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  • Hops & Crops Music and Beer Festival

    Hops & Crops Music and Beer Festival

    Saturday, September 14, 2024 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM / Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Kent, WA

    Yabadaba doooo!!! Yeah, maybe that’s a lil old school, but we’re super duper looking forward to playing Hops & Crops Festival 2024! Not sure where in the line up we’ll be playing, but we’ll let ya know as soon as we find out what time we go on. This will be a fun day in the PNW sun!  See you there!

    https://www.wrvmuseum.org/hopsandcrops

    Hops & Crops Music & Beer Fest

  • Marysville Sounds of Summer Series

    Marysville Sounds of Summer Series

    Friday, July 26, 2024 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM / Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville, WA

    We’re super excited to play the Marysville Sounds of Summer Series!  Elevator Operator will go live at Jennings Memorial Park on Friday July 26th from 6:30 to 8:00. We’ll be playing a full set of originals that will get your body moving! See you there!

    https://marysvillewa.gov/517/Sounds-of-Summer-Concerts

     

  • Shady Grove Music Camp Festival!

    Shady Grove Music Camp Festival!

    Saturday, July 20, 2024 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM / Shady Grove Music Camp Festival, FMC Park, Pocatello, Idaho

    Yes the Elevators are hitting the road and pulling our trailer full of magical musical toys all the way to Pocatello, ID for the best outdoor camping fests in these here parts!  🙂 We’ll be playing a full set of all original Elevator Operator songs and adding to the beautiful, celebratory vibe of this amazing festival! The festival July 19th and 20th. We’ll be playing on Sat eve, time TBD. For tiks and more info, check the link below!

    https://shadygrovemusiccamp.com/

  • Open Space

    Open Space

    Thursday, July 18, 2024 @ 6:30 AM - 8:30 PM / Open Space, 18870 103rd Avenue SW, Vashon, WA

    Yay!! We’re super excited to know we’ll be traveling to Vashon Island again to play at Open Space! More details and tkt info coming soon!!

    https://www.openspacevashon.com/events/?cat=music

  • CRAVE Northwest Festival  - Spokane Valley

    CRAVE Northwest Festival - Spokane Valley

    Saturday, July 13, 2024 @ 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM / Crave Northwest Festival – Spokane Valley, CenterPlace Regional Event Center 2426 N Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, WA

    Crave Northwest Festival is the place to be for live music, mind blowing food and the yummiest PNW beers, ciders and wines! Crave is the Inland Northwest’s premier food and drink celebration will be held July 11-13, 2024 at Spokane Valley CenterPlace. This year’s three day festival is chef-focused, showcasing the creative talents of visionary chefs and tastemakers from around the region while highlighting the flavors of the great Northwest. Party with the chefs and celebrate all that’s fun during Crave! NW week with live music, casual eats and a non-hosted bar. Time to let loose, and have fun with the entire group that makes the culinary scene happen during the week of Crave! NW. Afterparty event 21+

    Elevator Operator will be perfroming a 90 minute set. Time is TBD.

    https://cravenw.com/

  • Cornerstone Pie!

    Cornerstone Pie!

    Friday, July 12, 2024 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM / Cornerstone Pie!, 307 E 5th AveNUE, Ellensburg, WA

    Yeah we love a delicious Pizza Pie and we’ve heard AMAZING things about Cornerstone in Ellensburg! We’ll be otw to play the CRAVE fest on 7/13 in Spokane so we’re thrilled to be staying the night in Ellensburgand playing a show at Cornerstone on 7/12 the night before!

  • FREMONT FAIR....yeah baby!

    FREMONT FAIR....yeah baby!

    Sunday, June 23, 2024 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM / Fremont Fair Festival, Fremont Ave N on N 35th St. and N 34th St, Fremont, WA

    Let’s kick off summer together with a bang at the Fremont Fair! The FF is taking over 6 city blocks of Fremont during the solstice weekend! There will be two stages of live music, over 300 craft vendors, beer gardens, art cars, one-of-a-kind parades and lots of yummy fair food! 

    ElEVATOR OPERATOR will be playing the FREMONT FAIR on Sunday June 23rd. Set time TBD.

    The Fremont Fair is found in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. Activities primarily take place west of Fremont Ave N on N 35th St. and N 34th St.

    https://fremontfair.com/music/

  • CRAVE Northwest Festival – Lynnwood

    CRAVE Northwest Festival – Lynnwood

    Friday, June 21, 2024 @ 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM / CRAVE Northwest Festival – Lynnwood, 3711 196th St SW,, Lynnwood, WA

    We’re super duper excited to be playing a 2-hour set at Crave Festival Northewest on Friday night, June 21st! Crave is the Northwest’s premier food & wine festival! It’s the place to be for live music, mind blowing food and the yummiest PNW beers, ciders and wines!

    Set time TBD. We’ll keep you updated!

    https://cravenw.com/event-lynnwood/

     

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  • Hops & Crops Music and Beer Festival

    Hops & Crops Music and Beer Festival

    Saturday, September 14, 2024 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM / Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Kent, WA

    Yabadaba doooo!!! Yeah, maybe that’s a lil old school, but we’re super duper looking forward to playing Hops & Crops Festival 2024! Not sure where in the line up we’ll be playing, but we’ll let ya know as soon as we find out what time we go on. This will be a fun day in the PNW sun!  See you there!

    https://www.wrvmuseum.org/hopsandcrops

    Hops & Crops Music & Beer Fest

  • Marysville Sounds of Summer Series

    Marysville Sounds of Summer Series

    Friday, July 26, 2024 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM / Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville, WA

    We’re super excited to play the Marysville Sounds of Summer Series!  Elevator Operator will go live at Jennings Memorial Park on Friday July 26th from 6:30 to 8:00. We’ll be playing a full set of originals that will get your body moving! See you there!

    https://marysvillewa.gov/517/Sounds-of-Summer-Concerts

     

  • Shady Grove Music Camp Festival!

