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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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KPOV, 501 NW Bond St, Bend, OR 97703, 541-322-0863
It’s the High Desert Home Companion, coming up on November 18. The High Desert Home Companion will keep you on the edge of your seat with a brisk mix of great local music, an old time radio show, sketches, comedy, and powerful local storytellers
This lively and engaging evening is also a benefit for KPOV. Thanks to our sponsors: Moonfire and Sun Garden Center, Action Printing, and Central Oregon Sound & Security.
The candidates for the Democratic nomination for Oregon Congressional District 2 debated in Bend Monday, November 13, 2017. KPOV was there to record the debate.
In keeping with KPOV’s commitment to provide you in-depth coverage of local elections, KPOV will broadcast the Democratic Congressional District 2 debate on Monday, November 20 from 4-6 p.m. KPOV will also post the debate on kpov.org in the next few days.
If you could not be there live, or want to hear it again, you can listen Monday the 20th on KPOV 88.9 FM or kpov.org. You can also listen on our website election page anytime until the primary election is held.
If you have sorely missed Acid Washed Genes since its departure two months ago, we have great news for you. Salmon Dave and AWG are making a comeback.
The show will now air on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m., beginning Tuesday, November 21. 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 AWG a shot. It’s great show!
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 2, 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.
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.
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.