BIG Memorial Day A to Z Weekend

Gearing up for the BIG Memorial Day A to Z Weekend on 95.3 KGY! We are playing back of “huge music library” alphabetically BY TITLE from A to Z. It begins this Friday at 3 and driven by Toyota of Olympia! With thanks to TwinStar Credit Union. That’s a lot of songs!

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953KGY Welcomes JONATHAN RICHMAN
Presented by Olympia Film Society

PRESENTED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE Who doesn’t love Jonathan Richman? His songs have been covered by everyone from the Sex Pistols and David Bowie to Joan Jett and Iggy Pop. His whimsical and open-hearted personality permeates his music, creating a sound unlike any other. The Olympia Film Society is thrilled to welcome the great JONATHAN …

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95.3 Olympia’s KGY Kicks off Summer
With Listener Party at Cheney Stadium.

95.3 Olympia’s KGY Kicks off Summer A group of lucky KGY listeners were treated to a Tacoma Rainiers baseball game Sunday afternoon at Cheney Stadium. These listeners won pairs of tickets by calling the studio when they heard the crack of the baseball bat ‘cue to call’ last week on 95.3 Olympia’s KGY. Everyone gathered …

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Passages: B.B. King

I had the pleasure of seeing B.B. King in concert at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, TX in 1984 – a treasured memory. ~ Barry Passages: B.B. King Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known by his stage name B.B. King, was an American bluessinger, songwriter, and guitarist. Rolling Stone magazine ranked …

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BLOW UP Documentary Weekend
The Olympia Film Society

PRESENTED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE The Olympia Film Society pays tribute to the art of documentary filmmaking with our BLOW UP Documentary Weekend. Blow Up spotlights four of the finest documentaries in current festival release. This is a quality roster, my friend. Sometimes a great documentary will magnify a subject or story that will enlighten …

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National Chicken Dance Day!

Today is National Chicken Dance Day! The Chicken Dance NOT the Chicken Dance The “Chicken Dance,” also known as the Birdie Song, is an oom-pah song and its associated fad dance is now a contemporary dance throughout the Western world. The song was composed by accordion (Handharmonika) player Werner Thomas from Davos, Switzerland, in the …

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KGY Joins L&E Bottling at Northwest Harley-Davidson
for Perk at Work

Northwest Harley’s staff enjoyed the Perk at Work recently. The event was scheduled to follow a training meeting for the Harley-Davidson staff. The L&E Bottling team brought a variety of coffee blends available through their service, and doughnuts from Twisters in Olympia. 95.3KGY brought Tacoma Rainiers admission tickets to the party and held a raffle …

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One Hit Wonder
Bobby Fuller Four
I Fought The Law And The Law Won

Robert Gaston “Bobby” Fuller (October 22, 1942 – July 18, 1966) was an American rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist best known for his singles “I Fought the Law” and “Love’s Made a Fool of You,” recorded with his mid-1960s group, the Bobby Fuller Four. One Hit Wonder I Fought the Law and Law Won Bobby …

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How To Tie Your Shoes

How To Tie Your Shoes Most of us learned to ties shoes using laces by the time we were in kindergarden. BUT did you ever think you may be using incorrect techniques for tying the various shoes and boots you may use for activities besides daily work? Take a look at these two videos for …

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Calendar Trivia

Every day this week will be the same backwards… 5/10/15 5/11/15 5/12/15 5/13/15 5/14/15 5/15/15 5/16/15 5/17/15 …read more

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Win Tickets to Steely Dan
With Special Guest Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Listen to Nat & Barry In The Morning 6am – 10 am to win tickets to Steely Dan with special guest Elvis Costello & The Imposters at the White River Amphitheatre on July 9th! YOU could be going on July 9th – with tickets from 95.3 Olympia’s KGY Contest Begins Monday May 11 and ends when …

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