    Shady Grove Music Camp Festival!

    Saturday, July 20, 2024 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM / Shady Grove Music Camp Festival, FMC Park, Pocatello, Idaho

    Yes the Elevators are hitting the road and pulling our trailer full of magical musical toys all the way to Pocatello, ID for the best outdoor camping fests in these here parts!  🙂 We’ll be playing a full set of all original Elevator Operator songs and adding to the beautiful, celebratory vibe of this amazing festival! The festival July 19th and 20th. We’ll be playing on Sat eve, time TBD. For tiks and more info, check the link below!

    https://shadygrovemusiccamp.com/

  • Open Space

    Open Space

    Thursday, July 18, 2024 @ 6:30 AM - 8:30 PM / Open Space, 18870 103rd Avenue SW, Vashon, WA

    Yay!! We’re super excited to know we’ll be traveling to Vashon Island again to play at Open Space! More details and tkt info coming soon!!

    https://www.openspacevashon.com/events/?cat=music

  • CRAVE Northwest Festival  - Spokane Valley

    CRAVE Northwest Festival - Spokane Valley

    Saturday, July 13, 2024 @ 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM / Crave Northwest Festival – Spokane Valley, CenterPlace Regional Event Center 2426 N Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, WA

    Crave Northwest Festival is the place to be for live music, mind blowing food and the yummiest PNW beers, ciders and wines! Crave is the Inland Northwest’s premier food and drink celebration will be held July 11-13, 2024 at Spokane Valley CenterPlace. This year’s three day festival is chef-focused, showcasing the creative talents of visionary chefs and tastemakers from around the region while highlighting the flavors of the great Northwest. Party with the chefs and celebrate all that’s fun during Crave! NW week with live music, casual eats and a non-hosted bar. Time to let loose, and have fun with the entire group that makes the culinary scene happen during the week of Crave! NW. Afterparty event 21+

    Elevator Operator will be perfroming a 90 minute set. Time is TBD.

    https://cravenw.com/

  • Cornerstone Pie!

    Cornerstone Pie!

    Friday, July 12, 2024 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM / Cornerstone Pie!, 307 E 5th AveNUE, Ellensburg, WA

    Yeah we love a delicious Pizza Pie and we’ve heard AMAZING things about Cornerstone in Ellensburg! We’ll be otw to play the CRAVE fest on 7/13 in Spokane so we’re thrilled to be staying the night in Ellensburgand playing a show at Cornerstone on 7/12 the night before!

  • FREMONT FAIR....yeah baby!

    FREMONT FAIR....yeah baby!

    Sunday, June 23, 2024 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM / Fremont Fair Festival, Fremont Ave N on N 35th St. and N 34th St, Fremont, WA

    Let’s kick off summer together with a bang at the Fremont Fair! The FF is taking over 6 city blocks of Fremont during the solstice weekend! There will be two stages of live music, over 300 craft vendors, beer gardens, art cars, one-of-a-kind parades and lots of yummy fair food! 

    ElEVATOR OPERATOR will be playing the FREMONT FAIR on Sunday June 23rd. Set time TBD.

    The Fremont Fair is found in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. Activities primarily take place west of Fremont Ave N on N 35th St. and N 34th St.

    https://fremontfair.com/music/

  • CRAVE Northwest Festival – Lynnwood

    CRAVE Northwest Festival – Lynnwood

    Friday, June 21, 2024 @ 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM / CRAVE Northwest Festival – Lynnwood, 3711 196th St SW,, Lynnwood, WA

    We’re super duper excited to be playing a 2-hour set at Crave Festival Northewest on Friday night, June 21st! Crave is the Northwest’s premier food & wine festival! It’s the place to be for live music, mind blowing food and the yummiest PNW beers, ciders and wines!

    Set time TBD. We’ll keep you updated!

    https://cravenw.com/event-lynnwood/

     

  • Season Opener at Boston Harbor Marina!

    Season Opener at Boston Harbor Marina!

    Friday, May 24, 2024 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM / Boston Harbor Marina, 312 73rd Ave NE, Olympia, WA

    Yay! We’re super excited to be welcomed back to play the Season Opener at Boston Harbor this year. Was so much fun last year seeing everybody dancing and grooving in the sun!  So please join us on Friday, May 24th for two hours of live Elevator Operator originals! Let’s shake those tail feathers together!

    https://www.bostonharbormarina.com/pages/events

  • Live at the Spanish Ballroom with Scott Pemberton O Theory

    Live at the Spanish Ballroom with Scott Pemberton O Theory

    Sunday, April 28, 2024 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM / McMennamins Spanish Ballsoom Tacoma!, 565 Broadway, Tacoma, WA

    Join Elevator Operator & Scott Pemberton O Theory for an amazing night of musical medicine for the soul!  We absolutley love playing the Spanish Ballroom! It’s such beautiful venue and the sound is always amazing, both on stage and in the house! This will be a perfect show for a Sunday as we start early and it’s all ages. Doors open at 4pm, Elevators take the stage at 5pm for an hour long set. We have a handful of brand new songs and we can’t wait to share ’em with you!

