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The Point, Wednesday 5/24

Hear about the unique challenges our High Desert climate brings

KPOV To Broadcast City Club Forum Thursday May 25 at 11:45 a.m.

The City Club of Central Oregon luncheon forum, will be

The Radical Songbook, Friday 5/26

Watergate–the scandal and cover-up that brought down a President–with Nixonian

Ultimate Oldies Show Friday 5/26 and Sunday 5/28

The Ultimate Oldies Show – Instrumentals – No more words!

Northwest Taproom

Northwest Taproom – Preview music from: 4 Peaks Music Festival,
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KPOV is Bringing the Hilarious Singing Satirist Roy Zimmerman to Bend
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KPOV is by the people and for the people of Central Oregon
KPOV broadcasts live from local music festivals!
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KPOV and Bethlyn’s Global Fusion Present Hilarious Songwriter and Satirist Roy Zimmerman

Join KPOV for one of the funniest evenings this year in Central Oregon.

KPOV and Bethlyn’s Global Fusion are bringing truly hilarious singer-songwriter and political satirist Roy Zimmerman to the Volcanic Theater Pub in Bend on June 7, 2017 for a benefit concert for KPOV.

Tickets now on Sale at bendticket.com and at KPOV.  In advance: $15 for KPOV members (call office for code); $17 for non-KPOV members. At the door: all tickets $20.

Read on for more about Zimmerman and why you can’t miss this show and to see our wonderful sponsors!  Make sure to say “thank you” when you visit them! Go to royzimmerman.com to see some of Roy’s videos. Read more ›

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KPOV Partners with and Broadcasts from 4 Peaks Music Festival!

4 peaks logoKPOV is proud to be a non-profit partner of the 4 Peaks Music Festival this year June 15-18, 2017. A family-friendly four day music and camping festival, 4 Peaks brings you the best in bluegrass, jam bands and funk. Find more information and the line-up of amazing bands here. Get tickets here.

KPOV will be broadcasting live from the Festival on June 17.

Tickets are now on sale here. You dont want to miss this great music festival, but if you just can’t be there, listen on KPOV 88.9 FM or kpov.org.  Read on for more reasons you do not want to miss 4 Peaks. Read more ›

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KPOV Receives a Grant from MRG Foundation

cropped-mrg-foundation-logoKPOV SENDS OUR GRATITUDE to MRG Foundation for awardingKPOV 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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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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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 iis 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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