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Whether you like piano rolls, pre-1920 cylinders, 78s from the 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s or early 45s and mono LPs, this is your station. Broadcasting on AM 680 with the full audio spectrum.
On the internet we stream in the original monaural not wasting bandwidth. Better than CD quality.

To donate you can send your check to KBRD - PO Box 7034 - Olympia, WA 98507 or just click the button below.

Your donations are fully tax deductable. KBRD is a non-profit, listener supported 501(c)3 institution.
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Streema - Lists artist and title.

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See our founders, Skip, Bj and Norma on TV.

Paperwork department. Then there are always those legal requirements at a radio station. Here we try to fulfill them.

KBRD Public File

EEO report.

Contact Information
PO Box 7034 Olympia WA 98507
E-mail: skip at
E-mail for Public Service Announcements:
publicservice at Phone: 360-491-6800

And the people who keep KBRD going...
Jayson Bucknel - got us into streaming, keeps the stream and our computers humming. Owns Golden- Apple Electronics in Olympia.
Jack Ondracek - keeps the AM signal running and keeps the equipment stable and accurate. Owns Rodeo Drive In in Bremerton.
The board of directors - Jina, Bob, Jack, Leslie, Diane, and DB.
Beancounters Bookkeeping does the the books.
Apex Mailing Services provides us with office and studio space
All the listeners and businesses who donate and keep us running.
And, Vicki at Cosmic Awareness Communications for the positive reinforcement provided when really needed.
Archeophone Records
Phenominal music from the turn of the century (20th that is).
Golden Apple Electronics
The folks who do our streaming and fix our computers.
Paul Moore's Washboard Wizards
Israel's number one ukulele player.
Bellingham Traditional Jazz Society
Bellingham's home of live traditional jazz for listening and dancing.
Olympia Jazz Festival
Home of America's Jazz Festival.
Traditions Cafe and music
Olympia's greatest music venue.
Ukuleles For Peace
Middle East children playing ukes.
Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band
Simply great traditional jazz

The KBRD website is a service of and is copyright © 2015 Hezzie Group.
Bremerton's Rodeo Drive In, our biggest supporter, is closed for the year. But don't worry, those hamburgers and garlic fires - and movies - will be back in April.

Old Dog Haven logo
You can foster an old dog in his/her remaining years. Click the image above for more info.

Here's where you'll find VINCE BROWN

Vince Brown Website

Friday & Saturday, October 9th & 10th Little Creek Casino in Shelton 7 till 11 PM
Saturday October 10th Chehalis Watershed Festival Morrison Riverfront Park in Aberdeen with LaVon Hardison From 11 AM till 2
Saturday evening, October 17th with Pearl Django at Arthouse Design, 420 Franklin Street SE in Olympia
Sunday October 18th with Pearl Django violinist Michael Gray afternoon house concert at Panorama City in Lacey. Call 360 438-5147 for more information.
Saturday, October 24th with Jessica Blinn La Gitana 518 Capital Way South in Olympia 6:30 till 9 PM
Wednesday Solo Jazz Guitar @ Swing Wine Bar & Cafe
825 Columbia Street, Olympia, WA 98501
Set: 6:00 PM 21+ Free

Olympia Jazz Central Calendar

GHOULARDIFEST Oct 30, 31 Nov 1
In Cleveland, OH click image for info.

Cosmic Awareness Communications - our biggest supporter KBRD's largest financial supporter. www.

What's happening at
Olympia's Carnegie Hall
Traditions - 300 5th Ave - Olympia, WA

Beside the artists below, Traditions hosts events all through the week.
For full information go the Traditions web site. Samples of the music of all the artists are on the site, too!

Friday, October 9 Heartsparkle Players 7:30 PM, Donation $5 - $10

Saturday, October 10 Sarah McQuaid 8:00 PM, Tickets: $15

Friday, October 16 Jensen & Bugge 8:00 PM, Tickets: $15

Saturday, October 17 Bill Staines 8:00 PM, Tickets: $15

Sunday, October 18 Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Jam 2:00 PM, Free

Monday, October 19 Ukolympians uke get-together 7:00 PM, Free

Saturday, October 24 Correo Aereo 8:00 PM, Tickets: $15

Sunday, October 25 Hootenany 2:00 PM, Free

Friday, October 30 Stillway & Bonham 8:00 PM, Tickets: $15

Friday, November 6 John Batdorf & Terry Holder 8:00 PM, Tickets: $15

Saturday, November 7 The Downtown Mountain Boys 8:00 PM, Tickets: $15

Each of these artists are honorary 78 rpm artists and are heard on KBRD. See them in person at Catalinis - 193 Culver Blvd, Playa Del Rey, CA (310) 821-0018

You can help KBRD by dealing with our business partners...
Bremerton, WA. 3 Screens and fantastic hamburgers.
Olympia, WA. You have questions, they have answers.
Tumwater, WA. For bulk mailing try Apex - supporting KBRD for 20 year.
Tumwater, WA. They do our books and they can give you the same error free service. (360) 357-7081

List of songs on KBRD AM 680 and KBRD.ORG as of October

We play music 24 hours a day with 2 one hour hosted programs.

Saturday and Wednesday at noon - Rhythm Sweet and Hot

Sunday and Thursday at noon - John Wright's British Dance Bands

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Thurston County Animal Services

Lewis County WA no kill cat sanctuary.

Bill Wlson's sculptures in Centralia
Bill's sculptures at 505 N Tower in Centralia next to the Hub-Bub.

Using an ipod? Here's the app
Al Johnson recommends.