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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
This Thanksgiving, KPOV will hold true to our long tradition of airing the 2008 Bend concert by Arlo Guthrie. Excited?
We will also feature lots of other special programs, along with some of your usual Thursday favorites. Read more for the full schedule.
If you have sorely missed Acid Washed Genes since its departure two months ago, we have great news for you. Salmon Dave and AWG are making a comeback.
The show will now air on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m., beginning Tuesday, November 21. Acid Washed Genes features an eclectic lineup of music composed of independent singer-songwriters as well as anything else that might be timely.
Note to Soul Serenade fans: Celeste has moved out of town. We know you are may be sad about that, but give AWG a shot. It’s great show!
To bring you in-depth discussions of important local issues, KPOV broadcasts live each month from the City Club of Central Oregon Monthly Luncheon Forums. The forums occur on the third or fourth Thursday of each month at 11:45 a.m.
Tune in Thursday, December 2, at 1:45 a.m., when the topic will be “Arts Uplift! The Economic and Social Impacts of Art Programs in Central Oregon.” Listen to City Club of Central Oregon Monthly Luncheon Forums on KPOV at 88.9 FM or live streaming on kpov.org. KPOV archives past Monthly Luncheon Forums at kpov.org/city-club-forums/, so you can listen any time.
Comedians. Actors. Musicians. Writers. Artists. We’re bringing them all together Tuesday afternoons at 4:30 in a fun, relaxed space on KPOV’s all-new “The Dog & Pony Show.”
Howard Leff and Krystal Collins host! It’s a place to have some laughs and learn some stuff as we spotlight Bend’s ever-growing creative arts community. You never know who’s going to stop by.
KPOV’s The Silvertone Ramble has moved to a new time. It is now airing Monday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to Noon. While focusing on “Americana,” The Silvertone Ramble explores many other American forms of musical expression. Host Bill Powers has an extensive collection of music and musical knowledge to share with Central Oregon.
Tune in Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. at 88.9 FM or kpov.org.
KPOV 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 create more convenient on-line access to our rich trove of interviews and music performances, while we continue improving our programming every day.
We are very grateful for US Bank Foundation and our local US Bank for supporting KPOV and other organizations working for a better Central Oregon.