    4pm doors & 5pm show

    $18.50 advance or $21 day of show

    All ages welcome

    https://www.mcmenamins.com/events/253150-scott-pemberton-o-theory

  • ELEVATOR OPERATOR & SPACE WHALES BENEFIT SHOW FOR RHYTHMS COFFEE!

    ELEVATOR OPERATOR & SPACE WHALES BENEFIT SHOW FOR RHYTHMS COFFEE!

    Saturday, April 20, 2024 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM / , , ,

    Prepare for an amazing night of musical medicine for the soul with ELEVATOR OPERATOR & SPACE WHALES😍🎸🎺🎷🥁🎹🌎🌞⚡️🌈🐻🎉❤️!

    We’re calling all music and coffee lovers of Olympia to come support a heartfelt local business with us at a live benefit concert to support Rhythms Coffee! Kim and David Durbin poured their heart and soul into a vision of creating this sweet cafe and it has become one of the best lil venues in Olympia. This space opened its doors downtown in Aug 2022 and has become a local community hub for live music, great coffee and fun workshops. Kim and David are super generous hosts and have been amazingly supportive of Olympia artists and musicians. If they charge a door fee, they always give 100% to the performers. They also walk the walk of ‘support local business’ by selling exclusively PNW coffee, sandwiches, and pastries within their coffee shop, and now it’s time for us to show our support for them in a big way! As many of you know, the first few years of business are the toughest. When we got wind of their struggle to stay afloat in today’s economy, we decided to take action!

    For this private studio show we’re limited to 115 people, so please get tickets early if you plan to come. We won’t have tickets available at the door.

    **TIX are $20 SUGGESTED DONATION and includes free stickers.
    **Doors open at 6:30, music from 7 to 9:30
    **Ticket holders will get directions to The Elevator in SW Olympia, WA (Elevator Operator’s private studio) via email.

    BYOB and also please purchase coffee, tea and treats directly from Rhythms Coffee associates who will be on site selling tasty goods!

    Tickets go on sale now!

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/elevator-operator-and-space-whales-benefit-concert-for-rhythms-coffee-tickets-847678588477?aff=oddtdtcreator

     

     

  • The Operators are hibernating this winter and working on new songs :)

    The Operators are hibernating this winter and working on new songs 🙂

    Wednesday, March 13, 2024 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Black Lake, Olympia, WA, Black Lake, Olympia, WA

    Hellooo friends! We just played our last show of the season at the Juice Box and it was so much fun! We’ll be back in the Winter with some show dates, but for now we’re practicing and marinating a bunch of brand new songs that we’re super excited about.

  • The Juice Box

    The Juice Box

    Saturday, November 11, 2023 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM / The Juice Box, 216 South Tower Avenue, Centralia, WA

    We love The Juice Box, we love actual juice boxes and we’re vibin’ with the Centralia music scene! We’ll be playing a show with the very talented Stoneflower and we’re super looking forward to it! Join us at The Juice Box to enjoy yummy foods and tasty beers ‘n ciders. We’ll be playing a bunch of new songs, including some from our new EP, Talked with the Galaxy! Hope to see you there!

    Click here for tickets!

  • Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival

    Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival

    Saturday, October 7, 2023 @ 2:40 PM - 3:40 PM / The Port Angeles Waterfront at the City Pier, Red Lion Hotel Port Angeles Harbor parking lot and Gateway Plaza, 221 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles, WA

    The Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival is the annual celebration of the region’s diverse bounty – the seafood, the maritime and cultural traditions and the coastal environment. From the Native American heritage to delicious Olympic Coast Cuisine, the annual CrabFest works to bring together our diverse communities and celebrate all of our traditions. Enjoy the crab, festivities and LIVE MUSIC! Hope to see ya there!

    Click here for more details!

  • 3rd Annual Black Lake Mini Festival – Elevator Operator, Groove Lab & Silver Saturn AND Special Guest, Comedian Sam Miller!

    3rd Annual Black Lake Mini Festival – Elevator Operator, Groove Lab & Silver Saturn AND Special Guest, Comedian Sam Miller!

    Saturday, September 16, 2023 @ 12:00 PM - 7:30 PM / Exact location disclosed to ticket holders, Black Lake, Olympia, WA

    Yes! Our third annual Black Lake Mini Fest on the shore of Black Lake, Olympia with yours truly and our friends Groove Lab, Silver Saturn, comedian Sam Miller and magician Magic James! 🙂 Come enjoy the lake and play all day! 🎵❤️🎹🎸🥁🌞🌈

    All proceeds will be donated directly to residents of Lahaina, Maui.

    Doors open at Noon

    ⚡Lake time 12 Noon to 2PM, bring your beach chairs, blankets and swimsuits for the lake!

    ⚡Music 2 to 7:30PM

    ⚡Tix are $15!

    ⚡BYOB – Bring your own beverages, coolers are welcome.

    ⚡We’ll have a pop-up yummy food vendor here all day!

    ⚡TIX ON SALE NOW:

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mini-fest-2023-waking-bear-groove-lab-silver-saturn-and-sam-miller-tickets-688492318057

    ⚡Location and details will be sent to all ticketholders a week before the event!

  • Dig Deep Gardens

    Dig Deep Gardens

    Saturday, September 2, 2023 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM / Dig Deep Gardens, 19028 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon, WA

    Vashon, WA, we are excited to see you! Meet us at the beautiful Dig Deep Gardens on September 2nd. Dig Deep Gardens is a space that is dedicated to growth and artistic expression, with events and spaces that encourage you to dig deep into your heart, spirit and mind. Enjoy your time with the community surrounded by art, drinks, chill vibes and original Elevator Operator music!

