Win $1000! Play “Spring Green”!

Aah, Spring! The time of rebirth and reawakening, taxes, … and maybe winning $1000! Just listen for the “Spring Green” keyword at the top of every hour on KXXO Mixx 96.1 April 1-May 3.  Then, enter the keyword(s) on the submit keyword form OR text the keyword(s) to 508-777-1000. Answer your phone the next morning even if it’s from an unknown area code or number – it may be the call saying you’ve won $1000 in this national contest! Each unique daily keyword entered is your chance to win $1000 – and there are two $1000 drawings each day! Click here for rules.


Win TriBond! See Gabriel Iglesias!

Win tickets before they go on sale to see comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias at the Washington State Fair September 20. Tickets go on sale Friday morning, but KXXO listeners can take advantage of a presale code that we’ll share here on Wednesday. You’ll also receive hand-crafted whole-bean coffee from Cutters Point Coffee Company.  Play TriBond with Lorri and Ty at 7:40am April 22-26 on KXXO Mixx 96.1. Contest number is 360-943-9696.

Win! Comedy Tickets!

Win a pair of tickets to see Ladies of Laughter on May 3 at the Washington Center. Play That’s Not Right with Anna Winter at 3:20pm April 22-26 on KXXO Mixx 96.1. Contest number is 360-943-9696. 

Free! Arts Walk & Procession!

Downtown Olympia comes alive as 100 businesses and organizations are hosting local artists and art events Friday April 26 and Saturday April 27 for Olympia’s Arts Walk, with the Procession of the Species Saturday at 4:30pm. SPSCC faculty members Liza Brenner (artwork pictured here) and Olympia Poet Laureate Kathleen Byrd will be at KXXO Mixx 96.1 at 119 Washington St. NE, with work by their students as well. Byrd will host a poetry reading Friday evening. Downtown Olympia will be transformed into a free activity area, Arts Market, busking zone, and place to gather and celebrate art and community!

Live Broadcast! Join Us In Spanaway!

Join Dave Cowan as he broadcasts live 1-3pm from the Metro by T-Mobile location in the Fred Meyer center, 22219 Mountain Highway East in Spanaway Saturday April 27. The Flora Racing/KXXO Chevy #4 Pro-Model stock car will be on display. You can spin the KXXO prize wheel and register to win Rainiers and Kidz Bop tickets.

Fight Cancer! PAWS for a Cause!

Fight cancer in humans and animals! PAWS for a Cause at Olympia’s Heritage Park Saturday, May 4 is a family event for both humans and canines where all the money raised is divided between the American Cancer Society and the Animal Cancer Foundation! This untimed 1.5 mile walk with a variety of activities and demos – dog-training skills, police K-9 unit, emotional support dogs, and dog contests – is a fun way to join a community of fellow cancer fighters and animal lovers. Register now!  

Fight Hunger! Thurston’s Hunger Walk!

Help fight hunger in our community! KXXO Mixx 96.1 is once again supporting Thurston’s Hunger Walk to help the Community Kitchen and Thurston County Food Bank. Your donations to support our neighbors experiencing hunger are now more important than ever! Give what you can – and walk if you wish Sunday, May 5 at 3pm at Huntamer Park in Lacey.

Fight Cancer! Relay For Life!

Hope burns bright at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Thurston County Saturday, June 22-Sunday, June 23 at North Thurston High School, with the “Night of Hope” luminaria Saturday night to honor those touched by cancer! Sign up now and help ACS provide local services like free rides to treatment! Get involved in your community’s Relay For Life and do your part for everyone fighting cancer!

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.” Thanks to Americool Heating and Air Conditioning for presenting “Your Community.” 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.

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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

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