Advance ticket sales available for performances.

Call Traditions at 360-705-2819.

Sunday, January 20

3rd Sunday Bluegrass Jam

This is a monthly jam of bluegrass and acoustic musicians. For more information please email Jordan at BellJa6@hotmail.com

2:00 PM, None

Thursday, January 24

The Medicine Line Project

Jamie Fox & Scotty LeachMetis fiddler Jamie Fox and pianist Scotty Leach present tunes and a deep history of how native people and fiddles have developed a culture that is kind of unknown due to the cultural sensitivities of the mixing of European and Native culture and how it is felt today.

7:30 PM, Tickets: $15, Student/low income: $10

Artist info

Friday, January 25

Maggie Neatherlin

MaggieCelebrate the release of Maggie’s first album of original songs. One of Olympia’s own, Maggie first performed on the Traditions stage when she was only nine years old. She’s grown up playing traditional music and is now immersing herself in song-writing, indi-folk and jazz. Maggie plays both guitar and fiddle, and is known for her powerful voice and moving lyrics. This event will feature a crankie, and art form that provides visual accompaniment to live music.

7:30 PM, Tickets: $15, Student/low income: $10

Artist info

Sunday, January 27

Hootenany

An open sing-a-long of favorite songs from the 60's on up to the current day. A number of performers present songs and Holly Gwinn Graham hosts the event.

2:30 PM

Sunday, February 3

Jazz Jam

The Jazz Jam is regularly the 1st Sunday of the month. A fine rhythm section of piano, drums, and bass will play throughout the jam with the musicians who sign up to play. Although the jam is free, donations for that rhythm section are gladly accepted.

2:30 PM, None

Friday, February 8

Heartsparkle Players

Playback TheaterForging a Path for Yourself and Others. This month we collaborate with Rainbow Health Center. Rainbow Health Center is a building with a mission to provide a healing space for providers with marginalized identities and their guests. While all providers are independent businesses who rent space at RHC, they work collaboratively to provide excellent services for trans and non-binary folks on the gender spectrum (including cisgender folks), lesbians, gays, bisexuals and others on the sexual orientation spectrum (including straight folks). They strive to create an environment of social justice for people of color, different religious perspectives, immigrants and refugees, and folks with differing physical and sensory abilities. They currently offer counseling and massage/bodywork. They have helped foster professionalism and services for trans competent hair removal. They are seeking medical professionals to join them. Visit the website.

7:30 PM, Donation $7 - $12 (no one turned away)

Artist info

Saturday, February 9

The Downtown Mountain Boys

The Downtown Mountain BoysThis is stellar group of Seattle area musicians with traditional bluegrass harmonies and instrumentals. Don't miss them. Take three-part harmonies that send shivers up your spine, add dazzling instrumental firepower, and you have the sound of The DownTown Mountain Boys. Visit the website.

7:30 PM, Tickets: $15, Student/low income: $10

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Thursday, February 14

Jim Malcolm

JimAward-winning Scottish folk performer Jim Malcolm has garnered many fans in Olympia. He returns from across the waters with his infectious humor, his fine songwriting and singing, and his deft guitar playing, tonight featuring a Valentine/love theme. He routinely gets reviews such as these, “Quietly, unforcefully and undeniably stunning”- Mojo or “A master of well chosen words and melodic inventiveness.” Rock and Reel!

7:30 PM, Tickets: $15, Student/low income: $10

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Friday, February 15

Jim Malcolm

JimAward-winning Scottish folk performer Jim Malcolm has garnered many fans in Olympia. He returns from across the waters with his infectious humor, his fine songwriting and singing, and his deft guitar playing, tonight featuring a Valentine/love theme. He routinely gets reviews such as these, “Quietly, unforcefully and undeniably stunning”- Mojo or “A master of well chosen words and melodic inventiveness.” Rock and Reel!

7:30 PM, Tickets: $15, Student/low income: $10

Hear artist

Sunday, February 17

3rd Sunday Bluegrass Jam

This is a monthly jam of bluegrass and acoustic musicians. For more information please email Jordan at BellJa6@hotmail.com

2:00 PM, None

Friday, March 8

Heartsparkle Players

Playback TheaterForging a Path for Yourself and Others. This month we collaborate with Rainbow Health Center. Rainbow Health Center is a building with a mission to provide a healing space for providers with marginalized identities and their guests. While all providers are independent businesses who rent space at RHC, they work collaboratively to provide excellent services for trans and non-binary folks on the gender spectrum (including cisgender folks), lesbians, gays, bisexuals and others on the sexual orientation spectrum (including straight folks). They strive to create an environment of social justice for people of color, different religious perspectives, immigrants and refugees, and folks with differing physical and sensory abilities. They currently offer counseling and massage/bodywork. They have helped foster professionalism and services for trans competent hair removal. They are seeking medical professionals to join them. Visit the website.

7:30 PM, Donation $7 - $12 (no one turned away)

Artist info

Sunday, March 17

3rd Sunday Bluegrass Jam

This is a monthly jam of bluegrass and acoustic musicians. For more information please email Jordan at BellJa6@hotmail.com

2:00 PM, None

Wednesday, March 20

Poetry night

Visit the website.

6:30 PM, None

 

 


Traditions Café and World Folk Art
300 5th Avenue SW, Olympia, WA 98501
360-705-2819
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