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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.
If you've been getting burping on the stream try the button below. Doug, up in Tacoma, found the two others we had were not working properly. This one is the tunein feed. It, and iTunes seem to be working properly.

Click to listen on line

To use iTunes radio, insert where it says open stream at the iTunes site. iTunes does not offer a simple click through.
iTunes does list the artist and song.
Bj & Skips For The Music Foundation

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
Phone: 360-491-6800

At we operate around the clock but to let the more important San Francisco sports information into the Olympia area we must close down when the sun goes down. Our AM 680 hours are:
January   6:30  4:45
February  6:00  5:30
March     6:15  7:15
April     6:00  8:00
May       5:30  8:45
June      5:15  9:15
July      5:30  9:00
August    6:00  8:30
September 6:15  7:30
October   6:15  6:30
November  6:45  4:30
December  6:15  4:15

Archeophone Records
Phenominal music from the turn of the century (20th that is).
Olympia Power and Light
Olympia's locally owned definitive newspaper
Golden Apple Electronics
The folks who do our streaming and fix our computers.
Paul Moore's Washboard Wizards
Israel's number one ukulele player.
Yogi Yorgesson
Steve's tribute to Yogi.
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 © 2014 Hezzie Group.
Raiders of the Lost Ark at the Fox in Centralia At the historic Fox Theatre in Centralia on the 28th at 2 and 7.

Your donations to KBRD are fully deductable as a charitable contribution. You can help KBRD at the same time you help yourself, with a donation. Every penny you donate goes to the expenses to keep the station on the air. 100%.

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

March is coming and so is the reopening of the Rodeo Drive In in Bremertion. Great movies, great hamburgers and great friends of KBRD.

Here's where you'll find Vince Brown and his fantastic guitar.
Every Wednesday at the Swing Bar and Cafe from 6-8.
825 Columbia SW, Olympia

February 28th 6:30-9 with The Greta Jane Quartet at La Gitana, 518 Capitol Way S Olympia

The Skin of Our Teeth at the Minnaert Center in Tumwater At the Minnaert Center in Tumwater March 6-8 and 12-14.
Click here for more info

What's playing at Harlequin Cosmic Awareness Communications - our biggest supporter KBRD's largest financial supporter.
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!

Saturday, February 28 8 PM $15
Randal Bays

Friday, March 6 8 PM $20
Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore

Saturday, March 7 7:30 PM $10-$25 it's a benefit so pick your level.
Tom Rawson
Sunday, March 8 8:00 PM $15
The California Honeydrops
Saturday, March 14 8 PM $15
The Blackberry Bushes
Tuesday, March 17 8 PM $22 (and worth it - 4th year I'm going back to see her.)
April Verch
All the energy of a John Hartford concert and more.
Friday, March 20 8 PM $18
Saturday, March 21 8 PM $18
Pearl Django
Friday, March 27 8:00 PM, Tickets: $15
The Kora Band

Jake Shimabakuru
At the Admiral in Bremerton - Click for more info - March 12th.
At the Pantages in Tacoma - Click for more info - March 13th.
Jake is the guy who plays the Star Spangled Banner when we start the day at midnight.

If page is partially blank just move the bar on the right down and things will show up (so much for the free pdf converter).
List of songs on KBRD AM 680 and KBRD.ORG as of October

We play music 24 hours a day with 3 one hour hosted programs.

Saturday and Tuesday at noon - Saturday with Smilin Jay

Sunday and Wednesday at noon - Rhythm Sweet and Hot

Sunday at 1 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.