt.

July 23rd Quad concert sponsors: Olympia Credit Union, Connolly Tacon & Meserve,

                                                                                   Motion in Balance

 



Music in the Park welcomes Kim Archer Band!

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July 23rd at Sylvester Park, 7 to 8 pm

Known for her raw, powerhouse performances and personable interaction with her audiences, Kim Archer has a large and loyal fan base in the Pacific Northwest and across the country. Kim’s music follows in the footsteps of great female performers like Tina Turner, Melissa Etheridge and Bonnie Raitt.

July 23rd quad-concert sponsors: Olympia Credit Union, Connolly Tacon & Meserve, Motion in Balance

For over a decade this lifelong musician has had crowds dancing in the aisles!



Music in the Park welcomes Ian McFeron Band!

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July 16th at Sylvester Park, 7 to 8 pm

We are thrilled to once again welcome Ian and his band to our gazebo stage! Ian’s style has been compared to Bob Dylan, John Lennon and Ryan Adams. Come on down and listen to Ian entertain you with his style of the folk/rock genre.

July 16th co-concert sponsor: Nicholson & Associates

Over the course of a decade-long independent music career, Ian has gained a loyal following and attracted media attention stretching across the Atlantic. He currently tours in support of his seventh album Time Will Take You, recorded in Nashville, TN with Grammy nominated producer/guitarist Doug Lancio and members of Ryan Adams band The Cardinals.



Music in the Park welcomes 133rd Army Band – “Full Metal Racket!”

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July 9th at Sylvester Park, 7 to 8 pm

Our 35th season of Music in the Park opens with a rousing performance from a crowd favorite…we are proud to welcome this local military band back to Sylvester Park!

July 9th full concert sponsor: Thurston First Bank

The 133rd Army Band’s “Full Metal Racket” Rock Band is comprised of nine citizen soldiers from around the great state of Washington who represent the dedicated men and women of the Washington National Guard to the great people of Washington state. They are led by Sergeant First Class Ayn Balback.



2014 Concert Line Up

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JULY 9

133rd Army Band “Full Metal Racket”
(Rock/Country)

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Sylvester Park

 

JULY 16

Ian McFeron Band
(Folk/Rock)

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Sylvester Park

 

JULY 23

Kim Archer Band
(Heavy Soul/Blues)

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Sylvester Park

 

JULY 30

Carrie Cunningham & the Six Shooters
(Country)

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Sylvester Park

 

AUGUST 1

Blues Brothers Tribute
(Blues/Rock)

7:00 – 8:30 PM

Port Plaza

 

AUGUST 6

The Brown Edition
(Jazz/Funk)

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Sylvester Park

 

AUGUST 13

Tacoma Concert Band
(Symphonic)

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Sylvester Park

 

AUGUST 20

Ko Ko Jo
(Variety Rock)

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Sylvester Park

 

AUGUST 27

Olympia Jazz Senators
(Blues)

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Sylvester Park



Jeanne Jolly touring in PNW!

An award winning singer-songwriter, Jeanne is invigorating the music scene with her heartfelt lyricism, range and soulful folk-pop beats.  Audiences across the U.S. are impressed with her strong country belt & her ability to quickly shift to the dusky lilt of Allison Krauss combined with sophisticated jazz phrasing.  Jeanne is touring the U.S promoting her new album “Angels.”

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ODA to welcome ‘Longstride’ – 8/14

Longstride

This Seattle based group will bring a ‘high energy, crowd moving’ show to our Sylvester Park gazebo stage!  Longstride has emerged with a unique and distinctively lyrical Reggae-Rock-Groove identity.  They’re ready to meet our Music in the Park fans, so come on down & check them out!  Remember, concerts start at 7:00pm.



Beatniks Concert is STILL ON!!!

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Port looks good!  It was ‘spitting & sputtering’ a little while ago, but skies are clear over the water.  Plus, there are two canopies to use for cover, if necessary.  No worries!

This Event Coordinator did NOT order rain!!!

See you all there…7:00pm

Plenty of parking!!!



Fishtrap is READY!!!

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Fishtrap hits the Sylvester Park gazebo stage on Wed., July 31!  With great lead vocals, jammin’ solos and good-time dance music, Fishtrap has earned an ever growing fan base in Olympia over the last seven years.  The bands music goes beyond the confines of traditional blues, mixing jam-band rock, jazz, funk and soul.  You will be on your feet!



Bevy makes their Music in the Park debut!

Bevy

This all women’s ensemble will share their talents with the Music in the Park audience this coming Wednesday, July 24!

You’ll enjoy Bevy’s sound which incorporates trumpet, clarinet, flute, saxophone, upright bass, keyboard and percussion along with vocals.

Bevy’s repertoire list includes jazz standards, music by local composers, cabaret songs and a touch of funk.

We’ll see you in Sylvester Park on Wednesday at 7:00pm



Sound Sponsors

Church, Rietzke - Attorneys at Law

Promotions Sponsors

WSECU

Marketing Sponsors

McDonalds

Partnering Sponsors

Port of Olympia City of Olympia The Evergreen State College - Electronic Media Department

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