  • The Market Place at Pleasant Beach

    The Market Place at Pleasant Beach

    Friday, September 1, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM / The Market Place at Pleasant Beach, 4738 Lynwood Center Rd NE, Bainbridge Island, WA

    Hello Bainbridge Island…here we come! Excited to head out to the islands for a couple nights. We’ll be playing at The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach 7 to 9PM. Hope to see you beautiful island people there!

    Click here for more information!

  • Boston Harbor Marina

    Boston Harbor Marina

    Friday, August 25, 2023 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM / Boston Harbor Marina, 312 73rd Ave NE, Olympia, WA

    One of the best outdoor spots for live music in Olympia! Come hangout, enjoy some grub and listen to original Elevator Operator music. Hope to see you there!

  • Peace Valley Barefoot Festival - Mainstage!

    Peace Valley Barefoot Festival - Mainstage!

    Saturday, August 12, 2023 @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM / Peace Valley Barefoot Festival, 2620 W Little Egypt Road, Shelton, WA

    Peace Valley Barefoot Festival: Experience Peace, Love and Live Music! A family friendly weekend of camping adventure filled with live bands and at night, lazer light, pyro shows and more! Come celebrate movement, music and healing. Produced by the Sweitzer Strong Foundation, dedicated to supporting and educating those who have been affected by Traumatic Brain Injury.

    We’re so looking forward to this beautiful festival and playing main stage! Hope you’ll come out to enjoy this high vibe music festival and support this important cause!

    Click here for more information on tickets!

  • Tukwila Foster Park Summer Series

    Tukwila Foster Park Summer Series

    Friday, August 4, 2023 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM / Foster Golf Links, 13500 Interurban Ave South, Tukwila, WA

    Summer is here and we are so excited to play for the city of Tukwila at Tukwila Park Summer Series! Come on out for food, drinks, fun and of course, 2 hours of original Waking Bear music!

  • Thurston County Fair - Mainstage!

    Thurston County Fair - Mainstage!

    Saturday, July 29, 2023 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM / Thurston County Fair, 3054 Carpenter Road, Lacey, WA

    We’ll be playing the mainstage at the Thurston County Fair! Come on out and bring your goats, chickens, llamas, piglets! 🙂

    https://www.thurstoncountywa.gov/directions-fairgrounds

     

     

  • BAM Arts Festival 2023

    BAM Arts Festival 2023

    Friday, July 28, 2023 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM / BAM Arts Festival, 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA

    We’re thrilled to be playing this AMAZING festival in Bellevue, WA this summer! The Bellevue Arts Museum hosts the largest award-winning arts & crafts festival in the Northwest. They’re committed to handmade excellence and supporting national designers, artists,  craftspeople and musicians!

    Come find us! We’ll be playing on the BAMboozle stage, situated at the East entrance to the Bellevue Mall – located between the Bellevue Arts Museum (across the street) and the art vendors. Get there early, you don’t want to miss this incredible set we have for you!

  • Bainbridge Museum of Art

    Bainbridge Museum of Art

    Sunday, July 23, 2023 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM / Bainbridge Island Museum of Arts, 550 Winslow Way E., Bainbridge Island, WA

    The amazing Bainbridge Museum of Arts is hosting the Summer Art Market every Sunday in July, and we are excited to be special guests performing on July 23rd! Come support local vendors, check out their handmade, locally-crafted treasures and enjoy the jams by the one and only Elevator Operator!

  • Uptown Pub

    Uptown Pub

    Saturday, July 22, 2023 @ 9:00 PM - 11:45 PM / Uptown Pub, Port Townsend, 1016 Lawrence Street, Port Townsend, WA

    We love Port Townsend! Noah Bears lived in PT and worked at the Public House for a summer in 1994. He still has a cassette tape of the legendary Port Townsend band, The Delta Rays, and still one of his favorite PNW bands from the 90’s.  Anyway, it’ll be fun to be in Port Townsend and playing at the Uptown Pub! We’ll see you there!

  • 2023 Des Moines Summer Concert Series

    2023 Des Moines Summer Concert Series

    Wednesday, July 19, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM / Beach Park Event Center- Meadow Stage, 22030 Cliff Ave South, Des Moines, WA

    We’re honored to be invited to play the Des Moines Summer Concert Series! Come see us play live on July 19th! We’ll be sharing 90-minutes of all original Elevator Operator tunes. Show starts at 7pm and is free to the public. Des Moines Beach Park.

    https://www.desmoinesartscommission.com/summer-concert-series

     

  • Matchless Brewing Anniversary Show

    Matchless Brewing Anniversary Show

    Friday, June 23, 2023 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM / Matchless Brewing, 8036 River Dr SE #208, Tumwater, WA

    We’ll be playing a 2 hour set on this Saturday night for Matchless brewing’s large loyal weekend crowd! Will be tons of fun and hope to see you there!

  • Save Fern Gully Forest Spring Festival

    Save Fern Gully Forest Spring Festival

    Saturday, June 17, 2023 @ 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM / Fern Gully Forest School, 1443 Brown St SE, Olympia, WA

    The Community Nature Foundation is a nonprofit based in Olympia, Washington with a mission to protect nature and have a positive, regenerative, impact on the ecosystems  and the Olympia community. Come join us in their beautiful effort to save the Fern Gully Forest! We’ll be playing 8:30 to 10pm.

     

    Click here to learn more about the Community Nature Foundation: https://www.communitynature.org/

    And here’s info on the Festival: https://www.communitynature.org/event-details/save-fern-gully-forest-spring-festival

  • Pints Barn

    Pints Barn

    Friday, June 9, 2023 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM / Pints Barn, 114 E St SW, Tumwater, WA

    Pints Barn, pretty much Tumwater’s official watering hole will be hosting Elevator Operator for an outdoor show!  See you there!

