What's on KPOV this week?

The Point, Wednesday 8/24

A local author will join Jack and Jacquie about an

The Radical Songbook, 8/26

The working class roots of rock and roll on this

Ultimate Oldies Show Friday 8/26 and Sunday 8/28

Songs of Jimmy Webb! – The Ultimate Oldies Show with
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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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KPOV In Source “Best Of” Readers Poll

Source Best of Winner Icon 2016.cropThank you so much to everyone who voted for KPOV in the Best Radio Station in Central Oregon category in the Source Weekly’s 2016 “Best of Central Oregon” readers’ poll.  We were 2nd in the polling.

We are inspired by your confidence in KPOV as a great local radio station and pledge to keep bringing you high quality music, local news and affairs, and thoughtful dialogue on issues from local to global.

Community radio by the people and for the people of Central Oregon rocks on!

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KPOV Receives a Grant from Oregon Cultural Trust

KPOV is proud to announce that we have received a grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust to support an expansion of KPOVs signal and reach throughout Central Oregon in order to connect with new audiences and better serve existing listeners.  We are very grateful to the Oregon Cultural Trust for their support for KPOV and for arts and culture throughout the State of Oregon.

KPOV is honored to have the confidence of this venerable organization.  Thank you Oregon Cultural Trust!

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Bend Roots Revival Is September 23-25. KPOV Will Broadcast!

Bend Roots LogoThe 10th annual Bend Roots Revival is coming this year September 23-25 on Shevlin Hixon Road near the Old Mill (same place as last year).

KPOV will be broadcasting from the main stages as we have done since the beginning. Stay tuned for more details, but save the dates.

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KPOV Will Broadcast from Bend Fall Festival

2106 Fall Festival logoContinuing our commitment to bring you the best in live local music, KPOV will be broadcasting from the KPOV Locals Only Stage at Fall Festival.

The festival is September 30 – October 2 in downtown Bend.

More details to come, but save the dates!

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KPOV receives a grant From US Bank Foundation

US Bancorp check presentation July 2015.forwebKPOV wishes to thank US Bank Foundation for awarding KPOV a grant to fund our programming and operations for the next year. With funding from US Bank KPOV will be able to train more local hosts for our talk shows, including The Point, and continue improving our programming.

We are very grateful for US Bank Foundation for supporting KPOV and other organizations working for a better Central Oregon.

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Teen DJ Class Forming

Calling all Teens interested in being a radio DJ on KPOV’s Youth Radio Hour!

We need 3-5 of you to create a Teen DJ class in mid-August. The class will qualify you to be a DJ on KPOV’s Youth Radio Hour, each Wednesday and Thursday at 4:00. Play your own music and talk about issues you think are important in our community.

If this sounds like you, contact Amy (amy@kpov.org) as soon as you can.

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