What's on KPOV this week?

The Point, Friday 6/23

Singer-songwriter Shireen Amini who fronts the local Latin dance band

The Radical Songbook, Friday 6/23

“I am not a crook.” From Watergate to Mar-A-Lago on

Ultimate Oldies Show Friday 6/23 and Sunday 6/25

The Ultimate Oldies Show – Hal Blaine’s Top Tens –

The Point, Tuesday 6/27

Some homeowners are noticing that leaves on their aspen trees
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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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Great Music Benefits for KPOV in Late June

KPOV is presenting even more opportunities for you to listen to some great music and support KPOV’s work to bring our community the best in live local music from our studio and local music festivals.

June 22: Broken Top Bottle shop benefit show for KPOV. Join KPOV and local band Rooster Tail Jet at Broken Top Bottle shop June 22. All proceeds from sale of Three Creeks beer go to KPOV!

June 29: Nonprofit Tunes night at Kelly D’s. Join KPOV and local musicians Maggie Barclay Jackson and Scott Fox Ardinger, Tara Snow, and Aussie Mark and Sheila for a fundraiser for KPOV. Read more ›

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Join KPOV at Central Oregon Pride June 24

KPOV is proud to be a media sponsor of Central Oregon Pride on June 24 and to have a booth at the 13th Annual Celebration.

The Central Oregon Pride celebration takes place June 24 from Noon to 6 in Drake Park. Pride will feature live music, local business and non-profit booths, an adult beverage garden and more.  There’s more information at centraloregonpride.org.

Make sure to visit KPOV at Pride! We also need volunteers for our booth. If you are interested, please contact amy@kpov.org.

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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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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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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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New Saturday Evening Line-Up on KPOV!

To heighten your listening pleasure, KPOV has changed the order of our Saturday late afternoon and evening shows.  All your favorites are still there, but two have switched places.

Interzone has moved from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Rhythm Trip has moved from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Read more ›

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Summer 2017 Youth Radio Camps

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