  • 2023 Bear Cave Concert Series - Elevator Operator & Kuinka

    2023 Bear Cave Concert Series - Elevator Operator & Kuinka

    Saturday, June 3, 2023 @ 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM / Elevator Operator Studios, Near Black Lake, Olympia, WA

    Our 5th live show in the 2023 Bear Family Concert Series, takes place on on Sat June 3rd! On this night Elevator Operator will open with an hour long set and then welcome Kuinka to the stage. This is going to be such a fun and high-vibin night of musical medicine for the soul with Kuinka and Elevator Operator!

    For this private studio show seating is limited to 100 people, so please get tickets early if you plan to come. We won’t have tickets available at the door.

    **Tickets are $30 and include some of our fun stickers and FREE beverages all night!

    **Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 7pm.

    **Ticket holders will get directions to Bear Cave Studios, our private studios.

    Tickets on sale now!  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kuinka-live-with-waking-bear-tickets-571033395257

     

     

  • 2023 Bear Cave Concert Series - Elevator Operator & Smokey Brights

    2023 Bear Cave Concert Series - Elevator Operator & Smokey Brights

    Saturday, May 20, 2023 @ 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM / , , ,

    Our 4th event in the 2023 Bear Cave Concert Series takes place on Saturday, May 20th!

    We’re already pulsating with excitement for this one!⚡🌎🌈🥁🎹🎸🌞😍

    Sat, May 20th at Bear Cave Studios in Olympia — Elevator Operator will open the night with 75-minutes of high-vibe, indie originals… followed by the  super fun and catchy melodies of the Smokey Brights! 

    For this private studio show seating is limited to 100 people, so please get tickets early if you plan to come. We won’t have tickets available at the door.

    **Tickets are $30 and include some of our fun stickers and FREE beverages all night!

    **Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 7pm.

    **Ticket holders will get directions to Bear Cave Studios in Olympia, WA (Elevator Operator’s private studio) via email.

    Tix on sale here:

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smokey-brights-live-with-waking-bear-tickets-574658227227

     

  • The Spar

    The Spar

    Saturday, May 13, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM / The Spar, 2121 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA

    Look out Tacoma, we’re back! Excited to play the spar. We’ll be playing from 7 to 10… 3 hours, yes! We love long shows and the chance to play most of our songs! Come on out for a fun, uplifting night of original Indie/Alt Rock

  • Deja & Noah of Elevator Operator at Rhythms

    Deja & Noah of Elevator Operator at Rhythms

    Friday, April 7, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM / Rhythms, 210 4th Ave West, Olympia, WA

    Noah & Daniel have loved jamming together since they met and Elevator Operator was formed. This little show at Rhythms is a chance to hear the guys play stripped down versions of some of their fav Elevator Operator songs, just two guitars and vocals.

  • McMenamins Anderson School - St. Patrick's Day Celebration!

    McMenamins Anderson School - St. Patrick's Day Celebration!

    Friday, March 17, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM / McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA

    Elevator Operator is thrilled to be headlining the Saint Patty’s Day Celebration at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell WA! We go live at 7pm with 3 sets of our bestest, high-vibe originals. Bring your dancing shoes and prepare to for a high flying night of celebrating all the good things in life!

    All Ages Show / Free Admission!

    https://www.mcmenamins.com/events/239836-st-patricks-day-celebration

  • The Green Lady

    The Green Lady

    Saturday, March 4, 2023 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM / Green Lady Shoppe, Green Lady Shoppe 3044 Pacific Ave SE, Olympia, WA

    Yay! this will be such a fun show. We’re looking forward to playing this space and connecting with all you loyal Green Lady supporters. We’ll be there to take ya on a fun musical journey! Doors open at 6:30, music at 7PM. Tickets info: $10 at the door, 18+, 21+ to drink

  • Native Plant Festival

    Native Plant Festival

    Saturday, March 4, 2023 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM / Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3054 Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey, WA

    Alright, let’s go! Playing this daytime festival at Thurston County Fairgrounds! See ya out there!

  • Elevator Operator+The Remainders at The Spanish Ballroom

    Elevator Operator+The Remainders at The Spanish Ballroom

    Sunday, February 26, 2023 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM / McMenamins Spanish Ballroom, 565 Broadway, Tacoma, WA

    This is fun dinner and music event at the Spanish Ballroom! We’ll be playing an hour and a half set followed by a set from The Remainders. Doors open at 4, music starts at 5 and goes to 8pm. We’ll update ya soon on who we’re playing with!

    $8 Adv or $12 DOS, All Ages Welcome

    Tickets available here:

    https://www.mcmenamins.com/events/240689-waking-bear-the-remainders

     

  • 2023 Bear Cave Concert Series - Elevator Operator & Space Whales

    2023 Bear Cave Concert Series - Elevator Operator & Space Whales

    Saturday, February 25, 2023 @ 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM / Elevator Operator Studios, Near Black Lake, Olympia, WA

    This will be our second show in the 2023 Bear Cave Studio Series and we’re THRILLED to be sharing a new 90-minute set, mixing in new and old Elevator Operator songs, and welcoming Space Whales and their mesmerizing musical psychedelia!!!! We’re going to have another fun show and look forward to seeing you there!

    For this private studio show seating is limited to 100 people, so please get tickets early if you plan to come. We won’t have tickets available at the door. Tickets include some of our fun stickers and beverages.

    Our studio is located on a private residence and for this reason only ticket holders will receive the location.

    Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 7.  $25 suggested donation, includes beverages and stickers!

    Tix on sale now! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2023-bear-cave-concert-series-waking-bear-space-whales-tickets-523044820137

  • 2023 Bear Cave Concert Series - Elevator Operator & Lovely Colours

    2023 Bear Cave Concert Series - Elevator Operator & Lovely Colours

    Saturday, January 21, 2023 @ 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM / Elevator Operator Studios, Near Black Lake, Olympia, WA

    The 2023 Bear Cave Concert Series kicks off on Saturday January 21st with performances by the incredibly talented Lovely Colours and yours truly, Waking Bear!

    Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 7.

    $25 suggested donation.

    Tickets on sale here:

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2023-bear-cave-concerts-series-waking-bear-and-lovely-colours-tickets-507857073177

  • McMenamins Olympic Club - Oktoberfest!

    McMenamins Olympic Club - Oktoberfest!

    Saturday, September 24, 2022 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM / McMenamins Olympic Club, 112 N. Tower Ave., Centralia, WA

    Join us friends for three hours of high-flying and uplifting Elevator Operator originals at the world famous McMenamins Olympic Club in Centralia. We go on at 7pm, but the day gets started with Cavort from 1 to 3:30 PM and The Pine Hearts from 4 to 6:30 PM. Looking forward to a fun day with our bear fam & new friends! We’ll see you there! 🙂

  • 3rd Annual Black Lake Summer Show

    3rd Annual Black Lake Summer Show

    Saturday, September 3, 2022 @ 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Black Lake, Olympia, WA, Black Lake, Olympia, WA

    This is a private, invite-only show on the shores of Black Lake in Olympia, WA. Hit us up back-channel if you want an invite.

  • Route 30

    Route 30

    Saturday, August 13, 2022 - Sunday, August 14, 2022 @ 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM / Route 30, 317 E 2nd St, The Dalles, OR

  • Emerald of Siam

    Emerald of Siam

    Friday, August 12, 2022 - Saturday, August 13, 2022 @ 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM / Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave, Richland, WA

  • Republic Brewing Company

    Thursday, August 11, 2022 @ 7:00 PM / Republic Brewing Company, Old Fire Hall, 26 N Clark Ave, Republic, WA

  • Our Brother’s Bar

    Wednesday, August 10, 2022 @ 8:00 PM / Our Brother’s Bar, 111 W Shaffer Ave, Springdale, WA

  • Old Skools Record Shop

    Old Skools Record Shop

    Tuesday, August 9, 2022 @ 7:00 PM / Old Skools Record Shop, 308 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA

  • Columbia River Road House

    Columbia River Road House

    Saturday, July 30, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM / Columbia River Road House, 782 US-101, Chinook, WA

  • River City Saloon

    River City Saloon

    Friday, July 29, 2022 - Saturday, July 30, 2022 @ 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM / River City Saloon, 207 Cascade Ave, Hood River, OR

  • Brews & Cues

    Brews & Cues

    Thursday, July 28, 2022 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM / Brews & Cues, 104 S 2nd St, Yakima, WA

  • Bianchi Vineyards

    Bianchi Vineyards

    Wednesday, July 27, 2022 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM / Bianchi Vineyards, 4210 10th St SE, East Wenatchee, WA

  • Kelly’s Olympian

    Kelly’s Olympian

    Tuesday, July 26, 2022 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Kelly’s Olympian, 426 SW Washington St. , Portland, OR

  • Harstine Hoopla Summer Festival 2022

    Harstine Hoopla Summer Festival 2022

    Saturday, June 25, 2022 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM / Harstine Hoopla, 1400-2498 E Harstine Island Rd N, Shelton, WA

    Join Elevator Operator and and a super talented line-up of amazing PNW bands for this 3-day festival on Harstine Island!

    Elevator Operator plays the main stage on Sat June 25th from 6:30 to 8pm!

  • Olympia Farmers Market

    Olympia Farmers Market

    Saturday, June 11, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM / Olympia Farmers Market, 700 Capitol Way N, Olympia, WA

    Hope you’ll join us for a fun day of high-vibe original Elevator Operator songs at the Olympia Farmers Market! We’ll be playing the Market’s main stage on Saturday, June 11th from 11AM to 2PM.

  • Elevator Operator & Drifting Roots at the Airport Tavern

    Elevator Operator & Drifting Roots at the Airport Tavern

    Saturday, May 21, 2022 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM / , , ,

    If you haven’t spent an evening at the world famous Airport Tavern in Tacoma, WA, you’re in for a treat! Only a hop, skip and jump away from Seattle and Olympia, the Airport Tavern is worth the drive! We’ll be playing with California based reggae band, Twisted roots, so prepare for a fun and carefree night of grooving your tail feathers to some high-vibe originals from both bands. Elevator Operator goes on at 8 or 9, not totally sure yet, but we’ll be sure to update ya soon! Thanks for being a part of the Elevator Operator fam and coming out to celebrate life with us… Yeah, there are always ups and downs, but how lucky are we to be here, alive, on this planet, with people we love!

  • KAOS Radio Live Studio Performance

    KAOS Radio Live Studio Performance

    Sunday, May 15, 2022 @ 4:00 PM / , , ,

    We’re thrilled to be invited by KAOS 89.3 to do a live studio performance and interview. More details coming soon!

  • Porcupine Media presents Elevator Operator for Spring ArtsWalk

    Porcupine Media presents Elevator Operator for Spring ArtsWalk

    Friday, April 22, 2022 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM / Porcupine Media, 121 State Ave NE , Olympia, WA

    Elevator Operator will be rocking the Solarize Stage at Porcupine Media with some for the first Spring ArtsWalk since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic!

