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KBCS Summer Fund Drive

Our Summer Fund Drive is in full swing! Please contribute now to support the music, news, and public affiars programs you count on from KBCS! We couldn't do it without you and thank you in advance for your support!

$40,000 Goal

52.14%

Drive ends: June 26, 2022

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Music of the Moment – October 2019

Check out these music reviews from Iaan Hughes in this month’s installment of Music of the Moment. Artists The Garifuna Collective, Brittany Howard, Jontavious Willis, Amy LaVere, and Jake Xerxes Fussell

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Music of the Moment – August 2019

Check out these music reviews from Iaan Hughes in this month’s installment of Music of the Moment. Artists Kishi Bashi, Sunny War, Weyes Blood, Fruit Bats, and Lucibela

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GiveBIG 2019

Today is GiveBIG; a Seattle-wide day to celebrate and support local non-profits that add to the quality of life in our region.

Make your GiveBIG donation to KBCS here, or call in your donation at 425-564-5000

Listener support is critical to keeping the news and music you count on from KBCS strong. Private support from listeners makes up 75% of KBCS’s budget and ensures that KBCS remains free from commercial influence.

Thank you in advance for your support of KBCS on GiveBIG!

Win Tickets to the Avett Brothers with Camping at the Gorge

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see the Avett Brothers, Lake Street Dive, and Trampled by Turtles at the Gorge Amphitheater in George, WA on August 10th. Along with the tickets, you’ll also get passes to camp at the gorge for August 9-11th.

Don’t wait, the drawing will take place at 7pm. Donate now to get automatically entered to win.

While there’s no donation required to get entered into the drawing (Drawing Entry Only), your contribution plays a critical KBCS continue to bring you and your community the independent music, news, and information you count on.

See Full Contest Rules Here

 

Pet Challenge Day

The age old debate is alive at KBCS today. Which pet is best? Cats? Dogs? Something else?

Donate here or call us at 425-564-5000 to donate and let us know which pet your vote goes to and we’ll add you and your pet to our “Pet Hall of Fame”.

KBCS Pet Hall of Fame:

Heather in Seattle donating on behalf of her dog, Pickle
Ruth in Seattle donating on behalf of her rabbit, Micki
Devin in Tacoma donating on behalf of his dog, Kodiak
Lana in Federal Way donating on behalf of her dog Iris, cat Bells, and cat Sally
Elaine in Seattle donating on behalf of her cats, Lucifer and Sunshine
Karin in Seattle donating on behalf of her dog, Frito
Kay in Seattle donating in memory of her dog, Penny
Susan in Tacoma, donating on behalf of her cat, Butters
Nancy in Renton, donating on behalf of her bunnies, Henri and Josephine
Carole in Seattle, donating on behalf of her cats Rome and Cici
Rita in Snohomish, donating on behalf of her dog, Bonnie
Emily in Shoreline, donating on behalf of her dogs Peco, Leon, and Curly
Jennifer in Federal Way, donating on behalf of her cats Piper and Leo
Stuart in Phinney Ridge, donating on behalf of his cat Sophie
Jeanne in Seattle, donating on behalf of her dog, Georgia
Arnold in Seattle, donating on behalf of his parakeet, Pete
Gary and Susan in Redmond, donating on behalf of their cats Scarlett and Fuzzy
Bill in Renton, donating on behalf of his dog, Ralphie
Sarah in Seattle , donating on behalf of her cat, Jax
Ronald in Kent, donating on behalf of his dog, Sampson
Geraldine in Woodinville, donating on behalf her horse, Apple
Paul in Seattle, donating on behalf of his snake, Timmy
Joan in Seattle, on behalf of her dog, Janey
Sara in Bothell on behalf of her dog, Ted

 

 

Concert Ticket Tuesday

KBCS is giving away a pair of concert tickets every thirty minutes today, 12-7pm.

Donate now, to keep the diverse music you count on from KBCS going strong, and you’ll be automatically entered into every ticket drawing for the entire day.

Some of the shows you could win tickets to include:

Little Feat
Andrew Bird
Felice Brothers
Arlo Guthrie
Aldous Harding
Hayes Carll
The Spinners
Alice Smith
Cactus Blossoms
Bill Frisell
JD McPherson
Andrew Bird
Charlie Musselwhite
Lila Downs
Shook Twins
Art Garfunkel
Lil Smokies

There’s no donation required to enter the drawing (drawing entry only), your support is encouraged to help ensure KBCS can remain viable for you and your community.

See contest rules.

Win Pickathon Weekend Passes

Make your donation to KBCS now, and you’ll be automatically entered to win a pair of weekend passes to Pickathon in Happy Valley, OR.

We’ll draw a winner at 4pm and 7pm, so the sooner you get entered the better your chances to win are!

At Pickathon you’ll see performances from bands and artists including Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Mandolin Orange, Fruit Bats, Laura Veirs, Damien Jurado, Phil Lesh & the Terrapin Family Band, Tyler Childers, and many more.

We’ll draw a winner at 4pm and 7pm, so the sooner you get entered the better your chances to win are! There’s no donation required to get entered into the drawing (drawing entry only), however, when you do make a contribution you’ll not only be automatically entered to win, you’ll support the music that you count on from KBCS each and every day.

See a Full List of Contest Rules

 

 

Win a Summer Picnic Cruise

KBCS is giving away a private luxury picnic cruise for six on a classic wooden yacht in Lake Washington. Donate now to support the KBCS programs you count on each and every day, and when you do you’ll be automatically entered into the drawing.

The drawing will take place just before 3pm today. There’s no donation required to be entered into the drawing (Drawing Entry Only), however, when you do contribute, you’ll hear your gift hard at work each time you tune-in and get automatically entered at the same time.

See a full list of contest rules here.

Fair Trade Friday – KBCS Spring Fund Drive

Today is Fair Trade Friday at KBCS! That means when you make a one-time donation of $120 or become a KBCS Sustaining Donor at the $10/month level we will thank you with the KBCS coffee mug PLUS a bag of delicious Fair Trade coffee from our partners at Equal Exchange.

This offer is only good for a few more hours so take advantage of supporting the music, news, and commentary you count on while also treating yourself to quality coffee and a mug that will make you think of KBCS every time you take a sip! Please make your donation now!

Win a Trip to NYC

Donate to KBCS now, and you will be automatically entered to to win a trip to NYC. (See full contest rules).

While in NYC, you’ll also have an opportunity to tour the studios of Democracy Now! and meet and  dine with Amy Goodman.

While there’s no donation required to be entered into the drawing (enter here), your support is critical to keeping the independent news, commentary, and music you count on going strong. Please contribute today!