What's on KPOV this week?

New Orleans Calling, Monday 5/30

“Ain’t Misbehavin’” – Leroy Jones started out his career playing

The Point, Tuesday 5/31

The no-cost Master Gardener Plant Clinic is now open in

The Writer’s Voice, Tuesday 5/31

Les Leopold tells us about his new book, Runaway Inequality:
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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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We Are Here During Construction

There is a huge construction project in our parking lot, but we are still going strong.  Come in and visit us!

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KPOV’s Beatles Singalong 2016 Coming June 10 — Tickets Still Available!

Join KPOV for a smashing celebration of our 11th Birthday at The 2016 Tickets button 1Beatles Singalong, June 10, at the beautiful Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of  Central Oregon.

Sing and dance to Beatles favorites played by Corner Gospel Explosion, Stronghold, Butterfly Breakdown, Thomas T and the Bluechips, Truckstop Gravy and Juju Eyeball.

The raffle prize is a Fender Stratocaster painted to be a replica of the “Rocky” guitar played by George Harrison! 

Proceeds benefit KPOV and the unique programming you love! Tickets available here. Read more ›

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KPOV Partners with 4 Peaks Music Festival

KPOV 88.9 Logo small4 peaks logoKPOV is proud to be selected as the non-profit sponsor of the 4-Peaks Music Festival, June 16-19, 2016 at Rockin’ A Ranch near Tumalo. Get your tickets here and at Cosmic Depot in Bend.

This year’s festival features Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Jackie Greene, The Jeff Austin Band, Robben Ford, Poor Mans Whiskey, and many more great bands!  See 4peaksmusic.com. Read more ›

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KPOV Summer Youth Radio Camps Coming Up!

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Summer is coming and KPOV’s Youth Radio Camps are ready to go!

Enrollment is now open for KPOV’s week long summer radio camps, for youth ages 10-14.
Sign up through Bend Parks and Rec (keyword search for KPOV)
(Or call KPOV to sign up with your member discount. 541-322-0863)

Youth will learn how to be a DJ, how to conduct an interview, go live on the air, make fake ads, record skits, and generally have fun!  For the summer schedule and to see a video of a KPOV camp, read on!
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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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New Program: Geezer Rock

“Geezer Rock” is a weekly, one-hour, syndicated radio program that plays new music by geezers whogeezer rock
rock. For the show’s purposes, that’s anyone age 50+ (AARP eligible). On “Geezer Rock,” it’s the musicians who are the “oldies,” not the songs! Read more ›

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