    Here’s the lineup:
     
    5pm: Lab Force 5
    6pm: The Hinges
    7pm : The J band Experiment
    8pm: Elevator Operator
    9pm: Space Whales

  • Elevator Operator live at The Spanish Ballroom

    Elevator Operator live at The Spanish Ballroom

    Thursday, March 31, 2022 @ 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM / , , ,

    Elevator Operator is thrilled to be playing our first show of 2022 at the Spanish Ballroom! ?❤??????⚡ Like Phoenix rising from the ashes, this is not only our first show of 2022, it’s our first show after the loss of our dear friend, bandmate and drummer Scott Ercoliani who passed away October, 2021 from Covid. With tears & sweat we’ve grieved, rebuilt and expanded the Elevator Operator Family. This show is dedicated to Scott and we’re joyous to be playing our original tunes with our new bandmates. With big heartbeats of joy we welcome to the stage, both drummer extraordinaire, Miguel Pineda and angelic background vocalist, Claire Muehleisen. We hope you’ll join us for this celebration of love, friendship & music!

    Also on the stage Thursday night is the brilliantly talented PNW alt rock band, 48 Degrees North whose catchy songs will capture you!

    Doors open at 6pm, Waking BearElevator Operator starts at 7.

    Tickets on sale here:

    https://www.mcmenamins.com/events/231733-48-degrees-north-waking-bear-at-spanish-ballroom

     

  • Well 80 Brewhouse Anniversary

    Well 80 Brewhouse Anniversary

    Saturday, March 19, 2022 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM / Well 80 Brewhouse, 514 4th Ave E,, Olympia, WA

    Come one, come all and join Elevator Operator as we headline Well 80’s Anniversary show. Cheers and prayers to all those restaurants, night clubs, venues, who survived Covid and to all those that didn’t. May we all find our footing in this turbulent river crossing that we call life. May we all celebrate the simple fact  we are here,  with eyes open, and hearts open, hugging the ground in gratitude for this amazing journey. Look forward to celebrating with you!

    Show starts at 7!

     

  • Elevator Operator - Live at West Central Park

    Elevator Operator - Live at West Central Park

    Sunday, September 19, 2021 @ 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM / , , ,

    Music Mills’ Summer Sunday Series presents Elevator Operator live with special guests Gayle Skidmore and Minor Birds. Show starts at 2pm and Elevator Operator goes on at 4:30. Hope you’ll join us for a fun afternoon of uplifting, high-flying original songs! West Central Park is located at 1919 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia, WA 98502

  • Let the Wild Rumpus Begin!

    Let the Wild Rumpus Begin!

    Saturday, July 10, 2021 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM / , , ,

    Space is limited to 50 people for this break free from covid, wild rumpus house show with Straw Hat Revival and Elevator Operator! Yes!!!! Three hours of music, outdoors at Noah’s house. We’re all super thrilled to have a live event to look forward to. Please contact Elevator Operator to see if there’s space and if state restrictions change, we’ll let ya know!

     

  • Raise For Rowyn Benefit Concert

    Raise For Rowyn Benefit Concert

    Friday, June 18, 2021 @ All Day / Tenino City Park, Park Ave E, Tenino, WA

    Come join Waking Bear at the annual Run for Rowyn!

    The annual Run for Rowyn has become a family-friendly way for donors and Angel Families to gather and offer their support for the Raise for Roywn Foundation. This amazing local foundation works with organizations around the country to provide funeral assistance and emotional support to families who have suffered the loss of a child.

    We are so excited to join Raise for Rowyn at the Tenino City Park on June 18th for this fun filled event.There will be a beer garden, kids zone, delicious food and live music by Waking Bear!

    Races start at 10am!

    Show times TBA

    More info here: Run for Rowyn facebook event

  • Stories & Songs by Elevator Operator

    Stories & Songs by Elevator Operator

    Saturday, April 17, 2021 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM / Anywhere on planet earth with a wifi connection, , ,

    Stories & Songs by Elevator Operator is a two-hour live stream performance filled with original songs and personal stories that will leave you feeling uplifted and filled with gratitude and joy for life. The stories and songs we will share during this set are deeply personal and centered around what we have learned from our own losses and struggles: that there are beautiful gifts and silver linings borne out of our suffering and misfortune. No matter what we face in life, there is a pathway for caring for hearts without falling into the abyss of pain, a pathway into gratitude and deep love.

    We’re deeply honored to share these stories and songs with you.

    Please join us for this event on Saturday, April 17th at 6pm Pacific. Tickets go on sale first week of March.

  • Noah's Birthday Show

    Noah's Birthday Show

    Saturday, January 23, 2021 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM / , , ,

    Please join us in celebrating Noah’s 50th BIRTHDAY with a live stream show on Saturday, January 23rd at 5pm Pacific! Noah feels so blessed to be turning 50, to have two kind-hearted boys, love in his life and dear friends. So this birthday show is really his opportunity to express his love and gratitude. ?❤??????⚡ We really hope you’ll join us via live stream for two hours of live music and good times!

  • An Evening of Gratitude and Grace

    An Evening of Gratitude and Grace

    Friday, December 18, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM / Anywhere on planet earth with a wifi connection, , ,

    We’re thrilled to soon be live streaming a high flying set of original Elevator Operator songs! This show will be our best 2020 stream to date! We’ll have nine songs to share with you, included our newly released, Livin’ the Given, AND a brand new, yet-to-be released, song that we’re completely in love with, Change Yourself.

