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The Point, Monday 3/19

Sarah-Anne Reed from Pack Dynamics will join Erich and Carolyn

The Point, Tuesday 3/20

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Northwest Taproom

Catch a wave this Friday at 2pm on Northwest Taproom.
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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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Spring Break Youth Radio Camp — Still Spaces Left

Do you know an aspiring DJ between the ages of 10-14? If so, KPOV’s Spring Break Kids Camp is just for them!

This camp will teach our community’s youth how to DJ, interview friends, talk on live air as well as tell a story with sound effects, music, and humor. What’s more, KPOV will help this group produce a one-hour radio show that will be broadcast on 88.9! Students will even be able to take home a copy to share with friends and family.

Register today on the Bend Parks and Recreation Website and search for KPOV. Kids Camp will take place March 26-30 from 9:00 a.m to noon and will be held at KPOV’s location at 501 NW Bond Street in Bend.

Thanks Bend Park and Recreation District for their long term partnership in our Youth Radio Camps!

KPOV’s Next DJ Training Class Begins April 7

Tris new production board cropped and reduced for webInterested in learning all about community radio? Thinking about becoming a KPOV DJ?  Want to host Youth Radio Hour?

KPOV’s Spring DJ training class is coming up on April 7, with two follow-up hands-on studio sessions. It’s the first step.

You will learn everything from the history and law of community radio to hands on production and broadcast skills.  Read on for registration information. Read more ›

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 21-24, 2018. A family-friendly four day music and camping festival, 4 Peaks brings you the best in bluegrass, jam bands,  funk, and more. Go here for: more information, tickets, and the line-up of amazing bands.

KPOV will be broadcasting live from the Festival on Saturday June 21. If you can’t be there live, listen on 88.9 FM or kpov.org

Read on for more about 4 Peaks Music Festival 2018. Read more ›

Ken and the Kindred Spirits Now Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

Lucky Ken

KPOV’s show Ken and the Kindred Spirits featuring DJ Lucky Ken has moved. It is now airing Sunday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  Same great show, new time!

PS: Juke in the Back has moved back to its old time of 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning.

PPS: Now playing Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. is a rebroadcast of the Magic Blast from the Past and Witches Brew Variety Hour that airs live Sundays nights at 10:00 p.m.

KPOV on Radio Survivor podcast

KPOV’s station manager, Jill Mahler, was a guest on the Radio Survivor podcast recently, talking about the history of KPOV, and an exciting new project adding podcasts to our website. Thanks to Deschutes Cultural Coalition, Deschutes County and the Roundhouse Foundation for their support.

Listen to the podcast episode here: http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2017/11/14/podcast-116-community-podcasting-community-radio/

Acid Washed Genes Returns, but on Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

If you have sorely missed Acid Washed Genes since its departure two months ago, we have great news for you. Salmon Dave and Acid Washed Genes are back!

The show now airs on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. 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 Acid Washed Genes a shot.  It’s  great show!

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