2019 Festival Performers

Ty Wulf


Experimental music from Aberdeen, WA. Delivering a solid rock foundation while exploring unique and unexpected soundscapes.



Stoney Hawk


Aberdeen Transplant Alex Lebbert aka  Percussive acoustic performer Stoney Hawk will be performing at Mount Olympus Brewing Company on Friday October 25th at 7 pm until 8 pm, followed up by Ty Wulf from 8 pm until 9 pm.



Lisa Ramsauer


 Lisa Ramsauer is a singer/songwriter with a sultry bluefolk feel, accentuated by an intricate 5 finger guitar picking style. 

Lisa will be performing at the 7th Street Theatre as part of the Grays Harbor Arts benefit on October 19th.

 Influences: Joni Mitchell, Sarah Mclachlan, Brandi Carlile, Leon Redbone, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Ray Vaughan. Karla Bonoff and Carly Simons 



Just Us


This Dynamic Trio converged in 2018 to create the understated phenomenon, Just Us. Amanda Ransom, Elliot Loudenback & Josh Holman have been known to wow the crowd not only with their pop covers but with their own stunning originals. In their short time together they have performed at the Westport Art Festival, Aberdeen Sunday Market, The End of Summer Block Party at Heritage Park in Olympia and recorded original songs with The Bridge Music Project. 

Just Us will be performing at the 7th street Theatre on October 19th & the Westport Winery October 27th.


Check out their originals here:

Emerald City:  https://bridgemusicproject.bandcamp.com/track/emerald-city-by-josh-holman-elliot-loudenback-amanda-ransom 

Old Habits (Amanda Ransom):   https://bridgemusicproject.bandcamp.com/track/old-habits-by-amanda-ransom 

So Far Gone (Josh Holman & Elliot Loudenback):  https://bridgemusicproject.bandcamp.com/track/so-far-gone-josh-elliot 

Far Far Away:


Of Lioness


Progressive Post Rock band Of Lioness will be performing at the Grays Harbor Arts Benefit at 7th Street Theatre on Saturday October 19th. 



Ken Albert & Christine Hill


This duo will be performing standards and pop music for the public at this Free Event at Tinderbox Coffee Roasters. The perfect way to start your Saturday. 

This is an all ages event.


Black Shepherd


Hard Rock/Heavy Metal with a country/blues influence.  Black Shepherd have been making a name for themselves since 2017. Recently featured in Coastal Currents Magazine  https://coastal-currents.com/current-issue/ this band does not go unnoticed. 



Fat Chance


Fat Chance was started in 1982 by Warren Mason, Bill Cleland and various drummers including Chuch Fraudinberg ( Kurt Cobains uncle). They took some time off but are back with founding member Warren Mason on the guitar, Jeff Ramberg on the drums, and Bruce Moore on the Bass Guitar. Fat Chance will be performing Friday October 11th at the New Parkway Tavern. Free 21+ Event.



Make-Believe Steve


Make- Believe Steve a.k.a local Musician Steve Krauth will be performing & hosting a children's singalong at the Hoquiam Timberland Library, Wednesday October 2nd at 3 pm. Free All Ages Event.

Make-Believe Steve has performed previously at The Garage: Music and Art Center and most recently at the Grays Harbor County Fair.

Tiffany Maki & The Mellow Tones


The Harbor's new jazz combo, performing a variety of Swing, Blues, Latin Jazz & more for your listening and dancing pleasure! Tiffany Maki & The Mellow Tones will be performing at The Shoppes at Riverside Oktoberfest on Friday October 18th. 

Tiffany Maki-Piano, Vocals
Mark Stout-trombone
Jeff Perrin-bass
Craig Mehlhoff/Evan Mehlhoff-drums 


Lauren Napier


Lauren Napier is an acoustic punk rock singer-songwriter from Berlin, where she writes for local publications and performs as Punk Rock Doll. Lauren will be performing on Saturday October 19th at the 7th Street Theatre as part of the Grays Harbor Arts Benefit Concert.







 Grammy award winning artist from "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis! Old skool styles in new skool beat sensibilities. Smooth, intelligent and infectious grooves!!! Git'chu some!!

Wanz will be performing and speaking on Friday October 19th as part of the Grays Harbor Arts Benefit Concert.


Get Lucky https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LrTwsiVga4

Thrift Shop

Riverside Garage Band


The Riverside Garage Band serves to enrich any related event with the art of music. The individuals who participate all have prioritized the refinement of their craft for the alchemy of the group and listeners.

Riverside Garage Band will be performing Friday October 18th at Oktoberfest at the Shoppes at Riverside and Saturday October 19th at the 7th Street Theatre for the Grays Harbor Arts Benefit Concert.


JR Lakey


Soulful singer JR Lakey will be performing during the Renegade Red Studio & Gallery Farewell party on October 6th at 4 pm. 

Conducted by Forget Me Not


Husband and Wife electro acoustic pop duo Amanda & Ryan Cariker will be performing at The Garage: Music and Arts Center on Saturday October 26th as part of the Out of the Darkness Fundraising concert for Suicide Prevention. All proceeds from event are going directly to Out of the Darkness and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 




Rebel Skum



Mashing up doom, punk, and metal for a gnarly listening experience. 

Local band Rebel Skum will be performing at John's River Lodge on Wednesday October 16th. 

Deep Wood's Blues Band


Deep Wood's Blues Band is one of the interchangeable acts on the Harbor. Comprised of different musicians from local bands each performance. You are always going to hear something fresh and new from the last time you caught them. 

Deep Wood's Blues Band will be performing at the Shoppes at Riverside for Oktoberfest on Friday October 18th with a new lineup of musicians expected to include: Elliot Loudenback, Amanda Ransom, Michael Johnson, Steve Markham, Justin Kautzman, Josh Holman, Jay Marbut & Shane Golphenee.

Jon Reynolds


Acoustic Rock Musician Jon Reynolds will be performing at Steam Donkey Brewing Company on Thursday Oct 24th at 8 pm. 

Free event, all ages.



Geoffrey Hirschfeld


Singer/ Songwriter & Fisherpoet Geoffrey Hirschfeld will be starting off the night at 7 pm Thursday October 24th at Steam Donkey Brewing Company.

 Free event, all ages. 

The Bad & The Ugly


Local Musicians Steve Krauth and Shawn  Ball aka The Bad & The Ugly will be performing at John's River Lodge at 8 pm on Tuesday October 15th & again on Tuesday October 29th @ 7 pm. 



 TMINUSFIVE is Christopher Johnson from the bands Aggressor, Doink, Five Hoss Cartwrights, Fishing with Bigfoot, Green Jello, and Doggerside and Michael Johnson from Doink, Reverent Circle and Fishing with Bigfoot. 

Tminus5 will be performing at John's River Lodge at  7 pm, followed by The Bad & The Ugly at 8 pm.




Seventeen Excuses


Acoustic/ Folk- punk/ Americana musician Nate Kuning aka Seventeen Excuses will be performing at The Place to Be at 7 pm during the all day party on Saturday October 12th. 




Feelin Good


"Boomer Band" rocking their favorite tunes from the 60's and 70"s. They are feelin good, and so will you!

Feelin Good will be performing at The Place to Be on Saturday October 12th. 



2020 Musician Applications

Applications open January 1st, 2020 !

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October Music Festival

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