Saturday, October 24, 2009

Blue Line 350

"Water is a-rising, get ready, get ready!"  We played to support the Blue Line march, and traced the path of the new high tide, post climate change.

Ready for a swim?

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Interfaith Works

Interfaith Works, a group of local faith communities that work together to help the needy, asked us to play for their annual fundraiser.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Fall Artswalk

Just before we headed to the Fall Artswalk, while playing our regular dock jam session to support the peace sign-holders, a rainbow appeared.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Dance Oly Dance

We played the music for Dance Oly Dance, our local cable TV show.  The crowd was awesome!

There are five more videos (parts two, three, four, five, six) - enjoy the whole episode!

Monday, August 31, 2009

Town Hall

Richard gathered a huge group of professional musicians to play the Love Medley outside Congressman Brian Baird's Town Hall meeting on health care.  Our goal: keep people civil, regardless of their views.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Band Retreat

The band goes on a retreat to jam, party, and figure things out.

Fester takes a nap

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Roller Derby Halftime

The band played the halftime show of our local derby team, the Oly Rollers.  We dubbed ourselves, "The Oly Strollers."

Craaaazy costumes
Get your sexy on, Sue!

Friday, June 26, 2009

Summer Squash

The Raccoon Collective invited the band to play for their big festival Summer Squash.

Group photo

Starting off at our namesake: The Artesian Well

Don't Walk, march

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Westside Artswalk dance party

The band played a dance concert in the park as part of the Westside artswalk.

Richard with Fester - before

David invented a marching harness for Juli's bells from a lawn chair!

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Stoploss protest on the overpass

Coffee Strong invited the band to lead their protest of military stoploss.

We actually played on an overpass

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Honk Fest West

Our first Honk Fest!  We temporarily named ourselves the Olympian Free Radicals, and squeezed ourselves into the corner of the vegan restaurant Squid and Ink.

Yes, those are music stands, don't judge

We borrowed dancers from the Yellow Hat band for Deceptacon

Monday, January 19, 2009

MLK March

Our very first gig was to enliven the March to End Poverty on MLK day to the capitol building.  The new "Olympia Marching Band" and the Peace Bandits joined forces.  We made beautiful musical babies together, so we joined forces.

Group photo