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.”


ODA to welcome ‘Longstride’ – 8/14


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!!!


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!


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

Welcome Bobby Medina and the Red Hot Band!

July 17th at Sylvester Park, 7:00-8:00 pm

Bobby’s fun & exciting show features high energy versions of Jazz, Latin, Motown, Rock, Funk, Zydeco and other musical styles.  You are in for a REAL treat!



Jacob Merlin & Sarah Billings open our 2013 Summer Concert Series to a crowd of over 1,900!

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We had a BEAUTIFUL night for our first concert of the season!  Jacob Merlin & Sarah Billings took the stage of the gazebo, and the crowd loved them!  The ODA thanks you for your support of our organization and we hope to see you each Wednesday this summer in Sylvester Park!

2013 Season Kick-off Concert is TONIGHT!!!

We want to see you in the park tonight!  At 7:00pm Jacob Merlin and Sarah Billings will take the Music in the Park stage in the gazebo at Sylvester Park downtown Olympia.  They’ll be playing Rhythm & Blues, and will have you up and moving!  See you there!

A crowd favorite is back!

Jacob Merlin takes the Music in the Park stage once again!  Joining him this time around is Sarah Billings…the newest arrival to Portland’s rhythm & blues scene.  Both Jacob & Sarah call the Portland area home, but are on the road touring individually and together.  Mark your calendars for Wednesday, July 10th as they open our 2013 Music in the Park series at 7:00pm in Sylvester Park downtown.JacobMerlin.

The much anticipated…2013 Music in the Park line up!!!

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Sound Sponsors

Brooks Plumbing

Merchandise Sponsors

Church, Rietzke - Attorneys at Law

Promotions & Marketing Sponsors

McDonalds WSECU

Partnering Sponsors

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


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