What's on KPOV this week?

Radical Songbook Friday

Phil Ochs–much more than a protest singer–on The Radical Songbook

Ultimate Oldies Show Friday 12/15 and Sunday 12/17

The Ultimate Oldies Show – Class of 1967 – All

Northwest Taproom

Women that rock: tunes from some of the greatest albums
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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.

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Please Support KPOV This Giving Season

You know KPOV offers you great music, thoughtful dialogue and real news and information.

But did you know KPOV grounds our work in a set of community-focused values we are proud of? Our values include things like “the dignity of our listeners, equality, peace and economic justice, and solutions.” See the entire list here.

If you want locally-based radio that puts values and community service first, please make a gift to KPOV during our year-end drive. Help us reach our goal of raising $10,000 before the end of the year.

KPOV on Radio Survivor podcast

KPOV’s station manager, Jill Mahler, was a guest on the Radio Survivor podcast recently, talking about the history of KPOV, and an exciting new project adding podcasts to our website. Thanks to Deschutes Cultural Coalition, Deschutes County and the Roundhouse Foundation for their support.

Listen to the podcast episode here: http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2017/11/14/podcast-116-community-podcasting-community-radio/

Acid Washed Genes Returns, but on Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

If you have sorely missed Acid Washed Genes since its departure two months ago, we have great news for you. Salmon Dave and Acid Washed Genes are back!

The show now airs on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. Acid Washed Genes features an eclectic lineup of music composed of independent singer-songwriters as well as anything else that might be timely.

Note to Soul Serenade fans: Celeste has moved out of town. We know you are may be sad about that, but give Acid Washed Genes a shot.  It’s  great show!

KPOV to Broadcast City Club Forum December 21

To bring you in-depth discussions of important local issues, KPOV broadcasts live each month from the City Club of Central Oregon Monthly Luncheon Forums. The forums occur on the third or fourth Thursday of each month at 11:45 a.m.

Tune in Thursday, December 21, at 1:45 a.m., when the topic will be “Arts Uplift! The Economic and Social Impacts of Art Programs in Central Oregon.” Listen to City Club of Central Oregon Monthly Luncheon Forums on KPOV at 88.9 FM or live streaming on kpov.org. KPOV archives past Monthly Luncheon Forums at kpov.org/city-club-forums/, so you can listen any time.

New Show on KPOV! The Dog and Pony Show

Comedians. Actors. Musicians. Writers. Artists. We’re bringing them all together Tuesday afternoons at 4:30 in a fun, relaxed space on KPOV’s all-new “The Dog & Pony Show.”

Howard Leff and Krystal Collins host! It’s a place to have some laughs and learn some stuff as we spotlight Bend’s ever-growing creative arts community. You never know who’s going to stop by.

Silvertone Ramble — New Time, Same Great Show

KPOV’s The Silvertone Ramble has moved to a new time. It is now airing Monday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to Noon.  While focusing on “Americana,” The Silvertone Ramble explores many other American forms of musical expression. Host Bill Powers has an extensive collection of music and musical knowledge to share with Central Oregon.

Tune in Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. at 88.9 FM or kpov.org.


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