What's on KPOV this week?

Ultimate Oldies Show Friday 6/24 and Sunday 6/26

Motown 1959! – The Ultimate Oldies Show with Mike Ficher.

The Point, Monday 6/27

Sue Boettner from Bend Park and Recreation District will be

New Orleans Calling, Monday 6/27

“Champion Jack Dupree: Freedom” – In the first part of

The Point, Tuesday 6/28

Butterflies, Waterwise and Pear Slugs – O My! Tune in

The Writer’s Voice, Tuesday 6/28

Catie Marron talks about the book she edited, City Squares:
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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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Teen DJ Class Forming

Calling all Teens interested in being a radio DJ on KPOV’s Youth Radio Hour!

We need 3-5 of you to create a Teen DJ class in mid-July. The class will qualify you to be a DJ on KPOV’s Youth Radio Hour, each Wednesday and Thursday at 4:00. Play your own music and talk about issues you think are important in our community.

If this sounds like you, contact Amy (amy@kpov.org) as soon as you can.

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Waterfront Blues Festival Simulcast July 1-4

KPOV will be simulcasting live coverage of the Oregon Food Bank Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland. Tune in to 88.9 or wbf_logowhitebackground_2016stream kpov.org to hear the festival Friday July 1 through Monday July 4.

The simulcast is a project of Oregon Community Media, a coalition of nonprofit radio stations across Oregon.  KBOO in Portland will have DJs live at the event and the broadcast will be carried by community stations all over Oregon!  Read on for our broadcast schedule!
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KPOV Broadcasts LIVE from Bend Summer Festival July 9 & 10

Bend Summer Fest art 2016 for websiteKPOV will broadcast live from the KPOV Locals Only Stage at Bend Summer Festival, Saturday July 9 and Sunday July 10.  This broadcast is part of our summer festival series and our commitment to bringing you the best in local music and festivals. If you come to the festival be sure to stop by our booth!

Read on for the schedule of bands.

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Western Music Stars Sourdough Slim and Robert Armstrong Coming to Bend!

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KPOV thanks Chuckaroo the Buckaroo for hosting a house concert benefiting KPOV July 15 at 6:00 p.m. at The HouseTop Ranch, 22470 Rickard Road, Bend, 3 miles east of the Knott Landfill.

The show features Sourgough Slim, the last of the vaudeville cowboys. Accompanying Slim will be the renowned multi-instrumentalist, Robert Armstrong, formerly of R. Crumb’s Cheap Suit Serenaders.

Join KPOV and Calling All Cowboys for a rollicking fun show with proceeds benefiting KPOV! Read more ›

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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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KPOV Summer Youth Radio Camps Coming Up!

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Summer is here and KPOV’s Youth Radio Camps are ready to go!

Enrollment is now open for KPOV’s week long summer radio camps, for youth ages 10-14.
Sign up through Bend Parks and Rec (keyword search for KPOV)
(Or call KPOV to sign up with your member discount. 541-322-0863)

Youth will learn how to be a DJ, how to conduct an interview, go live on the air, make fake ads, record skits, and generally have fun!  For the summer schedule and to see a video of a KPOV camp, read on!
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KPOV Summer Youth Radio Camps Coming Up!

Summer is here and KPOV’s Youth Radio Camps are ready to go! Enrollment is now open for KPOV’s week long

KPOV Broadcasts LIVE from Bend Summer Festival July 9 & 10

KPOV will broadcast live from the KPOV Locals Only Stage at Bend Summer Festival, Saturday July 9 and Sunday July

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