What's on KPOV this week?

The Point, Wednesday 12/7

The weather outside ain’t balmy, and some homeowners are busy

The Radical Songbook, Friday12/9

All Dylan–with a nod to Fidel–on The Radical Songbook, in

Ultimate Oldies Show Friday 12/2 and Sunday 12/4

National Recording Registry – Songs included on the National Recording
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KPOV – High Desert Community Radio

Welcome to 88.9 KPOV! KPOV broadcasts from Bend, Oregon and reaches listeners throughout Deschutes County and into Crook County.  With over 40 locally produced programs and 70 hosts, KPOV is radio by the people and for the people.

Listener Supported and Volunteer Powered!

KPOV, 501 NW Bond St, Bend, OR 97703, 541-322-0863

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Please Make a Gift to KPOV During Our Year-End Drive

christmasradio_story1The holiday season is traditionally a time of giving. Many of you support your favorite nonprofit organizations this time of year.

We hope you will make a gift to KPOV this season to support homegrown community radio you can count on for relevant, reliable, and entertaining programming.donate

Our goal is to raise $10,000 for a strong finish to 2016 and a healthy launch into 2017! Read more for some of the work made possible by the support we received in 2016. Read more ›

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New KPOV Board Member — John Adamson

KPOV is proud to announce that John Adamson has joined the KPOV Board of Directors.

John is, and has always been, a passionate fan of music. His professional background is in law. But, in his personal life, he’s traveled extensively to see literally hundreds of concerts, has a vast music collection, and believes supporting local artists is important to a community. He has also been on rotation as a DJ for Variable Velocity (Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.) for over five years.

You can more about KPOV’s Board of Directors here.

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See KPOV in the Bend Bulletin

The Bend Bulletin did a very nice write up of our volunteer DJ training program and interviews with some of our new and experienced DJs in the Saturday, November 5 edition! Read the article here.

If you are interested in becoming a KPOV volunteer DJ, go to our “Becoming a DJ at KPOV” page and contact Bruce at bruce@kpov.org or 541-322-0863.

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Four New Music Shows Joining KPOV’s Line-Up

spinning-records-reducedKPOV works hard to engage our community in creating high-quality media by and for the Central Oregonians.  This fall 4 local KPOV DJs have created outstanding new music shows for your listening pleasure. Already in the line-up are Sasquatch Salon, Mondays at 2:00 p.m. and the Northwest Taproom, Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

A new world music show, Rhythm Trip airs each Saturday from 8-10 pm and new Reggae show JYSoundSystem begins Friday December 2 at 8:00 pm and will air the first and third Fridays of each month at that time.

Make sure to tune in on 88.9 fm or kpov.org.

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KPOV Receives a Grant from Oregon Cultural Trust

KPOV is proud to announce that we have received a grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust to support an expansion of KPOVs signal and reach throughout Central Oregon in order to connect with new audiences and better serve existing listeners.  We are very grateful to the Oregon Cultural Trust for their support for KPOV and for arts and culture throughout the State of Oregon.

KPOV is honored to have the confidence of this venerable organization.  Thank you Oregon Cultural Trust!

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KPOV Receives a Grant from MRG Foundation

KPOV SENDS OUR GRATITUDE to MRG Foundation for awarding cropped-mrg-foundation-logoKPOV a grant for 2016-2017 to support our role as a resource for social justice and community organizing in Central Oregon.

We are deeply honored by and proud of the confidence MRG Foundation shows in KPOV by funding High Desert Community Radio.

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Four New Music Shows Joining KPOV’s Line-Up

KPOV works hard to engage our community in creating high-quality media by and for the Central Oregonians.  This fall 4

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