What's on KPOV this week?

Sound Medicine 4/25/14

Friday on Sound Medicine – The Ebola Outbreak in Guinea,

KPOV Simulcasts the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Live from New Orleans! The 2014 New Orleans Jazz &

About The Blues – Friday 5 to 6pm

1970s American Blues Scene… Allman Brothers, Otis Spann, James Cotton,

Buddy and Friends / Children’s Storytime

KPOV’s newest show, Buddy and Friends inspires children with  the

Alternative Radio 4/29/14

“Remembering Well & Raising Hell” – with Martin Espada on

Alternative Radio

“Distress Signals from Earth” – a steady stream of reports
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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!

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Help us clear our “Back 40” to reach our Membership Drive Goal!

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Thank you so much to the over 260 of you who donated to KPOV during our Spring Membership Drive. You have made KPOV stronger by donating $19,599 so far.

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As you likely know, we set a goal of 300 doantions and $21,000 based on our upcoming resource needs.  We can reach both goals if 40 of you donate 40 dollars each by May 2!

So please help KPOV clear our “Back 40” to make way for a vibrant 2014 at KPOV.  Donate $40.00 (or more) by Friday, May 2 at Noon. We know there are 40 of you out there who want to support KPOV enough to do it.
There will be a special drawing for our post drive donors that will include a $25 gift card to Hola among other things! Read more ›

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KPOV brings political satirist Will Durst to Bend! – rescheduled

button - ticketTickets now on sale for this rescheduled benefit performance!

Buy your tickets now, and consider an addition donation towards KPOV’s “Clear Our Back 40” campaign to finish off our spring membership drive!

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From LSD to OMG

Monday, May 12, 7:30pm
Volcanic Theatre Pub in Bend

A Benefit for KPOV, 88.9 fm, High Desert Community Radio

Written and performed by Will Durst, with KPOV’s Celeste Franklin opening.

Advance tickets available at bendticket.com.
Tickets $15 plus fees. KPOV members can call the station for a discount code. All tickets $17 at the door, by cash or check only.

Thanks to our sponsors - BIGS Hydroponics and Organics, DoubleTree by Hilton Bend; JR’s Body and Paint Works; Hendrix, Brinich and Bertalan, LLP; Zydeco Kitchen & Cocktails; Center for Car Donations; Kristin Morris of Connect Hearing; Lulu’s Boutique; Marcia Koff Watercolors and wabi sabi. 

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KPOV Simulcasts the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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Live from New Orleans! The 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will simulcast on KPOV the weekends of 4/25-4/27 and again 5/1-5/4. Thanks to WWOZ for sharing their live on the spot coverage of this important national festival.

Tune in to KPOV to hear it live.

Full coverage still TBA, but so far we have committed to the following hours:

                WEEK 1
Fri 4/25
12 pm – 2 pm
4 pm -  5 pm

Sat 4/26
12 pm – 5 pm

Sun 4/27
9 am – 10 am
12 pm -  5 pm

               WEEK 2:
Thu 5/1
12 pm – 4 pm

Fri 5/2
12 pm -  2 pm
4 pm -  5 pm

Sat 5/3
9 am – 10 am
12 pm -  2 pm
4pm – 5 pm

Sun 5/4
9 am – 10 am
12 pm – 5 pm

And here is a sampling of the artists that will be broadcast:

DATE/TIME   STAGE         ARTIST
Friday, April 25th
10:20-11:10     Jazz             Alexey Marti & Urban Minds
11:30-12:20     Jazz             Roger Lewis Baritone Bliss
2:25 -3:40       Economy   Tricia Boutte and Paul Longreth Presents Norway’s Gumbo
3:45- 5:00       Jazz             Gregory Porter
Saturday, April 26th
10:20-11:10                           Geoff Clapp
11:35-12:50      Playback    Aurora Neeland & Royal Roses, recorded from previous day
2:05 -3:15                             Rene Marie with Love to Eartha Kitt
Sunday, April 27th
10:15-11:00    Playback      Jon Cleary
12:40-1:40      Jazz              John Boutte
2:05 -3:05                            Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Thursday, May 1st
10:30-11:30     J&H              Forgotten Souls
12:50-1:45       Jazz              Stanton Moore
2:35 -3:35       J&H              Bill Summers & Jazalsa
4:00- 5:00      J&H              New Orleans Nightcrawlers
Friday, May 2nd
10:25-11:15     Jazz               John Mahoney Big Band
12:45-1:45       Blues            Charmaine Nevel Band
Saturday, May 3rd
9:15-10:00     Economy      Lionel Ferbos & Palm Court Jazz Band
2:20-3:30      Economy      Lillian Boutte & New Orleans Gumbozaire
Sunday, May 4th
10:15 -11:00    Jazz             Calvin Johnson
11:20- 12:10    Jazz             Jesse McBride presents the Next Generation
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KPOV’s kids’ camp in the news

Thanks to KTVZ‘s Femi Abebefe for visiting the KPOV studios during spring break and sharing this view of KPOV’s kids’ radio camp!

You can hear the finished product from kids’ camp airing on 88.9 KPOV on Wednesday April 9th at 4pm!

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KPOV Receives Two Grants

A HUGE THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING FOUNDATIONS FOR GRANTS RECEIVED IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER:Oregon Community Foundation (OCF)Capacity building grant for 2014 to fund a part-time development director and increase fundraising capabilities through donor development, business underwriting, and marketing.

McKenzie River Gathering General support grant to sustain KPOV in its mission as an independent voice of and for the people of Central Oregon.

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KPOV brings political satirist Will Durst to Bend! – rescheduled

Tickets now on sale for this rescheduled benefit performance! Buy your tickets now, and consider an addition donation towards KPOV’s

KPOV Simulcasts the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Live from New Orleans! The 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will simulcast on KPOV the weekends of 4/25-4/27