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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 - Doug's choice for quality.
Lists artist and song.

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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.

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.
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.
Go for the hamburgers and garlic fries. Stay for the movie.
Rodeo Drive In helps keep KBRD on the air.
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

Wednesday Solo Jazz Guitar @ Swing Wine Bar & Cafe
825 Columbia Street, Olympia, WA 98501
Set: 6:00 PM 21+ Free

Lower tuition. $102.75 per credit for Washington residents.
Cosmic Awareness Communications - our biggest supporter KBRD's largest financial supporter. www.

Here's where you'll find YODELADY
Playing at Traditions
Check out their website

At the Olympia Farmers Market 11-2
August 30, 2015
September 13, 2015
This is true Appalchian music.

Our friends at the Ted Lewis Museum have lent out some of their 78s to make a new CD. This is Ted in the accoustic era and shows a different Ted than we usually hear.
Click the image to vist the museum where you can buy the CD.
And yes, you'll hear cuts from the CD on KBRD.
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).
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

Animal Services Logo

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.