Music at OysterFest 2018
Entertainment at OysterFest features some great new acts as wellas a few old favorites. With two stages offering life music in avariety of genres, attendees at OysterFest will be sure to findquality entertainment that suits every taste.
The all-ages favorite Strings and Things will deliver an energy-packed performance 10:00 AM on Saturday to kick things off at the Family Entertainment Tent (Wine Tent) which is open to all ages. Live music will continue throughout the weekend in this venue as well.
The Al Earick Band, a four piece hard driving classic Blues and Rock band, will open the Microbrew Stage Saturday at 10:30 AM.
Formed in 2011, Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers is a Seattle-based band playing Blues and R&B. The band’s 2017 album, Lost Nights at the Leopard Lounge, includes twelve new original tunes which they will be sure to share with audiences on the Microbrew Stage Saturday at 12:30 PM.
An annual favorite, Hurts like Hell,will follow The Raucous Band on the Microbrew Stage Saturday.
Raucous (pronounced “Rock Us”) presents an energy-packed, audience-friendly performance playing a wide variety of classic rock and dance music.
Raucous has performed their smooth, classic Rock & Roll & dance favorites at clubs, casinos, dances, festivals, fairs and various events throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Hurts Like Hell formed in Olympia in 2011 when drummer, Ben Hawkes, dreamed of putting his favorite local players in a blues band together. The band wrote and toured locally and was voted Weekly Volcano’s Best Blues
Band in Olympia in consecutive years. The band brings their blistering brand of Blues Rock to bars, venues, and clubs all over the Northwest.
Tammy Frost started singing as a child; the daughter of professional musicians. Her professional career started in 1994 performing at fairs and festivals all over the
Northwest. Her talent of making a tune her own, in concert with the range and purity of her voice, has attracted a loyal following. Catch her on the Wine Stage at 4:00 PM.
Sunday’s Microbrew Stage starter, Chrome Betty Band, traces its roots to the Olympia Garage Band scene of the 1960’s. Four of its members quit their formal musical education to pursue Rock and Blues music. Chrome Betty Band primarily performs covers of Rock and Blues tunes along with a few original tunes of their own.
Sunday on the Wine Stage (all ages) enjoy The Pine Top Pickers from 10:30 to 12:00, Lady Drinks Whiskey takes the stage at 12:30 PM, followed by Smoocho Gusto at 3:00 PM. Psychedelic Shadow Show takes the stage at 1:30 Sunday, treating audiences to an authentic experience in the music of Jefferson
Airplane, Cream, Joplin, and many more favorites performed as they were by the original artists. Starting at 3:30 PM, round the event off in at the Microbrew with Strike Nine, a popular Rock and Roll favorite.
For schedule updates visit oysterfest.org or pick up the map available at the gate when you arrive.