Win TriBond! Howard Jones, ABC, Haircut 100!

Win a pair of tickets to Howard Jones and ABC with Haircut 100 at Marymoor Park Wednesday August 14, as well as hand-crafted, whole-bean Cutters Point Coffee. Play TriBond with Lorri and Ty, and don’t forget Dave, your Good Morning Mixx, at 7:40am July 15-19 on KXXO Mixx 96.1. Contest number is 360-943-9696.

Win! Alanis Morissette and Joan Jett!

Win tickets to see Alanis Morissette with guests Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Morgan Wade Saturday, August 3 at White River Amphitheatre. Play That’s Not Right with Anna Winter at 3:20pm July  15-19 on KXXO Mixx 96.1. Contest number is 360-943-9696.

Fun! Hands On Summer Splash!

Kids will experience new play and learning adventures each week at the Hands On Children’s Museum’s Summer Splash! Festival of Fun. The full-summer festival June 22-September 2 is filled with exciting activities and special guests guaranteed to spark creativity and wonder – from up-close animal encounters to captivating stage performances, visiting artists, and favorite events! See our Your Community Info and Events page for highlights.


Summer Fun! Capital Lakefair!

Enjoy the fun and excitement of Capital Lakefair at and around Olympia’s Heritage Park Wednesday-Sunday July 17-21 – carnival rides, live entertainment, senior day Friday 9am-2:30pm, a car show Friday 5-8:30pm, a parade Saturday at 5pm, and a dazzling fireworks display Sunday to close out the weekend.


Help Kids! School Supplies Drive!

Help every child start school with basic school supplies! KXXO Mixx 96.1 will be broadcasting LIVE August 9 collecting funds and supplies for the Little Red Schoolhouse Project online, by phone at 360-943-9937, or in-person at KXXO, 119 Washington St. NE, downtown Olympia. Donate and see your donation double thanks to Spooner Berry Farms (matching $2500), JT Painting Co. ($1000), Fast Fuel ($1000), Complete Hearing and Balance ($1000), Olympia Orthopaedic Associates ($1000), and Capital Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electric ($1000). Can’t donate the day of the event? Make a secure online donation right now!

Laccey In TuneFREE! Lacey in Tune brings free entertainment to Huntamer Park Tuesdays with the Children’s Entertainment Series at 6:30pm July 9-August 13, Lacey in Tune Wednesdays at noon July 10-August 14, and Fridays with concerts at  7pm and movies at dusk July 19-August 9. Click here or on graphic for full Lacey in Tune schedule.

FREE MUSIC! Downtown Olympia is the place to be Wednesday evenings in July at 7pm for Olympia Downtown Alliance’s free LoveOly Music in the Park concert series! Head downtown early and savor the vibrant offerings of downtown Oly. It’s singer-songwriter Brittany Danielle July 24 at Sylvester Park. The series will conclude with Creedence Revelation July 31 at Port Plaza. KXXO Mixx 96.1’s Ruby Brown & Lorri Tracy are emcees.

Your Community! Pust Program/Podcast!

Olympia grew up listening to Dick Pust chatting with candidates for local office and representatives from every community group one could imagine. On his Your Community program (on-air Saturdays at 7am) and podcast (on demand), Dick talks with, as he says, “people … making our lives better.” Sponsored in part by Americool Heating and Air Conditioning. If you would be interested in sponsoring “Your Community” or purchasing “Your Community” on-air and digital advertising, contact Brian Butler at 360-943-9937.

Win More! Join Loyal Listener Club!

KXXO Loyal Listener Club members get more chances to win – often an exclusive new contest in Wednesday’s email newsletter! Click here to join (it’s FREE and your info will not be shared or sold). Loyal Listeners are the first to find out what we’re doing – and they’re also our advisory panel, letting us know what we can do to improve KXXO Mixx 96.1. Join now and help us build a better KXXO Mixx 96.1!

Our Top 15! See our Songs!

Watch the videos for our Top 15 new songs! While we mix(x) songs from the ’80s to now, often hits you no longer hear on the radio, these are just the strongest of today’s hit songs.  Need to know the name of a song? Email John at with date/time played, sung by male or female, and any distinctive lyrics.

Listen On Your Smart Speaker

Problems getting the right Mixx 96.1 on your Alexa? Say “Alexa, Enable KXXO Skill” or click on audio below.

After you’ve done that one time, you should be able to say “Alexa, play KXXO” and be able to hear us successfully. NOTE: You will only get the correct Mixx 96.1 if you say “Play KXXO.”

Traffic Woe Foes

Follow traffic in the South Sound with KXXO Mixx 96.1 Freeway Hero traffic updates on air at 96.1 FM and the cameras and info at

Listen Live On Your Smartphone!

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