What's on KPOV this week?

Center Stage- Victor Johnson & Natty Red “Live” 12/3/16!

Center Stage- Victor Johnson & Natty Red “Live” 12/3/16! Center

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

Class of 1966 R&B – All 19 #1 songs on

Northwest Taproom

On Northwest Taproom: L.E. Mix plays two full sets of

The Point, Monday 12/5

Brian Douglass, Chief Advocate and Director of Development at Advocates

New Orleans Calling, Monday 12/5

“Champion Jack Dupree: Freedom” (Part 2 of 2) In the

The Point, Tuesday 12/6

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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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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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KPOV receives a grant From US Bank Foundation

US Bancorp check presentation July 2015.forwebKPOV wishes to thank US Bank Foundation for awarding KPOV a grant to fund our programming and operations for the next year. With funding from US Bank KPOV will be able to train more local hosts for our talk shows, including The Point, and continue improving our programming.

We are very grateful for US Bank Foundation for supporting KPOV and other organizations working for a better Central Oregon.

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KPOV Receives a Grant from Sisters-Based Roundhouse Foundation

KPOV wishes to thank Roundhouse Foundation of Sisters for awarding KPOV a grant to conduct a talk show host training program. This program will provide KPOV with additional hosts and reporters to increase KPOV’s coverage of local affairs, arts and culture, and the services of our local nonprofit organizations. This program will also ensure the sustainability of our important local affairs shows including The Point. KPOV is very grateful for the Roundhouse Foundation and proud of the confidence they have shown in KPOV by awarding this grant.

KPOV would also like to once again thank Deschutes Cultural Coalition, which also awarded grant funding for the KPOV Talk show host training program.

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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

Listen to KPOV on your iOS or Android device

KPOV is excited to be able to offer one more way of listening to your community radio station. It’s easier