It's KBOO's Spring Membership Drive! Call 877-500-5266 or Join online

We've raised $12,873 of $117,000 as of 10:00 pm on April 21st

Spring Membership Drive

It's KBOO's Spring Membership Drive! Donate now to help us reach our $117,000 goal by May 4th! Call 877-500-5266 You are the person who makes the difference! Since 1968, you and KBOO have been making the best community radio on earth! In 1983, you helped KBOO build th... Read more

LIVE from the Inner City Blues Fest

Airs at: Sat, 04/21/2018 at 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Inner City Blues Fest
7th Annual Inner City Blues Festival “Healing the Healthcare Blues” Saturday April 21, 2018 5pm~12am North Portland Eagle's Lodge a Benefit for the campaign towards Universal Healthcare; HEALTH CARE FOR ALL~OREGON Facebook event page *Kings of the Blues Guitar Tribute ... Read more

Loving Focus on Local Favorites

Airs at: Mon, 04/23/2018 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
We'll spend this Monday morning sweetly, appreciatively, and lovingly listening to music from local musicians who just have a good thing goin’ on…..   Photo by Pierre Prégardien https://pixnio.com/objects/guitar-shop-music-instrument-wire-acoustics Read more

Oil Spills at the Dams

Airs at: Mon, 04/23/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Late this past winter, the Army Corps of Engineers spilled about 474 gallons of turbine oil into the Columbia River at The Dalles Dam. This is not the first time that dam turbine oil has spilled into the river. Oil spills occur on a routine basis at Columbia and Snake river... Read more

Ursula K. Le Guin: Conversations on Writing

Airs at: Mon, 04/23/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Host Ken Jones talks with David Naimon, co-author of the new book Ursula K. Le Guin: Conversations on Writing, from Portland’s Tin House Books. David’s book collects his KBOO Between the Covers interviews with Ursula K. Le Guin, the Portland-based master of science fiction,... Read more


Airs at: Mon, 04/23/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
    Host Dab Steadman talks with Julie Wittman about her experience as a “compassionate traveler” and how she helped  a local rescue group save a starving street dog in Mexico and then transport her to Portland to find her a loving home in Oregon. Julie is a certified pe... Read more

KBOO Pickin' 'ppreciation Party: a bluegrass breakfast fundraiser featuring Music From The True Vine

Join us May 6th from 9:30-11am at the Oregon Historical Society for a breakfast music event celebrating our station's long history of airing bluegrass music and supporting this music throughout the Pacific Northwest. The hosts from our popular bluegrass radio show, Music Fr... Read more

Volunteer Spotlight on Will Mustoe

Dear Members of the KBOO Community, It is with a heavy heart that I tell you that our volunteer, Will Mustoe, passed away suddenly last week.  Will had a huge presence at the station, by providing countless hours at the front desk over the last 8 years.  He touched many pe... Read more