What's on KPOV this week?

The Point, Friday 4/29

Marinus Koning and Patricia O’Neill, Founders of the Reach Another

Radical Songbook, Friday 4/29

Celebrate May Day and Muhammad Ali on The Radical Songbook

Backstory, Friday 4/29

Harriet Tubman will be replacing Andrew Jackson on the front

The Point, Tuesday 5/3

Aspen: We Have a Problem! Listen in (or stream) Tuesday’s

The Writer’s Voice, Tuesday 5/3

Why do Americans vote at a lower rate than voters
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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

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Thank You KPOV Supporters!

KPOV thanks the 225 listeners who became members during KPOV’s Spring Membership Drive!

We would not be here if not for you and we are very grateful for your support. We are also grateful to all of you who volunteered during the drive.

We finished the on-air drive a little short of our goal, but you can still help us reach our goal of raising $24,700. We have set a new goal of raising $1000 by Monday, May 2.  All pledges received before then will count toward our spring drive, so you can still move us toward our goal and support local, non-commercial radio in Central Oregon.

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KPOV Simulcasts New Orleans Jazz Fest

Love New Orleans music, but can’t make it to the Big Easy for the 2016 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival?

Never fear, you can listen to some of the great performances on KPOV this Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Sunday. KPOV will be simulcasting the festival with the WWOZ community radio station in New Orleans and other community stations across the country.

Read more for a schedule of times and performances. Read more ›

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Election Interviews and Forums on KPOV

As part of our service to our community, KPOV records and broadcasts League of Women Voters’ candidate forums during election season. We also interview candidates for local offices on our local affairs shows. You can find the forums and interviews on our Election Coverage Page.

On Thursday May 5 at 5:00 pm, KPOV will be rebroadcasting the League of Women Voters’ Forum on the race for Deschutes County Commission Seat # 2, between Alan Unger and Phil Henderson. Tune in at 88.9 FM or kpov.org.

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Special Interviews of Redmond Guests on KPOV

On Wednesday, April 20 during our membership drive, KPOV programs hosts interviewed 4 movers and shakers from the Redmond area. You can listen to those interviews on our City Club and Interviews page.

Read more for the list of interviews. Read more ›

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Working Hard on Our Signal

If you are having trouble receiving KPOV’s FM broadcast, it’s all because lightning stuck our antenna sometime in the recent past! We are working hard to repair the damage and will return to our usual signal strength as soon as possible.

You can always listen to KPOV streaming live on our website by clicking “Listen Live” on the homepage. You can also listen live with one of our mobile applications. More information about the KPOV mobile apps can be found here.

Listen to individual shows you may have missed by using the “Find A Show” button on our homepage.

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New KPOV Program — Guitar Showcase!

KPOV has a great new music show produced locally. It’s called Guitar Showcase.  Tune in Tuesdays from 10pm to Midnight at 88.9 fm or streaming live on kpov.org.guitar showcase

New KPOV DJ Jim Burns describes his show this way:

If you love guitar music with it’s variety of style, sound, and genre, tune in to the Guitar Showcase. You will hear a mix of selections, some as familiar as family and some lesser known artists that will make you want to hear more…. From Atkins to Allman, SZabo to Zappa, and every one in between. Tune in every Tuesday from 10pm to midnight for the Guitar Showcase.

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