    We’ll be streaming to Facebook and YouTube.

    Hope to see you there!
    Noah

  • Rising From the Corona Ashes

    Rising From the Corona Ashes

    Sunday, July 26, 2020 @ 6:00 PM / Black Lake, Olympia, WA, Black Lake, Olympia, WA

  • Arts Walk Olympia @ Gravity Yoga & Stellar Juices

    Arts Walk Olympia @ Gravity Yoga & Stellar Juices

    Friday, April 24, 2020 @ 8:00 PM / Gravity Yoga & Stellar Juices, 623 5th Ave SE, Olympia, Washington

    Free show! Bring your friends and family, enjoy a juice and do a little stretching as you listen to some original high -vibe tunes.

     

     

  • Arts Watch: A Virtual Event

    Arts Watch: A Virtual Event

    Friday, April 24, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM / Anywhere on planet earth with a wifi connection, , ,

    Arts Watch airs at 5:30 p.m. Friday 4/24, 8 p.m. Saturday 4/25 and 1 p.m. Sunday 4/26 on:

    Thurston Community Media broadcast channels
    http://www.tcmedia.org /
    https://thurston.cablecast.tv/CablecastPublicSite/show/24301?channel=6

  • Elevator Operator at The Pig Bar

    Elevator Operator at The Pig Bar

    Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM / The Pig Bar,, 619 Legion Way SE, Olympia, WA

    Sat night show with Elevator Operator and the Mutineers. Come on out to the Pig bar and enjoy a fun night of music! Mutineers go on at 9 and WakingBear at 10ish. Hope to see you there!

     

     

  • Blue Moon Tavern

    Blue Moon Tavern

    Monday, October 21, 2019 @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM / Blue Moon Tavern, 712 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA

    Hey Seattle Bear Fam! We’re thrilled to be playing Seattle’s most infamous dive bar with the James Carr Band this October! James goes on at and Elevator Operator from 9 to 11. Looking forward to seeing our bear fam and making new friends! We’ll see ya there! 🙂

    Tickets are $12 at the door. 21 and over!

  • Mayor's Ball House Show

    Mayor's Ball House Show

    Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 PM / Tacoma, WA, Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

    Private show.

  • Elevator Operator at Rhythm & Rye with Those Willows

    Elevator Operator at Rhythm & Rye with Those Willows

    Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 8:30 PM / Rhythym & Rye, 11 Capitol Way N, Olympia, WA

    $7 donation gets you a full evening of some of the Northwest’s best indie folk and rock music! 9 pm kick-off, 21+

     

     

  • House Concert with Elevator Operator

    House Concert with Elevator Operator

    Saturday, August 3, 2019 @ 7:00 PM / Rainer, WA, Rainer, Rainer, WA

    Private event hosted by Meggan. Call (914) 715-8324

     

     

  • Kokua Company Party

    Kokua Company Party

    Friday, July 26, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM / Tumwater Historical Park, 802 Deschutes Way SW, Tumwater, WA

    Family friendly, all ages show for Kokua employees and clients.

  • Elevator Operator at Frankie's

    Elevator Operator at Frankie's

    Friday, June 21, 2019 @ 7:00 PM / Frankie’s Sports Bar, 3663 Pacific Ave SE, Olympia, WA

    Join us in the low-key, friendly atmosphere of Frankie’s for 90 minutes of Elevator Operator Originals! $1 get’s you into Frankie’s.

  • Elevator Operator Live in Atlantis

    Elevator Operator Live in Atlantis

    Friday, December 28, 2018 @ 8:00 PM / Atlantis Bahamas, One Casino Drive Suite #59, Paradise Island, Bahamas

  • Elevator Operator Bahamas

    Elevator Operator Bahamas

    Friday, November 16, 2018 @ 7:00 PM / Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, 1571 Poipu Rd,, Koloa, HI

  • South of France Spring Cellar Club Party - Sunday

    South of France Spring Cellar Club Party - Sunday

    Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 12:00 AM / Natalie’s Estate Winery, 16825 NE Chehalem Dr, Newberg, OR

    From 12 to 4pm.

    Please RSVP on Facebook, by email , or call us at 503-807-5008. http://nataliesestatewinery.com/

  • South of France Spring Cellar Club Party - Saturday

    South of France Spring Cellar Club Party - Saturday

    Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 AM / Natalie’s Estate Winery, 16825 NE Chehalem Dr, Newberg, OR

    From 12 to 4pm.

    Please RSVP on Facebook, by email , or call us at 503-807-5008. http://nataliesestatewinery.com/

  • Sandi Phillips Meyler Ask Me Anything Deliberate Creator's Interactive Workshop

    Sandi Phillips Meyler Ask Me Anything Deliberate Creator's Interactive Workshop

    Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 10:00 AM / Crown Valley Park, 29751 Crown Valley Pkwy, Laguna Niguel, CA

     

     

  • Rocking In The Free World

    Rocking In The Free World

    Saturday, January 6, 2018 @ 7:00 PM / In my vortex, Milky Way, Planet Earth, In my vortex!, Milky Way, Planet Earth, In my vortex!, Milky Way, Planet Earth,

  • The West Olympia Farmers’ Market

    The West Olympia Farmers’ Market

    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 @ 7:00 PM / 1919 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia, WA 98502, 1919 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia, WA

    West Olympia Farmers’ Market

  • Matt & Rachael's Wedding - Private Event

    Matt & Rachael's Wedding - Private Event

    Saturday, August 13, 2016 @ 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM / The Farmstead, Olympia, WA, The Farmstead, Olympia, Washington