What's on KPOV this week?

The Tuesday Point, June 27

A look at health care and the new bill in

Master Gardener on The Point, Tuesday 6/27

Some homeowners are noticing that leaves on their aspen trees

The Point, Wednesday 6/28

Tune in to a bicycling show on this Wednesday’s Point

Northwest Taproom

Northwest Taproom delivers the blues, this Friday, as the Portland Waterfront

The Radical Songbook, Friday 6/30

The Sleepy Lagoon frame-up, Zoot Suit Riots and Pachuco Boogie–Mexican-American
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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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FM Signal Outage for Safety Wednesday

Dear KPOV Listeners:

On Wednesday another user of the tower on which KPOV’s antenna is mounted needs to perform maintenance. To ensure their workers’ safety, KPOV must turn off our FM transmitter beginning Wednesday morning at about 8:00 a.m for approximately 6-8 hours. Check back here for updates and check your signal during the day Wednesday.

You will be able to listen to KPOV on our live stream at kpov.org or your mobile device apps.

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Music Benefit for KPOV at Kelly D’s June 29

Don’t miss Nonprofit Tunes night at Kelly D’s Sports Bar and Grill June 29 at 7:00 p.m. Join KPOV and local musicians Maggie Barclay Jackson and Scott Fox Ardinger, Tara Snow, and Aussie Mark and Sheila for a fundraiser for KPOV.

We will also have a raffle for some cool local prizes. Read more ›

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Waterfront Blues Festival Simulcast July 1-4

wbf_logowhitebackground_2016KPOV will be simulcasting live coverage of the Oregon Food Bank Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland. Tune in to 88.9 or stream kpov.org to hear the festival Saturday July 1 through Tuesday July 4.

The simulcast is a project of Oregon Community Media, a coalition of nonprofit radio stations across Oregon.  KBOO in Portland is producing the broadcast and will have DJs live at the event. The broadcast will be carried by community stations all over Oregon!  Stay tuned for our broadcast schedule.
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Summer 2017 Youth Radio Camps

557109_10151854430035284_881738835_nWant to learn how to create a radio show at a radio station and have a blast making it happen?  KPOV is holding two super fun Youth Radio Camps again this summer!

Who: Youth ages 10-14.
When: The week of  July 17-21, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm and the week of August 7-11 from 9:00 a.m to Noon.
Where: The KPOV radio station, 501 NW Bond Street in Bend.

Register at the Bend Parks and Recreation Website, keyword search for KPOV.

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Sunday Night Line-up Change

Beginning Sunday, July 2, KPOV will be changing our Sunday night line-up. “The Magic Blast from the Past and Witches Brew Variety Hour” will morph from a two hour combined show to a one hour show. DJ Harriet Potter will alternate weeks between the “The Magic Blast from the Past” and the “The Witches Brew Variety Hour.”

In the 11:00 p.m. hour, KPOV will air Geezer Rock, a syndicated show featuring new music from long-time performers; i.e. geezers.

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KPOV Receives a Grant from MRG Foundation

cropped-mrg-foundation-logoKPOV SENDS OUR GRATITUDE to MRG Foundation for awarding KPOV a grant for 2017-2018 to support our role as a resource for social justice and community organizing in Central Oregon.  MRG Foundation also funds other outstanding Central Oregon organizations, who take advantage of KPOV’s avenues for outreach and education.

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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Summer 2017 Youth Radio Camps

Want to learn how to create a radio show at a radio station and have a blast making it happen?

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