Various locations (around Olympia) Olympia
June 24-26 2016
Recommended by Dave Segal
This three-day event in our state’s capital can be viewed as a counterpart to Seattle’s Debacle Fest: Both boast variety, excellence, and reasonably priced tickets. If you’re into the outer reaches of jazz, Bad Luck and Shoup/Horist/Kikuchi Trio should set your world on fire. Drone lovers will elevate to higher planes of consciousness with L.A. Lungs. Four Dimensional Nightmare lives up to his name with chaotic experimental electronic music, while Dead Air Fresheners taps into a dadaistic vein of sonic subversion. Malaikat dan Singa fuse Indonesian music with rock with raucous, chakra-opening power. All this plus the surprise return of Unwound side project Replikants and their avant-electro-rock. DAVE SEGAL
Recent line-up developments according to the organizers: "Malaikat dan Singa was replaced by Liquid Letters at the Artesian Well, Replikants were replaced with Mac Dawg at the Brotherhood, and Serina Tideman had to cancel."