What's on KPOV this week?

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

The Point, Wednesday 5/4

Bend City Councilor Victor Chudowsky says he’s not seeking another

League of Women Voters Forum

League of Women Voters’ Forum on County Commissioner Seat #

The Radical Songbook, Friday 5/6

The working class roots of rock and roll rebroadcast on

Backstory, Friday 5/6

On the Money: A History of American Currency – U.S.
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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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Thank You KPOV Supporters!

KPOV thanks the 236 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.

Thank you also to all the KPOV DJs who worked so hard, all the wonderful volunteers who went on the air, answered phones, and helped run errands and worked in the office. You are so important to KPOV and we could not succeed without your dedication.

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KPOV Partners with 4 Peaks Music Festival

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KPOV 88.9 Logo smallKPOV is proud to be selected as the non-profit sponsor of the 4-Peaks Music Festival, June 16-19, 2015 at Rockin’ A Ranch near Bend. Get your tickets here and at Cosmic Depot, 342 NE Clay Ave. 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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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 4:50 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.

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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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